Meeting documents

September 2020

  1. GB.340/INS/INF/2

    Evaluation of the plan of action to give effect to the conclusions concerning the second recurrent discussion on fundamental principles and rights at work, adopted by the International Labour Conference in June 2017

    29 September 2020

    This paper, which has been submitted for information only, provides an overview of progress in the implementation of the plan of action on fundamental principles and rights at work.

  2. GB.340/INS/12

    Progress report on the follow-up to the resolution concerning remaining measures on the subject of Myanmar adopted by the Conference at its 102nd Session (2013)

    25 September 2020

    This document provides an update on progress made on issues relating to ILO activities, including elimination of forced labour and freedom of association, establishment of an effective complaints mechanism and reform of labour legislation (see the draft decision in paragraph 42). Note: The consideration of this item was deferred from the 338th Session (March 2020) of the Governing Body. This document is a revised version of GB.338/INS/10, updated with developments that have occurred since March 2020.

  3. GB.340/INS/8/Addendum

    Implementation Plan supplementing the Abidjan Declaration adopted by the 14th African Regional Meeting

    23 September 2020

    Report of the 14th African Regional Meeting (Abidjan, 3–6 December 2019) - Addendum

  4. GB.340/INS/7

    Mid-term report on the implementation of the ILO Action Plan for Gender Equality 2018–21

    21 September 2020

    This document sets out the action taken based on the three-point decision adopted in March 2018 by the 332nd Session of the Governing Body concerning the ILO Action Plan for Gender Equality 2018–21. It recounts how the Action Plan was finalized and implemented, summarizes the results of monitoring at midpoint of implementation, and provides details about the Governing Body’s request that the Director-General take into consideration its guidance in pursuing the ILO’s mandate to promote gender equality in implementing the ILO Strategic Plan 2018–21 and the two corresponding programme and budgets, and in facilitating extrabudgetary resources. Guidance is sought at this stocktaking milestone on implementing the 2020–21 phase of the Action Plan, and the proposed approach of the subsequent Action Plan, taking into account the United Nations reform (see the draft decision in paragraph 27). Note: The consideration of this item was deferred from the 338th Session (March 2020) of the Governing Body. The content of the document is the same as GB.338/INS/7.

  5. GB.340/INS/9

    ILO disability inclusion policy and strategy

    21 September 2020

    This document presents the rationale behind and a proposal on the structure and focus of an ILO policy on disability inclusion that reflects the commitment of the ILO to become a fully disability-inclusive organization. It also presents the framework of the multiannual strategies that would implement an ILO policy. It is being submitted with a view to implementing the recently adopted United Nations Disability Inclusion Strategy (UNDIS). The Governing Body is invited to request the Director-General to finalize and implement the ILO policy, taking into account its guidance. It is also invited to instruct the Office to put in place multiannual strategies to implement the policy, to conduct monitoring and to periodically report to the Governing Body on progress and areas for improvement and to request the Director-General to take into consideration its guidance in pursuing the ILO’s mandate to promote disability inclusion in the implementation of ILO strategic plans and the corresponding programmes and budgets, and in facilitating extrabudgetary resources (see the draft decision in paragraph 9). Note: The consideration of this item was deferred from the 338th Session (March 2020) of the Governing Body. This document is a revised version of GB.338/INS/8, updated with developments that have occurred since March 2020. Amendments have been made to paragraphs 7, 8 and 9(b).

  6. GB.340/INS/8

    Report of the 14th African Regional Meeting (Abidjan, 3–6 December 2019)

    21 September 2020

    This document contains the final report of the 14th African Regional Meeting, which was held in Abidjan, from 3 to 6 December 2019. Appendix I contains the conclusions of the Meeting – Abidjan Declaration. Advancing Social Justice: Shaping the Future of work in Africa – and Appendix II contains the report of the Credentials Committee. The Governing Body is invited to consider the draft decision in paragraph 232. Note: The consideration of this item was deferred from the 338th Session (March 2020) of the Governing Body. The content of the document is the same as GB.338/INS/4.

  7. GB.340/PFA/13/2

    Matters relating to the Administrative Tribunal of the ILO - Recognition of the Tribunal’s jurisdiction by the Pacific Community

    21 September 2020

    This document contains a proposal regarding the approval of the recognition of the Tribunal’s jurisdiction by one international organization (see draft decision in paragraph 8).

  8. GB.340/PFA/8

    Report of the Independent Oversight Advisory Committee

    21 September 2020

    This paper transmits the 2020 report of the Independent Oversight Advisory Committee, for debate and guidance. The Governing Body is also invited to approve the proposed revisions of the terms of reference of the IOAC (see the draft decision in paragraph 5). Note: The consideration of this item was deferred from the 338th Session (March 2020) of the Governing Body. This document is a revised version of GB.338/PFA/6, updated with developments that have occurred since March 2020. Amendments have been made to paragraph 13 of Appendix I and to Appendix II.

  9. GB.340/PFA/9

    Report of the Chief Internal Auditor for the year ended 31 December 2019

    21 September 2020

    This document contains the report of the Chief Internal Auditor on the activities of the Office of Internal Audit and Oversight, including significant findings resulting from internal audit and investigation assignments conducted during 2019, for consideration by the Governing Body

  10. GB.340/PFA/5

    ILO programme implementation 2018–19

    21 September 2020

    This document is submitted for debate and guidance (see the draft decision in paragraph 180). Note: The consideration of this item was deferred from the 338th Session (March 2020) of the Governing Body. The content of the document is the same as GB.338/PFA/1.

  11. Meeting document

    Membership of the Committee on Freedom of Association and of other Bodies

    15 September 2020

  12. Meeting document

    Draft report. Global Dialogue Forum on Decent Work in the World of Sport (Geneva, 20-22 January 2020)

    03 September 2020

August 2020

  1. GB.338 minutes (Rev.4 - 28/08/2020)

    Minutes of the 338th Session of the Governing Body

    28 August 2020

    (1) Consequences of not holding the 338th Session of the Governing Body in March 2020 and subsequent developments. (2) Minutes of the meeting the Officers of the Governing Body and the members of the tripartite Screening Group of Friday, 20 March 2020. (3) Minutes of the meeting the Officers of the Governing Body and the members of the tripartite Screening Group of Friday, 27 March 2020. (4) Deferral of the 109th Session of the International Labour Conference and cancellation of the associated 338bis and 339th Sessions of the Governing Body (3 April 2020). Sections added in version "Rev.2" of 1 July 2020: (5) Minutes of the meeting of the Officers of the Governing Body and the members of the tripartite Screening Group of Friday, 8 May (6) Minutes of the meeting of the Officers of the Governing Body and the members of the tripartite Screening Group of Friday, 15 May 2020 (7) Minutes of the meeting of the Officers of the Governing Body and the members of the tripartite Screening Group of Monday, 25 May 2020 (8) Minutes of the meeting of the Officers of the Governing Body and the members of the tripartite Screening Group of Wednesday, 3 June 2020 (9) Decisions by correspondence on various items on the agenda of the 338th Session and arising from the deferral of the 109th Session of the International Labour Conference. In version "Rev.4" of 28 August, the following sections have been added: (10) Minutes of the meeting of the Officers of the Governing Body and the members of the tripartite Screening Group of Thursday, 16 July 2020 (11) Decisions by correspondence on correspondence on the election of the Officers of the Governing Body and the postponement of some official meetings

July 2020

  1. Meeting document

    Composition of the Governing Body, 2017-2020

    08 July 2020

June 2020

  1. Financial report 2019

    Financial report and audited consolidated financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2019 and Report of the External Auditor

    16 June 2020

  2. GB.338/INS/16/1/decision

    Decision concerning the composition of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations

    11 June 2020

  3. GB.338/POL/4/decision

    Decision concerning the preparations of the V Global Conference on Child Labour

    11 June 2020

  4. GB.338/POL/3/decision

    Decision concerning sectoral meetings held in 2019 and proposals for 2020–21

    11 June 2020

    Revised on 11 June to add subparagraph (ii) adopted by correspondence

  5. GB.338/POL/3 (Rev.1)

    Sectoral meetings held in 2019 and proposals for 2020–21

    03 June 2020

    The Governing Body is invited to approve the publication and dissemination of the guidelines on the promotion of decent work and road safety in the transport sector and the summary record of the proceedings of the Meeting of Experts to adopt the guidelines (section I). The Governing Body is further invited to decide on the appointment of chairpersons for five technical meetings to be held in 2020–21, on arrangements for two meetings to be held in the first half of 2021 and on an additional meeting under the programme of sectoral meetings for 2020–21 (section II) (see the draft decision in paragraph 11). In the revised version of 3 June, the list of meetings in Appendix II has been updated to reflect scheduling delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 2020

  1. Report of the Director-General/Appendix

    The situation of workers of the occupied Arab territories

    27 May 2020