Oral report by the Chairperson of the Steering Group, HE Mr Z. Rapacki, Ambassador of the Republic of Poland and Permanent Representative of Poland to the United Nations in Geneva
The Governing Body:
(i) adopted the implementation plan of the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization;
(ii) adopted a seven-year cycle for the recurrent item discussions, with employment, social protection and fundamental principles and rights at work being discussed twice in the cycle;
(iii) decided to establish a Governing Body working party on the working methods of the Governing Body and the functioning of the Conference and requested the Office to prepare a proposal for submission to the 305th Session (June 2009) of the Governing Body;
(iv) decided to reconvene the Steering Group on the Follow-up to the Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization at the 309th Session (November 2010) of the Governing Body to review the experience gained and lessons learned from the organization of the first recurrent item discussion on employment and such other matters as may be referred to it by the Governing Body.