1. ILO and CDB hold policy dialogue on social protection and youth employment

    20 June 2017

    The partners agreed that greater collaboration between both Organizations will be beneficial to Governments and social partners of the region, especially in light of the integrated nature of the 17 SDGs.

  2. Jamaica renews commitment toward International Labour Standards

    13 June 2017

    Jamaica ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006) and the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930

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    "In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour"

    12 June 2017

    “Children in areas affected by conflict and disasters are among the most vulnerable. No child must be left behind,” says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in his statement for World Day Against Child Labour.

  4. ILO Joint EMP/Skills-Green Jobs Programme and Research Project - EXTENSION in the Call for Proposals for 2 consultancies: Skills for green jobs study for Barbados and for Guyana

    29 May 2017

    These country studies will be updated for the 2018 ILO flagship Report entitled World Employment and Social Outlook (WESO 2018) on green economies and the world of work. This Report is foreseen to come out in May 2018.

  5. ILO to convene landmark event on “The Future of Work We Want: Workers’ perspective in the Americas” on 31st May-1st June

    26 May 2017

  6. Extension in the call for expression of interest: Research paper on non-standard forms of employment and contract labour in Guyana

    24 May 2017

    The ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, is pleased to launch a call for Proposals for national or international consultants/companies interested in carrying out a national study on non-standard forms of employment in Guyana.

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    More women business leaders but still room for progress at the top

    23 May 2017

    The region is on the way to become a global leader in gender diversity and management, according to a new ILO report.

  8. Formation of a Domestic Workers Cooperative in Guyana

    18 May 2017

    ILO and Red Thread to conduct Sensitization Workshop on the formation of a domestic workers’ cooperative in Guyana

  9. ILO, ECLAC report weakening labour conditions and rising urban unemployment

    11 May 2017

    New ECLAC-ILO report indicates that the increase in average regional unemployment in 2016 was the biggest annual rise in two decades. It also includes an analysis regarding the characteristics of immigrants’ insertion in the world of work.

  10. “Improving School-to-Work Transition to Prevent Child Labour” - ILO and the Government of Brazil on South-South Cooperation Mission to Guyana and Suriname

    07 May 2017

    This is the continuation of several planned missions within the framework of a regional capacity-building Project for the Caribbean Countries that are members of the ILO’s Regional Initiative Latin America and the Caribbean Free of Child Labour.