Events and meetings

November 2021

  1. Tax Administration: Compliance and Demonstration of Online Capabilities

    30 November 2021

    This thematic virtual seminar organised by the Jamaica Employers Federation (JEF) with support from the ILO Caribbean Office, is the second in the series for November 2021.

  2. Symposium on Trade Unions in Times of COVID-19

    17 - 19 November 2021

    This international symposium aims to provide an opportunity for trade union leaders, experts, academics and ILO officials to exchange on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world of work. Participants will discuss about strategies on how can trade unions shape the policy responses to the COVID-19 and contribute to the implementation of the ILO Global Call to Action for a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis that is inclusive, sustainable and resilient.

  3. Understanding the Occupational Safety and Health Bill 2021

    11 November 2021

    The JEF has identified the OSH Bill and NIDS Bill as relevant and priority items on the current national legislative agenda and has agreed to collaborate with the ILO to organize and host a series of virtual seminars on these topics, as part of technical capacity building of its executive and staff, and for information and education of its membership.

October 2021

  1. Eliminating violence and harassment in the world of work in the Caribbean

    26 October 2021

    The ILO is now embarking on a global campaign to build support for C190. The end goal is for the Convention to be ratified by legislative assemblies and implemented by governments around the world.

July 2021

  1. Regional Launch of the International Journal of Labour Research for Americas

    19 July 2021

    The ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV)organised a high-level regional launch of the Journal on 19th July 2021.

June 2021

  1. Webinar on “Protecting workers from shocks: (Un)employment insurance schemes”

    28 June 2021

    As part of a series of knowledge sharing sessions under the Joint Programme, this webinar is designed to reinforce the capacities of participants on UI protection schemes. Critical aspects of design, financing and implementation will be discussed through presentations highlighting International Labour Standards on UI, good international practices, and Caribbean experiences. Participants will have the opportunity to make comments, share experiences and put questions to the panelists.

  2. High level launch event of the International Journal of Labour Research

    24 June 2021

    The ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) will organize a high-level launch of the International Journal of Labour Research on 24th June 2021 AT 9:00 GMT (11:00 CEST). “COVID-19 and Recovery: The Role of Trade Unions in Building Forward Better” and associated materials will be launched during a panel discussions which will bring together authors, researchers , academics, ILO representatives and leaders from trade union movement.

  3. Virtual Training on the Labour Market Contingency Plan (LMCP) and Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA)

    21 - 25 June 2021

    The virtual training, is aimed at reinforcing the capacities of ILO constituents and key stakeholders on understanding and using ILO developed templates for preparing an integrated LMCP in each country; and understanding PDNAs and how to conduct them, with particular emphasis on the Employment, Livelihoods and Social Protection Sector (ELSP) component.

  4. COVID-19 Recovery : What role for Trade Unions?

    12 June 2021

    This Workers'Voices will focus on the role to be played by workers and their organizations to shape the recovery policies to build the world post covid.

  5. COVID Recovery: How to extend social protection to all?

    8 June 2021

    This session of the Workers'Voices focuses on obstacles and strategies to access to universal social protection to all.