Decision concerning the update on the Global Coalition for Social Justice

Record of decisions | 23 March 2023
The Governing Body:

(a) welcomed the Director-General’s initiative to forge a Global Coalition for Social Justice, including through the World of Work Summit: Social Justice during the 111th Session of the International Labour Conference (June 2023), and his proposal to hold tripartite consultations in preparation for the Summit;

(b) welcomed the Director-General's commitment to take into account its guidance and his proposal to hold tripartite consultations in preparing a governance structure including criteria and a procedure for partners’ engagement and a thematic plan, built on the Decent Work Agenda, as laid down in the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization (2008), as amended in 2022, and reaffirmed in the ILO Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work (2019), and other relevant ILO documents;

(c) requested the Director-General to report to the Governing Body on further developments regarding the Coalition at its 349th Session (October–November 2023), and to take into account its continuing guidance.

(GB.347/INS/4, paragraph 31, as amended by the Governing Body)