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My island, our Caribbean - Photo Competition 2014

ILO Newslink October 2013-March 2014

 

Latin America and the Caribbean assume the commitment to completely end child labour
(Brasilia - ILO News) - 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.  READ MORE

 

Ford Foundation-ILO High level event: "Employment and Decent Work for Inclusive and Sustainable Development"
In the context of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly, this high-level event will bring together Heads of State and Government from developed and emerging economies with key actors of the real economy to discuss the role of Employment and Decent Work in the post-2015 development agenda. Tune in live at 7 pm GMT on Tuesday 23 September 2014

 

Promoting closer economic integration for full employment and decent work in the Caribbean
Port of Spain (ILO News) - On 1 September 2014, the International Labour Organization (ILO), hosted a side event to the United Nations Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Conference in Apia, Samoa from 1-4 September 2014 to discuss the future of economic integration in the Caribbean, its likely impact on the labour market, and how improved partnerships between government, private sector and the labour movement can contribute to better labour market outcomes for the region. The side event was facilitated by Mr Gilbert Houngbo, ILO Deputy Director-General, Field Operations and Partnerships. READ MORE

 

UNTT Youth photography competition themed My Island, Our Caribbean
The United Nations System in Trinidad and Tobago (UNTT) has launched a photo competition to mark the International Year of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) 2014 and to coincide with the Third International Conference on SIDS, 1-4 September 2014, Apia, Samoa. Submissions must capture representations of contemporary life which depict living and working in Caribbean SIDS, linking them to Human Rights principles. Deadline for submissions: 1st December 2014. READ MORE

 

Small Island Developing States: Can closer economic integration bring more decent work in the Caribbean?
A high-level panel discussion at the UN Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Conference in Samoa on 1 September will bring together the ILO with policy makers, employer and worker representatives to discuss the feasibility and implications of greater economic integration in the Caribbean. The Director of the ILO Office for the Caribbean looks at some of the proposed measures and their implications for decent job creation. (01 Sept 2014) Read More

 

ILO to promote closer economic integration for full employment and decent work in the Caribbean at SIDS Conference in Samoa
Port-of-Spain - The International Labour Organization (ILO) will host a side event to call for closer economic integration for full employment and decent work as a path to sustainable development at the United Nations Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Conference in Apia, Samoa from 1-4 September 2014.  The side event Promoting Closer Economic Integration for Full Employment and Decent Work in the Caribbean, to be moderated by ILO Deputy Director-General Gilbert Houngbo, will discuss existing and potential arrangements for closer economic and social integration as well as labour mobility within the region. (30 August 2014)

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