Decision concerning the follow-up to the Strategy for indigenous peoples’ rights for inclusive and sustainable development

Record of decisions | 06 November 2018

The Governing Body:

(a) advised the Office with regard to the way forward in implementing the strategy for action concerning indigenous and tribal peoples;

(b) requested the Director-General to take into consideration the strategy and the guidance given in the discussion in the preparation of future programme and budget proposals and in facilitating extra-budgetary resources, so as not only to utilize, but to strengthen, the Office’s technical capacities in all regions, with special emphasis on Latin America; and

(c) requested the Director-General to submit to the Governing Body at its 335th Session (March 2019) a strategic plan to ensure understanding of the scope and application of the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169), according to ILO criteria, among the other United Nations system bodies and the relevant regional organizations.

(GB.334/POL/2, paragraph 28, as amended by the Governing Body.)