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Child Labour:

  • Combating the worst forms of child labour in the Caribbean READ MORE
  • National Child Labour Programme in Jamaica READ MORE
  • Tackling Child Labour Through Education – Guyana and Jamaica (Read more)
  • Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children - Belize (Read more)


Legislation:

  • Harmonization of Labour Legislation in the English- and Dutch-Speaking Caribbean READ MORE
HIV/AIDS:
  • International HIV/AIDS Workplace Education Programme – Barbados, Belize and Jamaica READ MORE
  • Implementing HIV/AIDS Workplace Policies and Programmes in selected countries in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean - Suriname READ MORE
  • International HIV/AIDS Workplace Education Programme - Trinidad and Tobago READ MORE

Labour Market Information:
  • Development of the Caribbean Labour Market Information System (CLMIS) READ MORE

Labour Management-Cooperation:
  • The Programme for the Promotion of Labour-Management Cooperation - PROMALCO READ MORE

Social Security:

  • Alternative policy options for the long-term financial consolidation of the Social Insurance Bank: Aruba READ MORE
  • Seventh Actuarial Review of the National Insurance System as at 30 June 2005: Trinidad and Tobago READ MORE

HIV/AIDS

  • HIV/AIDS Workplace Education Programme – Guyana (Read more)

Occupational Safety and Health

 

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Tackling Child Labour Through Education – Guyana and Jamaica

Intended Beneficiaries:
Children involved in child labour, government, employers, and labour unions in Guyana and Jamaica.

Start/ End Dates:
October 2008 – Ongoing

Objectives:
To help reduce poverty by providing access to basic education and skills training for disadvantaged children and youth.

To strengthen the capacity of national and local authorities in the formulation, implementation and enforcement of policies to tackle child labour in coordination with social partners and civil society.

Expected Results:
Country level legal framework prepared or strengthened where already in existence.

Strengthened institutional capacity leading to improved ability to formulate and implement child labour strategies.

Targeted actions to combat child labour designed and implemented.

Improved advocacy and dissemination of good practices to enhanced knowledge base and networks on child labour and education.

Donor:
European Commission (EC)

 

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Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents in Central America, Panama and Dominican Republic – Belize

Intended Beneficiaries:
Children involved in child labour, government, employers and labour unions in Belize.

Start/ End Dates:
Ongoing

Objectives:
To prevent and eliminate the commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents (CSEC).

Outputs:
Survey of commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents in Belize.

Various publications dealing with CSEC aimed at the role and responsibilities of the various actors in combating CSEC.

Impact to date:-
Increased awareness and recognition of the problem by the tripartite partners.

Action programmes to prevent and withdraw children from CSEC implemented.

Donor:
US Department of Labor (USDOL)

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International HIV/AIDS Workplace Education Programme - Guyana

Intended Beneficiaries:
Government, labour unions and employers in Belize and management and labour at enterprise level.

Start/end dates:
September 2005 – ongoing

Objectives:
To reduce HIV/AIDS risk behaviours among workers; and to reduce employment-related discrimination against persons living with HIV/AIDS.  Action at the level of the enterprise is the principal target of the Project.

Output:

National HIV/AIDS Workplace Policy; Behaviour Change Communication materials and messages; training; collection of data (workers' survey).

Impact to date:
Peer educators trained in partner enterprises

Focal points from various ministries trained

Donor:
US Department of Labor (USDOL) and PEPFAR

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