Having considered the report submitted by the Director-General, the Governing Body:
(a) noted the significant progress made on some of the issues referred to in the decision taken at its 331st Session (October–November 2017);
(b) urged the Government to engage in the process of labour law reform to promote freedom of association through genuine and effective tripartite dialogue and in line with international labour standards;
(c) welcomed the tripartite negotiation and endorsement of a Decent Work Country Programme in which the elimination of forced labour is included as a core component, and encouraged member States to support its implementation;
(d) welcomed the extension of the Supplementary Understanding and agreement to the Memorandum of Understanding and associated Action Plan on the Elimination of Forced Labour until 31 December 2018; and
(e) decided that the reporting to each Governing Body session on cases of forced labour, as referred to in its November 2017 decision, would no longer be required.