Meeting documents

February 2024

  1. GB.350/INS/5

    Update on the Global Coalition for Social Justice

    15 February 2024

    This document provides an update on the establishment and roll-out of the Global Coalition for Social Justice (see the draft decision in paragraph 18).

  2. GB.350/INS/2/1

    Agenda of future sessions of the International Labour Conference

    14 February 2024

    This document is intended to facilitate consideration by the Governing Body of proposals for the agenda of the International Labour Conference for 2026 and beyond, including the strategic approach to be followed (see the draft decision in paragraph 59).

  3. GB.350/PFA/10

    Progress Report on the implementation of the Human Resources Strategy for 2022–25: Diversity, accountability and respect

    14 February 2024

    At its 343rd Session (November 2021), the Governing Body endorsed the Human Resources (HR) Strategy for 2022–25. The HR Strategy is aimed at ensuring a workforce of the highest standards of competence, efficiency and integrity, with due regard being given to the Action plan for improving the diversity of the ILO workforce, including in terms of gender and geographical diversity, and also addressing under-representation, experience relevant to the three constituent groups and opportunities for youth and young professionals. This document describes the progress made by the Office in 2022–23 in respect of the key deliverables of the HR Strategy and the results for the interim milestones (see the draft decision in paragraph 65).

  4. GB.350/INS/13

    Developments in the application of the resolution concerning the Russian Federation’s aggression against Ukraine from the perspective of the mandate of the International Labour Organization

    14 February 2024

  5. GB.350/PFA/7/1

    Report of the Chief Internal Auditor for the year ended 31 December 2023

    13 February 2024

    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 2023, for consideration by the Governing Body (see the draft decision in paragraph 4).

  6. GB.350/PFA/1(Rev.1)

    ILO programme implementation 2022–23

    12 February 2024

    This document is submitted for debate and guidance (see the draft decision in paragraph 278). In version Rev. 1 of 21 February, corrections have been made in paragraphs 124, 150, 173, box 20 and output 2.2.1 of Appendix II.

  7. GB.350/PFA/INF/5

    External audit plan

    12 February 2024

    In this document, the Director-General transmits to the Governing Body the External Auditor’s summary of the annual audit plan for the year ending 31 December 2023, for information.

  8. GB.350/INS/15

    Complaint alleging non-observance by Nicaragua of Conventions Nos 87, 98, 111 and 144, filed by various delegates at the 111th Session (2023) of the International Labour Conference under article 26 of the ILO Constitution

    12 February 2024

  9. GB.350/INS/INF/2

    Report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations

    12 February 2024

  10. GB.350/INS/1

    Approval of the minutes of the 349th Session and the 349th bis and 349th ter (Special) Sessions of the Governing Body

    12 February 2024

  11. GB.350/LILS/3

    Fourth evaluation of the functioning of the Standards Review Mechanism Tripartite Working Group

    12 February 2024

    In accordance with the decision adopted by the Governing Body at its 344th Session (March 2022) to undertake a fourth evaluation of the functioning of the Standards Review Mechanism Tripartite Working Group (SRM TWG) in March 2024, and pursuant to paragraph 26 of the terms of reference of the SRM TWG, the Governing Body is invited to consider the report of the Officers of the SRM TWG as it undertakes its fourth evaluation (see the draft decision in paragraph 3).

  12. Report III(A)

    Report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (articles 19, 22 and 35 of the Constitution)

    09 February 2024

    Third item on the agenda: Information and reports on the application of Conventions and Recommendations

  13. GB.350/INS/2/2

    Arrangements for the 112th Session (2024) of the Conference

    09 February 2024

    This document contains information on the format and proposals on the structure, methods and programme of work for the session, following the guidance provided by the Governing Body at the 349th Session. It also addresses practical improvements requested by constituents at those discussions (see the draft decision in paragraph 48).

  14. GB.350/PFA/9

    Amendments to the Staff Regulations

    09 February 2024

    In this document, the Governing Body is invited to approve negotiated amendments to article 4.2 and Annex I of the Staff Regulations (see the draft decision in paragraph 14).

  15. GB.350/INS/4

    Mid-term report on the implementation of the ILO Action Plan for Gender Equality 2022–25

    09 February 2024

    This document summarizes the actions taken on the basis of the decision adopted by the Governing Body at its 344th Session (March 2022) on the ILO Action Plan for Gender Equality 2022–25. It describes how the Action Plan was finalized and implemented, taking account of the recommendations of the high-level independent evaluation of the ILO’s gender equality and mainstreaming efforts in 2016–21, as adopted by the Governing Body. It also summarizes the monitoring results at the mid-point of the implementation of the Action Plan. It responds to the Governing Body’s request to the Director-General to integrate guidance from the Action Plan in pursuing the ILO’s mandate to achieve gender equality at work through a transformative agenda, taking into account the resolution and conclusions of the General Discussion Working Party on inequalities and the world of work, especially in implementing the ILO Strategic Plan for 2022–25 and the two corresponding programmes and budgets. The Governing Body is invited to request the Office to continue the implementation of the Action Plan and to report on the results to the 356th Session (March 2026) (see the draft decision in paragraph 28).

  16. GB.350/PFA/INF/6

    Composition and structure of the staff at 31 December 2023

    09 February 2024

    In accordance with the Human Resources Strategy 2022–25 and the Action Plan for improving the diversity of the ILO workforce, this document contains information on the composition and structure of the staff of the Office as at 31 December 2023. It provides an overview of the composition and structure of the ILO staff with specific information regarding gender, geographical diversity and age, along with figures related to recruitment and mobility.

  17. GB.350/INS/11

    Follow-up to the report of the Commission of Inquiry established in accordance with article 26 of the ILO Constitution concerning the non-observance by Myanmar of Conventions Nos 87 and 29, and to the resolutions concerning Myanmar adopted by the International Labour Conference at its 102nd (2013) and 109th (2021) Sessions

    09 February 2024

  18. GB.350/POL/5

    Promotional activities with regard to the Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy, including in the context of relevant developments outside the ILO

    07 February 2024

    This document provides an overview of the promotion of the Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration), and how constituents are using its principles and operational tools to advance decent work and social justice, including in the context of relevant developments outside the ILO. The Governing Body last provided comprehensive guidance in November 2022 and has taken additional decisions in relation to the MNE Declaration on other agenda items at its 346th, 347th and 349th Sessions. The Office requests further guidance in relation to ongoing and new promotional opportunities and a decision regarding the regional follow-up mechanism (see the draft decision in paragraph 41).

  19. GB.350/INS/8

    Democratization in the ILO’s governance and update on the status of ratification of the 1986 Instrument for the Amendment of the Constitution of the International Labour Organization, with reference to the decision by the Governing Body at its 347th Session (March 2023) on the tripartite working group on the full, equal and democratic participation in the ILO’s tripartite governance

    07 February 2024

    This document provides an overview of the work of the tripartite working group on the full, equal and democratic participation in the ILO’s tripartite governance (TWGD) and the adoption of its final report by the Governing Body at its 347th Session (March 2023). It also provides an update on the status of ratification of the Instrument for the Amendment of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation, 1986 (“the 1986 Amendment”) and recent action taken to promote its ratification by the required number of Members of chief industrial importance and hence its entry into force. The Governing Body is expected to provide guidance on next steps and to discuss any other aspects of the process of democratization of the ILO’s governance organs beyond the scope of the 1986 Amendment (see the draft decision in paragraph 19).

  20. GB.350/INS/17

    Regular report of the Director-General

    07 February 2024

    This document contains information that the Director-General wishes to bring to the attention of the Governing Body regarding the membership of the Organization, the follow-up to the decision of the Governing Body to request an advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice, progress in international labour legislation, internal administration and publications, as set out in the table of contents (see the draft decision in paragraph 20).