About the ILO in the Pacific

In 1975 the ILO opened its office in the Fiji Islands. The primary objective of the ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries is to assist Governments and Employers' and Workers' Organizations of the Pacific Island countries in their efforts to reduce Decent Work deficits (as part of a global goal) and to pursue development for dignity through the achievements of rights at work, employment, social protection and social dialogue.

The ILO has been promoting Decent Work through various means of action including technical co-operation in Pacific Island Countries.

The CO-Suva office serves 22 Pacific Island countries, 11 of which are ILO member States: