ILO in the Caribbean

Focus on...

  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. Call for expression of interest: Consultancy services for research, policy design and compilation. Informality Action Plan

    02 November 2018

    The External Collaboration Contract will assist and facilitate a joint undertaking by the Ministry of Labour and Social Security of Jamaica and the ILO to facilitate the drafting of the Informality Action Plan.

  2. ECLAC and ILO stress importance of moving toward a more sustainable development model to create new job opportunities

    22 October 2018

    In a joint publication, the organizations forecast, for example, that the transition toward energy sustainability would create more than one million jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean by 2030

  3. ILO to continue dialogue on the future of work in the Caribbean

    27 September 2018

    Subregional Tripartite Meeting to be held in Panama City on 1 October 2018

Events

  1. ILO Subregional Tripartite Meeting: Key selected topics for the future of work in the Caribbean

    1 October 2018

    This will take place in the lead up to the 19th American Regional Meeting scheduled for 2-5 October at the same venue.

  2. Training of Trainers Workshop on Labour Inspection With Focus on Child Labour

    2 - 6 July 2018

    This support is being provided in the context of the ongoing ILO-Brazil South-South Cooperation project for Support to the Caribbean Countries Members of the Regional Initiative Latin America and the Caribbean Free of Child Labour.Technical Assistance to Caribbean States by the Government of Brazil, in the area of School-to-work transitions.

  3. VPNYEE Webinar: Is migration the solution to youth employment strains? A closer look at trends determinants and impact on labour market growth

    29 June 2018

    The three quick presentations will be followed by an expanded Q & A session allowing to answer questions from the web based audience.