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National Policy on PWDs

The National Policy provides a comprehensive framework for achieving social inclusion and equality of opportunity for all persons with disabilities in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. The scope of the Policy covers a wide range of areas that are to be improved for the benefit of persons with disabilities. Some of these areas include legislation, raising awareness on disability issues, accessibility, education, work and employment, women and children concerns, health, habitation and rehabilitation, access to justice and a number of other areas.

EOC Strategic Plan 2018-2020

The Commission has now revised its Strategic Plan to 2018-2020 to continue its commitment to focus efforts on those activities likely to have deliberate impact in advancing equal opportunity and freedom from discrimination. The main strategic goals remain valid, with some modifications and additions to sharpen its focus and update emerging issues of concern. We have adopted a targeted approach on a common set of priorities, as identified in the Plan, which will reduce the incidence of discriminatory practices.

National Workplace Policy on HIV and AIDS

The National Workplace Policy on HIV and AIDS (NWP) was revised in 2016 to ensure its consistency with relevant national and international targets and commitments; new developments in HIV and AIDS interventions and alignment to the ILO Recommendation concerning HIV and AIDS and the World of Work, 2010 (No. 200), which builds on and reinforces the ILO Code of Practice on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work (2001). The Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (GoRTT) will ensure that the policy is implemented using the concept of social dialogue – including consultation and other forms of co-operation among representatives of employers and workers and the active involvement of people living with HIV.

National Survey Full Report 2017

The Equal Opportunity Commission is a not for profit, independent Human Rights, State agency established by the Equal Opportunity Act No. 69, of 2000. The Commission envisions “a society which is free from discrimination and prejudice, where human rights and diversity are respected, and where there is equality of opportunity for all.”

National Survey Summary 2017

The Equal Opportunity Commission (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Commission’) is a public body that was created in accordance with the provisions of the Equal Opportunity Act, Chapter 22:03 (Act No. 69 of 2000 as amended by Act No.5 of 2001).