Having received a draft resolution submitted jointly by the Workers’ and the Employers’ groups concerning maritime labour issues and coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Governing Body, in light of the importance of the matter, decided to refer it to the Screening Group for consideration as a matter of urgency in consultation with the Officers of the Special Tripartite Committee of the Maritime Labour Convention, with a view to adopting a resolution on these issues by correspondence, if so agreed by the Screening Group.
Following consultations, the Governing Body adopted by correspondence on 8 December 2020 the revised version of the draft resolution (GB.340/Resolution (Rev.2)) proposed by the Screening Group.
Written statements received when the resolution was adopted
- Germany, on behalf of the European Union and its Member States
- Morocco (deputy Government member) (in French)
- United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (regular Government member)
- United States of America (regular Government member)