GB.350/INS/12(Rev.1)/Decision

Decision concerning the developments in the full implementation by the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela of the agreed plan of action to give effect to the recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry in respect of Conventions Nos 26, 87 and 144

Record of decisions | 11 March 2024
The Governing Body:

(a) took note of the report on the fourth Social Dialogue Forum held from 1 to 2 February 2024 while reiterating, once again its call to the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to accept and implement in full the recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry adopted in 2019;

(b) urged the Government to further accelerate the implementation of all the commitments adopted in the action plan as updated by the Social Dialogue Forum in February 2024, in order to achieve tangible results without delay, in particular in relation to areas in which no progress has been made;

(c) noted with appreciation that an ILO special adviser was posted in the country since November 2023 and that his support in the implementation of the action plan and the preparation of the fourth session of the social dialogue forum had been greatly valued by all constituents;

(d) requested the Government to make the necessary arrangements allowing the ILO special advisor to continue providing the said support on a constant basis in the country, including in relation to the preparation of the next social dialogue forums;

(e) requested the Director-General to continue collaborating with the Government and the social partners of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on the full implementation of the recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry, the related Governing Body decisions and the effective application of Conventions Nos 26, 87 and 144 in law and practice, and to submit to the 352nd Session (October-November 2024) of the Governing Body a further report on any developments concerning the above.

(GB.350/INS/12(Rev.1), paragraph 13)