The Governing Body took note of the report and adopted the following decisions:
The sectoral dimension of the ILO’s work
Review of sectoral initiatives on HIV and AIDS
The Governing Body authorized the publication of the Joint ILO–WHO policy guidelines on improving health workers’ access to HIV and TB prevention, treatment, care and support services, and the
WHO–ILO Global Framework for National Occupational Health Programmes for Health Workers as joint ILO–WHO publications.
(Document GB.309/STM/15, paragraph 34.)
Effect to be given to the recommendations of sectoral and technical meetings Tripartite Meeting of Experts to Adopt Port State Control Guidelines for Implementation of the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188) (Geneva, 15–19 February 2010)
Upskilling out of the Downturn: Global Dialogue Forum on Strategies for Sectoral Training and Employment Security (Geneva, 29–30 March 2010)
The Governing Body:
(a) authorized the Director-General to publish the Guidelines for port State control officers carrying out inspections under the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188), and to promote them together with Convention No. 188;
(b) authorized the Director-General to communicate the final report of the Global Dialogue Forum on Strategies for Sectoral Training and Employment Security to governments, requesting them to communicate the text to the employers’ and workers’ organizations concerned; and to the international employers’ and workers’ organizations and other international organizations concerned; and
(c) requested the Director-General, when drawing up proposals for future work of the Office, to bear in mind the recommendations of the Meeting of Experts as set out in paragraph 5 of GB.309/STM/2, and the recommendations made by the Global Dialogue Forum, as set out in paragraph 9 of the same document.
(Document GB.309/STM/15, paragraph 38.)
Maritime and transport
Proposal for the convening of the Subcommittee on Wages of Seafarers of the Joint Maritime Commission
The Governing Body approved the convening of the Subcommittee on Wages of Seafarers of the Joint Maritime Commission, in mid-2011, at no cost to the Office.
(Document GB.309/STM/15, paragraph 44.)
Progress report on work on the Safety recommendations for decked fishing vessels of less than 12 metres in length and undecked fishing vessels
The Governing Body approved the publication by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) of the Safety recommendations for decked fishing vessels of less than 12 metres in length and undecked fishing vessels as a joint FAO–ILO–IMO publication.
(Document GB.309/STM/15, paragraph 48.)
Sectoral activities 2010–11
The Governing Body approved:
(a) a change in the title of the “Global Technical Workshop” to “Global Dialogue Forum on Safety in the Supply Chain in Relation to Packing of Containers”; and
(b) that one additional Worker and one additional Employer participant, selected after consultations with their respective groups, be invited to attend the Global Dialogue Forum on New Developments and Challenges in the Hospitality and Tourism Sector and their Impact on Employment, Human Resources Development and Industrial Relations.
(Document GB.309/STM/15, paragraph 55.)