GB.341/INS/16(Rev.1)/Decision and related comments

Decision concerning the composition, agenda and programme of standing bodies and meetings

Record of decisions | 13 April 2021
The Governing Body, upon the recommendation of its Officers, decided by correspondence:

(a) to approve the appointment of Dr Bakuza (United Republic of Tanzania) and Dr Howe (Barbados), and the renewal of the appointments of Ms Chisholm (South Africa), Ms Vaillant (Uruguay) and Ms Vavrus (United States) to the ILO/UNESCO Committee of Experts on the Application of the Recommendations concerning Teaching Personnel (CEART);

(b) to authorize the Director-General to invite the International Council of Nurses and the World Council of Churches to participate as observers at the 109th Session of the International Labour Conference and to endorse the proposals made in relation to the invitation of intergovernmental and international non-governmental organizations as observers to the following official meetings listed in Appendix II to document GB.341/INS/16(Rev.1): Technical meeting on the impact of digitalization in the finance sector; Meeting of experts to revise the 1992 code of practice on safety and health in construction; and Meeting of experts to discuss and adopt a code of practice on safety and health in textiles, clothing, leather and footwear;

(c) to approve the holding of the Workers’ Symposium on the date proposed, with the format and composition to be determined at the 342nd Session (June 2021) of the Governing Body;

(d) to approve the establishment of a tripartite committee to consider further improvements to the approved methodology of SDG indicator 8.8.2 on labour rights, and the date and composition of its meeting;

(e) to approve the holding of a meeting of experts for the tripartite validation of the technical guidelines on general principles of labour inspection on the dates proposed;

(f) to renew the nominations of Mr Mike Gaunt and Mr Tasos Zodiates to represent the Employers and Workers respectively for the work of the Office in the Radiation Safety Standards Committee during its term 2021–23;

(g) to take note of the programme of meetings as approved by its Officers, subject to regular review depending on the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic.

(GB.341/INS/16(Rev.1), para. 31)

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