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2014

  1. ILO "Lima Declaration" calls for combatting inequality through decent work

    16 October 2014

  2. Unemployment could fall to 6.0% in Latin America and the Caribbean despite limited job creation

    15 October 2014

    ECLAC-ILO study says employment formalization has contributed to a reduction in income inequality.

  3. ILO Director-General calls for the Americas to work towards social justice

    13 October 2014

    Guy Ryder warns the informal economy poses a formidable challenge to moving towards fair and sustainable development in the Americas and says it is not about the quantity, but the quality of jobs, at the opening of the 18th American Regional Meeting of the ILO.

  4. Guy Ryder: Formalization of the informal economy a priority for the Americas

    13 October 2014

    ILO Director-General tells American Regional Meeting that 47 per cent informality rate is still steep.

  5. Tripartite Meeting for consultations on Decent Work,Climate Change and Sustainable Development

    13 October 2014

    Caribbean labour ministers, leading trade unionists and employers’ representatives all agreed that the accelerated impact of climate change is posing an immense risk to tourism, agriculture and fishing in the region

  6. Media accreditation for the 18th American Regional Meeting of the ILO in Lima

    06 October 2014

  7. Decent Work for Post-2015 agenda given boost by Group of Friends

    29 September 2014

    The “Group of Friends on Decent Work for Sustainable Development” was launched by Angola and Belgium on behalf of 23 countries.

  8. Latin America and the Caribbean assume the commitment to completely end child labour

    29 September 2014

    The Focal Points Network of the “Regional Initiative Latin America and the Caribbean Free of Child Labour”, launched its first face-to-face meeting in Brasilia

  9. ILO to host 18th American Regional Meeting in Lima, Peru

    16 September 2014

    Representatives of 35 countries from the Americas will meet from 13 to 16 October, including Ministers of Labour, workers' and employers' organizations.

  10. 'SAMOA Pathway' - Outcomes from the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

    10 September 2014

    Sustained and sustainable, inclusive and equitable economic growth with decent work for all.