Peru - Ministry of Labor and Employment Promotion

Javier Eduardo Palacios Gallegos

Mr. Palacios took oath as Minister of Labor of Peru on August, 2020. He holds a law degree from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica of Peru.
Mr Palacios has more than 30 years of experience in the public and private sector. He has worked in the education, labor, employment and training sectors.
In the Ministry of Education, he served as General Director of Quality in School Management and of Development of Education Institutions, as well as National Coordinator of the Youth Training Program (PROJOVEN). In the Ministry of Labor, he served as national director of the program “A Trabajar Urbano” (Urban Worker), and until July 2020, as Vice-Minister of Employment Promotion and Training.
He has also served as consultant from the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the World Bank, IDB, USAID and the ILO.


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Jesus Adalberto Baldeón Vasquez, Chief of the General Office of Cooperation and International Affairs
+51 (1)630-6000
Av. Salaverry 655 - Jesus Maria - Lima 11