Newsroom

2021

  1. Business resilience is a key driver of economic prosperity in the Caribbean

    31 March 2021

    Made up of mostly Small Island Developing States (SIDS), the Caribbean faces multiple vulnerabilities to climate hazards such as hurricanes, flooding, landslides, heatwaves, drought and sea level rise

  2. Pivoting social dialogue to enhance the role of unions in COVID-19 recovery

    25 March 2021

    Greater inclusion can encourage more human-centred approaches to labour solutions in the Caribbean

  3. Occupational safety and health is at the heart of COVID-19 recovery: Mainstreaming policies on infection prevention and control, psychosocial risks and ergonomics is key to effective crisis response

    23 March 2021

  4. Prioritizing TVET in COVID-19 recovery efforts for the Caribbean: How CARICOM Member States can address delivery, continuity and resilience

    23 March 2021

  5. Gender equal business essential for women’s economic empowerment in Jamaica

    18 March 2021

    EU-funded ILO-UWI assessment aimed at improving country’s standing in the promotion of women’s entrepreneurship development

  6. A socio-economic integration strategy to turn migration into a factor for sustainable development

    10 March 2021

    More than 5 million Venezuelans have left their country and 85 percent have moved to other countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, generating an unprecedented migration crisis, UNDP and ILO highlighted when presenting the regional strategy.

  7. UNDP and ILO to present integration strategy for migrants and refugees from Venezuela

    09 March 2021

    Regional Directors of both organizations will present the joint initiative "Migration from Venezuela: Opportunities for Latin America and the Caribbean" and its first pilot projects

  8. © Municipalidad de Lima 2021

    13 million women in Latin America and the Caribbean saw their jobs disappear due to the COVID-19 pandemic

    08 March 2021

    An unprecedented decline in the labour participation rate and the increase in unemployment make it urgent to apply policies for greater gender equality at work, as a key component of COVID-19 recovery strategies.

  9. Digital platforms: a future of work with opportunities and challenges for Latin America and the Caribbean

    26 February 2021

    In the last decade, digital work platforms in the region have increased 14 fold, and COVID-19 is accelerating the transformation. Now there is a need to improve taking advantage of employment and business opportunities in a sector where algorithmic management predominates.

  10. Caribbean employers’ and workers’ organizations reaffirm joint action plan for transforming world of work in the region

    24 February 2021

    Addressing social protection, skills mismatches, digital economy and gender-based violence among top priorities