The Governing Body, through delegation of authority:
(a) authorized the Director-General to issue an invitation to the Government of the Kingdom of Bhutan to send an observer delegation to the 109th Session of the International Labour Conference, as well as to the organizations requesting to be represented at the Conference listed in the appendix of document GB.338/INS/17(Rev.1), it being understood that it will be for the Conference to consider their requests to participate in the work of the committees dealing with the agenda items in which they have stated a special interest, and to inform the organizations concerned that they may nominate one person only for each of the agenda items in respect of which their interest has been recognized;
(b) endorsed the proposals made in relation to the invitation of intergovernmental and international non-governmental organizations as observers to the other official meetings listed in the appendix:
- the Technical Meeting on the Future of Work in the Education Sector;
- the Technical Meeting on the Future of Work in Aquaculture in the Context of the Rural Economy; and
- the 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting, with the addition of the Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries (CPLP) to the list of organizations to be invited; and
(c) took note of the programme of meetings, including the postponement of the Technical meeting on the future of work in the automotive industry to the second half of 2020, as well as of possible further changes to the programme of meetings.
(GB.338/INS/17(Rev.1), paragraph 9, as amended by the Governing Body)