ILO in the Caribbean

COVID-19 and the world of work

  1. A 10 step tool for a safe and healthy return to work in times of COVID-19

    This tool was developed to assist employers, workers and their representatives to adopt preventive measures in the workplace against the risk of contagion of COVID-19 and other risks associated with the pandemic; encourage effective social dialogue on OSH as a key element for a safe and healthy return to workplaces; and promote good practices at sector and establishment levels in the formulation of OSH protocols to address safety and health in times of COVID-19, based on, among others, preventive principles and social dialogue.

  2. COVID-19 and the world of work

    The world of work is being profoundly affected by the global virus pandemic. In addition to the threat to public health, the economic and social disruption threatens the long-term livelihoods and wellbeing of millions. The ILO and its constituents – Governments, workers and employers – will play a crucial role in combating the outbreak, ensuring the safety of individuals and the sustainability of businesses and jobs.


  1. Terms of reference for project support for UNTFHS Joint Programme - Building Effectively Resilience for Human Security in the Caribbean Countries (Relaunch)

    28 March 2023

    The ILO is seeking the services of a Consultant(s)/Expert to support the design and delivery of its activities within the UNTFHS project in the months of April 2023 - 30 September 2023. Ideally, the candidate should have at least 5-year work experience, have very good inter-personal skills, and contact with relevant public entities, private sector and local community-based organizations in one (or several) of the project countries. An academic or work experience background in financial services (banking, credit unions, insurance etc.) or insurance background would be an important asset as a thorough knowledge of insurance sector in the Caribbean. Interested candidates can send a CV and a cover letter to with copy to before 5 April 2023.

  2. © Adobestock Coetzee 2023

    ILO Consultancy: Capacity building of municipal representatives and other local economic actors in local inclusive and sustainable economic development (LISED) in Belize

    27 March 2023

    The main objective of this consultancy is to carry out capacity building of municipal representatives and other local economic actors in Belize to the ILO’s LISED and to generate a guide for reference for new municipal staff (other municipalities). Deadline for submission of proposals for this consultancy: 14 April 2023 5:00 pm (Eastern Caribbean Time)

  3. ILO continues work on comprehensive review of Suriname’s Social Protection System

    17 February 2023

    The work that is being conducted is intended to lead to a reform proposal aimed at providing rights-based, universal, adequate, sustainable and responsive social protection coverage throughout one’s life cycle.


  1. Training workshop on labour inspection strategies: Innovations in planning and implementation for modernization and sustainability

    13 - 15 December 2022

  2. Communication with children at risk of/ in situations of child labour

    29 November - 1 December 2022

    The workshop will cater for up to 35 officials from the Mol Labour Inspectorate Unit, OSHA, Counter Trafficking Unit (CTU) and Children’s Authority.

  3. Launch of the 2022 edition of the International Journal of Labour Research

    26 September 2022

    The ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) will organize a high-level launch of the International Journal of Labour Research on 26th September 2022 at 13:30 (CET-Geneva time). "Trade Union Revitalization: Organizing new forms of work including platform workers" will be launched during a panel discussions which will bring together authors, researchers , academics, ILO representatives and leaders from trade union movement.