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2017

  1. ILO, ECLAC report weakening labour conditions and rising urban unemployment

    11 May 2017

    New ECLAC-ILO report indicates that the increase in average regional unemployment in 2016 was the biggest annual rise in two decades. It also includes an analysis regarding the characteristics of immigrants’ insertion in the world of work.

  2. “Improving School-to-Work Transition to Prevent Child Labour” - ILO and the Government of Brazil on South-South Cooperation Mission to Guyana and Suriname

    07 May 2017

    This is the continuation of several planned missions within the framework of a regional capacity-building Project for the Caribbean Countries that are members of the ILO’s Regional Initiative Latin America and the Caribbean Free of Child Labour.

  3. ILO to implement training programme on Strengthening Trade Unions’ Understanding and Application of Research Methodology

    04 May 2017

    The participants are expected to leave the course with a better understanding of the research process, quantitative and qualitative data, as well as how to conduct research using different methods and tools, and how to include a gender dimension in their research, among other skills

  4. Call for expression of interest: Research paper on non-standard forms of employment, Guyana

    02 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.

  5. ILO conducts Workshops focused on productivity improvements for SMEs in 14 CARIFORUM member countries

    31 March 2017

    A CEC position paper on productivity informed by the outcome of the Workshops is currently being drafting for adoption at the CEC Regional Meeting carded for 10-11 April 2017

  6. ILO provides support for Suriname’s Best Young Entrepreneur Campaign

    25 March 2017

    Mr Raveen Ramtahalsingh, Director of Tuinbouwbedrijf Sporits Grun2 NV -- an SME involved in vegetable production -- was named best young entrepreneur.

  7. How social protection can facilitate formalization in the Caribbean

    14 March 2017

    Workshop participants to discuss the ILO’s strategies, policies and tools for the extension of social protection and formalization

  8. © Caia Image /Science Photo Lib. 2020

    Most women prefer to be working and the majority of men agree, ILO-Gallup report shows

    08 March 2017

    New landmark report clearly shows that concerns regarding gender equality and achieving a better work-family balance resonate around the world.

  9. Non-standard forms of employment – A feature of the contemporary world of work also in the Caribbean

    06 March 2017

    Building on guidance from international labour standards and national practices, the Report highlights policy recommendations to address decent work deficits.

  10. Saint Lucia and the Bahamas to host ILO-Brazil Mission on “Improving School-to-Work Transition to Prevent Child Labour”

    03 March 2017

    This is the first of several planned missions within the framework of a regional capacity-building Project for the Caribbean Countries that are members of the ILO’s Regional Initiative Latin America and the Caribbean Free of Child Labour.