Decision and related comments

Decision concerning the agenda of the 109th Session of the International Labour Conference (June 2021)

Record of decisions | 22 October 2020
Recalling its decision of 3 April 2020 to defer to 2021 the 109th Session of the International Labour Conference, the Governing Body:

(a) decided by correspondence to approve the following adjustments to the agenda of the 109th Session of the International Labour Conference (2021):

(i) under item I (Reports of the Chairperson of the Governing Body and of the Director-General), the Conference will consider: the Director-General’s programme implementation report for 2018–19, the report of the Director-General (devoted to the impact of the COVID-19 crisis), the reports concerning the situation of workers of the occupied Arab territories for 2019 and for 2020, and the report of the Chairpersons of the Governing Body covering the 2019–20 and 2020–21 periods of office;

(ii) under item II (Programme and Budget and other questions), the Conference will consider: the draft programme and budget for 2022–23, the audited and consolidated financial statements for 2019 and for 2020; and other administrative matters, including the composition of the Administrative Tribunal of the ILO and of the ILO Staff Pension Committee;

(iii) under item III (Information and reports on the application of Conventions and Recommendations), the reports as specified in its earlier decision of 10 June 2020;

(iv) under items IV (a general discussion on Inequalities and the world of work), 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) and VI (a general discussion on Skills and lifelong learning), the reports will be updated to reflect the developments emerging from the COVID-19 crisis and its impact on the world of work; and

(v) under item VII, the Conference will consider the withdrawal of the Fee-Charging Employment Agencies Convention, 1933 (No. 34) in addition to the abrogation of eight international labour Conventions and withdrawal of nine international labour Conventions and 11 international labour Recommendations. 

(b) requested the Office to prepare proposals on arrangements for the 109th Session of the Conference (June 2021), including a programme of work for the Plenary and committees, for consideration at its 341st Session (March 2021). 

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