Decision on the 12th item on the agenda: Reports of the Committee on Legal Issues and International Labour Standards. Second report: International labour standards and human rights

Record of decisions | 19 November 2010

The Governing Body took note of the report and adopted the following decisions:

Second report: International labour standards and human rights

Improvements in the standards-related activities of the ILO

The Governing Body:

(a) invited the Office to prepare a paper for submission to the 310th Session (March 2011) of the Governing Body containing further details on the implementation of the standards policy component of the standards strategy, including draft terms of reference of a possible standards review mechanism; and

(b) approved the Action Plan (2011–16) to improve conditions of work of fishers through widespread ratification and effective implementation of the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188), and the effect given to the Work in Fishing Recommendation, 2007 (No. 199), as revised in light of the discussion, and contained in the appendix to document GB.309/12/2.

(Document GB.309/12/2, paragraph 33.)