Decision on the fourth item of the agenda: Working Party on the Functioning of the Governing Body and the International Labour Conference
The Governing Body decided that:
(a) a Working Party on the Functioning of the Governing Body and the International Labour Conference would be established to consider how the governance functions of these could be improved in the light of the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization, 2008;
(b) the Working Party would consist of 16 Government members, eight Employer members and eight Worker members, to be appointed by each group, prior to the 306th Session of the Governing Body (November 2009). Other members of the Governing Body could participate in an observer capacity, with permission to speak on authorization by the Chairperson;
(c) the Working Party would report to the Governing Body at subsequent stages, including to the 307th Session of the Governing Body (March 2010).