The Governing Body paid tribute to the memory of four of its former members – Mr Ashraf W. Tabani, Mr Mohamed Samba Kembé, Mr Jack Coates and Mr Hiroshi Tsujino – and requested the Director-General to convey its condolences to their families, and to their respective organizations, namely the Employers’ Federation of Pakistan, the National Confederation of Workers of Guinea, the Confederation of British Industry and the Japan Business Federation (NIPPON-KEIDANREN).
(Document GB.306/17, paragraphs 5, 10, 16, and GB.306/17(Add.), paragraph 5.)
Membership of the Republic of Maldives
The Governing Body took note that, on 15 May 2009, the Republic of Maldives became the 183rd member State of the International Labour Organization.
(Document GB.306/17, paragraphs 17 to 19.)
Ratifications of Conventions and Protocols
(Document GB.306/17, paragraph 20.)
The Governing Body took note of this part of the report.