Fiji Time: 6:41 PM on Tuesday 31 March

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

ILO to promote job creation in SIDS conference

By SHAYAL DEVI
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Update: 10:20AM THE International Labour Organization (ILO) will call for greater emphasis to be placed on job creation during the United Nations Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Conference in Apia, Samoa from September 1 to 4.

During the conference, two ILO reports will be presented - Decent Work and Social Justice in Pacific Small Island Developing States Challenges, Opportunities and Policy Responses and Decent Work in Caribbean Small Island Developing States.

"The reports argue that decent employment, providing adequate livelihoods, social protection and respect for worker rights, is an essential element of environmental, social and economic sustainability," an ILO statement said.

Deputy director-general Gilbert Houngbo will head the ILO delegation.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. A star is born
  2. An experience of a lifetime
  3. Players share winning prize
  4. Title defence
  5. One-off payout
  6. FNPF: Scheme review
  7. Fire destroys house, family homeless
  8. 4000 in need of accommodation
  9. Authority wins praises
  10. Free milk initiative

Top Stories this Week

  1. Rape on duty Wednesday (25 Mar)
  2. INQUIRY: Baby given wrong injection Friday (27 Mar)
  3. HK 7s risk Thursday (26 Mar)
  4. Champions Monday (30 Mar)
  5. Fiji 7s inspires college in win Wednesday (25 Mar)
  6. Strong start Friday (27 Mar)
  7. A star is born Tuesday (31 Mar)
  8. 'Ruthless' Sunday (29 Mar)
  9. Road accidents claim five lives over the weekend Monday (30 Mar)
  10. $8k fortnightly income Thursday (26 Mar)