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Governing Body

     
The Governing Body of the International Labour Office is the executive body of the International Labour Organization (the Office is the secretariat of the Organization). It meets three times a year, in March, June and November. It takes decisions on ILO policy, decides the agenda of the International Labour Conference, adopts the draft Programme and Budget of the Organization for submission to the Conference, and elects the Director-General.

Most recent documents

  1. GB.337/INS/6

    Follow-up to the decision adopted by the Governing Body at its 334th Session to support the National Tripartite Agreement of November 2017 aimed at implementing the road map: Progress report by the Government of Guatemala on action taken

    18 October 2019, GB.337/INS/6

  2. GB.337/PFA/4

    Programme and Budget for 2018–19: Regular budget account and Working Capital Fund

    18 October 2019, GB.337/PFA/4

    This paper provides information on the position of 2018–19 income and expenditure as at 30 September 2019 together with the status of contributions by member States at this date. In accordance with established practice, the paper also proposes that the Governing Body authorize its Chairperson to approve transfers between items in the budget, should this be necessary, in order to close the financial period prior to the next session of the Governing Body (see the draft decision in paragraph 11).

  3. GB.337/INS/2 (Add.1)

    Agenda of future sessions of the International Labour Conference - Addendum: Proposals for the withdrawal of the Fee-Charging Employment Agencies Convention, 1933 (No. 34), and the abrogation of the Fee-Charging Employment Agencies Convention (Revised), 1949 (No. 96)

    16 October 2019, GB.337/INS/2 (Add.1)

  4. GB.337/PFA/11

    Composition and structure of the ILO staff: Action plan for improving the diversity of the ILO workforce

    15 October 2019, GB.337/PFA/11

    This document proposes a comprehensive and time-bound action plan for improving gender parity and geographical diversity of the ILO staff, and ensuring the necessary breadth of skills and experience of the ILO staff to deliver effectively on the mandate of the Organization. The action plan is set in the framework of the ILO’s Human Resources Strategy 2018–21 endorsed by the Governing Body at its 331st Session (October–November 2017), taking into account the ILO Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work and seeking to support the effective discharge of the constitutional mandate of the ILO. The Governing Body is invited to endorse the action plan (see draft decision in paragraph 29).

  5. GB.337/POL/5

    Update on the costed and time-bound integrated strategy to address decent work deficits in the tobacco sector

    15 October 2019, GB.337/POL/5

    This document provides an update on the costed and time-bound integrated strategy to address decent work deficits in the tobacco sector and the mobilization of the necessary resources for the implementation of this strategy. The Governing Body is invited to authorize the publication of the draft Note on the Proceedings of the Technical Meeting held in Kampala (3–5 July 2019); endorse the integrated strategy to address decent work deficits in the tobacco sector to be financed by voluntary contributions from multi- and bilateral aid for development cooperation augmented by ILO resources – if necessary – in order to operationalize the integrated strategy in the four former public–private partnership (PPP) countries (see draft decision in paragraph 25).