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. Media Advisory: ILO hosts workshop to help countries fulfil reporting requirements

    13 September 2017

    ILO Workshop on "Reporting on ILO Conventions and Recommendations" underway in Guyana today, and is attended by representatives from 13 ILO Caribbean member States. Government and workers' and employers' representatives are receiving training on the planning, preparation and writing the reports to government officials who coordinate the preparation of reports on International Labour Standards.

  2. Media Advisory: Trade, investments and projects from China generate 1.8 million jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean

    06 September 2017

    The first study conducted on the impact of economic relations with China in terms of quantity and quality of jobs in this region demonstrated the lack of information in this regard, but at the same time suggests various characteristics of a relationship which has intensified and taken on “a growing complexity”.

  3. © Caia Image / Science Photo Lib 2017

    New Global Estimates on Workplace Injury and Illness and Emerging OSH Challenges to be presented

    29 August 2017

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 the 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.