Decision on the 17th item on the agenda: Report of the Director-General Fifth Supplementary Report: Measuring decent work
Fifth Supplementary Report: Measuring decent work
(a) reviewed the experience gained in the pilot phase, including the model used by the Office, to benefit from the expertise and experience of constituents for decent work country profiles;
(b) provided guidance on broadening collaboration with member States beyond those involved in the pilot phase, with a view to compiling a comprehensive set of decent work country profiles by 2015;
(c) provided guidance on the development of statistics in areas where constituents identified a lack of adequate indicators, including access to decent work for migrant workers and workers with disabilities, and of numerical indicators for progress on fundamental principles and rights at work;
(d) endorsed the use of a Special Programme Account allocation of US$500,000 for the purposes described in paragraph 29 of document GB.306/17/5;
(e) requested the Office to mobilize extra-budgetary resources to enable a comprehensive set of profiles to be prepared over the period covered by the Strategic Policy Framework 2010–15; and
(f) requested the Director-General to provide a report to the Governing Body at its 307th Session (March 2010) giving a strategic overview of the way in which the programme on measuring decent work is linked to the priorities in the Programme and Budget for 2010–11 and the Strategic Policy Framework 2010–15, and to provide a report on the development of numerical indicators for progress on fundamental principles and rights at work during 2010.