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XXI Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labor

The  XXI IACML  will bring together ministers of Labor and representatives of workers and employers to define regional actions towards a sustainable, inclusive, and human-centered recovery and to build a more resilient world of work.

Virtual Forum of the XXI IACML

The Virtual Forum of the XXI IACML was open from May 1st to June 30th, 2021 for delegations of the OAS Member States, workers and employers to present comments to the Draft Declaration and Plan of Action of the XXI IACML. 20 MInistries of Labor, as well as COSATE and CEATAL presented their comments. More information here. 
 

RESULTS - 14th RIAL Call for Bilateral Cooperation

The results of the 14th RIAL Call for Bilateral Cooperation are here! The 5 winning proposals can be consulted here. We thank all participating coutries and we congratulate selected Ministries! 
All information regarding the 14th RIAL Call is available here. 

Hemispheric Dialogue to advance the Institutionalization of Gender in the Ministries of Labor

The Hemispheric Dialogue to Advance the Institutionalization of Gender in the Ministries of Labor took place virtually on November 20th, 2020, and had the participation of 29 Ministries of Labor of the OAS/RIAL 
 

Guidelines and Protocols for Re-Opening and Return to Work

This compilation of protocols and guidelines adopted by countries all over the world, especially in Asia and Europe, seeks to support governments in the Americas as they analyze and develop measures for easing confinement and transitioning to a period where economic activity co-exists with COVID-19. 

Portfolio of responses from Ministries of Labor to COVID-19

COVID-19 poses an enormous challenge for employment and labor administrations in the Americas. This porfolio elaborated by the RIAL-OAS groups the responses from the Minsitries of Labor to the pandemic. 

Results of the 13th RIAL Call for Bilateral Cooperation are in!

The results of the 13th RIAL Call for Bilateral Cooperation are in! 5 proposals were selcted out of 45 presented, involving 20 countries of the hemisphere. 
Click here to access the results. 
 

Virtual Meeting of the Authorities of the XXI IACML

On February 13th, 2020, the authorities of the Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labor held a Virtual Meeting to address the prograss of the Work Plan 2018 - 2020, continue the planning process of the XXI IACML and discuss topics, and review the financial situation of the RIAL. During the meeting, the delegation of Argentina reaffirmed its commitment to be the venue of the XXI IACML. 

The 13th OAS-RIAL Call for Proposals for Bilateral Cooperation is now OPEN!

The 13th OAS-RIAL Call for Bilateral Cooperation opened on January 15th. Ministries have until March 5th to present their proposals. 
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Meeting of the Working Groups and First Preparaotry of the XXI IACML in Quito

The Meeting of the Working Groups and First Preparatory Meeting of the XXI Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labor will take place in Quito, Ecuador, on December 3 - 5, 2019 
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