Meeting documents

September 2019

  1. GB.337/POL/3

    Promotional activities concerning the Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy and related developments outside of the ILO

    30 September 2019

    This paper provides an update of the activities undertaken by the ILO and its constituents to promote the Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration) and related developments outside of the ILO. The Governing Body is invited to provide guidance on enhancing the further recognition and implementation of the MNE Declaration (see draft decision in paragraph 32).

  2. GB.337/POL/4

    Enhanced programme of development cooperation for the occupied Arab territories

    30 September 2019

    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. Within the context of a deteriorating labour and employment situation in the occupied Arab territories, particularly in Gaza, the Governing Body is invited to: (i) support the Office in further promoting the Decent Work Agenda and social justice for the Palestinian people; (ii) take note of the achievements made since the last reporting period; (iii) take note of and further support the progress made on labour law reform as an important milestone for the realization of good labour governance; and (iv) take note of the need for expanded, diversified and strengthened partnerships and resources for the promotion of decent work for Palestinian women and men.

  3. GB.337/PFA/3

    Proposed 2020–21 budgets for extra-budgetary accounts: Inter-American Centre for Knowledge Development in Vocational Training (CINTERFOR)

    26 September 2019

    This paper presents a proposal for CINTERFOR’s Programme and Budget for 2020–21. The Governing Body is invited to approve the income and expenditure estimates of the CINTERFOR extra-budgetary account for 2020–21, as set out in Appendix I (see the draft decision in paragraph 31).

  4. GB.337/INS/12/2

    Report of the Meeting of Experts on Cross-border Social Dialogue (Geneva, 12–15 February 2019)

    26 September 2019

    The document provides information on the tripartite Meeting of Experts on Cross-border Social Dialogue that took place in Geneva from 12 to 15 February 2019. In its appendix, the document contains the conclusions of the meeting, which include a set of recommendations by the experts for follow-up purposes. The Governing Body is invited to approve the conclusions and to decide how to enable the Office to give practical effect to them (see draft decision in paragraph 16).

  5. GB.337/POL/2

    Sectoral meetings held in 2019 and proposals for sectoral work in 2020

    25 September 2019

    The Governing Body is invited to approve the reports of three meetings held in the first half of 2019 (see section I), to authorize the respective follow-up, to suspend the Standing Orders for meetings of experts for the ILO–IMO Meeting of experts to produce joint ILO–IMO guidelines for medical examination of fishers (section II A) and to endorse the proposals made in section II B in relation to upcoming sectoral meetings (see the draft decision in paragraph 20).

  6. GB.337/INS/12/6

    Withdrawal of the representation alleging non-observance by Uruguay of the Dock Work Convention, 1973 (No. 137), made under article 24 of the ILO Constitution by the Single Union of Port and Allied Workers

    24 September 2019

  7. GB.337/PFA/8(Rev.1)

    Matters relating to the Joint Inspection Unit (JIU): Reports of the JIU

    18 September 2019

    This paper summarizes the annual report of the Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) for 2018 and its programme of work for 2019, and seven reports published in 2017 and 2018 on the following United Nations (UN) system-wide issues: donor reporting requirements; UN system – Private sector partnership in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; mechanisms and policies addressing conflict of interest; internship programmes; whistle-blower policies and practices; efficiency and effectiveness in administrative support services; and accessibility for persons with disabilities to conferences and meetings of the UN system. The Governing Body is invited to provide guidance on the information contained in this document and on any of the recommendations addressed to the ILO in those seven JIU reports, as well as on the status of the follow-up to the recommendations presented to the Governing Body in the past three years (see the draft outcome in paragraph 28). In the revised version there have been corrections in paragraph 6.

  8. GB.337/PFA/8/REF/1

    GB.337/PFA/8/REF/1 - Reference document concerning “Matters relating to the Joint Inspection Unit (JIU): Reports of the JIU” (GB.337/PFA/8)

    18 September 2019

    ILO’s follow-up status on the JIU recommendations presented to the Governing Body at the current session, as of July 2019

  9. GB.337/PFA/8/REF/2

    GB.337/PFA/8/REF/2 - Reference document concerning “Matters relating to the Joint Inspection Unit (JIU): Reports of the JIU” (GB.337/PFA/8)

    18 September 2019

    ILO’s follow-up status on the JIU recommendations presented to the Governing Body in the previous three years: an update as of July 2019

  10. GB.337/INS/1

    Approval of the minutes of the 336th Session of the Governing Body

    17 September 2019

  11. GB.337/PFA/1/1

    Programme and Budget for 2020-21 - Programme of work and results framework

    16 September 2019

    In accordance with the resolution concerning the adoption of the Programme and Budget for 2020–21 and the allocation of the budget of income among member States, adopted by the International Labour Conference at its 108th Session (2019), the Governing Body is invited to adopt the proposed programme of work and results framework (see draft decision in paragraph 290)

August 2019

  1. Provisional Record No.5A(Rev.) (Part 1)

    Report of the Committee on the Application of Standards - Part 1: General report

    30 August 2019

  2. Meeting document

    Meeting of Experts to Adopt Guidelines on the Promotion of Decent Work and Road Safety in the Transport Sector - Note for the participants

    23 August 2019

  3. Provisional Record No. 7B (Rev.)

    Reports of the Standard-Setting Committee on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work: Summary of Proceedings

    20 August 2019

    Fifth item on the agenda: Violence and harassment in the world of work

July 2019

  1. Provisional Record No. 7C

    Plenary sitting - Outcomes of the work of the Standard-Setting Committee on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work

    25 July 2019

  2. Provisional Record No. 8I

    Special plenary sitting - Summary report of the high-level sitting entitled “If you desire peace, cultivate justice”

    25 July 2019

  3. Provisional Record No. 8J (Rev.)

    Plenary sitting - Closing of the 108th Session of the International Labour Conference

    25 July 2019

    Plenary sitting of Friday, 21 June 2019 morning and afternoon

  4. Provisional Record No. 6C

    Plenary sitting - Outcomes of the work of the Committee of the Whole

    22 July 2019

  5. GB.335/PV

    Minutes of the 335th Session of the Governing Body of the International Labour Office

    19 July 2019

  6. 335th Session of the ILO Governing Body

    Minutes of the Policy Development Section

    16 July 2019

    In the revised version, corrections were made to paragraphs 77 and 149.