Toward an Intersectoral Focus on Social Protection in the Americas: Labor, Social Development and Social Security
Informality and non-registered work
Employment policies and programs
Social security programs and policies
Prevention and reduction of social contingencies
12/10/2014 to 12/12/2014
- Learn about recent developments of the intersectoral approach among labor, social development and social security authorities to address social protection. To this end, identify how they are linked and coordinate among them, including: institutional frameworks, operational coordination, and concrete initiatives and programs.
- Identify contributions, functions and roles of Ministries of Labor, Ministries of Social Development and Social Security institutions in building integrated social protection systems.
- Identify and exchange initiatives of Ministries of Labor, Ministries of Social Development and Social Security institutions targeting vulnerable populations.
- OAS, through its Labor and Social Protection areas and its cooperation networks: the Inter-American Network for Labor Administration (RIAL) and the Inter-American Social Protection Network (IASPN), with the participation of the authorities of the Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labor (IACML).
- Inter-American Conference on Social Security (CISS)
- Government of Mexico, through the Secretariat of Labor and Social Welfare (STPS) and the Secretariat of Social Development (SEDESOL)
Ministries of Labor, Ministries of Social Development, Social Security institutions, representatives of workers and employers (consultative bodies of the IACML) and international organizations.
PANEL 1: CONFERENCE FRAMEWORK: Beyond the sum of sectors: Toward an intersectoral approach to social protection
Juan Lozano Tovar, Secretary General of the Inter-American Conference on Social Security
PANEL 2: NATIONAL EXPERIENCES I
Alexandra Barrantes, Social Protection Specialist, Executive Secretariat for Integral Development, OAS
MEXICO - Enrique Gonzalez Tiburcio, Chief of Staff of the Secretary of Social Development (SEDESOL), representing Secretariat of Labor and Social Welfare and Mexican Institute of Social Security
PANEL 3: NATIONAL EXPERIENCES II
Liliana Meza, Deputy Coordinator of Hemispheric Labor Policy, Secretariat of Labor and Social Welfare
UNITED STATES - Vance Teel, Associate Commissioner for International Programs, Social Security Administration and Chantenia Gay, Area Advisor for the Americas, Department of Labor