ILO in the Caribbean

Focus on...

  1. 50 for freedom campaign to end modern day slavery

    Universal campaign

    50 for Freedom

    21 million people in forced labour. $150 billion in illegal profits.
    Support the international treaty to end modern slavery for good.
    WE HAVE A CHANCE TO MAKE HISTORY
    The ILO's Protocol on Forced Labour could restore hope and freedom to millions of people trapped in modern slavery.
    But first it has to be ratified by countries around the world. Our Goal is to persuade at least 50 countries to ratify the Protocol by 2018.

    Sign up @ http://50forfreedom.org

  2. ILO Centenary

    Centenary initiatives

    As the oldest Specialized Agency of the United Nations, the ILO will celebrate its 100th Anniversary in 2019. The Organization has implemented 7 century initiatives to equip it to successfully take up the challenges of its social justice mandate in the future.

News

  1. Youth unemployment rates: a challenge for the future of work in Latin America and the Caribbean

    13 August 2019

    There are about 10 million young people who want to enter the labour market and do not gain employment. Those who find a job must face decent work deficits and informality. As part of activities to mark International Youth Day (12 August 2019), ILO News discussed this situation with Regional Youth Employment Specialist Guillermo Dema*.

  2. Call for expression of interest: Consultancy - Social Security Reforms in the Caribbean (Deadline: 21 August 2019)

    13 August 2019

    The main objective of the consultancy is to provide technical assistance to produce a report that will provide a complete overview of the current financial situation and recent reforms of social security schemes in the Caribbean.

  3. ILO announces Future of Work Essay Competition winners

    08 August 2019

    First and second place winners receive full scholarships to attend ILO’s Future of Work Summer Academy in Turin, Italy

Events

  1. 11th ILO Meeting of Caribbean Ministers of Labour: Shaping a brighter future of work for the Caribbean

    14 - 15 May 2019

    The meeting celebrates the ILO's 100th Anniversary and offers an opportunity for the Ministers of Labour to chart the way forward addressing issues around the Future of Work in the Caribbean.

  2. ILO Essay Competition on the Future of Work

    11 April - 28 June 2019

    Open to Undergraduate students from the University of the West Indies, University of Trinidad and Tobago, University of Belize, University of Guyana and all other Caribbean universities.

  3. The Future of Work We Want: Workers' Perspectives from the Caribbean

    14 - 15 February 2019

    The conference will bring together together representatives from trade unions, governments, academia as well as employers to discuss the developments that are driving the world of work in the future.