Labor Dimension of FTAs and Regional Integration Processes
- Deepen the analysis of themes or components related to the labor provisions (chapters, parallel agreements, MOUs, declarations) that have been incorporated into various bilateral and multilateral Free Trade Agreements.
- Deepen the analysis of the labor provisions that have been incorporated in the various sub-regional integration processes.
The Workshop on Labor Dimension of Free Trade Agreements and Regional Integration Processes, held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on July 10, 2007 was organized by the Department of Social Development and Employment, SEDI of the Organization of American States (OAS) and Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC), in consultation with IACML authorities.
This Workshop is part of the activities of the Inter-American Network for Labor Administration (RIAL), which is the cooperation mechanism of the OAS Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labor (IACML). This Workshop is an outcome of the IACML Calendar of Activities 2006-2007, approved by the IACML authorities in the Planning Meeting of December 2005. It was made possible through the grant received from HRSDC for the operation of the RIAL.
Session 1: Labor Dimension of Free Trade Agreements
Session 1: Labor Dimension of Free Trade Agreements (continued)
Session 2: Labor dimension of sub-regional integration processes
The Labor Dimension of MERCOSUR
Session 2: Labor dimension of integration processes (Continued)
Presentation on labor initiatives and priorities within the Andean Community
Session 3: The perspective of the social actors