Events and meetings

December 2020

  1. Creating a post-pandemic Future of Work in the Caribbean: Recommendations for achieving resilient labour markets

    14 December 2020

    Registration is required to attend this Zoom webinar

  2. National Educational Seminar on Actions for Achieving SDG Target 8.7 – Eliminating Child Labour and Worst Forms of Child Labour by 2025

    8 - 10 December 2020

    The training will include a mix of live, highly interactive, online sessions hosted via Zoom; and self-paced learning materials and discussion boards.

November 2020

  1. Strengthening the capacity of workers’ organizations in building back better: Advancing social dialogue for solutions

    30 November 2020

    This meeting is to establish an in-depth virtual discussion roundtable on the importance of the fourth pillar, the existing conditions of social dialogue there are in the Caribbean during the Covid-19 pandemic, especially during the phase of building back better, while strengthening the trade union movement in light of the guidelines of the ILO Centenary Declaration.

  2. Training workshop on child labour for Labour Inspectors/Officials and Members of the National Steering Committee

    25 - 27 November 2020

    The training will include a mix of live, highly interactive, online sessions hosted via Zoom; and self-paced learning materials and discussion boards.

  3. Digitalization: Challenges and Opportunities for Union Documentation Centres

    25 November 2020

    On the occasion of the launch of the new ILO’s workers‘ collection, the Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) will organize a webinar to discuss the challenges and opportunities regarding the digital transformation of Trade Union documentation centres, during which experts will discuss potential strategies as well as best practices to address this digital transformation...

August 2020

  1. #MyFutureofWork

    12 August 2020

    Young people and their look to a future that is #postCOVID in Latin America and the Caribbean. What comes after the crisis? The International Labour Organization (ILO) is calling for an urgent conversation: we want to hear youth voices through social media and invite them to a large virtual meeting on August 12.

July 2020

  1. COVID-19 in the Americas: Strengthening social dialogue, collective bargaining and mechanisms in labour relations

    28 July 2020

    The Covid-19 pandemic does not justify any restriction on the fundamental rights at work enshrined in international labour standards, and full respect for these rights is a precondition for effective social dialogue. Strengthening social dialogue and respect for labour rights is therefore essential. However, in order to implement it, the strengthening of each of the actors is a priority, paying special attention to the workers' sector not only in their capacity to negotiate, but also in deepening the arguments for agreements in the new phase, recognising that in the post-pandemic period the world will be left with a high level of unemployment, inequality, poverty, debt and political frustration.

June 2020

  1. Saving jobs, creating new ones and making people more employable. Shaping good labour market policies for post COVID-19 response

    24 June 2020

    This virtual roundtable will present some of the underlying principles and current practices on how governments and social partners can engage and undertake measures aimed at preserving jobs and creating new ones. It will also focus on how they can contribute to increasing the employability of people who have been dismissed.

  2. Social protection responses in the Caribbean to the COVID-19 pandemic

    10 June 2020

  3. Termination of employment and the aftermath in times of COVID 19 and related legal issues

    3 June 2020