OAS Committee on Partnership approves Work Plan 2018-2020 of the IACML

Last june, the Mmeber States of the Organization of American States (OAS), through the Committee on Partnership, approved the Work Plan 2018-2020 of the Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labor (IACML), document that was elaborated by the Ministers of Labor that lead the Conference during the Planning Meeting held from april 26 to 27, 2018 in Washington, D.C.

Planning of Billateral Cooperation Activities Advances

The planning of seven Billateral Cooperation Activities is currently underway. The Ministries of Labor of Barbados, Honduras, Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Ecuador will recieve training and knowledge from their counterparts of Jamaica, Colombia, Canada, Argentina and Barbados, respectively. 


The topics to be adressed are Youth Employment, Erradication of Child Labor, Occupational Health and Safety and Professional Training and Skills Certification. 


RIAL selects seven proposals for bilateral cooperation

As a result of the Eleventh Call for Proposals of the RIAL, a total of 49  were presented, and 7 bilateral cooperation proposals were selected to be held between August and December 2018. 

Authorities of the IACML approve Work Plan 2018-2020

Authorities of the XX Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labor (IACML), who met on April 26 and 27 in Washington D.C, approved the Work Plan 2018-2020 to fulfill the mandates of the IACML in Bridgetown. 


Impact and Testimonials


"We thank and appreciate the efforts made by the RIAL/OAS and the disposition of the USDOL to make this cooperation a reality. We return home with more knowledge, more ideas and more than anything, with the conviction that it is possible to create and implement policies and programs that guarantee job opportunities for our youth"


Shernel James

Labour Commissioner (ag)

Ministry of Nevis Affairs, Labour, Social Security and Ecclesiastical Affairs