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2022

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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    Workers in rural areas face severe decent work deficits

    07 July 2022

    About 80 per cent of the world’s poor live in rural areas where they face governance gaps, informality, underdeveloped production systems, limited access to public services and inadequate social protection coverage.

  5. ILO lends technical support for the review / evaluation of Guyana National Apprenticeship Programme

    01 July 2022

    Dr. Hassan Ndahi, ILO Senior Skills and Employability Specialist, presented his findings and stated that stakeholders are ready to see the review become a reality.

  6. ILO and PSI team up to conduct online seminar for Caribbean Trade Unions to raise awareness on ILS and ILO Supervisory Mechanisms

    01 July 2022

    The purpose of the event was to provide an overview on ILO standards and promote a better understanding on the key role of trade unions in ILO regular supervisory mechanism.

  7. ILO DWT and Office for the Caribbean thanks Erica Martin for her contribution to the work in the Caribbean region

    30 June 2022

    Ms Martin provided technical support to constituents on international labour standards and labour labour legislation.

  8. Consultancy: Conducting just transition and labour assessment review of NDCs in Antigua and Barbuda

    21 June 2022

    The International Labour Organization is seeking to contract a qualified consultant to conduct a revision of a report on the employment impacts of the NDCs in Antigua and Barbuda aligned with the ILO Guidelines for a Just Transition, and the elaboration of a Just Transition strategy for a low carbon and climate resilience economy and society for the country through social dialogue. The project timeline is from June to November 2022. Interested candidates are invited to review the following Terms of Reference and to submit their proposals by new extension date: 8 July 2022.

  9. Consultancy: Conducting just transition and gender assessment of climate change impacts in Antigua and Barbuda

    21 June 2022

    The International Labour Organization is seeking to contract a qualified consultant to conduct a gender assessment of the country’s NDC and propose a gender-responsive approach to just transition of the workforce in Antigua and Barbuda. Interested candidates are invited to review the following Terms of Reference and to submit their proposals by new extended date: 8 July 2022.

  10. Suriname embarks on its 3rd Decent Work Country Programme

    20 June 2022

    ILO Officials embarked on a mission to Suriname during the month of June, which signalled the formal launch of planning with tripartite constituents for the country's 3rd DWCP.