In Panama, a seminar was held for the purpose of engaging ministries in reporting preparation.
It is reporting that in Panama, the involvement of ministries not directly responsible for ILS reporting can sometimes pose challenges. A seminar on the subject of international labour standard being reported on was recently planned and held with representatives from relevant other ministries in order to get their involvement in the reporting process.
In Panama, social dialogue on report contents is used to resolve issues.
It is reported that in Panama, successful social dialogue is seen as a way to resolve issues arising from the application of ILS before they are taken to the ILO. So, although there are challenges faced in dialogue, the benefit derived from resolving issues through the process are seen to be important, and worth the effort.
In Panama, those benefiting from ILS training train others on return.
It is reported that in Panama, officials who are able to benefit from training on ILS are obliged to train others in government service on return. The knowledge received by one is thus transferred to many.
In Panama, ILS-responsible management promote training in ILS for other officials.
It has been reported that in Panama ILS-responsible managers promote the training of government officials outside the scope of their immediate management responsibility with a view to improving inter-departmental and inter-ministerial understanding.