ILO in the Caribbean


  1. COVID-19: Public notice on best mode to contact us

    Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the staff of the ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean are currently teleworking. We remain, however, operational and available. 

    Email: The best way to reach us is via our general email address: If you already have email addresses for the staff members that you wish to reach, you are advised to contact them directly.

    Phone: Our phone number is +1-868-625-0524. Please note that we have limited access to our phone system at this time.

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  1. ILO: Sharp rise in unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean leaves millions without income

    01 July 2020

    The unemployment rate could rise between 4 and 5 percentage points, raising the number of unemployed in the region to a historical record of 41 million people. If the crisis worsens, the employment situation could worsen, amplifying social inequalities. A new ILO Labour Outlook will be the subject of analysis this Thursday at the ILO Regional Summit of the Americas to be convened within the framework of the ILO World Summit.

  2. Responses to COVID-19: International Labour Standards and tripartite cooperation needed, says the ILO

    29 June 2020

    ILO tools developed over 100 years help to address effectively the global crisis of COVID-19.

  3. Launch of "An ILO for All Seasons": Interview with Kari Tapiola

    26 June 2020

    Kari Tapiola, former Deputy-Director General of the ILO presents his study "An ILO for All Seasons" to be launched on 29th June 2020.


  1. Saving jobs, creating new ones and making people more employable. Shaping good labour market policies for post COVID-19 response

    24 June 2020

    This virtual roundtable will present some of the underlying principles and current practices on how governments and social partners can engage and undertake measures aimed at preserving jobs and creating new ones. It will also focus on how they can contribute to increasing the employability of people who have been dismissed.

  2. Social protection responses in the Caribbean to the COVID-19 pandemic

    10 June 2020

  3. Termination of employment and the aftermath in times of COVID 19 and related legal issues

    3 June 2020