Follow-up to the discussion on the protection of Employers’ and Workers’ delegates to the International Labour Conference and members of the Governing Body in relation to the authorities of a State of which they are a national or a representative
Following discussion of this agenda item at the 325th (November 2015) and 326th (March 2016)
Sessions of the Governing Body, this document proposes a revised draft Conference resolution
amending Annex I to the 1947 Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the Specialized
Agencies to accord limited immunity from jurisdiction to Employers’ and Workers’ delegates to the
International Labour Conference and to Regional Meetings, and to Employer and Worker members
of the Governing Body, to protect the exercise of their official functions in the ILO in relation to the
authorities of their own State.
The Governing Body is invited to approve the draft resolution in Appendix I for submission to
the next session of the International Labour Conference (see the draft decision in paragraph 9).