1. ILO continues work on comprehensive review of Suriname’s Social Protection System

    17 February 2023

    The work that is being conducted is intended to lead to a reform proposal aimed at providing rights-based, universal, adequate, sustainable and responsive social protection coverage throughout one’s life cycle.

  2. National External Collaborator (Consultant) for the Elaboration of the National Apprenticeship Policy for The Bahamas

    15 February 2023

    The main objective of this assignment is the development of a National Apprenticeship Policy (NAP) for The Bahamas and its respective action plan. The NAP should be elaborated following a participatory, consultative, and technically informed planning process, including extensive consultations with the main stakeholders. New extended deadline for submission of proposal: 10 March 2023.

  3. © Ministry of Labour, Suriname 2023

    Suriname signs Decent Work Country Programme III

    13 February 2023

    On Friday 10 February 2023, Suriname officially signed its third DWCP. DWCPs are the main vehicle for delivery of ILO support to countries and have two main objectives: to promote decent work and its normative framework as a key component of national development strategies; to organize ILO’s knowledge, instruments, advocacy and cooperation at the service of tripartite constituents in a results-based framework to advance the decent work agenda.

  4. ILO addresses the closing ceremony of HIV/AIDS Training held in Belize

    10 February 2023

    An MoU was signed at the event, with the drive to create and implement workplace programmes within the organizations present.

  5. Accelerating rural economic development through stronger market‐oriented cooperatives and producers’ organizations in Suriname

    09 February 2023

    Deadline for submission of proposals for this consultancy: 15 February 2023 (Eastern Caribbean Time)

  6. ILO and WB engage in discussions on BOOST+ Programme and women entrepreneurship

    08 February 2023

    Participants had a deeper dialogue on ILO’s tested tools and approaches to develop interventions to support women's entrepreneurship, organized groups, cooperatives, and the most vulnerable.

  7. Informality and working poverty weigh down labour markets in Latin America and the Caribbean

    07 February 2023

    Unemployment rate fell to 7.2 per cent in 2022, but job quality problems persist as inflation impacts wage levels. It is a complex and uncertain scenario, says new edition of Labour Overview report.

  8. Belize Joint SDG Fund Programme convened its 1st meeting of 2023 for Result 2 Task Force Working Group

    03 February 2023

    The Ministry of Finance, Economic Development and Investment and the ILO are the co-chairs of this task force working group on strengthening local economic development (LED) and livelihoods in targeted municipalities, through a gender and youth sensitive value chain development approach to employment and decent work.

  9. ILO Directors pay courtesy call to Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, Aruba

    03 February 2023

    The ILO Caribbean Office will seek to develop further activities in support of Aruba’s Decent Work agenda.

  10. Youth Entrepreneurship Academy Alumni Network launched in the Caribbean

    03 February 2023

    The network was established to provide a platform to share lessons learned, discuss challenges faced and to collaborate and work together to improve business training and consultancy services.