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XXI Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labor (IACML) of the OAS

XXI Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labor

Place and Date: Virtual. September, 22-24, 2021

Building a more resilient world of work with sustainable development, decent work, productive employment, and social inclusion

The theme of the XXI IACML will be: "Building a more resilient world of work with sustainable development, decent work, productive employment, and social inclusion". The Ministers will discuss and propose hemispheric actions to address the devastating effects of COVID-19 on employment, build a new and better world of work, and develop more resilient, just and equitable societies. Under this approach, they will discuss the future of work; the articulation between labor, economic, education and health policies; the expansion of social protection; the centrality of institutionalized social dialogue to overcome the crisis; and the strengthening of the Ministries of Labor to address emerging changes in the world of work, such as telework and the platform economy, among other issues of utmost relevance.

The XXI IACML will be the firt virtual OAS Ministerial Labor Conference, and will take place under the Chairmanship of the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security of Argentina.

The meetings of the two IACML Consultative Bodies; the Trade Union Technical Advisory Council (COSATE), representing workers; and the Business Technical Advisory Committee on Labor Matters (CEATAL), representing employers; will also take place during these dates.

The meetings will take place through the KUDO platform

DOCUMENTS OF THE MEETING:

Candidacies presented by the Ministries of Labor to serve as IACML authorities:

REGISTRATION AND LOGISTICS:

All delegations of OAS Member States, COSATE, CEATAL and Permanent Observers must submit their registration forms to the Technical Secretariat at trabajo@oas.org. Government delegations must send them through their Permanent Missions to the OAS.

All logistical information is available in the Conference's information Bulletin