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. © Cia Pak / UN Photo 2019

    UN Secretary-General announces new Climate Action Summit jobs initiative, urges countries to join

    18 September 2019

    The initiative provides a roadmap for ensuring that people’s jobs and well-being are at the centre of the transition to a carbon-neutral economy.

  2. © A. Fiorente 2019

    NCPD, in collaboration with ILO, to host Training Workshop entitled Employment of Persons with Disabilities: Reasonable Accommodation

    17 September 2019

    The Workshop will analyze the current situation of people with disabilities in the context of decent work related policy issues from national, regional and international perspectives. It will identify actions that will lead to significant improvements in the situation.

  3. UN General Assembly endorses ILO Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work

    16 September 2019

    The UNGA resolution provides an opportunity for the UN system to promote a human-centred approach to the future of work.

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.