Events and meetings

April 2020

  1. Preserving and extending Decent Work as a key pillar in the National Response to Covid-19 in the Caribbean (6 April 2020 at 10.30 am ECT).

    6 April 2020

    An ILO Caribbean online Forum for officials in Ministries of Labour (by invitation only).

March 2020

  1. Caribbean Trade Unions Information Sharing Session on COVID-19 and the World of Work (26 March 2020 at 11.00 am ECT)

    26 March 2020

    The purpose of the information sharing session is to provide a virtual space/platform for Workers’ Organizations in the Caribbean Region to share information. Additionally and most importantly, the session provides an opportunity for the ILO to receive comments and inputs on technical and practical support the Office could provide to Trade Unions in these times of uncertainty. (e-meeting conducted via Zoom)

  2. Caribbean Employers’ Response to COVID-19: An Information Sharing Session (24 March 2020 at 11.00 am ECT)

    24 March 2020

    The purpose of the information sharing session is to provide a virtual space/platform for Employers’ Organizations in the Caribbean Region to share information. Additionally and most importantly, the session provide an opportunity for the ILO to receive comments and inputs on technical and practical support the Office could provide to Employers’ in these times of uncertainty. (e-meeting conducted via Zoom)

  3. Workshop on Labour Market Contingency Plan for Dominica (POSTPONED due to COVID19)

    19 March 2020

    The Workshop is organized by the Labour Department of Dominica, in cooperation with the Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean. The Labour Market Contingency plans are planning tools to build resilience of disaster-affected and vulnerable populations through a both job-rich and inclusive recovery process anchored on decent work.

  4. Workshop on Labour Market Contingency Plan for Saint Lucia (POSTPONED due to COVID19)

    17 March 2020

    The Workshop is organized by the Labour Department of Saint Lucia, in cooperation with the Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean. The Labour Market Contingency plans are planning tools to build resilience of disaster-affected and vulnerable populations through a both job-rich and inclusive recovery process anchored on decent work.

December 2019

  1. ILO training - Building resilience through public employment programmes (PEP), 16-20 December 2019

    16 - 20 December 2019

    This training is addressed to senior officials from government ministries and agencies; local and regional authorities, public investment and employment policy advisors, project managers, and donor organizations that are working on or are poised to work on public investment programmes and employment policy and strategy. Countries invited are Guyana, Dominica, Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago.

November 2019

  1. ILO workshop on skills anticipation and matching with emphasis on green skills, 18-21 November 2019, Georgetown, Guyana.

    18 - 21 November 2019

    The training workshop targets national stakeholders in Guyana.

October 2019

  1. Training workshop on public employment services in the context of disaster / crisis preparedness and response, 28 October-1 November 2019

    28 October - 1 November 2019

    Training developed in collaboration with the Saint Lucia Department of Labour (Ministry of Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour).

  2. Symposium on the Future of Work We Want

    7 - 8 October 2019

May 2019

  1. 11th ILO Meeting of Caribbean Ministers of Labour: Shaping a brighter future of work for the Caribbean

    14 - 15 May 2019

    The meeting celebrates the ILO's 100th Anniversary and offers an opportunity for the Ministers of Labour to chart the way forward addressing issues around the Future of Work in the Caribbean.