ILO in the Caribbean

Notices

  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. 

    How to contact us


    Email: The best way to reach us is via our general email address: ilocarib@ilo.org. 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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News

  1. Unemployment, informality and inactivity plague youth in Latin America and the Caribbean

    16 March 2020

    There are 9.4 million unemployed young people, 23 million do not study or work, and more than 30 million only get informal employment. The situation is worrying, and will become more complicated by the effects of coronavirus (COVID-19), said ILO Regional Director Vinícius Pinheiro.

  2. New ILO Director for Latin America and the Caribbean

    05 March 2020

    Mr Vinícius Carvalho Pinheiro, a national of Brazil, is the new Director of the Regional Office

  3. © OIT 2020

    ILO: Latin America and the Caribbean experience slight increase in unemployment, which could get worse in 2020

    28 January 2020

    A modest rise in unemployment at 8.1 per cent marks a labour outlook that is not positive, and could deteriorate this year if economic growth remains weak, says a new report from the ILO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean. More than 25 million seek employment and do not find work in a region that faces growing demands for greater opportunities and equality.

Events

  1. Workshop on Labour Market Contingency Plan for Dominica

    19 March 2020

    The Workshop is organized by the Labour Department of Dominica, in cooperation with the Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean. The Labour Market Contingency plans are planning tools to build resilience of disaster-affected and vulnerable populations through a both job-rich and inclusive recovery process anchored on decent work.

  2. Workshop on Labour Market Contingency Plan for Saint Lucia

    17 March 2020

    The Workshop is organized by the Labour Department of Saint Lucia, in cooperation with the Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean. The Labour Market Contingency plans are planning tools to build resilience of disaster-affected and vulnerable populations through a both job-rich and inclusive recovery process anchored on decent work.

  3. ILO training - Building resilience through public employment programmes (PEP), 16-20 December 2019

    16 - 20 December 2019

    This training is addressed to senior officials from government ministries and agencies; local and regional authorities, public investment and employment policy advisors, project managers, and donor organizations that are working on or are poised to work on public investment programmes and employment policy and strategy. Countries invited are Guyana, Dominica, Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago.