Decision concerning the composition and structure of the ILO staff: Action plan for improving the diversity of the ILO workforce

Record of decisions | 01 November 2019

The Governing Body:

(a) endorsed the action plan as set out in document GB.337/PFA/11 for improving gender parity and geographical diversity within the ILO workforce and for ensuring that the necessary breadth of skills and experience of ILO staff, which include experience relevant to the three constituents, are taken into account to effectively deliver on the mandate of the Organization, taking into account that certain measures might be subject to processes of internal social dialogue;

(b) requested the Director-General to take into account the guidance provided by the Governing Body in implementing the action plan and to present an update on the Human Resources Strategy 2018–21 for its review at the 340th Session (October–November 2020) of the Governing Body; and

(c) requested the Director General to present to the 338th Session (March 2020) of the Governing Body, information regarding gender and geographical distribution of regular staff by category and grade in line with the decision adopted by the Governing Body at its 335th Session (March 2019) concerning document GB.335/PFA/11.

(GB.337/PFA/11, paragraph 29, as amended by the Governing Body.)