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19 September 2016
This is the second step following a scoping mission last June and preparatory analytical work shared with the constituents for their assessment.
ILO Director and Decent Work Team for the Caribbean participate in CARICOM tripartite consultations on Social Protection, Social Dialogue and Formalization in Guyana
16 September 2016
The advancement of the Decent Work Agenda in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) also on the agenda.
06 September 2016
At a high level conference on universal social protection ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has told delegates that: “In 2016, a lack of social protection is completely unacceptable. This has to change, and this can change.”
20 September 2016
Best practice in facilitating compliance, formalization of economic units/enterprises and social protection will inform national and regional implementation strategies and the way forward.
13 July 2016
A 1.5 hour webinar in which members of the DWT of the ILO Office for the Caribbean will share the main objectives of each of the Reports and the Outcomes produced by the respective Committees.
Facilitating participation of CARIFORUM civil society in regional development and integration processes
22 - 24 June 2015
The Forum is part of the programme of activities under the European Union-funded Project entitled Challenges to CARIFORUM Labour, Private Sector and Employers to fulfil their EPA Obligations: Caribbean Employers’ Confederation (CEC) and the Caribbean Congress of Labour (CCL) Component of the Support to Facilitate Participation of CARIFORUM Civil Society in Regional Development and Integration Process.