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.

2012

  1. Newsletter- Country Office for Pacific Island Countries - December 2012

    14 December 2012

    This "Newsletter" is for ILO constituents in the Pacific to keep them updated on ILO issues and activities related to Decent Work Country Programmes in their respective countries.

  2. Newsletter- Country Office for Pacific Island Countries - September / October 2012

    31 October 2012

    This "Newsletter" is for ILO constituents in the Pacific to keep them updated on ILO issues and activities related to Decent Work Country Programmes in their respective countries.

  3. Disabilities and decent work in the Pacific: The case for disability inclusive employment

    19 September 2012

    This publication aims to highlight some of the challenges faced by persons with disability in accessing decent jobs and to identify relevant labour standards and other policy interventions that could advance disability in the workplace and assist Pacific Island countries address these challenges.

  4. News in Brief - Country Office for South Pacific Island Countries - July / August 2012

    15 August 2012

    This news brief is for ILO constituents in the Pacific to keep them updated on ILO issues and activities related to Decent Work Country Programmes in their respective countries.

  5. General information on the ILO and its operations in the Pacific

    09 August 2012

    Currently CO-Suva covers nine members States: Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.

  6. News in Brief - Country Office for South Pacific Island Countries - April / May 2012

    29 May 2012

    This news brief is for ILO constituents in the Pacific to keep them updated on ILO issues and activities related to Decent Work Country Programmes in their respective countries.

  7. Child labour in Papua New Guinea

    18 April 2012

    The report of child labour in Papua New Guinea provides an overview of the processes, key findings and recommendations of the Child Labour Research Surveys, supported through the TACKLE project, in two sectors in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea including: i. Commercial sexual exploitation of children; and ii. Children working on the streets.

  8. Human Capital – A Driving Force for Business Growth

    17 April 2012

    The ILO’s concern for building human capital is essentially because countries at all development levels have found that adequate education and skills increases their ability to innovate and adopt new technologies. They make the difference between inclusive growth and growth that leaves large segments of society behind. A workforce that has been appropriately trained and is able to continue learning boosts investor confidence and thus job growth.

  9. Wages policy in Fiji report of 2011 tripartite workshop series

    17 April 2012

    Wage policies, including processes for establishing minimum wages, are central to decent work. This publication reports on discussions in three separate constituent workshops on wage policy in Fiji, draws themes from those discussions and makes observations and suggestions to prompt further dialogue on wage policy and the improved operation of the current system.

  10. Pacific Growth and Employment - Fact Sheet

    01 April 2012

    A joint initiative of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Australian Council of Trade Unions with support of the Australian Government - ILO Partnership Agreement (2010-2015)

  11. Pacific labour governance and migration Pacific seasonal migration to New Zealand and Australia: Literature review, April 2012

    01 April 2012

    This research was commissioned by the ILO’s Labour Governance and Migration Project through the support of the Australian Government – ILO Partnership Agreement (2010 – 2015). The findings contribute to better understanding of the support required by workers after returning to their home countries following participation in seasonal migration schemes in Australia and New Zealand.

  12. News in Brief - Country Office for South Pacific Island Countries - February / March 2012

    29 February 2012

    This news brief is for ILO constituents in the Pacific to keep them updated on ILO issues and activities related to Decent Work Country Programmes in their respective countries.

2011

  1. News in Brief - Country Office for South Pacific Island Countries - November / December 2011

    30 November 2011

    This news brief is for ILO constituents in the Pacific to keep them updated on ILO issues and activities related to Decent Work Country Programmes in their respective countries.

  2. News in Brief - Country Office for South Pacific Island Countries - September 2011

    30 September 2011

    This news brief is for ILO constituents in the Pacific to keep them updated on ILO issues and activities related to Decent Work Country Programmes in their respective countries.

  3. News in Brief - Country Office for South Pacific Island Countries - June 2011

    30 June 2011

    This news brief is for ILO constituents in the Pacific to keep them updated on ILO issues and activities related to Decent Work Country Programmes in their respective countries.

  4. Training for rural economic empowerment: users' manual for planning and implementing programes in Pacific Island countries

    26 May 2011

    This manual serves as a useful tool to facilitate the creation of more sustained income earning opportunities, especially in the rural areas, and contribute to tackling the huge challenge of youth unemployment in the Pacific.

  5. Project information brochure on Global Jobs Pact Framework for Pacific Labour Governance & Migration

    26 May 2011

    Provides information on the ILO project entitled Global Jobs Pact Framework for Labour Governance & Migration.

2010

  1. Green jobs in the South Pacific: A preliminary study

    31 December 2010

    This report has been prepared in the context of the Green Jobs Initiative, an initiative launched in 2007 by the ILO in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the International Organization of Employers (IOE). Through concerted effort by governments, employers and trade unions, the Green Jobs Initiative aims to promote research and awareness, enhance the capacity of ILO constituents,develop policies and measures to achieve green jobs and green workplaces and facilitate a “just transition” that reflects the environmental, economic and social pillars of sustainable development.

  2. Child labour in Fiji: A survey of working children in commercial sexual exploitation, on the streets, in rural agricultural communities, in informal and squatter settlements and in schools

    16 December 2010

    A summary report of five child labour research surveys conducted in Fiji through the ILO International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC). The report provides an overview of the processes, key findings and recommendations of the surveys.

  3. Kiribati Decent Work Country Programme document

    02 September 2010

    This DWCP details the policies, strategies and results required to realise progress towards decent work for all. It reflects the strategic planning of ILO cooperation activities with Kiribati for the period 2009 – 2012, in alignment with the UNDAF. Reflecting the constituents’ as well as the ILO experts’ assessment of past cooperation the programme aims at ensuring a strong coherence of ILO activities in Kiribati and thus to contribute to the achievement of sustainable impacts.