Policy Development Section

Sectoral meetings held in 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).