Meeting documents

October 2018

  1. 334th Session of the ILO Governing Body

    The Standards Initiative: Implementing the workplan for strengthening the supervisory system - Progress report

    12 October 2018

    Report on progress, following consultations with the tripartite constituents, to implement the revised workplan for the strengthening of the supervisory system. The document restates the progress report presented to the Governing Body in March 2018 which presented concrete options concerning the actions prioritized for examination by the Governing Body – operation of the article 24 procedure (action 2.2); the streamlining of reporting (action 3.1); and the potential of article 19, paragraphs 5(e) and 6(d) (action 4.3) – and sought guidance on actions concerning a regular conversation between the supervisory bodies (action 1.2); codification of the article 26 procedure (action 2.1); and further steps to ensure legal certainty (action 2.3) (see draft decision in paragraph 72 of GB.332/INS/5(Rev.)). The present document presents a revised draft decision based on the partial examination of the progress report in March 2018 and the consultations with the tripartite constituents since (see paragraph 21).

  2. 334th Session of the ILO Governing Body

    Agenda of the International Labour Conference - Agenda of the 108th (Centenary) Session

    12 October 2018

    To pursue consideration of the format and preparatory stages of the centenary session of the International Labour Conference in 2019 (see the draft decision in paragraph 21).

  3. 334th Session of the ILO Governing Body

    Independent Oversight Advisory Committee: Appointments

    11 October 2018

    To submit a proposed list of members for appointment to the Independent Oversight and Advisory Committee (see draft decision in paragraph 9).

  4. 334th Session of the ILO Governing Body

    An integrated strategy to address decent work deficits in the tobacco sector

    11 October 2018

    This document provides an update on the development of an integrated strategy on decent work in the tobacco sector and the mobilization of the necessary resources for the implementation of this strategy (see draft decision in paragraph 46).

  5. 334th Session of the ILO Governing Body

    Follow-up to the discussion on the protection of Employers’ and Workers’ delegates to the International Labour Conference and Regional Meetings and members of the Governing Body in relation to the authorities of a State of which they are a national or a representative

    11 October 2018

    This document proposes a revised draft Conference resolution amending Annex I of the 1947 Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the Specialized Agencies based on prior discussions at the 325th (October–November 2015), 326th (March 2016), 328th (October–November 2016) and 332nd (March 2018) Sessions of the Governing Body and a consultation process requested by the Governing Body. The aim of revising Annex I is to grant limited immunities to Employers’ and Workers’ delegates to the International Labour Conference and Regional Meetings, as well as to Employer and Worker members of the Governing Body, in relation to the authorities of a State of which they are nationals or of which they are or have been representatives, with a view to protecting their independence and the unhindered discharge of their official functions in the ILO. 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).

  6. Provisional Record No.8B (Rev.1)

    Reports of the Standard-Setting Committee on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work: Summary of proceedings

    10 October 2018

    Fifth item on the agenda: Violence and harassment against women and men in the world of work

  7. 334th Session of the ILO Governing Body

    Matters relating to the Administrative Tribunal of the ILO: Proposed amendments to the Statute of the Tribunal

    09 October 2018

    This document contains proposals for amendments to the Statute of the ILO Administrative Tribunal and to its Annex relating to the conditions under which an international organization that has recognized the jurisdiction of the Tribunal may revoke its declaration of acceptance (see the draft decision in paragraph 22).

  8. 334th Session of the ILO Governing Body

    Update on the headquarters building renovation project

    09 October 2018

    This paper provides information on the current status of phase 1 of the renovation of the ILO headquarters. It also provides an update on developments related to the vacant ILO land previously recommended for sale or lease and renews a proposal for financing phase 2 of the renovation.

  9. 334th Session of the ILO Governing Body

    Update on the Knowledge Strategy 2018–21

    09 October 2018

    This Information Note briefly recalls the various means of action and reviews some of the key initiatives that contribute to improving knowledge uptake in policy formulation as the Office implements the Knowledge Strategy 2018–21 adopted by the Governing Body at its 331st Session (October–November 2017). It also looks at how the Office is trying to align the needs of constituents with its knowledge generation and dissemination function to shape thinking on decent work globally and strengthen policy processes.

  10. 334th Session of the ILO Governing Body

    Functioning of the International Labour Conference: Analysis of the 107th Session (2018)

    08 October 2018