Media Advisory

19th American Regional Meeting of the ILO - Panama 2-5 October 2018

The ILO meeting will bring together representatives of Governments and employers’ and workers' organizations from the Americas. Media accreditation is now available.

News | 20 September 2018
Lima - Representatives from 35 countries of Latin America, North America and the Caribbean will participate in the 19th American Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organization (ILO), which will take place in Panama City from 2-5 October.

Delegations to the meeting will include Labour Ministers and other Government Officials, as well as representatives from employers' and workers' organizations.

The ILO regional meetings, which are held every four years, afford the tripartite representatives the opportunity to discuss the labour market situation, employment policies, social dialogue and the application of international labour standards, among other issues. The meeting will be inaugurated on October 2 by the ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.

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Journalists attending the 19th American Regional Meeting of the ILO must fill out an Accreditation Form and send it by email to: This accreditation is essential to access the plenary sessions, the opening and closing ceremonies, as well as to participate in activities within the venue of the meeting including press coverage.

The accreditation form is available online at:

For more information related to media coverage, please contact the press officers of the ILO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean at

You can also contact: Luis Córdova, ILO Press Officer at: +511 6150386, +51 989301246,