Resilient Caribbean Joint Programme
Engaging and training youth and strengthening integrated social protection sector delivery
2 January 2022 - 31 December 2023
This two-year Joint Programme, seeks to respond to current challenges facing Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS), including limited contributory social protection coverage, limited access for many workers in the informal sector, and a need for coherent and gender-responsive labour market programming.
Support for the transition to formality in the household services, agriculture and fisheries sectors in Jamaica
1 August 2020 - 31 October 2021
This project builds on previous ILO undertakings in Jamaica linked to Recommendation No. 204 concerning the Transition from the Informal to the Formal Economy
Caribbean Resilience Project
ILO programme of targeted technical assistance to Guyana, Saint Lucia and Dominica for a just transition to environmentally sustainable economies in the context of climate change adaptation
26 July 2019 - 30 December 2020
Project aims to strengthen the capacity of three target countries - Guyana, Saint Lucia and Dominica - to become more resilient (in line with R205) by ensuring that the principles embedded in the ILO “Guidelines for a just transition towards environmentally sustainable economies and societies for all” are fully adopted and implemented at national level.
Employability Project (Barbados)
15 July - 30 October 2020
The Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations (MLSP) and the National Training Institute (NTI) in collaboration with the ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean have developed a pilot project to enhance employability of persons who have lost their jobs because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Caribbean Virtual Policy Network on Youth Education and Employment (VPNYEE) Initiative
1 October 2017 - 31 December 2018
The Initiative's primary goal is to help countries and stakeholders specify and understand which public policy interventions effectively support youth employment. It also aspires to put youth employment at the center of the national policy discourse through the promotion of well-informed and evidence-based practices as well as through the creation of a Caribbean led community of practice.
EU Support to facilitate participation of CARIFORUM Civil Society in the Regional Development and Integration Process: Challenges to CARIFORUM Labour, Private Sector and Employers to fulfil their EPA Obligations
2 February 2015 - 1 February 2018
A programme to enhance the capacities of the CEC and CCL with a view to their fulfilling their obligations with respect to the implementation of the Economic Partnership Agreement.
Building the capacities of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour to ensure labour law compliance in the Haitian apparel sector
1 November 2013 - 31 December 2017
The ILO, with financial support from the United States Department of Labor, built the capacity of the labour administration and its inspection services to enhance compliance with labour laws in the Haitian apparel sector
Support to Caribbean States - Regional Initiative Latin America and the Caribbean Free of Child Labour
28 June 2016 - 28 May 2017
Enhancing School-to-Work Transition for the Elimination of Child Labour
Formalization of the Informal Economy in Jamaica
14 October 2014 - 14 November 2015
ILO Pilot Project in Granville and Garlands/Horseguard Communities in the Parish of St James
Tackling Child Labour Through Education (TACKLE) – Guyana and Jamaica
1 January 2009 - 31 August 2013
Project aimed at helping to reduce poverty by providing access to basic education and skills training for disadvantaged children and youth.