The International Labour Organization (ILO) and its Members have decided to implement a Future of Work Initiative that will culminate at the centennial International Labour Conference in 2019. The rationale behind the Future of Work Initiative1 is to reflect on the transformational changes taking place in the world of work, to understand the processes of change and to respond effectively so as to advance the shared commitment to decent work for all as reflected in the global 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and ILO’s mandate of social justice. Against this backdrop, the ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean together with…
This report is one of the studies underpinning the Guyana Decent Work Country Programme 2017-21 that ILO constituents, Government, Employers’ and Workers’ representatives have jointly developed.Together they hopefully contribute to the development of the Guyana Green State Development Strategy and facilitate a truly “just” transition to an environmentally sustainable economy and society for all.
As the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) framework comes to a close in 2015, the Caribbean Region is advocating for a comprehensive and transformative Post 2015 and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) development agenda. The goal of advocacy efforts will be to ensure that Caribbean specific priorities for the achievement of gender equality and women’s empowerment are advanced.