Meeting documents

October 2016

  1. Policy Development Section

    Outcome 4: Promoting sustainable enterprises

    07 October 2016

    This document presents strategy and implementation highlights of Outcome 4 in the biennium 2016–17. Overall, the Office has made good progress in implementing Outcome 4. The Governing Body is invited to provide guidance on the strategy and its implementation (see draft decision in paragraph 39).

  2. Policy Development Section

    Outcome 3: Creating and extending social protection floors (including the flagship programme)

    07 October 2016

    This document explains the Office strategy for the implementation of outcome 3 on “Creating and extending social protection floors”. It provides an overview of the main areas of focus, outlines progress on implementation to date and briefly describes the flagship programme. The Governing Body is invited to provide guidance on the strategy and its implementation (see the draft decision in paragraph 53).

  3. Policy Development Section

    Voluntary peer-review mechanisms of national employment policies

    06 October 2016

    The resolution concerning the second recurrent discussion on employment adopted at the 103rd Session of the International Labour Conference (2014) requested the Office to develop proposals for a voluntary peer review of employment policy with the objective of promoting knowledge sharing and mutual learning on good practices among Members of the Organization. During the 326th Session of the Governing Body, the Office was requested to present proposals for its implementation for the Governing Body’s consideration at its 328th Session. The Governing Body is invited to provide guidance regarding which of the options proposed should be further developed (see the draft decision in paragraph 18).

  4. Policy Development Section

    Review of the Sectoral Policies Department

    06 October 2016

    The Governing Body is invited to provide guidance regarding the approach to be pursued by the Office in its follow-up to the current review of the Sectoral Policies Department (SECTOR) and the implementation of the recommendations of the 2012 independent evaluation on the ILO’s strategy for sector-specific decent work (see draft decision in paragraph 9).

  5. Programme, Financial and Administrative Section

    Programme and Budget for 2016–17: Regular budget account and Working Capital Fund

    05 October 2016

    This paper provides information on the position of 2016–17 income and expenditure as of 30 September 2016. For the nine-month period ending 30 September 2016, contributions received were US$307,401,142 and expenditures recorded were US$260,505,354. 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 US$16,899,198. The excess of income received over expenditure as at 30 September 2016 is US$29,996,590 at the budget rate of exchange of 0.95 Swiss francs to the US dollar.

  6. Report of the Director-General - 16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting Bali, Indonesia, 6 - 9 December 2016

    Building an inclusive future with decent work: Towards sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific

    05 October 2016

  7. Institutional Section

    Matters arising out of the work of the 105th Session of the International Labour Conference Follow-up to the resolution on Advancing Social Justice through Decent Work Proposals relating to the modalities of recurrent discussions

    05 October 2016

    In accordance with the decision taken by the Governing Body at its 327th Session, to submit detailed proposals relating to the modalities of recurrent discussions pursuant to the Conference resolution on advancing social justice through decent work (see the draft decision in paragraph 32).

  8. Institutional Section

    Report of the Director-General - Second Supplementary Report: Follow-up to the ILO Centenary Initiatives

    04 October 2016

    The document provides the annual report on progress with respect to implementation of the Centenary Initiatives presented in the Director-General’s Report to the 102nd Session of the International Labour Conference (2013), as decided by the Governing Body at its 319th Session (October 2013). The Governing Body is invited to provide guidance (see the draft decision in paragraph 27).

September 2016

  1. Policy Development Section

    Labour-related provisions in trade agreements: Recent trends and relevance to the ILO

    30 September 2016

    The paper summarizes recent ILO research regarding the significant increase in the number of trade agreements that include labour provisions. It highlights the role of workers and employers in the negotiation and implementation phase and the relevance to the ILO. It points to the heightened importance of trade policies with accompanying measures to strengthen labour market institutions as a key means of promoting decent work and inclusive growth. The Governing Body is invited to request further work on these issues (see the draft decision in paragraph 31).

  2. Meeting document

    Reference document concerning “Matters relating to the Joint Inspection Unit (JIU): Reports of the JIU” (GB.328/PFA/7/REF/2)

    30 September 2016

    ILO’s follow-up status on the JIU recommendations presented to the Governing Body in the previous three years: an update as of July 2016 1