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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.
ILO to convene landmark event on “The Future of Work We Want: Workers’ perspective in the Americas” on 31st May-1st June
26 May 2017
Extension in the call for expression of interest: Research paper on non-standard forms of employment and contract labour in Guyana
24 May 2017
The ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, is pleased to launch a call for Proposals for national or international consultants/companies interested in carrying out a national study on non-standard forms of employment in Guyana.
23 May 2017
The region is on the way to become a global leader in gender diversity and management, according to a new ILO report.
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.
Enhancing school-to-work transition: An examination of the experiences and good practices of the Brazilian Apprenticeship System - Guyana and Suriname
11 - 16 May 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.
14 - 17 March 2017
This training is especially aimed at technicians of social security institutions of the Caribbean region who are involved in the design, implementation and monitoring of social protection policies and schemes.