Newsroom

2022

  1. Skills development through quality apprenticeships: Addressing skills mismatch and youth unemployment

    14 August 2022

    By Dennis Zulu, Director, International Labour Organization (ILO) Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean and Yeşim Oruç, UN Resident Coordinator in Guyana

  2. © SLEF 2022

    ILO to assist the Saint Lucia Employers’ Federation in developing membership strategy

    10 August 2022

    The action plan will focus on the three primary areas: good governance, membership promotion and retention, and advocacy and lobbying.

  3. Latin America and the Caribbean constituents envision workplaces free from violence and harassment

    07 August 2022

    Participants explored how they could progress in ensuring that workplaces are free from violence and harassment.

  4. © Mizuno K 2022

    Consultancy to conduct a study and support follow-up actions in Montserrat on Trade Union Actions to Promote Decent Work for Persons with Disabilities

    03 August 2022

    Interested consultants are invited to express their interest and submit their CVs and a Letter of Expression of Interest including proposed methodology by new extended date: midnight of 11 September 2022 (ECT).

  5. The ILO bids farewell to Dr. Hassan Ndahi

    02 August 2022

    Dr. Hassan Ndahi leaves the ILO after 14 plus years of service to the Caribbean region.

  6. © Blaine Marcano, ECLAC 2022

    Five UN agencies collaborate to support the evolution of Trinidad and Tobago's National Statistical System

    26 July 2022

    A donation of mobile equipment, provided by the ILO with financial support from the UN Joint SDG Fund, is intended to support the roll out of the new continuous sample of the population survey (CSSP) and will be used specifically to collect survey questions' results within individual households and then proceed to advanced analysis of the microdata by a dedicated CSO team.

  7. New national child labour policy launched in Belize with support from ILO and UNICEF

    18 July 2022

    The new policy document includes a consistent set of interventions and associated responsibilities and timeframe for implementation instrumental to the eradication of child labour.

  8. ILO commences a comprehensive review of the Social Protection System of Suriname at the request of the Government

    15 July 2022

    The support provided by the ILO to conduct a comprehensive review of the social protection system of Suriname sets the basis for future interventions that would lead to concrete reforms aimed at providing rights-based, universal, adequate, sustainable, and responsive social protection coverage throughout the life cycle.

  9. Construction of new facility to aid in vocational training for marginalized youth in Saint Lucia

    11 July 2022

    The facility, will host a new state of the art hospitality and catering block for the vocational curriculum.

  10. National consultancy to develop a modernized Strategic Plan (2022-2027) for the National Trade Union Congress of Belize (NTUCB)

    08 July 2022

    The ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean in Port of Spain is pleased to launch a call for the Expression of Interest (EoI) for a national consultancy to develop a modernized Strategic Plan (2022-2027) for the National Trade Union Congress of Belize (NTUCB). Interested consultants are invited to express their interest and submit their CVs and a Letter of Expression including desired rates via email only to Ms Vera Guseva, ILO Workers’ Activities Specialist by e-mail guseva@ilo.org. Submissions will be accepted until midnight on 15 July 2022, Eastern Caribbean Time.