Resources from ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries

  1. 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.

  2. Samoa National Employment Policy 2021/2022 - 2026/2027 training for Stakeholders and the Implementing Partners ahead of it’s launching on 7th November 2022

    06 November 2022

    Samoa has recently adopted its second Samoa National Employment Policy (SNEP-2) 2021/2022 - 2025/2026 focusing on promoting integrated policy interventions to ensure job-rich recovery from the impact of the Covid-19 crisis.

  3. Statement by Matin Karimli - Director ILO Office for the Pacific Island Countries - Seminar on the Implementation of Samoa National Employment Policy (NEP)

    24 October 2022

  4. Samoan Government officials enhance their knowledge & professional skills on reporting on International Labour Standards

    21 October 2022

    Part of a series of capacity building trainings to ensure ILO Pacific constituents are upskilled on the best practices of planning and preparing ILS reports.

  5. Solomon Islands commit to design and implement National Employment Policy 2023-2027

    11 October 2022

    Reinforcing the interlinkages between employment, peace, security, economic diversifications, and environmental sustainability

  6. The Government of Vanuatu commits to development of the first National Employment Policy

    29 September 2022

    Promoting Economic Diversification and Environmental Sustainability

  7. 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.’

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.