Decision concerning the Programme and Budget proposals for 2024–25

Record of decisions | 23 March 2023
The Governing Body decided:

(a) to approve the use of the balance of the Special Programme Account in the amount of CHF4.8 million (estimated at US$5.3 million at the 2022–23 budget rate of exchange of CHF0.9 to the US dollar) to partially offset the one-off cost of US$7 million to fund the two sessions of the International Labour Conference in 2024 and 2025;

(b) to recommend to the International Labour Conference at its 111th Session (June 2023):

(i) to approve a provisional programme level of US$885,303,443 estimated at the 2022–23 budget rate of exchange of CHF0.9 to the US dollar, the final exchange rate and the corresponding US dollar level of the budget and Swiss franc assessment to be determined by the Conference; and

(ii) to adopt the following resolution:

The General Conference of the International Labour Organization,
In virtue of the Financial Regulations, adopts for the 79th financial period, ending 31 December 2025, the budget of expenditure of the International Labour Organization amounting to US$ … and the budget of income amounting to US$ … which, at the budget rate of exchange of CHF… to the US dollar, amounts to CHF… , and resolves that the budget of income, denominated in Swiss francs, shall be allocated among Member States in accordance with the scale of contributions recommended by the Finance Committee.

(GB.347/PFA/1/1(Rev.1), paragraph 7)