Meeting documents

February 2017

  1. Meeting document

    Report of the Director-General

    18 February 2017

    This document contains information that the Director-General wishes to bring to the attention of the Governing Body regarding membership of the Organization, progress in international labour legislation, internal administration, and publications and documents, as set out in the table of contents.

  2. Meeting document

    The ILO and the United Nations Development System

    17 February 2017

    At its 328th Session the Governing Body requested the Director-General to report to the March 2017 Governing Body session on the outcome of the United Nations (UN) discussions on a new Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review (QCPR) resolution and other 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda) implementation activities. This paper provides an update of the ILO’s work within the context of the United Nations Development System (UNDS) with emphasis on the implications of the UN General Assembly’s recently adopted QCPR resolution. It also presents an update of ILO support to tripartite constituents in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and recent developments concerning selected multi-stakeholder partnerships (see draft decision at paragraph 27).

  3. Working Party on the Functioning of the Governing Body and the International Labour Conference

    Improving the functioning of the International Labour Conference: Arrangements for the 106th Session (2017)

    17 February 2017

  4. 329th Session of the ILO's Governing Body

    Agenda and programme

    17 February 2017

  5. Meeting document

    Agenda of the International Labour Conference

    16 February 2017

    To provide guidance on the implementation of the strategic and coherent approach up to the centenary session in 2019, and initiate consideration of proposals for the Conference agenda for 2019 and beyond, including the strategic approach to be followed (see the draft decision in paragraph 29).

  6. Policy Development Section

    Outcome 6: Formalization of the informal economy

    16 February 2017

    This document provides an overview of the strategy of outcome 6 on the formalization of the informal economy, its main areas of focus and the progress made during the first year of implementation. The Governing Body is invited to provide guidance on the strategy and its implementation (see draft decision in paragraph 29).

  7. Legal Issues and International Labour Standards Section

    The Standards Initiative: Initial evaluation of the functioning of the Standards Review Mechanism Tripartite Working Group

    16 February 2017

    In accordance with the decision adopted in October 2015 to undertake an initial evaluation of the functioning of the Standards Review Mechanism Tripartite Working Group (SRM TWG) no later than March 2017, pursuant to paragraph 26 of the terms of reference of the SRM TWG, the Governing Body is invited to note the report of the Officers of the SRM TWG, as it undertakes its initial evaluation (see the draft decision in paragraph 3).

  8. Programme, Financial and Administrative Section

    Matters relating to the Administrative Tribunal of the ILO - Recognition of the Tribunal’s jurisdiction by other international organizations

    15 February 2017

    This paper contains a proposal regarding the approval of the recognition of the Tribunal’s jurisdiction by the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and provides information about the intention of the Centre for the Development of Enterprise (CDE) to discontinue its recognition of the Tribunal’s jurisdiction. The Governing Body is invited to approve the recognition of the Tribunal’s jurisdiction by the GCF and take note of the intention of the CDE to terminate its membership and confirm that the CDE will no longer be subject to the Tribunal’s competence as from the date of the Governing Body decision (see the draft decision in paragraph 17)

  9. Institutional Section

    Progress report: Ratification and implementation of the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930

    15 February 2017

    To report progress on the ratification and implementation of the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (see the draft decision in paragraph 35).

  10. Legal Issues and International Labour Standards Section

    Evaluation of the identification document for Employer and Worker members of the Governing Body

    14 February 2017

    In response to a decision taken by the Governing Body at its 322nd Session (October– November 2014), the present document provides updated information concerning the identification document for Employer and Worker members of the Governing Body since its issuance in 2015 (see draft decision at paragraph 5)