105th International Labour Conference to review the impact of the Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization
The ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization will be the subject of a major evaluation of its impact by the International Labour Conference in June 2016.
- Purpose of the Declaration and its evaluation
- Report for the Conference evaluation
- Arrangements for the Conference discussion
- Context of the Conference evaluation
- Further information and documentation
The International Labour Conference adopted the Social Justice Declaration on 10 June 2008 together with a Resolution on strengthening the ILO’s capacity to assist its Members’ efforts to reach its objectives in the context of globalization. The Social Justice Declaration is the third major statement of principles and policies adopted by the International Labour Conference. It builds on the Declaration concerning the aims and purposes of the ILO (Declaration of Philadelphia) (1944) and the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (1998) .
The Declaration is the outcome of tripartite consultations that started in the wake of the Report of the World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization. By adopting this text, the governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations of the ILO’s 185 member States commit to enhance the ILO’s capacity to advance these goals through the Decent Work Agenda. The Declaration institutionalizes the concept of decent work recognized since 1999, placing it at the core of the Organization’s policies to reach its constitutional objectives.
- actions or steps taken as a result of the Declaration, which may be provided by tripartite constituents through the services of the ILO, notably in the regions, and by any other reliable source;
- steps taken by the Governing Body and the Office to follow up on relevant governance, capacity and knowledge-based issues relating to the pursuit of the strategic objectives, including programmes and activities of the ILO and their impact;
- the possible contributions of other interested international and regional organizations to the integrated approach to decent work.
For the text of the questionnaire sent to Member States, and the questions and answers for use in replying to the questionnaire, see -
- Evaluation of the impact of the Declaration: Questionnaire to Members
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for use with the questionnaire to Members
The Conference evaluation is intended to address the main objectives of the Social Justice Declaration in the context of more recent developments to reinforce the ILO’s key role in helping to achieve progress and social justice in a constantly changing environment
- Presentation given at the briefing session on 18 March 2015
- Resolutions adopted by the International Labour Conference at its 97th Session (2008)
- Implementation plan: ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization
- Report of the Steering Group on the Follow-up to the Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization - Oral report by the Chairperson of the Steering Group
- Progress report on the implementation plan on the follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization