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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.
20 June 2017
The partners agreed that greater collaboration between both Organizations will be beneficial to Governments and social partners of the region, especially in light of the integrated nature of the 17 SDGs.
13 June 2017
Jamaica ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006) and the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930
12 June 2017
“Children in areas affected by conflict and disasters are among the most vulnerable. No child must be left behind.” says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in his statement for World Day Against Child Labour.
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.
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.
2 June 2017
Hassan Ndahi, Senior Specialist, Skills and Employability with the ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean, will present on this topic, and hold a 30 minute question and answer session following his presentation.