Matters relating to the Joint Inspection Unit

This document summarizes the annual report of the Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) for 2019 and its programme of work for 2020, and eight reports published in 2018 and 2019 on the following United Nations (UN) system-wide issues: policy research uptake in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; the United Nations System-wide Action Plan on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women; integration of disaster risk reduction in the work of the UN system; change management; cloud computing services; audit and oversight committees; staff exchange and similar inter-agency mobility measures; and external outsourcing of services to commercial service providers. The Governing Body is invited to provide guidance on the information contained in this document and on any of the recommendations addressed to the ILO in those eight JIU reports, as well as on the status of the follow-up to the recommendations presented to the Governing Body in the past three years (see the draft decision in paragraph 30).