May 2018
Newsflash #110

A bi-weekly look at Labor Administration in the Americas
Technical Secretariat of the IACML presents Work Plan 2018-2020 in the Committee on Partnership for Development Policies of the CIDI / OAS
The Work Plan will focus on fulfilling the mandates of Bridgetown through the implementation of bilateral cooperation, technical workshops, studies, among other activities. María Claudia Camacho, Technical Secretary of the IACML, presented the IACML 2018-2020 Work Plan on Friday, May 18 before the Committee on Partnership for Development Policies of the Inter-American Council for Integral Development (CIDI) of the OAS. 
Workers and social actors will participate in the Dialogue of Civil Society with the Heads of Delegation at the 48th OAS General Assembly
On Sunday, June 3, 2018, a dialogue will be held between representatives of civil society organizations and other actors with Heads of Delegation, the Secretary General and the Assistant Secretary General of the OAS.
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Costa Rica appoints new Minister of Labor
Steven Nuñez Rímola was appointed Minister of Labor and Social Security on April 27. Mr. Nuñez holds a degree in Public Administration from the School of Public Administration of the University of Costa Rica. Since 2014, he was Head of the Institutional Planning Unit of the Ministry of the Presidency, a position he held until 2017, the year in which he assumed as Deputy of the Republic.
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Bolivia: Course of strengthening for cooperatives in the transport sector was carried out
Colombia: The First "Labor Rights Watchers" received recognition
Dominican Republic: Labor Ministry and Fedocámaras signed institutional agreement to accelerate business registration
Ecuador: Peru and Ecuador signed an international cooperation agreement on employability for migrants and youth
Mexico: A Protocol of Action against cases of violence and sexual and labor harassment directed at companies has been issued
United States: An additional budget of 85 million dollars was announced to expand the YouthBuild program
ILO: 107th Session of the International Labour Conference
May 28 - June 8, 2018
Geneva, Switzerland
OAS: 48 General Assembly
June 3-5, 2018
Washington, D.C.
ILO: Academy on Labor Migration
June 18-22, 2018
Panama City, Panama
OAS: Americas Competitiveness Exchange
June 24-29, 2018
Germany and Israel
OAS: Scholarships Opportunities  
OAS: "The Coordination between Education and Labor in the Americas..."
ILO: "The ILO MNE Declaration: What’s in it for Workers?"
ECLAC: "Human capital for digital transformation in Latin America."
(in spanish)
UNDP: "Small Businesses - Impact of Disasters and Building Resilience."
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