Publications

The ILO publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs, videos and flash movies, relevant to the South Pacific Island Countries. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested from the ILO Library in Suva.

2021

  1. MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter - June - July 2021 edition

    22 July 2021

    This e-newsletter highlighting the stories of beneficiaries and support provided to them by the Informal Economies Recovery Project funded by the UN COVID Multi-Trust Partnership Fund, jointly implemented by ILO, UNESCO, UNDP and IFAD.

  2. Making decent work a reality for domestic workers: Progress and prospects in Asia and the Pacific, ten years after the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189)

    16 June 2021

    In 2011, the international community adopted the ILO’s Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189), which recognized for the first time that domestic work is work and that domestic workers should enjoy the same labour protections as all other workers.

  3. MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter - May - June 2021 edition

    06 June 2021

    This e-newsletter highlighting the stories of beneficiaries and support provided to them by the Informal Economies Recovery Project funded by the UN COVID Multi-Trust Partnership Fund, jointly implemented by ILO, UNESCO, UNDP and IFAD.

  4. Report: Youth takes the floor - Empowering Youths as Agents for Peace and Social Cohesion

    03 June 2021

    The “Youth takes the Floor” training course was designed, facilitated and delivered by ITC (International Training Centre, Turin, Italy) and DevCurate (Bangkok, Thailand) for 35 youths in the Solomon Islands.

  5. MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter

    08 April 2021

    This e-newsletter will be a monthly edition highlighting the stories of beneficiaries and support provided to them by the Informal Economies Recovery Project funded by the UN COVID Multi-Trust Partnership Fund, jointly implemented by ILO, UNESCO, UNDP and IFAD.

  6. ILO Pasifika Update March 2021

    31 March 2021

    In this edition of the ILO Pacific Newsletter, you will find updates on events and other news highlights of ILO’s work in the Pacific from December 2020 to March 2021.

  7. Quarterly Newsletter: Pacific Cimate Change Migration and Human Security Programme (PCCMHS) March 2021

    30 March 2021

    The PCCMHS programme’s quarterly newsletter - March 2021

  8. Extending social security to workers in the informal economy

    12 March 2021

    Key lessons learned from international experience

  9. ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work. 7th edition

    25 January 2021

2020

  1. ILO Pasifika Update November 2020

    04 November 2020

    In this edition of the ILO Pacific Newsletter, you will find updates on events and other news highlights of ILO’s work in the Pacific from April to October 2020.

  2. Quarterly Newsletter: Pacific Cimate Change Migration and Human Security Programme (PCCMHS)

    01 November 2020

    The PCCMHS programme’s 1st quarterly newsletter

  3. Pacific labour market review 2020

    07 September 2020

    This report presents a baseline assessment of the labour market situation in the Pacific Island Countries. The report was completed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, within the framework of the ILO project on “Strengthening Labour Market Information Systems and Methodologies for Post-Disaster Needs Assessments in the Pacific Island Countries”, covering primarily three of the most disaster-affected countries – Cook Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu.

  4. Fiji Trades Union Congress (FTUC) Assessment Report on Impact of COVID-19 on Employment and Business

    28 August 2020

    In-Crisis Rapid Assessment: 13th May - 19th June 2020 (Volume 1). Supported by the International Labour Organization (ILO) Office for Pacific Island Countries (CO-Suva), the ILO’s Bureau for Workers Activities (ACTRAV) and the ILO Project “Increased capacities of employers’ and workers’ organisations to participate effectively in the development of social and labour policy”.

  5. Tackling the COVID-19 youth employment crisis in Asia and the Pacific

    18 August 2020

    Young people’s employment prospects in Asia and the Pacific are severely challenged as a result of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Youth (15–24 years) will be hit harder than adults (25 and older) in the immediate crisis and also risk bearing higher longer-term economic and social costs, says a joint ILO-ADB report.

  6. TC Harold - (Fiji) Community Based Emergency Employment (CBEE) report June 2020

    27 July 2020

    The immediate objective of the Community Based Emergency Employment (CBEE) was to support food security and loss of income of the identified villages through a social protection lens.

  7. Impact of COVID19 on employment and business in the Pacific

    26 July 2020

    To determine the impact of COVID19 on employment and business in the Pacific Island Countries, the ILO Pacific Office is working with its National Tripartite Constituents in the member countries to undertake Rapid Assessments (RA). RA’s for Fiji and Samoa has been completed with a solid model to replicate in Tonga, Palau, Republic of Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Kiribati.

  8. An ILO for All Seasons-The International Labour Organization's Ways out of Crisis

    29 June 2020

    Over a hundred years, the ILO has developed International Labour Standards and Policy Responses to mitigate the effects of employment and social crises.The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how hasards move in a globalized world. It has highlighted the need to use the tools that are available for countering social and economic crises and securing the safety and health of workers. This book traces the development of these tools and the ways in which they have been successfully applied over the last hundred years.

  9. Social protection systems for all to prevent homelessness and facilitate access to adequate housing

    20 February 2020

    The role of social protection systems in reducing poverty and inequality, preventing homelessness, and facilitating access to adequate housing.

2019

  1. ILO 45 years in the Pacific 1974-2019

    01 December 2019

    To celebrate the ILO Centenary in 2019, the ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries looks back and reflects on the ILO presence in the Pacific and its work with tripartite and other social partners. This publication is a selective and reflective documentation of the ILO’s work in the region, to illustrate the diversity, the ‘journey’, and some of the activities and achievements of ILO technical assistance in the Pacific over 45 years.

  2. Employment and environmental sustainability in Asia and the Pacific

    20 November 2019

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact Sheets series provides key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance. They include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.