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. Urban unemployment will keep rising in Latin America and the Caribbean and is seen reaching 9.4% in 2017

    19 October 2017

    In a new joint report, ECLAC and the ILO indicate that labour conditions deteriorated in a context of low regional economic growth, although some signs of recovery exist.

  2. Women in business and management: Gaining momentum in Latin America and the Caribbean

    16 October 2017

    Report published by the ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) launched at a regional conference in May 2017

  3. ILO: Disaster Risk Reduction key to saving lives, livelihoods and businesses

    13 October 2017

    ILO encourages employment-centered response in line with its Recommendation 205.

Events

  1. Webinar: Can better working conditions improve the performance of SME?

    3 November 2017

    Kelvin Sergeant, Specialist, Sustainable Enterprise Development and Job Creation 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.

  2. Webinar: Knowledge sharing session on the recently concluded 43rd meeting of the ILO/CINTERFOR Technical Committee

    27 October 2017

    Hassan Ndahi, Senior Specialist, Skills and Employability with the ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean and Mr. Steve Arman, CEO of the National Training Agency of Trinidad and Tobago, will present on this topic, followed by a 30 minute question and answer session.

  3. Webinar: Future of Work for Journalists

    20 October 2017

    Denis Chabrol, Caribbean Journalist, will have a 30 minute presentation on this topic, followed by Q and A