GB.350/INS/10(Rev.1)/Decision

Decision concerning the follow-up to the resolution concerning the measures recommended by the Governing Body under article 33 of the ILO Constitution on the subject of Belarus

Record of decisions | 11 March 2024
The Governing Body:

(a) took note with growing concern of the information provided in document GB.350/INS/10(Rev.1);

(b) once again, urged the Government of Belarus to receive as a matter of urgency an ILO tripartite mission with a view to gather information on the implementation of the recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry and subsequent recommendations of the supervisory bodies of the ILO, including a visit to the independent trade union leaders and activists in prison or detention;

(c) urged the Government of Belarus to submit to the Director-General all information on the measures taken to implement the recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry by 15 April 2024 for transmission to the Committee on the Application of Standards and information on further developments by 15 September 2024 for transmission to the Governing Body at its 352nd Session (October-November 2024);

(d) took note of the action plan to implement the Conference resolution;

(e) invited the Organization's constituents - governments, employers and workers - to continue to take steps to ensure an effective follow-up to the Conference resolution concerning the measures recommended by the Governing Body under article 33 of the ILO Constitution on the subject of Belarus, and in particular, on measures taken to ensure that the principle of non-refoulement is respected (paragraph 2(b) of the resolution) and to report back thereon to the Director-General for transmission to the Governing Body;

(f) requested the Director-General to prepare an updated report to inform the Committee on the Application of Standards at the 112th Session (2024) of the Conference of the latest developments;

(g) requested the Director-General to prepare an updated report for the 352nd Session (October-November 2024) of the Governing Body.

GB.350/INS/10(Rev.1), paragraph 19.