The next session of the Governing Body will be held on 13-27 March 2014
The registration/information desk of the Governing Body, located on level R3 south of the ILO building, will be open every day of the session (except on Saturdays and Sundays) from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon and from 2-4 p.m.
Government members of the Governing Body who have already submitted their official credentials to the Secretariat of the Governing Body (firstname.lastname@example.org), may collect the badges of the members of their delegation on presentation of the authorization form, duly completed.
07 March 2014, GB.320/PFA/5
At its 309th Session (November 2010), the Governing Body approved a comprehensive plan for the renovation of the ILO headquarters building. This paper provides information on the developments since the 319th Session (October 2013) of the Governing Body. The Governing Body is invited to take note of the proposed reduced scope of the project required to retain the total cost approved in the 2010 plan while implementing necessary safety and environmental measures, and to encourage the Director-General to explore options for additional financing beyond that approved in the comprehensive plan to enable the full scope of the project to be realized.
07 March 2014, GB.320/LILS/1
Following a first discussion at the 319th Session (October 2013) of the Governing Body on possible amendments to the Standing Orders of the International Labour Conference in the context of improving the functioning of the Conference, this document contains further proposed amendments. The document is submitted for debate and guidance so as to allow the Office to advance work on possible Standing Orders amendments in parallel with the ongoing discussions on the reform of the Conference.
07 March 2014, GB.320/LILS/6
In the present document, the Governing Body is invited to provide guidance on the theme of the General Survey that should be prepared by the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations in 2015 and discussed at the International Labour Conference in the Conference Committee on the Application of Standards in 2016, and the instruments that would be covered in this General Survey (see the draft decision in paragraph 30).
06 March 2014, GB.320/WP/GBC/1
05 March 2014, GB.320/INS/11
The Governing Body is invited to decide whether, in light of the information provided by the Government of Fiji in the appendix to this document, it wishes to appoint a Commission of Inquiry under article 26, paragraph 4, of the ILO Constitution (see the draft decision in paragraphs 11 and 12).
03 March 2014, GB.320/PFA/INF/1
This paper provides information on the position of 2012–13 income and expenditure as at 31 December 2013. The net shortfall of income after adjustments for the reimbursement of the 2010–11 deficit and the provision for delays in the payment of contributions amounted to US$18,776,316 or 16,654,592 Swiss francs (CHF). In accordance with article 21.1(a) of the Financial Regulations, the Working Capital Fund was drawn upon to finance budgetary expenditure pending receipt of contributions. The balance of this Fund standing at CHF35,000,000, as a consequence, decreased to CHF18,345,408. In accordance with article 21.2(a) of the Financial Regulations, arrears of contributions received in 2014 have been used to reimburse the Working Capital Fund.
28 February 2014, GB.320/PFA/INF/4
This document provides information on the composition and structure of the staff of the Office.
28 February 2014, GB.320/INS/6
The document provides an update on ILO activities in Myanmar as required by the resolution adopted by the 102nd Session of the International Labour Conference (June 2013).
26 February 2014, GB.320/PFA/INF/3
At its 306th Session (November 2009), the Governing Body approved the ILO’s IT strategy for the period 2010–15. The IT Strategy 2010–15 establishes indicators, targets, milestones and outputs for each biennium of the six-year period. The Office provides an update on progress on an annual basis. This paper summarizes progress since the last report issued at the 316th Session (November 2012) of the Governing Body.
26 February 2014, GB.320/PFA/11
This paper transmits the 2014 report of the Independent Oversight Advisory Committee, for debate and guidance