Meeting documents

September 2016

  1. Meeting document

    Reference document concerning “Matters relating to the Joint Inspection Unit (JIU): Reports of the JIU” (GB.328/PFA/7/REF/1)

    30 September 2016

    ILO’s follow-up status on the JIU recommendations presented to the Governing Body at the current session, as of July 2016 1

  2. 16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting Bali, Indonesia, 6 - 9 December 2016

    Information note

    28 September 2016

  3. Meeting document

    Follow-up to the discussion on the protection of Employers’ and Workers’ delegates to the International Labour Conference and members of the Governing Body in relation to the authorities of a State of which they are a national or a representative

    28 September 2016

    Following discussion of this agenda item at the 325th (November 2015) and 326th (March 2016) Sessions of the Governing Body, this document proposes a revised draft Conference resolution amending Annex I to the 1947 Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the Specialized Agencies to accord limited immunity from jurisdiction to Employers’ and Workers’ delegates to the International Labour Conference and to Regional Meetings, and to Employer and Worker members of the Governing Body, to protect the exercise of their official functions in the ILO in relation to the authorities of their own State. The Governing Body is invited to approve the draft resolution in Appendix I for submission to the next session of the International Labour Conference (see the draft decision in paragraph 9).

  4. Institutional Section

    Appointment of the Director-General - Action to be taken regarding the election and appointment of the Director-General

    26 September 2016

  5. Programme, Financial and Administrative Section

    Matters relating to the Administrative Tribunal of the ILO - Withdrawal of the recognition of the Tribunal’s jurisdiction by the Permanent Court of Arbitration

    23 September 2016

    This paper provides information about the intention of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), one of the 60 international organizations that have recognized the jurisdiction of the ILO Administrative Tribunal, to discontinue its recognition of the Tribunal’s jurisdiction. The Governing Body is invited to take note of the intention of the PCA to terminate its membership and confirm that the PCA will no longer be subject to the Tribunal’s competence as from the date of the Governing Body decision (see the draft decision in paragraph 7).

  6. Institutional Section

    Follow-up to the resolution concerning small and medium-sized enterprises and decent and productive employment creation adopted by the Conference at its 104th Session (2015) - Progress report on the implementation of the action plan

    21 September 2016

    This document is a progress report on the implementation of the action plan concerning the 2015 conclusions on small and medium-sized enterprises and decent and productive employment creation. The Governing Body endorsed the action plan during its November 2015 session and asked that the Small and Medium Enterprises Unit of the Enterprises Department report back on progress made during the November 2016 and 2017 sessions of the Governing Body. The Office has made good progress in its first year of implementation of the small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) action plan. The Governing Body is invited to provide guidance on progress made (see the draft decision in paragraph 12).

  7. Programme, Financial and Administrative Section

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

    21 September 2016

    This paper summarizes the JIU’s annual report for 2015, its programme of work for 2016 and six reports published in 2014 and 2015 on the following UN system-wide issues: post-Rio +20 environmental governance; evaluation function; use of non-staff personnel and related contractual modalities; contract management and administration; mainstreaming of full and productive employment and decent work; and activities and resources devoted to addressing climate change. 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 the six JIU reports, as well as on the status of follow-up to the recommendations presented to the Governing Body in the past three years (see the proposed point for discussion in paragraph 23).

  8. Policy Development Section

    Sectoral meetings held in 2016

    21 September 2016

    In Section I, this paper presents the results of the following meetings held in the first part of 2016: the Tripartite Sectoral Meeting on Occupational Safety and Health and Skills in the Oil and Gas Industry Operating in Polar and Subarctic Climate Zones of the Northern Hemisphere (26–29 January) and the Joint Maritime Commission’s (JMC) Subcommittee on Wages of Seafarers (6–7 April). Section II presents an interim report of the Joint ILO–UNESCO Committee of Experts on the Application of the Recommendations concerning Teaching Personnel (CEART). The Governing Body is invited to take note of the outcomes of the two meetings and of the CEART’s interim report, and to endorse the proposals made in this respect (see draft decision in paragraph 11).

  9. Meeting document

    Report on Violence against Women and Men in the World of Work

    14 September 2016

    Background paper for discussion at the Meeting of Experts on Violence against Women and Men in the World of Work (3-6 October 2016).

  10. Institutional Section

    Approval of the minutes of the 327th Session of the Governing Body

    06 September 2016