Meeting documents

October 2014

  1. Meeting document

    Improving the functioning of the International Labour Conference

    10 October 2014

  2. Meeting document

    Area of critical importance: Promoting more and better jobs for inclusive growth

    09 October 2014

    This document presents the main elements of the strategy for the area of critical importance (ACI) on “Promoting more and better jobs for inclusive growth” and reports on progress made on its implementation. The goal of this ACI is to support ILO constituents in their efforts to design and implement policies that help create more and better jobs and tackle inequalities. To achieve this, an integrated strategy that includes research on “what works” and the development of policy tools, policy advice and capacity building is put forward. The Governing Body is invited to provide guidance on the strategy and its implementation (see draft decision point in paragraph 31).

  3. Meeting document

    ILO collaboration with other intergovernmental and international organizations in promoting the principles of the Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy

    09 October 2014

    This paper focuses on the Office’s work to promote sustainable enterprises and social policy through collaboration with international organizations which have instruments and initiatives regarding business behaviour linked to the principles of the Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration). It highlights developments since November 2011, and indicates opportunities and challenges related to the ILO’s current collaboration with those organizations. The Governing Body is invited to take note of the information in this paper and to provide guidance on how best to enhance the further use and recognition of the MNE Declaration, including by promoting overall coherence among international organizations in line with the principles of the MNE Declaration (see draft decision in paragraph 35).

  4. Meeting document

    Matters arising out of the work of the 103rd Session of the International Labour Conference: Follow-up to the resolution concerning the second recurrent discussion on employment

    09 October 2014

    The conclusions concerning the second recurrent discussion on employment adopted by the International Labour Conference in June 2014 underscore the importance of proactive, employment-centred, inclusive growth strategies and balanced, coherent policy frameworks both at the global and national levels to address the current employment challenge. This document proposes the main elements of a follow-up plan for the Office for the period 2014–18 to give effect to the conclusions. The Governing Body is invited to provide guidance on the follow-up plan (see the draft decision in paragraph 61).

  5. Meeting document

    Choice of Conventions and Recommendations on which reports should be requested under article 19 of the Constitution in 2016

    09 October 2014

    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 2016 and discussed at the International Labour Conference in the Conference Committee on the Application of Standards in 2017, and the instruments that would be covered in this General Survey (see the draft decision in paragraph 7).

  6. Meeting document

    Agenda of the International Labour Conference

    09 October 2014

    To enable the Governing Body to consider a strategic and coherent approach to the selection of items for the agenda of the 106th Session (2017) of the International Labour Conference and beyond, taking into account the decisions made at its 319th (October 2013) and 320th (March 2014) Sessions (see the draft decision in paragraph 35).

  7. Meeting document

    Chairing the UNAIDS Committee of Cosponsoring Organizations (CCO)in 2015: Opportunities for the ILO

    08 October 2014

    The Governing Body is invited to discuss and advise the Office on the role that the Director-General could play as Chair of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Committee of Cosponsoring Organizations (CCO) in 2015. The Governing Body is also invited to request the Office to: ■ submit at its 326th Session (March 2016) a report on the results achieved during the Director-General’s tenure as Chair of the UNAIDS CCO during 2015 and any follow-up implications; ■ as appropriate, given the intergovernmental process, provide member States with all required and requested information and support needed to integrate HIV and AIDS into the post-2015 sustainable development agenda (see the draft decision in paragraph 23).

  8. Meeting document

    Information note

    08 October 2014

  9. Meeting document

    Area of critical importance: Promoting decent work in the rural economy

    07 October 2014

    This document presents an overview of the strategic orientation, focus areas, main deliverables, conclusions and results thus far of the fifth area of critical importance (ACI 5) on the promotion of decent work in the rural economy (2014–15). It seeks guidance from the Governing Body on focus and future strategic orientation (see the draft decision in paragraph 32).

  10. Meeting document

    Preparation for the evaluation of the impact of the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization by the 105th Session of the International Labour Conference (2016)

    07 October 2014

    This document is intended to enable the Governing Body to provide guidance on the scope and modalities of the evaluation by the Conference in 2016 of the impact of the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization as a basis for the report to be prepared by the Office for that purpose. In light of the discussions, further proposals could be developed for the 323rd Session (March 2015) of the Governing Body (see the draft decision in paragraph 16).