ILO in the Caribbean

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  1. 50 for freedom campaign to end modern day slavery

    Universal campaign

    50 for Freedom

    21 million people in forced labour. $150 billion in illegal profits.
    Support the international treaty to end modern slavery for good.
    WE HAVE A CHANCE TO MAKE HISTORY
    The ILO's Protocol on Forced Labour could restore hope and freedom to millions of people trapped in modern slavery.
    But first it has to be ratified by countries around the world. Our Goal is to persuade at least 50 countries to ratify the Protocol by 2018.

    Sign up @ http://50forfreedom.org

  2. ILO Centenary

    Centenary initiatives

    As the oldest Specialized Agency of the United Nations, the ILO will celebrate its 100th Anniversary in 2019. The Organization has implemented 7 century initiatives to equip it to successfully take up the challenges of its social justice mandate in the future.

News

  1. Building Peace through Decent Jobs for Youth

    12 August 2017

    "Young people globally have spoken of their vision for a future with decent work. We know what works to improve decent employment outcomes of youth, let’s make it happen! " says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  2. 43rd meeting of the ILO/CINTERFOR Technical Committee - Reinventing vocational training to face the future of work

    08 August 2017

    Institutions and specialists from Latin America and the Caribbean are meeting in Costa Rica to analyse the challenges posed in the areas of education and training by the transformations taking place in the world of work. The ILO has proposed a series of general guidelines to bridge major gaps in matters of productivity, productive development and human resources.

  3. © J.C. Huayllapuma / CIFOR 2017

    Indigenous women’s voice and empowerment more important than ever to ensure a better future of work for all

    08 August 2017

    Ten years since the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was adopted, the international community renews its commitment to promote the empowerment and voice of indigenous women.

Events

  1. Workshop on reporting on ILO Conventions and Recommendations

    13 - 15 September 2017

    The purpose of the Workshop is to provide training on the planning, preparation and writing the reports to government officials who coordinate the preparation of reports on International Labour Standards.

  2. Watch Live: Launch of the Global Commission on the Future of Work

    21 August 2017

    The Prime Minister of Sweden and President of Mauritius launch an international body to tackle the fundamental questions posed by a rapidly transforming world of work.

  3. Enhancing school-to-work transition: An examination of the experiences and good practices of the Brazilian Apprenticeship System - Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago

    27 - 28 July 2017

    The objectives of the Seminar are to share more in-depth information on the experiences and good practices of the Brazilian Apprenticeship System as well as identify opportunities for further South-South Cooperation and Technical Assistance to Caribbean States by the Government of Brazil, in the area of School-to-work transitions.