Tonga resources

November 2023

  1. Subregional Labour Law Training

    Through the support of the Promoting the implementation of ILO Standards in Pacific Island Countries (PILS Project) funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations, the ILO Country office for Pacific Island Countries is facilitating a subregional training workshop on labour law to support these countries’ goals.

September 2023

  1. Pacific Island Nations take strides to enhance labour market insights

    04 September 2023

    Training builds statistics capacity in order to help shape evidence-based labour market policies.

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    Pacific on show

    01 September 2023

    About 200 entrepreneurs from across the Pacific region attended the inaugural two-day Pacific Islands Entrepreneurship Expo.

August 2023

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    Entrepreneurs hailed as catalysts for sustainable economic growth

    30 August 2023

    The Pacific Islands Entrepreneurship Expo fosters innovation and collaboration in the Pacific Islands’ entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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    Expo harnesses Pacific core values: Vosarogo

    30 August 2023

    Acting Minister for Trade, Co-operatives, SMEs and Coummunication, Filimoni Vosarogo said in the Pacific Islands Entrepreneurship Expo organized by the Ministry for Trade in collaboration with UNDP, the International Labour Organization, and the Asian Development Bank that the Expo is an opportunity to work together to harness the core values of Pacific communities.

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    Expo to bolster business opportunities

    30 August 2023

    The Pacific Islands Entrepreneurship Expo organized by the Ministry for Trade in collaboration with UNDP, the International Labour Organization, and the Asian Development Bank unleashed the potential of entrepreneurs and small enterprises.

  4. Pacific Islands Entrepreneurship Expo

    The Pacific Islands Entrepreneurship Expo serves as a dynamic platform where visionary entrepreneurs, strategic partners in business development, financial experts, and influential stakeholders converge with a shared goal: Fortifying the entrepreneurial ecosystem across the Pacific Islands.

  5. Concept note of the Pacific Islands Entrepreneurship Expo

    29 August 2023

    The event brings together key stakeholders to discuss further opportunities to develop the ecosystem in the Pacific during 30-31 August 2023 in Suva, Fiji.

  6. Fact sheet: Pacific Climate Change Migration and Human Security (PCCMHS) Programme - Phase II

    08 August 2023

July 2023

  1. Evidence-based policy making: Unravelling opinions from facts in Pacific Island Countries

    25 July 2023

    Training enhances capacity to use evidence and data to shape policies relating to the world of work

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    Pacific regional meeting on labour mobility sets path for partnership

    11 July 2023

    Dialogue strengthens collaboration between trade unions and employers to help ensure safe and regular migration.

January 2023

  1. The Pacific region statistical and labour community benefit from an ILO training on the latest international statistics standards

    23 January 2023

    The ILO Office for the Pacific Island Countries in partnership with the International Training Centre (ITC), the ILO Department of Statistics and the ILO Regional Office for Asia & the Pacific is conducting a Labour Market Statistics and Analysis Academy for the Pacific Island Countries.

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    Pacific Climate Change Migration and Human Security – Phase II

    01 January 2023

    The Pacific Climate Change Migration and Human Security (PCCMHS) Phase II programme builds upon the outcomes of the Phase I programme, while drawing on its lessons learned and experiences.

December 2022

  1. 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting

    The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) will bring together government ministers, representatives of workers' and employers' organizations, and academics from Asia, the Pacific and the Arab States in Singapore to discuss concrete steps to drive a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.

November 2022

  1. Pacific Islands: The Employment - Environment - Climate Nexus: Employment and environmental sustainability factsheet

    30 November 2022

    The Employment-Environment-Climate Nexus Factsheets are a series produced for countries in Asia-Pacific region. This Factsheet provides key features of labour market and environmental sustainability performance in Pacific Islands, as well as vulnerability to climate change and sectors with green jobs potential.

  2. Tonga: The Employment - Environment - Climate Nexus: Employment and environmental sustainability factsheet

    30 November 2022

    The Employment-Environment-Climate Nexus Factsheets are a series produced for countries in the Asia-Pacific region. This Factsheet provides key features of labour market and environmental sustainability performance in Tonga, as well as vulnerability to climate change and sectors with green jobs potential.

  3. 3rd UN Pacific Forum on Business and Human Rights

    The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Regional Office for the Pacific and the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights (UNWG) are organising the 3rd UN Pacific Forum on Business and Human Rights to be held from 21-22 November 2022 in Suva, Fiji in a hybrid format.

September 2022

  1. Climate Change and Labour Mobility in Pacific Island Countries Policy Brief published

    14 September 2022

    The International Labour Organization and the International Organization for Migration have jointly prepared a policy brief on ‘Climate Change and Labour Mobility in Pacific Island Countries.’

  2. Climate Change and Labour Mobility in Pacific Island Countries

    14 September 2022

    The Policy Brief provides an overview of labour mobility in the context of climate change, discusses the impact of labour mobility on climate change adaptation and makes recommendations for policy design, labour mobility programmes and research, and is based on a desk review of working papers, research publications, academic articles, policy briefs, reports and other publications produced by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and other organizations.

  3. Labour Standards on Fishing Vessels

    13 September 2022

    This project, funded by the Government of New Zealand, will support Pacific Island Countries to address the issue of poor working conditions, labour rights violations and human trafficking on fishing vessels in the Pacific and contribute to making employment on fishing vessels in the region safe, decent and worthwhile.