1. © ILO Caribbean Office 2023

    Suriname's Decent Work Monitoring Committee concludes successful training in Trinidad and Tobago

    21 April 2023

    The workshop, which was conducted by the ILO Caribbean Office’s Senior Programme Officer, Ingerlyn Caines-Francis, had a primary focus of understanding the strategic responsibilities of a DWCP monitoring committee through an exploration of the principles of monitoring and the practical application of tools that support both monitoring and oversight.

  2. © ISSA 2023

    ILO assesses the financial sustainability of unemployment insurance systems during ISSA technical seminar in Antigua and Barbuda

    20 April 2023

    The ISSA technical seminar was an excellent opportunity for stakeholders to exchange ideas, share experiences, and learn from each other's best practices in unemployment protection.

  3. © ILO Caribbean Office 2023

    ILO assists The Bahamas in the development of a National Apprenticeship Policy

    14 April 2023

    The policy will lay out guidance for elaborating and implementing an inclusive and sustainable National Apprenticeship Programme.

  4. © ILO Caribbean Office 2023

    ILO participates in trade union seminar on securing pensions in Suriname

    07 April 2023

    The event brought together experts from different fields to share their knowledge and expertise on pension policy, while also providing a platform for participants to exchange ideas and strategies for advancing workers' rights.

  5. ILO welcomes Kyana Bowen, National Project Coordinator, Trinidad and Tobago

    05 April 2023

    Prior to joining the ILO, Kyana served as the Programme Officer – Humanitarian, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Resilience with the UN Women Multi Country Office – Caribbean for three years (2020 – 2022).

  6. © Adobestock Prostock-studio 2023

    Addressing violence and harassment in the world of work with an OSH approach

    31 March 2023

    Blog by Shingo Miyake, Specialist, Labour Law and International Labour Standards. The OSH law entry point is based on legal provisions in OSH laws and regulations concerning the protection of workers’ safety and health, and seeks to include the risk of violence and harassment in the scope of protection.

  7. Terms of reference for project support for UNTFHS Joint Programme - Building Effectively Resilience for Human Security in the Caribbean Countries (Relaunch)

    28 March 2023

    The ILO is seeking the services of a Consultant(s)/Expert to support the design and delivery of its activities within the UNTFHS project in the months of April 2023 - 30 September 2023. Ideally, the candidate should have at least 5-year work experience, have very good inter-personal skills, and contact with relevant public entities, private sector and local community-based organizations in one (or several) of the project countries. An academic or work experience background in financial services (banking, credit unions, insurance etc.) or insurance background would be an important asset as a thorough knowledge of insurance sector in the Caribbean. Interested candidates can send a CV and a cover letter to with copy to before 5 April 2023.

  8. © Adobestock Coetzee 2023

    ILO Consultancy: Capacity building of municipal representatives and other local economic actors in local inclusive and sustainable economic development (LISED) in Belize

    27 March 2023

    The main objective of this consultancy is to carry out capacity building of municipal representatives and other local economic actors in Belize to the ILO’s LISED and to generate a guide for reference for new municipal staff (other municipalities). Deadline for submission of proposals for this consultancy extended to : 30 April 2023 5:00 pm (Eastern Caribbean Time)

  9. ILO participates in the Belize Child Labour Sensitization Training Session for Frontline Workers

    17 March 2023

    This event was imparted by the Child Development Foundation Attorney at Law and Legal Consultant and Facilitator, Ms. Diana Shaw, who sensitized and educated participants responsible for monitoring and reporting on child laws.

  10. © UNRCO/Castellanos 2023

    ILO and JICA exchange information on value chain analysis in Belize

    15 March 2023

    The exchange was very meaningful and both the ILO and JICA are working with the Government to identify and complete high potential value chain analysis considering the country’s current investment and potential investment direction.