Meeting documents

September 2011

  1. Meeting document

    Follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work: Technical cooperation priorities and action plan regarding the elimination of discrimination in employment and occupation

    29 September 2011

    The document proposes the following thematic priorities on which the Office should focus over the next period: sex-based discrimination and gender equality; racial and ethnic discrimination; discrimination based on migrant status; and discrimination based on multiple grounds. The document further proposes that these thematic priorities be tackled using the following four priority areas of action: (a) promoting the relevant ILO instruments, including universal ratification of the two core Conventions on equality (Conventions Nos 100 and 111); (b) developing and sharing knowledge on the elimination of discrimination in employment and occupation; (c) further developing the institutional capacity of ILO constituents to support more effectively the implementation of the fundamental right of non-discrimination at work; and (d) strengthening international partnerships with major international actors on equality.

  2. Meeting document

    Follow-up to the resolution concerning gender equality and the use of language in legal texts of the ILO

    29 September 2011

    This paper provides information on the steps the Office is undertaking to give effect to the resolution concerning gender equality and the use of language in legal texts of the ILO, adopted by the Conference at its 100th Session.

  3. Meeting document

    Joint ILO-UNESCO Committee of Expertson the Application of the Recommendations concerning Teaching Personnel (CEART): Interim Report on allegations submitted by teachers’ organizations

    29 September 2011

    This paper provides an overview of the functioning of the Joint ILO-UNESCO Committee of Experts on the Application of the Recommendations concerning Teaching Personnel (CEART) in relation to allegations concerning non-observance of the provisions of the Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, 1966, and specifically an on-going dialogue with the Government and teachers’ organizations of Japan.

  4. Meeting document

    Joint initiative on job creation for youth in Africa

    28 September 2011

    Background document for the special event on "Promoting employment and Decent Work for youth: A joint AU/ECA/AfDB/ILO initiative" held on Wednesday 12 October 2011, 14.30 at the 12th ILO African Regional Meeting.

  5. Meeting document

    Building a social protection floor in Africa: Follow-up to the Yaoundé Tripartite Declaration

    28 September 2011

    Background paper for the 6th parallel thematic discussion on "Building a social protection floor in Africa: Follow-up to the Yaoundé Tripartite Declaration" organized on Thursday, 13 October 2011 at the 12th African regional meeting.

  6. Meeting document

    Social dialogue as a key governance Mechanism to realize the Decent Work Agenda in Africa

    28 September 2011

    Background paper for the 5th parallel thematic discussion on "Mechanism to realize the Decent Work Agenda in Africa" organized on Thursday, 13 October 2011 from 16.30 to 18.00 at the 12th African regional meeting.

  7. Meeting document

    Moving out of informality: The role of the social economy

    28 September 2011

    Background paper for the 4th parallel thematic discussion on "Moving out of informality: The role of the social economy" organized on Thursday, 13 October 2011 from 11:30 to 13:30 at the 12th African regional meeting.

  8. Meeting document

    "Women’s social and economic empowerment and gender equality"

    28 September 2011

    Background document for a special focus discussion on "Women’s social and economic empowerment and gender equality" organized on Thursday 13 October 2011, 14.30 at the 12th African regional meeting in Johannesburg.

  9. Meeting document

    Efficient growth, employment and Decent Work in Africa: Time for a new vision (summary)

    28 September 2011

    Background summary for a special debate on "Efficient growth, employment and Decent Work in Africa: Time for a new vision" organized on Tuesday 11 October 2011, 16:30 at the 12th African regional meeting in Johannesburg.

  10. Meeting document

    Amendments to the Compendium of rules applicable to the Governing Body

    28 September 2011

    This document sets out the last item for discussion to complete the reform of the Governing Body.