331st Session of the ILO Governing Body

The Standards Initiative: Implementing the workplan for strengthening the supervisory system

Report on progress, following consultations with the tripartite constituents, to implement the revised workplan for the strengthening of the supervisory system. The document presents concrete options concerning the actions prioritized for examination by the Governing Body – operation of the article 24 procedure (action 2.2); the streamlining of reporting (action 3.1); and the potential of article 19, paragraphs 5(e) and 6(d) (action 4.3) – and seeks guidance on actions concerning a regular conversation between the supervisory bodies (action 1.2); codification of the article 26 procedure (action 2.1); and further steps to ensure legal certainty (action 2.3) (see draft decision in paragraph 72.)