Publications

2018

  1. ILO Caribbean NewsLink, April-June 2018

    15 August 2018

    ILC 2018 closes with a call to nurture, protect and practice social dialogue; ILO trains tripartite group in Belize on negotiation/conciliation skills; 34th COHSOD focuses on Human Resource Development; Resilience building in Anguilla after the disaster: The role of cooperatives; Putting people at the centre of Guyana’s Green State Development Strategy; ILO participates in the Future of Work (FoW) in Aruba; ILO conducts training on labour inspection in Saint Kitts and Nevis; Connecting the dots Striking a balance between work, life & ageing; ILO and STATIN launch Child Labour Survey in Jamaica;...and more

  2. Caribbean Cooperative Management Training Programmes: Step-by-Step guide to planning and starting a cooperative

    10 July 2018

    This Manual is designed to help promoters and organizers eliminate mistakes and minimize risks that may occur during the formation stages of the cooperative and later on when it is fully operational.

  3. Caribbean Cooperative Management Training Programmes: Module 3 - Cooperative Organization and Management

    10 July 2018

    The purpose of this module is to help you understand the way a cooperative needs to be organized and managed. It follows from the Module 2: Starting a Cooperative Enterprise and is designed specifically for staff, committee and board members, cooperative development technical field staff from government and/or national cooperative leagues.

  4. Caribbean Cooperative Management Training Programmes: Module 2 - Starting a Cooperative Enterprise

    10 July 2018

    The purpose of this module is to provide a step by step guide for those seeking to start a new cooperative. This module is designed specifically for entrepreneurs and individuals who have adopted the cooperative as the preferred form of business structure.

  5. Caribbean Cooperative Management Training Programmes: Module 1 - What is a Cooperative Enterprise

    10 July 2018

    The purpose of Module 1 is to help the reader understand the history, evolution and continued relevance of the cooperative enterprise as a viable alternative to other forms of business enterprises.

  6. Mapping of youth employment interventions in Caribbean countries: Mapping of youth employment interventions in Caribbean countries: Antigua and Barbuda Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago

    20 June 2018

    Warning: this document is a draft. Notwithstanding the substantive amount of work and research carried out for its completion, it may still contain omissions or errors. It is made available solely for the purpose of verification and correction or further research from third parties. The ILO declines all responsibility for any errors or omissions which this document may contain, or for any use which may be made of it by third parties.

  7. The ILO MNE Declaration: What’s in it for Workers?

    01 May 2018

    The ILO Tripartite Declaration of Principles Concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration) was negotiated and adopted by governments, employers and workers in 1977. It is the only ILO instrument that provides direct guidance on how companies can contribute to the realization of decent work for all and highlights the central role of freedom of association and collective bargaining as well as industrial relations and social dialogue.

  8. ILO Caribbean NewsLink, January-March 2018

    18 April 2018

    Planning ahead for better results; ILO Directors meet in the Caribbean; There is an Alternative: Promoting the Social Solidarity Economy; Training in econometric Modelling in Guyana supports the Green State Development Strategy and PAGE; and more

  9. Skills for Green Jobs Study – Barbados

    14 March 2018

    This study provides an initial assessment of the status of green jobs in the small island developing state of Barbados.

  10. Informality and Economic Units in the Caribbean

    08 March 2018

    This Study seeks to synthesize four national studies on Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica and Saint Lucia to determine the reasons for economic units to function informally and the frequency of informal economic units. It is intended to draw some general conclusions about the prevalence and forms of informal economic units in the wider Caribbean region, so as to design a regional strategy for formalization that is sufficiently customized to be relevant to the individual countries.