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Third Gender Dialogue among Ministries of Labor: Towards a Manual or "ABC" for Gender Units

This dialogue is part of the RIAL activities to strengthen gender mainstreaming in the Ministries of Labor. The main purpose is to review and finalize the “Manual or ABC” for these Units, requested during the first Hemispheric dialogue and prepared by the Technical Secretariat with the support of the CIM. 

ISOC-OAS launch Training Program for Ministries of Labor

As a part of a valuable partnership, the OAS and the Internet Society launched a Training Program exclusively for officials from the Ministries of Education and Labor of the Americas on topics related to Internet governance and integration at the public policy level. The program is made up of five courses on encryption, digital footprints, privacy, the Internet way of networking and Internet governance. Click here to access the courses brochure 

Virtual Course on Gender Violence at Work Launched (Spanish)

Registration for the Spnaish edition of the Virtual Course on Gender Violence at Work, developed by the RIAL in coordination with the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM) is open for officers of Ministries of Labor. the English version will be available shortly. More information here (Spanish). 

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.