Newsroom

2021

  1. Labour markets in the region will be slow to recover from the severe impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020

    14 June 2021

    A new ECLAC-ILO joint publication warns that in order to reduce the high unemployment rates seen during the pandemic, significant efforts will be needed on employment policies aimed at the most vulnerable groups.

  2. CALL FOR PROPOSAL: Consultancy services for research and policy design - Belize National Child Labour Policy

    07 June 2021

    The purpose of this consultancy is to conduct background research and draft the forthcoming national child labour policy.

  3. 109th Session of International Labour Conference: What are the challenges and opportunities for workers?

    31 May 2021

    Annette Mpundu Chipeleme, Workers’ Vice President of the 109th session of the International Labour Conference speaks about the challenges and opportunities of this first ever virtual session. She stresses the need to include international labour standards at the heart of recovery policies to combat the COVID-19 pandemic…

  4. Barbados strengthens capacity for social protection reform through UN Joint SDG Fund / ILO training

    31 May 2021

    Policymakers enhance understanding and skills during the intensive specialized course

  5. Sustainable enterprise development a top priority for building more resilient workforce and productivity in Suriname

    27 May 2021

    Government, employers’ and workers’ representatives join ILO-hosted working session to determine next steps for action plan

  6. Investing in OSH for Caribbean construction sector key for building resilience against COVID-19

    26 May 2021

    ILO Caribbean virtual event provides workers and employers with practical guidance on mitigating risk of transmission of the virus

  7. ILO teams up with Antigua and Barbuda Employers’ Federation to strengthen advocating for more women executives

    26 May 2021

    Staff and members participate in training on empowering women in the national workforce

  8. Labour experts call for greater investments in digital, blue and green economies, skills development and reduction of inequalities to improve crisis recovery in the Caribbean

    19 May 2021

    Government Ministers, employers’ and workers’ representatives as well as academic researchers and development agencies gather for ILO Caribbean Resilience Symposium

  9. Saint Lucia ratifies Convention No. 155 and its Protocol

    14 May 2021

  10. ILO issues call for ideas and solutions to support e-formality through skills development in Latin America and the Caribbean

    04 May 2021

    Skills development and innovation for reducing informality in the region is a key objective of this ILO call, which will provide financial and technical support to IT projects that boost formalization through the improvement of skills.