Tonga resources

September 2022

  1. Promoting Implementation of ILO Standards in Pacific Island Countries

    13 September 2022

    The project funded by the Australian Government - Attorney-General's Department 'Promoting Implementation of ILO Standards in Pacific Island Countries (PICs)’ objective is to build capacity, knowledge and consensus on how to implement International Labour Standards (ILS) in the region to address some of the key development and labour market challenges.

August 2022

  1. Pacific webinar: Navigating shocks and crises, a Framework to support smaller firms in developing countries

    Organized by the ILO’s SME unit, with the support of McKinsey & Company, this webinar series aims to promote dialogue on the different ways governments & ecosystem partners can best collaborate to help small business to overcome crises & build resilience.

July 2022

  1. PCCMHS programme research round up

June 2022

  1. Advancing the SDGs by Improving livelihoods and resilience via economic diversification and digital transformation

    29 June 2022

    This joint project will support SDG acceleration by building community resilience and fostering economic diversification in Fiji, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.

  2. How can you ensure accessibility in your workplace

    28 June 2022

    The UN Disbility Inclusion Strategy for Fiji, Tonga, Vanuatu and the Solomon Isands is implemented by the ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries and the OHCHR Regional Office for the Pacific Region, supported by Pacific Disability Forum.

  3. High-level Dialogue on the New Regional Framework on Climate Mobility concludes

    24 June 2022

    The regional dialogue was facilitated through the PCCMHS programme led by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) alongside the International Labour Organization (ILO), Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Platform on Disaster Displacement (PDD) and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS). The joint-agency PCCMHS programme is funded by the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security and the New Zealand Aid Programme.

  4. Ensuring stronger partnerships for disability inclusive policies and programs in Fiji, Tonga, Vanuatu and Solomon Islands

    17 June 2022

    With the UN Disability Inclusion Strategy as a guiding force, UN agencies in the Pacific worked closely with Organisations of Persons with Disabilities in the Pacific and the Pacific Disability Forum to audit the accessibility of the UN premises and websites in the four countries.

  5. ILO social partners prioritize Social dialogue and Human-centred recovery for the joint UN action in the Pacific

    16 June 2022

    The ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries in collaboration with the UN Resident Coordinator Multi Country Offices based in Fiji, Samoa and Micronesia have held consultations with Employers and Workers’ organizations on the Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) for 2023-2027.

February 2022

  1. MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter - November 2021- February 2022 edition

    16 February 2022

    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. Let’s share our Pacific perspectives at the ILO’s Global Forum for a Human-centred Recovery

    16 February 2022

    By Matin Karimli, Director, ILO Office for the Pacific Island Countries for the MPTF Informal Economies recovery project e-newsletter

November 2021

  1. ILO Pasifika Update November 2021

    14 November 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 September to November 2021.

  2. COP26 Side Event: Building a comprehensive regional approach to climate mobility: learnings from the Pacific Climate Change Migration and Human Security (PCCMHS) programme

October 2021

  1. MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter - September - October 2021 edition

    19 October 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. First Informal Sector Trade Shows in Tonga a Success

    18 October 2021

    The ILO through the UN Informal Economies Recovery Project, continues to provide technical assistance to the Tonga Public Service Association (PSA) to organise the informal sector.

  3. Tongan Minister of Trade and Economic Development Q&A feature for the Sept/Oct 2021 edition of the MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter

    18 October 2021

    By Hon. Tatafu Toma Moeaki

August 2021

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

    31 August 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. Acknowledging young Pacific entrepreneurs transforming food systems

    31 August 2021

    The Informal Economies Recovery Project highlights some of the young entrepreneurs in the Pacific.

  3. IFAD statement for the August edition of the MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter

    31 August 2021

    By Tawfiq El-Zabri, IFAD Country Director, Pacific Island States

  4. ILO Pasifika Update August 2021

    02 August 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 April to July 2021.

July 2021

  1. 10 years on from the ILO Domestic Workers Convention: What has changed?

    29 July 2021

    Over half of the world’s domestic workers are in Asia and the Pacific. 10 years on from the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189), Anna Olsen, Technical Specialist at the International Labour Organization’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme, discusses progress made and ongoing challenges for ensuring decent work for domestic workers in the region.