Agenda of the 109th Session of the International Labour Conference

Agenda | 27 November 2020

Standing items

I.  Reports of the Chairperson of the Governing Body and of the Director-General

A. ILO programme implementation 2018–19

B. Report of the Director-General

Appendix: The situation of workers of the occupied Arab territories 2019 and 2020

C. Report of the Chairpersons of the Governing Body for the periods 2019–20 and 2020–21

II. Programme and Budget for 2022-23 and other questions


- Draft Programme and Budget for 2022–23 and other questions

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

- Financial report and audited consolidated financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2020 and Report of the External Auditor

III. Information and reports on the application of Conventions and Recommendations


A. Application of International Labour Standards 2020. Report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations

B. Promoting employment and decent work in a changing landscape – 2020 General Survey published by the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR)

Items placed on the agenda by the Conference or the Governing Body

IV. Inequalities and the world of work (general discussion)

V. A recurrent discussion on the strategic objective of social protection (social security), under the follow-up to the ILO Declaration on social Justice for a Fair Globalization

VI. Skills and lifelong learning (general discussion)

VII. Abrogation and withdrawal of international labour Conventions and Recommendations *

A. Abrogation of eight international labour Conventions and withdrawal of nine international labour Conventions and 11 international labour Recommendations

- Report VII A(1): First report and questionnaire

- Report VII A(2): Summary of the replies received and proposed conclusions

B. Withdrawal of one international labour Convention

- Report VII B(1): First report and questionnaire

* Note: The abrogation of eight international labour Conventions and withdrawal of nine international labour Conventions and 11 international labour Recommendations was placed on the agenda of the 109th Session of the Conference originally scheduled for June 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Governing Body decided to defer the 109th Session from June 2020 to June 2021. In addition, it decided that the withdrawal of the Fee-Charging Employment Agencies Convention, 1933 (No. 34) would be considered, as originally scheduled, in June 2021.