Meeting documents

October 2016

  1. 16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting Bali, Indonesia, 6 - 9 December 2016

    Information on visas

    11 October 2016

  2. Working Party on the Functioning of the Governing Body and the International Labour Conference

    Improving the functioning of the International Labour Conference - Analysis of the 105th Session (June 2016)

    11 October 2016

  3. Policy Development Section

    Preparations for the IV Global Conference on Child Labour

    11 October 2016

    This document provides information on the forthcoming IV Global Conference on Child Labour to be organized by the Government of Argentina in November 2017. It presents the proposed main Conference objectives, as well as the preparatory activities foreseen by the Office for its organization and to provide assistance to the Government and the social partners of Argentina. It invites the Governing Body to welcome the proposal to widen the agenda of the Conference in line with Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target 8.7 (see draft decision in paragraph 15)

  4. Institutional Section

    First Supplementary Report: Update on the internal reform

    11 October 2016

    Report on progress made in respect of the implementation of the internal reform agenda.

  5. Institutional Section

    The Standards Initiative - Review of the decision adopted by the Governing Body in March 2015

    11 October 2016

    Following-up on the decision taken by the Governing Body at its 323rd Session (March 2015), concerning the fifth item on the agenda: the Standards Initiative, this document invites the Governing Body to decide to continue its consideration of the Standards Initiative and undertake a further overall review of its implementation at its March 2018 session (see the draft decision in paragraph 16).

  6. Programme, Financial and Administrative Section

    Discussions of high-level evaluations (strategy and Decent Work Country Programme evaluations)

    10 October 2016

    This document presents a summary of the findings and recommendations of two independent high-level evaluations conducted during 2016. Part I pertains to the evaluation of the ILO’s strategy on skills development for jobs and growth 2010–15. Part II concerns the evaluation of the ILO’s Decent Work Country Programmes, strategies and actions in the Western Balkans 2012–15. The final section of each summary contains a set of recommendations requiring follow-up and sets out the Office response. The Governing Body is invited to endorse the recommendations and request the Director-General to ensure their implementation (see draft decision in paragraph 79).

  7. Institutional Section

    Sixth Supplementary Report: Follow-up to Governing Body decisions

    10 October 2016

    In the present document, the Governing Body is provided with an overview of the action envisaged or already taken by the Office to give effect to the decisions adopted at its previous sessions

  8. Legal Issues and International Labour Standards Section

    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

    10 October 2016

    In light of the decision taken at its 326th Session (March 2016), this document invites the Governing Body to request the Director-General to prepare and organize consultations on the further strengthening of the supervisory system and on this basis, to submit specific recommendations for its consideration at its 329th Session (March 2017) (see the draft decision in paragraph 6).

  9. Policy Development Section

    Follow-up within the Office to the resolution concerning fundamental principles and rights at work adopted by the 101st Session of the International Labour Conference (2012)

    08 October 2016

    The Governing Body is informed about follow-up to the resolution concerning the recurrent discussion on fundamental principles and rights at work adopted at the 101st Session of the International Labour Conference (2012), the high-level evaluation of ILO’s strategies and actions to support fundamental principles and rights at work, and related organizational changes. It is invited to consider the integrated strategy of the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work Branch (FUNDAMENTALS) and provide guidance to the Office. The following supplements information provided to the Governing Body on the plan of action on repeated occasions. A report of the overall Office follow-up to the resolution concerning the recurrent discussion on fundamental principles and rights at work will be submitted to the International Labour Conference (recurrent discussion) in 2017 (see draft point for decision in paragraph 16).

  10. Programme, Financial and Administrative Section

    Annual evaluation report 2015−16

    08 October 2016

    In the present document, Part 1 provides the Governing Body with a progress report on the ILO’s evaluation work during 2015 and 2016, in the context of its results-based strategy. Part II examines the implications of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the ILO’s new results framework from the perspective of evaluation. It also provides an update on impact evaluation as an additional tool for identifying and documenting the ILO’s development effectiveness. The Governing Body is invited to take note of this report, endorse its recommendations to be included in the ILO’s rolling plan for the implementation of recommendations, and confirm priorities for the 2017–19 programme of work (see draft decision in paragraph 72)