Caribbean Pathways to decent work
At the Tripartite Caribbean Employment Forum in 2006, Caribbean governments and employers' and workers' organizations resolved to advance decent work priorities in their national development agendas. Since then, many countries have been taking steps to put into practice the Decent Work Agenda (DWA), a policy approach which focuses on ways in which creating jobs, while promoting rights at work, social protection and social dialogue, can be made central to economic and social development. The recent difficult international economic conditions have spurred governments and social partners - the employers' and workers' organizations - to come together to find ways of responding to the challenges of pursuing the DWA. The efforts of Caribbean countries in implementing the DWA have been supported by the ILO, through Decent Work Country Programmes, designed through tripartite involvement and suited to the specific needs of each economy and society. This video highlights the experiences of Caribbean countries - from the Bahamas and Belize to Barbados and Grenada - of implementing the DWA through ILO-supported Decent Work Country Programmes and initiatives.