Decision on the sixth item on the agenda: Complaint concerning non-observance by Guatemala of the Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87), made by delegates to the 101st Session (2012) of the International Labour Conference under article 26 of the ILO Constitution

Record of decisions | 23 March 2016

Decision on the sixth item on the agenda: Complaint concerning non-observance by Guatemala of the Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87), made by delegates to the 101st Session (2012) of the International Labour Conference under article 26 of the ILO Constitution

Recalling that at its 325th Session, the Governing Body had requested the Office to provide the Officers of the Governing Body, at its March (326th Session) and November 2016 (328th Session), with updated information on the progress made, including information provided by the Government and the employers’ and workers’ organizations of Guatemala, in particular on the follow-up given to the key indicators and the points of the roadmap, and, taking into account the information communicated by the tripartite constituents of Guatemala in this regard, the Governing Body decided to:

(a) urge the Government to take, without delay, all the measures necessary to fully implement the key indicators and the roadmap, including the priority areas that continued to require additional and urgent action;

(b) defer to its 328th Session (November 2016) the decision to consider the appointment of a Commission of Inquiry;

(c) include this item on the agenda of its 328th Session (November 2016);

(d) invite the international community to facilitate the necessary resources to enable the office of the representative of the Director-General in Guatemala to support the tripartite constituents in implementing the Memorandum of Understanding and the roadmap.

(Document GB.326/INS/6(Rev.), paragraph 46.)