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2017

  1. © Stefan Magdalinski 2019

    Decent work for social justice

    20 February 2017

    On World Day of Social Justice (20 February), ILO Director-General Guy Ryder underscores the challenge of bridging the social and economic gaps which have arisen as a result of growing inequality.

  2. ILO to conduct high-level Forum to discuss the Caribbean's future of work

    15 February 2017

    Forum to examine the drivers of change as they affect the world of work in the Caribbean and identify the proactive action needed to shape the future of work.

  3. ILO to present Non-Standard Forms of Employment at 10th Meeting of Caribbean Ministers of Labour

    09 February 2017

    Report covers temporary work, part-time work, temporary agency work and subcontracting, dependent self-employment and disguised employment relationships.

  4. Jamaica to host 10th ILO Meeting of Caribbean Ministers of Labour

    09 February 2017

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, to address the Opening of the Meeting, themed "Realizing Decent Work under the 2030 Agenda

  5. Message from Claudia Coenjaerts, Director, ILO DWT and Office for the Caribbean

    23 January 2017

    2016 in review with highlights of expected continued collaboration with constituents in the Caribbean region.

2016

  1. Call for expression of interest: Gender at Work in the Caribbean

    15 December 2016

    The ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean in Port of Spain is pleased to launch a call for the Expression of Interest (EoI) to improve the ILO knowledge base on gender dimensions in the world of work in the Caribbean and how they are currently addressed. The findings will be used to underpin the mainstreaming of gender as a cross-cutting policy driver in the decent work outcomes pursued by the constituents in the Caribbean.

  2. Formalizing informal employment of domestic workers through cooperatives in Trinidad & Tobago

    01 December 2016

  3. Guy Ryder re-elected as ILO Director-General for a second term

    07 November 2016

    Guy Ryder has been re-elected by the Governing Body of the ILO for another five-year term that will start officially on 1 October 2017.

  4. Mapping of youth employment interventions in selected Caribbean countries

    31 October 2016

    The ILO is looking to realize a detailed mapping of ongoing youth employment related interventions in selected Caribbean countries. The detailed information will be instrumental to design a number of future development cooperation interventions in the context of the UN Multi-country Sustainable Development Framework 2017-21 in the Caribbean region.

  5. © Nahuel Berger / World Bank 2019

    ILO: 52 million people working in rural areas in Latin America and the Caribbean

    14 October 2016

    Greater efforts required to improve working conditions in the countryside, a new ILO regional report on rural employment says.