Meeting documents

October 2016

  1. Policy Development Section

    Enhanced programme of development cooperation for the occupied Arab territories

    19 October 2016

    This document reports on progress made and planned ILO interventions within the context of the programme of development cooperation in the occupied Arab territories. It highlights ongoing ILO initiatives addressing the situation of workers and key challenges. The Governing Body is invited to: (a) take note of the persistently challenging situation for Palestinian workers and their families, and support the ILO in further promoting the Decent Work Agenda and social justice in the occupied Arab territories; (b) lend further support to the current and next Palestinian Decent Work Programmes, in light of the findings and recommendations of the decent work review; and (c) lend further support to the Office’s role in the development of a comprehensive social security system in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (see paragraphs 29–32).

  2. Institutional Section

    Review of the implementation of the ILO–ISO agreements

    19 October 2016

    As decided by the Governing Body at its 325th Session, this document reports on further developments in the pilot implementation of the Agreement between the International Labour Organization and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which was authorized by the Governing Body and signed in 2013. As a result of unrelated delays, definitive results of the pilot remain pending, and the Governing Body is invited: to renew its last decision on the matter that the Office continue its effective participation in the completion of ISO 45001; to postpone the final Office report on the pilot, and any further decision on the Agreement, to the earliest Governing Body session after final disposition of ISO 45001; and to request the Office to submit a document for information on any significant developments to its 329th Session (March 2017). In the event that ISO 45001 is published prior to the Governing Body review of the matter, the Governing Body is further invited to authorize its Officers to provide guidance to the Office on the position to be taken in relation to the publication of ISO 45001 (see the draft decision in paragraph 15).

  3. Institutional Section

    Agenda

    18 October 2016

  4. Programme, Financial and Administrative Section

    Update on the headquarters building renovation project

    17 October 2016

    This paper provides information on the current status of, and developments with regard to, the renovation of the ILO headquarters building since the 326th Session of the Governing Body in March 2016. It also provides information on the currently out-of-scope works and its financing (see draft decision in paragraph 23)

  5. Review of the role and functioning of the Regional Meetings

    Review of the functioning and role of the Regional Meetings

    17 October 2016

  6. Programme, Financial and Administrative Section

    Changes to the common system compensation package for the Professional and higher categories as of 1 January 2017

    17 October 2016

    To submit amendments to the Staff Regulations required in order to implement the changes to the United Nations compensation package for officials of the Professional and higher categories. The Governing Body is invited to approve the amendments to the Staff Regulations in the appendix (see the draft decision in paragraph 6).

  7. Programme, Financial and Administrative Section

    Preview of the Programme and Budget proposals for 2018–19

    14 October 2016

    The Governing Body is invited to comment on the preliminary information concerning the Programme and Budget proposals for 2018–19 and to provide guidance to the Office for the submission of proposals to its 329th Session (March 2017).

  8. Programme, Financial and Administrative Section

    Amendments to the Staff Regulations

    14 October 2016

    To submit amendments to the Staff Regulations required in order to implement the changes to the United Nations compensation package for officials of the Professional and higher categories. The Governing Body is invited to approve the amendments to the Staff Regulations in the appendix (see the draft decision in paragraph 6).

  9. Institutional Section

    Seventh Supplementary Report: Documents submitted for information only

    13 October 2016

  10. Institutional Section

    Fourth Supplementary Report: Outcome of the Meeting of Experts on Fair Recruitment (Geneva, 5–7 September 2016)

    13 October 2016

    The document provides information on the tripartite Meeting of Experts on Fair Recruitment that took place in Geneva from 5 to 7 September 2016. It contains the outcome of the meeting, General Principles and Operational Guidelines on Fair Recruitment, in the appendix. The Governing Body is invited to authorize the Director-General to publish and disseminate the general principles and operational guidelines and to take them into consideration when drawing up proposals for future work of the Office on these matters (see draft decision in paragraph 6).