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Navarrete Prida participated in the summit meeting before the ILO

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By Karina Giorgenello
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Secretary of Labor of Mexico attended the 42 Meeting of the Technical Committee ILO / CINTERFOR and gave a lecture on "intantil work" will be central in his exhibition at the ILO

The Secretary of Labor of Mexico, Alfonso Navarrete Prida, in Buenos Aires gave a press conference, accompanied by the ambassador to Argentina Fernando Castro Trenti. There he said that on the instructions of President Enrique Peña Nieto are collaborating on the preparations for the next meeting of the ILO which will be carried out in Geneva in June. The central theme was the struggle to eliminate child labor, a problem that Mexico belongs addressed in future meetings.

"We know that in Argentina have also made efforts to reduce the rate of participation of children in work," he said. Ambassador Castro Trenti explained how agreed political parties, despite such competition and democratic algid in pact called Mexico. He also stressed the relationship between Peña Nieto and Cristina Fernandez, which led to a series of agreements in a climate of collaboration in the pursuit of supporting the exchange market.

The Secretary of Labor of Mexico, Alfonso Navarrete Prida participated in the symposium "Vocational Training for Productive Development and Decent Work", where he said there was an urgent need to identify appropriate mechanisms for increasing productivity.

Also boost inclusive growth and facilitate the transition from informality to formality, he said in a statement the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare (STPS).

In the framework of the 42nd Meeting of the Technical Committee ILO / CINTERFOR, held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the official said it should take as a basis the work of teachers as a way to improve living conditions in Latin American nations .

Navarrete Prida said that systems of education and training more aligned with labor market demand can help to raise the adaptability and mobility of workers to compete more effectively in the global economy.

In addition to providing opportunities to acquire academic skills supplemented by work experience and promote better trained workforce for the economy as a whole and stimulate new industries.

"Through dialogue, respect and mutual understanding between employers and workers, the Ministry of Labor and Social Security has maintained the balance and harmony between them," said the manager of the labor policy of the country to the representatives of the agents social.

He said what is essential to your participation as an essential to enhance productivity and competitiveness factor, to generate more and better jobs.

He referred to the labor reform that includes new details and diagrams for the effective promotion of labor rights, including the concept of dignified and decent work, as indicated by the International Labour Organization itself.

He recalled that the international body that concept is the cornerstone of labor, fair and inclusive markets for men, women, youth, seniors, people with disabilities, that is, for all citizens.

In that sense, Mexico is taking a historic step, because for the first time in the country, will govern a single minimum wage for all workers, regardless of where they live or work, he said.

Later, the Mexican official said, along with the improvement in revenue, creating decent work opportunities for young people is one of the greatest challenges facing the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean must face.

In this context, it recognized the relevance of CINTERFOR provides technical assistance for the development and implementation of training policies in the region, in order to meet the needs of the labor market.

Speaking at the panel, Alfonso Navarrete Prida Secretary thanked the Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Security of Argentina, Carlos Tomada, the invitation to be part of the Symposium, and highlighted the important relationship that both countries claim.