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10th ILO Caribbean Minister of Labour Meeting adopts its Conclusions

Kingston (ILO News) - Following two days of deliberation on realizing decent work under the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, the Ministers of Labour and other high-level representatives of the Ministries and Departments of Labour of the English- and Dutch-speaking Caribbean, adopted their Conclusions  for action on key themes for the Caribbean growth,…
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Human Development Report - Extreme poverty and exclusion amidst progress in Latin America and Caribbean

  Development gaps for women, indigenous peoples, remote dwellers and other groups set to widen unless deep-rooted development barriers, including violence, discrimination and unequal political participation, are tackled. Stockholm, 21 March 2017 – A quarter-century of impressive human development gains in Latin America and the Caribbean masks slow and uneven…
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UN emergency teams ‘on the ground’ in the Caribbean to help respond to Hurricane Matthew

5 October 2016 – In the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean region, United Nations emergency response teams have been deployed to Haiti and Jamaica to coordinate rapid assessments and support disaster response. According to a statement issued by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s spokesperson, though the full extent of…
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Forum on the future 2015

About the Conference:      The forum, the first of its kind in the Caribbean, brings together political leaders, academia, private sector leaders, young shapers, civil society and policymakers to engage in a vigorous debate and discussion under the name of: Disruptive Thinking. Bold Action. Practical Outcomes. Caribbean Heads of…
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Latin American, Caribbean nations at UN highlight unique challenges, climate change woes

30 September 2014 – Addressing the General Assembly this morning, Suriname’s Foreign Minister Winston Guno Lackin called on the United Nations to “develop the muscles” needed to democratize itself and move away from the “restrictive” veto power. The Latin American and the Caribbean region was a “nuclear free” zone, he…
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Voices of indigenous peoples must be heard on issues affecting them, UN rights body told

17 September 2014 – The voices of indigenous peoples must be effectively heard and they must be consulted on issues that affect them, including rights to land and resources, the United Nations Human Rights Council heard today. “Although there is, at both the international and domestic levels, a strong legal…
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ILO-CARICOM meeting brings Gender Issues to the fore

Georgetown, Guyana -  high-level meeting with CARICOM representatives and ILO on  Labour and Gender deliberated on the integration of both issues in finding solutions to better deliver on equal social security and equality in the workplace. The complete story on this meeting  and other  labour rights issues for the Caribbean…
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