Decision concerning the sectoral meetings held in 2018 and proposals for sectoral work in 2019 and 2020–21

Record of decisions | 20 March 2019
The Governing Body:

(a) took note of the reports of the meetings referred to in section I of document GB.335/POL/3 and authorized the Director-General to publish the final reports of these meetings;

(b) forwarded the report of the 13th Session of the Joint ILO–UNESCO Committee of Experts on the Application of the Recommendations concerning Teaching Personnel (CEART), along with any observations made by the Governing Body, to the International Labour Conference at its 108th Session (June 2019) for examination in the first instance by the Committee on the Application of Standards;

(c) authorized the Director-General to notify, in accordance with Guideline B2.2.4 of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006), the revised amount of the minimum monthly basic pay or wage figure for able seafarers to the Members of the ILO and approved the convening of the Subcommittee on Wages of Seafarers of the Joint Maritime Commission in the first half of 2021;

(d) requested the Director-General to bear in mind, when drawing up proposals for future work, the recommendations for future action by the ILO made by the meetings referred to in section I of document GB.335/POL/3;

(e) endorsed the proposal contained in Appendix I to document GB.335/POL/3 relating to the dates, duration, official title, purpose and composition of the meeting;

(f) authorized the Organization’s participation as a full member in the Joint FAO/IMO Ad Hoc Working Group on Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing and decided that two representatives of employers and two representatives of workers would be appointed by their respective groups; and

(g) endorsed the proposed programme of global sectoral meetings for 2020–21 contained in Appendix II to document GB.335/POL/3 as recommended by the sectoral advisory bodies, subject to approval by the International Labour Conference at its 108th Session (June 2019) of the corresponding allocations in the Programme and Budget for 2020–21.

(GB.335/POL/3, paragraph 33.)