Meeting documents

March 2018

  1. 332nd Session of the ILO Governing Body

    Programme and tentative order of business

    06 March 2018

    (Rev.2) - Changes include: (1) Order of items and addition of an information session on the Global Commission on the Future of Work in the afternoon of 20 March and (2) Item GB.332/PFA/11 moved to 21 March due to late release of the paper, which needed to reflect the outcome of the recently concluded session of the Advisory Committee on Post Adjustment Questions (ACPAQ).

  2. 332nd Session of the ILO Governing Body

    ILO premises in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

    06 March 2018

    The purpose of the document is to bring to the attention of the Governing Body issues concerning the ILO premises in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

  3. 332nd Session of the ILO Governing Body

    Other financial questions - Programme and Budget for 2016–17: Regular budget account and Working Capital Fund as at 31 December 2017

    05 March 2018

    This paper provides information on the position of 2016–17 income and expenditure as at 31 December 2017. It requests endorsement of the appropriation transfers approved by the Chairperson of the Governing Body under delegated authority and also proposes a derogation of the Financial Regulations to authorize the transfer of the net premium for 2016–17 to the Building and Accommodation Fund to partially finance the renovation of the headquarters building (see the draft decisions in paragraphs 8 and 18).

  4. 332nd Session of the ILO Governing Body

    Report of the Chief Internal Auditor for the year ended 31 December 2017

    02 March 2018

    This paper contains the report of the Chief Internal Auditor on the Office of Internal Audit and Oversight’s (IAO) activities, including significant findings resulting from internal audit and investigation assignments conducted during 2017, for consideration by the Governing Body.

  5. 332nd Session of the ILO Governing Body

    Complaint concerning non-observance by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela of Conventions Nos 26, 87 and 144 made under article 26 of the ILO Constitution

    02 March 2018

    (Rev.) - In this revised version, the following paragraphs have been modified or added: 8, 9, 10, 11 and 13 of the document and 5 and 12 of the Appendix

  6. 332nd Session of the ILO Governing Body

    Report of the Independent Oversight Advisory Committee

    02 March 2018

    This paper transmits the 2018 report of the Independent Oversight Advisory Committee, for debate and guidance.

  7. 332nd Session of the ILO Governing Body

    Update on the headquarters building renovation project

    02 March 2018

    This paper provides information on the current status of, and developments with regard to the renovation of the ILO headquarters building since the 331st Session (October–November 2017) of the Governing Body. It also provides a comprehensive update on the estimated cost and potential financing for the unfunded phase 2 of the project, including through the development of vacant ILO land (see draft decision in paragraphs 40–42).

  8. 332nd Session of the ILO Governing Body

    The Standards Initiative: Implementing the workplan for strengthening the supervisory system - Progress report

    01 March 2018

    Report on progress, following consultations with the tripartite constituents, to implement the revised workplan for the strengthening of the supervisory system. The document presents concrete options concerning the actions prioritized for examination by the Governing Body – operation of the article 24 procedure (action 2.2); the streamlining of reporting (action 3.1); and the potential of article 19, paragraphs 5(e) and 6(d) (action 4.3) – and seeks guidance on actions concerning a regular conversation between the supervisory bodies (action 1.2); codification of the article 26 procedure (action 2.1); and further steps to ensure legal certainty (action 2.3) (see draft decision in paragraph 72). NOTE: In the revised version, some references to other parts of the text have been corrected in the draft decision (paragraph 72).

February 2018

  1. 332nd Session of the ILO Governing Body

    Matters relating to the Administrative Tribunal of the ILO - Withdrawal of the recognition of the Tribunal’s jurisdiction by one organization and cessation of activities of another organization

    28 February 2018

    This paper provides information about changes in the membership of the ILO Administrative Tribunal following the cessation of activities of the Agency for International Trade Information and Cooperation (AITIC) and the withdrawal of the recognition of the Tribunal’s jurisdiction by the Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF). The Governing Body is invited to take note of the termination of the membership of these organizations and confirm that they will no longer be subject to the Tribunal’s competence as from the date of the Governing Body decision (see the draft decision in paragraph 8). NOTE: In the revised version changes have been introduced in paragraph 7 and appendix III has been added.

  2. 332nd Session of the ILO Governing Body

    Follow-up discussion on the voluntary peer-review mechanisms of national employment policies

    27 February 2018

    The document provides detailed information on options for a voluntary peer-review mechanism of national employment policies as requested by the Governing Body at its 328th Session, in October 2016. The Governing Body is invited to provide guidance and to take a decision on which of the four options proposed by the International Labour Office should be implemented (see the draft decision in paragraph 32). NOTE: In the revised version, changes were made to paragraph 29(d).