Meeting documents

October 2023

  1. GB.349/PFA/INF/3

    Update on the premises for the ILO Regional Office for Africa and Country Office for Côte d’Ivoire, Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger and Togo in Abidjan

    04 October 2023

  2. GB.349/INS/1

    Approval of the minutes of the 348th Session of the Governing Body

    03 October 2023

  3. GB.349/INS/18/2

    Appointment of the Deputy Director-General

    03 October 2023

September 2023

  1. GB.349/POL/4

    Enhanced programme of development cooperation for the occupied Arab territories

    28 September 2023

    This document reports on progress made within the context of the programme of development cooperation in the occupied Arab territories. In light of the impact of the enduring occupation and the troubling rise in violence and tension on the Palestinian labour market, the Governing Body is invited to: (i) take note of the persistent high levels of unemployment, reduced prospects for decent jobs and prominent risk to livelihoods for Palestinian workers, particularly disadvantaging women and young people (ii) support the actions of the Office in boosting employment outcomes and promoting social protection through its Decent Work Programme; and (iii) take note of the need for interventions that demonstrate transformative progress and support longer-term employment solutions (see the draft decision in paragraph 30).

  2. GB.349/PFA/5

    High-level evaluations of strategies and Decent Work Country Programmes

    27 September 2023

    This document presents a summary of the findings and recommendations of three independent high-level evaluations conducted during 2023. Part I pertains to the ILO’s strategies and actions to promote fundamental principles and rights at work for 2018–23. Part II concerns the ILO’s strategies and actions to promote decent work in the rural economy (with a focus on rural employment) for 2016–23. Part III consists of the ILO’s post-conflict and recovery work in the Arab States region, with emphasis on Iraq and Yemen, for 2019–23. The Governing Body is invited to endorse the recommendations and request the Director-General to ensure that they are implemented (see the draft decision in paragraph 88)

  3. GB.349/PFA/6

    Matters relating to the Joint Inspection Unit

    26 September 2023

    This document summarizes the annual report of the Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) for 2022 and its programme of work for 2023, and three reports published in 2022 on the following United Nations system-wide issues: management of implementing partners; ethics function; and business continuity management. The Governing Body is invited to provide guidance on the information contained in this document and on any of the recommendations addressed to the ILO in those three JIU reports, as well as on the status of the follow-up to the recommendations presented to the Governing Body in the past three years (see the draft decision in paragraph 22)

  4. GB.349/PFA/INF/1

    Voluntary contributions and gifts

    26 September 2023

    This document contains a detailed list of voluntary contributions and gifts accepted in support of ILO operational activities since September 2021, not including development cooperation funds

  5. GB.349/PFA/11

    Other personnel matters: Membership of the Board of Trustees of the Special Payments Fund

    19 September 2023

    The Governing Body is requested to appoint a member of the Board of Trustees of the Special Payments Fund (see the draft decision in paragraph 4)

  6. GB.349bis/Agenda

    Agenda of the 349th bis (Special) session of the Governing Body

    18 September 2023

  7. GB.349bis/INS/1

    Action to be taken on the request of the Workers’ group and of 36 governments to urgently refer the dispute on the interpretation of Convention No. 87 in relation to the right to strike to the International Court of Justice for decision in accordance with article 37(1) of the Constitution

    18 September 2023

  8. GB.349/PFA/10

    Review of the jurisdictional set-up of the United Nations common system

    15 September 2023

    This document provides updated information on the review of the jurisdictional set-up of the United Nations (UN) common system that is being undertaken by the UN Secretary-General at the request of the UN General Assembly. In particular, it contains information on the third report on the review issued by the Secretary-General, which finalizes proposals to address the issue of inconsistent implementation of the recommendations and decisions of the International Civil Service Commission and assesses the viability of other options. The Governing Body is invited to take note of the third report of the Secretary-General and his overall assessment and to defer any action at this stage (see the draft decision in paragraph 26)

  9. GB.349bis/Evolution of rules

    Special sessions of Governing Body – Origin and evolution of applicable rules

    15 September 2023

  10. GB.349bis/Past practice

    Special GB sessions: Past practice

    15 September 2023

  11. GB.349/Agenda

    Agenda of the 349th Session of the ILO Governing Body (October-November 2023)

    15 September 2023

August 2023

  1. 111th Session of the International Labour Conference

    Transcript of the discussion of the Reports of the Director-General and the Chairpersons of the Governing Body

    17 August 2023

  2. ILC.111/Record No. 6B(Rev.1)

    Report of the Recurrent Discussion Committee on Labour Protection

    11 August 2023

    Version Rev.1 of 31 July includes corrections received from Committee members.

  3. ILC.111/Record No. 5B

    Report of the Standard-Setting Committee on Apprenticeships

    11 August 2023

  4. Meeting document

    GB 05-GB composition (2021-2024) Rev.11

    10 August 2023

  5. GB.348/PV

    Minutes of the 348th Session of the Governing Body of the International Labour Office

    03 August 2023

July 2023

  1. GB.348/Decisions

    Decisions adopted by the Governing Body of the ILO at its 348th Session (June 2023)

    19 July 2023