Highlights

XX Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labor (IACML)

The XX IACML, convened by the Organization of American States (OAS), brought together Ministers, representatives of workers, employers and international organizations in Bridgetown, Barbados on December 7 and 8 to discuss and take decisions on hemispheric priorities and actions to be undertaken on matters of labor and employment.

RIAL Workshop on Labor Migration

This workshop is part of the activities of the Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labor (IACML) of the OAS, which in its XIX reunion held in Cancun, Mexico in December 2015, had as one of its priority themes labor migration and the need to advance on the protection of rights of migrant workers.

Meeting of labor authorities culminates with approval of XX IACML Agenda

The Second Meeting of the Working Groups of the XIX IACML took place on April 27 and 28, 2017 in Asuncion, Paraguay. The First Preparatory Meeting of the XX IACML also took place on April 28. 

RIAL selects five proposals for bilateral cooperation

As a result of the Tenth Call for Proposals of the RIAL, a total of 41 were presented, and 5 bilateral cooperation proposals were selected to be held between June and December 2017. 

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