June 15, 2021

How social protection can facilitate formalization in the Caribbean

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Port of Spain (ILO News) Representatives from 16 Caribbean countries are in Trinidad and Tobago (14-17 March 2017) to discuss the extension of social protection in the context of formalization policies. Director of the ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean, Ms Claudia Coenjaerts, opened a Caribbean training Workshop on the Extension of […]

10th ILO Caribbean Minister of Labour Meeting adopts its Conclusions

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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 Caribbean1, adopted their Conclusions for action on key themes for the Caribbean growth, development and labour […]

ECLAC delivers “strong answer” to the budgeting process needs of Caribbean public administrations

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The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has provided a “strong answer” to what senior public officials across the Caribbean have been searching for in order to improve the budgeting process of public administrations, according to the participants of a week-long regional training workshop that provided officials with robust tools and techniques […]

Six climate-smart agriculture initiatives make a difference in Eastern Caribbean States

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From IICA A competition organized by IICA and the Ministries of Agriculture rewarded successful cases of technology use and good practices for addressing and minimizing the impact of climate change on agriculture. San José, 26 August 2016 (IICA). Six organizations in Caribbean countries have taken a step forward in adapting to and mitigating the impacts […]

Improved budgeting process on the horizon in Saint Kitts and Nevis, as ECLAC wraps-up training

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A recent training workshop facilitated  by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean has “opened the eyes” of the Ministry of Finance of Saint Kitts and Nevis on how budgeting can be done “better”, according to Mr. Calvin Edwards, Deputy Financial Secretary in the Ministry of Finance. […]

Eastern Caribbean Countries to discuss Geothermal Energy at special forum in Saint Kitts and Nevis

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From OECS The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission are partnering with the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis to jointly host a Regional Geothermal Forum under the theme: ‘Opportunities and Synergies for Collaboration’. The three-day forum will be held in Basseterre from May 10-12 2016. Geothermal energy […]

The Caribbean’s development trajectory and debt outlook to be discussed in Saint Kitts and Nevis

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From ECLAC A proposal to address the Caribbean’s high debt burden and strategies to achieve sustainable development in the region will be the focus of discussions when two important meetings of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC): the Caribbean Development Roundtable (CDR) and the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee (CDCC) convene […]