Decision on the 15th item on the agenda: Report of the Director-General Seventh Supplementary Report: Report of the Committee set up to examine the representation alleging non-observance by the United Arab Emirates of the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29), made under article 24 of the ILO Constitution by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)

Record of decisions | 25 March 2016

Decision on the 15th item on the agenda: Report of the Director-General

In light of the conclusions set out in paragraphs 34–55 of the report contained in document GB.326/INS/15/7 concerning the issues raised in the representation, the Governing Body:

(a) approved the report;

(b) welcomed the recent measures taken by the Government as a significant step towards the protection of migrant workers and encouraged the Government to continue to take proactive action in this regard;

(c) requested the Government, in order to ensure that migrant workers enjoyed the protection provided for in the Convention, to take into account the action requested in paragraphs 37, 39, 40, 41, 46, 47, 48, 49, 53 and 54 of the report;

(d) invited the Government to communicate information in the report it would submit by virtue of article 22 of the ILO Constitution on the measures taken to give effect to the recommendations of the Committee;

(e) invited the Government to continue to avail itself to any technical assistance of the International Labour Office on this matter;

(f) made the report publicly available and closed the procedure initiated by the representation.

(Document GB.326/INS/15/7, paragraph 56.)