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22 October 2014, GB.322/LILS/3
Firstly, to enable the Governing Body to take note of the report of the Chairperson of the first meeting of the Special Tripartite Committee (7–11 April 2014), as required by the Standing Orders of the Special Tripartite Committee, and of the final report of this first meeting; secondly, to appoint the Chairperson of the Special Tripartite Committee for a further two-year term; and thirdly, to consider convening the second meeting of the Special Tripartite Committee in 2016 (see the draft decision in paragraph 17).
21 October 2014, GB.322/INS/INF/2
21 October 2014, GB.322/INS/13/5
20 October 2014, GB.322/PFA/10
This document provides a brief update on the status of the International Civil Service Commission’s review of the common system compensation package, together with an overview of trends in staff costs as requested by the Governing Body.
17 October 2014, GB.322/POL/6
This paper proposes a Technical Cooperation Strategy for the period 2015–17 within the context of the 2013 ILO Field Operations & Structure and Technical Cooperation Review. The strategy is centred on four elements: focus, effectiveness, capacity development and resource mobilization, including in the regions. Operating principles combined with deliverables and targets are proposed to guide the Office’s action on development cooperation from 2015 to 2017. The Governing Body is invited to request the Office to implement the strategy summarized in tables 1–4, taking into account the guidance given in the discussion (see the draft decision in paragraph 34).
17 October 2014, GB.322/INS/13/1
Report on progress made in respect of the implementation of the internal reform agenda.
17 October 2014, GB.322/PFA/6
In the present document, the Governing Body is provided in Part I with a progress report on the ILO’s evaluation work during 2013–14 as measured against its results-based strategy 2011–15. Part II of the report summarizes the results of several studies on the Office’s effectiveness in achieving short- and medium-term objectives. The Governing Body may wish to take note of the present report, endorse recommendations to be included in the ILO’s rolling plan for the implementation of recommendations and suggestions contained in it, and confirm priorities for the 2016–17 programme of work (see the draft decision in paragraph 73).
16 October 2014, GB.322/PFA/INF/1
This paper provides information on the position of 2014–15 income and expenditure as of 30 September 2014. For the nine-month period ending 30 September 2014, contributions received were US$323,671,681 and expenditures recorded were US$258,698,719. In accordance with article 21.2(a) of the Financial Regulations, arrears of contributions received in 2014, were used to reimburse the Working Capital Fund, to cover the 2012–13 deficit of US$17,531,149. The excess of income received over expenditure as at 30 September 2014 is US$47,441,813 at the budget rate of exchange of 0.95 Swiss francs to the US dollar.
16 October 2014, GB.322/PFA/7
This document provides a summary of the findings and recommendations of three independent high-level evaluations conducted during 2013–14. The final section of each evaluation summary contains a set of recommendations requiring follow-up and sets out the Office response. The Governing Body is invited to take into consideration the findings, lessons learned and recommendations and to request the Director-General to ensure their appropriate implementation (see the draft decision in paragraph 140).
16 October 2014, GB.322/PFA/3
At its 309th Session in 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 320th Session of the Governing Body in March 2014. The Governing Body is invited to take note of the additional requirements and costs associated with the granting of the building permit and the resulting reduced scope of the project required to retain the total cost approved in 2010, and to encourage the Director-General to continue to explore options for additional financing to enable the full scope of the project to be realized (see the draft decision in paragraph 28