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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.
27 September 2019
The ILO took part in the consultations on the national policy on cooperatives and the Co-operative Societies Act held by the Ministry of Labour and Small Enterprise Development in Trinidad and Tobago.
23 September 2019
Prime Minister of Spain announces commitments made by close to 50 countries to create just transition plans designed to ensure ambitious climate action delivers significant social gains with decent green jobs.
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.
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.
ILO workshop on skills anticipation and matching with emphasis on green skills, 18-21 November 2019, Georgetown, Guyana.
18 - 21 November 2019
The training workshop targets national stakeholders in Guyana.
Training workshop on public employment services in the context of disaster / crisis preparedness and response, 28 October-1 November 2019
28 October - 1 November 2019
Training developed in collaboration with the Saint Lucia Department of Labour (Ministry of Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour).