1. SAMAP: Strengthening market access for farmers in Suriname through agro-cooperative capacity building development

    01 February 2024

    SAMAP is an initiative of the Government of Suriname, implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) with the financial resources of the European Union (EU)

  2. ILO Caribbean NewsLink December 2023

    10 January 2024

    Belize tripartite partners validate Decent Work Country Diagnostic; Jamaica and Brazil strengthen their actions to achieve the first generation free of child labour, ILO hosts tripartite workshop on just transition strategies as part of Suriname’s DWCP and more


  1. A new social contract: achieving social justice in an era of accelerating change

    11 December 2023

    This 2023 edition of the International Journal of Labour Research (IJLR), aims to stimulate reflection on what a new social contract might entail and more specifically the role of workers’ organizations in engaging in the design and establishment of a new social contract within the multilateral system and at national level. Thus, the focus of this issue is both on what such a new social contract may entail and on what to do in terms of its implementation.

  2. ILO Caribbean NewsLink November 2023

    08 December 2023

    In this issue: Guyana tripartite partners participate in ILO training to advance next DWCP, ILO presents comprehensive review of social protection system to policymakers in Suriname, Regional CANTA meeting features ILO insights for improving TVET in the Caribbean and more

  3. Value chain analysis of Suriname’s wood-processing sector

    06 December 2023

    The main objective of the VCA is to identify opportunities for promoting inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth of the wood-processing sector in Suriname in a way that specifically targets small and medium enterprises (SMEs), promotes environmental sustainability, encourages women’s economic empowerment, and generates formal job creation.

  4. Cost assessment for an unemployment insurance scheme in Belize

    30 November 2023

    The main objective of this Report is to assess the cost of the implementation of an unemployment insurance (UI) scheme in Belize considering two specific design options (design options A and B), as well as alternative design options, aligned with the two most important ILO Conventions for UI: the Social Security (Minimum Standards Convention, 1952 (No. 102) and Employment Promotion and Protection against Unemployment Convention, 1988 (No. 168).

  5. ILO Caribbean NewsLink October 2023

    08 November 2023

    In this issue: ILO and national partners continue progress under Resilient Belize project, BVI officials validate action plan to boost inclusion of informal workers and economic units, Caribbean focal points participate in ILO regional meeting on elimination of child labour and more

  6. ILO Caribbean NewsLink September 2023

    06 October 2023

    In this issue: The Bahamas validates new National Apprenticeship Policy, ILO-led business coaching boosts livelihood development of women entrepreneurs in Grenada, ILO participates in Trinidad and Tobago consultation on legislation governing HIV and AIDS in the workplace and more

  7. A sector selection and value chain analysis in Belize - Sustainable tourism and dehydrated fruits processing in the districts of Toledo and Stann Creek

    20 September 2023

    This publication offers a structured framework for identifying value chains that foster economic growth, job creation, and poverty reduction. Furthermore, it enables the identification of constraints and opportunities that may impact value chain performance.

  8. ILO Caribbean NewsLink August 2023

    11 September 2023

    In this issue: ILO Caribbean Director emphasizes strong policies to close gaps in skills and formality during regional CAF event; NTUCB launches new strategic plan and website with support from ILO; New ILO Caribbean report analyzes how EMBOs can benefit from digitalization that enhances data management and more