1. © Marcello Casal Jr / Agência Br 2023

    ILO: 34.5 per cent of over 65s have no income in Latin America and the Caribbean

    21 December 2022

    The new "Social Protection Overview" for the region focuses on pension systems and finds that improvements in coverage, sufficiency and sustainability are essential to provide economic security, particularly to those people most affected by crises such as COVID-19.

  2. © OIT/A. Aguilar 2023

    Low levels of social protection and statistical invisibility increases the vulnerability of 55 million indigenous people

    15 December 2022

    The COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately affected more than 800 groups of indigenous peoples, who are overly affected by poverty and informality, have few opportunities for decent work, and face obstacles in accessing education or participating politically, says new ILO report.

  3. ECLAC and ILO point out the importance of promoting public policies to invigorate the Region's labour markets for quality employment creation

    09 December 2022

    In a new joint report, the organizations indicate that despite the recovery seen in labour markets in the first half of 2022, it is expected that in the second half the deceleration of growth will slow the region’s capacity to generate quality jobs.

  4. Closing gaps in leaves and care services would generate millions of formal jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean, especially for women

    08 November 2022

    Despite the progress made in the last decade, there are still large regulatory and enforcement gaps in maternity protection, leaves, and child and elderly care in the countries of the region.

  5. Call for proposals – Consultancy to undertake a Cooperative Needs Assessment and National Cooperative Policy development in Dominica

    13 October 2022