Meeting documents

March 2017

  1. Programme, Financial and Administrative Section

    Programme and Budget for 2016–17 - Position of accounts as at 31 December 2016

    08 March 2017

    This paper provides information on the position of 2016–17 income and expenditure as of 31 December 2016. For the 12-month period ending 31 December 2016, contributions received were US$419,517,189 and expenditures recorded were $379,914,471. In accordance with article 21.2(a) of the Financial Regulations, arrears of contributions received in 2016 were used to reimburse the Working Capital Fund to cover the 2014–15 deficit of CHF16,054,238 ($16,899,198). The excess of income received over expenditure as at 31 December 2016 is $22,703,520 at the budget rate of exchange of CHF0.95 to the US dollar.

  2. Meeting document

    The Standards Initiative: Follow-up to the joint report of the Chairpersons of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations and the Committee on Freedom of Association - Consolidating tripartite consensus on an authoritative supervisory system

    07 March 2017

    In follow-up to its earlier decisions in relation to the Joint report of the two Chairpersons in the context of the Standards Initiative, the Governing Body is invited to approve the workplan for the strengthening of the supervisory system; to request the Office to take the necessary steps to implement it based on the guidance received from the Governing Body, report on progress made at its 331st Session (November 2017) and review the workplan, as may be adjusted by the Governing Body during its 331st Session, in the context of its broader review of the Standards Initiative at its 332nd Session (March 2018) (see the draft decision in paragraph 42).

  3. Report V (2B)

    Employment and decent work for peace and resilience - Revision of the Employment (Transition from War to Peace) Recommendation, 1944 (No. 71)

    07 March 2017

  4. Meeting document

    Recommendations of the tripartite ad hoc working group concerning the review of the Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy text, annex and addenda and the interpretation procedure

    06 March 2017

    The Governing Body is invited to note the report of the ad hoc working group reviewing the Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration), including its annex and addenda, and the interpretation procedure, and to approve the text of the revised Declaration and its revised Introduction, and to decide on related actions by the Office (see the draft decision in paragraph 5).

  5. Programme, Financial and Administrative Section

    Update on the headquarters building renovation project

    06 March 2017

    This document provides information on the current status of, and developments with regard to, the renovation of the ILO headquarters building since the 328th Session of the Governing Body (October–November 2016). It also provides information on recent developments regarding possible land use and perimeter security (see draft decision in paragraph 24).

  6. Programme, Financial and Administrative Section

    Structure of discussion of the Programme and Budget proposals for 2018–19

    06 March 2017

    Propose a structure of the discussion of the proposals (see draft decision in paragraph 3).

  7. Legal Issues and International Labour Standards Section

    Proposed amendments to the form for reports to be requested under article 22 of the ILO Constitution in relation to the Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 (No. 185)

    03 March 2017

    Amendments to the Annexes of the Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 (No. 185), were adopted in June 2016 by the International Labour Conference and will enter into force on 8 June 2017. In the present document, the Governing Body is invited to examine and approve a revised report form to be used by the governments of ratifying States as a basis for their reports on the application of the Convention, in accordance with article 22 of the ILO Constitution.

  8. Meeting document

    Review and possible revision of formats and standing orders for meetings Proposed standing orders for global tripartite meetings

    03 March 2017

    paper contains proposals for the development of procedural rules applicable to all global ILO tripartite meetings. The Governing Body is invited to request the Director-General to convene consultations with a view to the Governing Body adopting standing orders and rules for global tripartite meetings at its 331st Session in November 2017 (see the draft decision in paragraph 14).

  9. Programme, Financial and Administrative Section

    Report of the Independent Oversight Advisory Committee

    03 March 2017

    This paper transmits the 2017 report of the Independent Oversight Advisory Committee for debate and guidance.

  10. Meeting document

    Review of annual reports under the follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

    02 March 2017

    The Governing Body is invited to take note of the information submitted under the Annual Review for the period from October 2015 through to 31 December 2016 and to provide guidance on key issues and priorities for helping member States to respect, promote and realize fundamental principles and rights at work (see the draft decision in paragraph 362)