The Ministry of Labour and Human Resources Development (MLHRD) is one of twelve Ministries of the Government of Kiribati and plays a vital role in human resource development, promoting economic growth and the reduction of poverty.

MLHRD’s mission is to create and provide quality, industry driven and inclusive technical and vocational educational training programmes to enhance workforce skills, productivity, employability, and to maximise decent work opportunities for I-Kiribati, nationally and internationally.