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Conférence internationale du Travail: 41st - 45th Sessions

Sessions

41st Session - Maritime Conference - 1958 (29 April-14 May) 

Geneva, Switzerland

President and Vice-Presidents Composition Agenda Outcomes

President

Mr Ichiro Kawasaki, Delegate of Japan

Vice-Presidents

Mr Tadeusz Ocioszynski, Government delegate of Poland

Mr W.N.H. van der Vorm, Employers' delegate of the Netherlands

Mr Ingvald Haugen, Workers' delegate of Norway.

Source: Minutes of the First Meeting.

The number of Members of the International Labour Organization represented at the Conference was 45. The total number of delegates was 163, comprising 87 Government delegates, 38 Employers' delegates and 38 Workers' delegates. There were 201 advisers, comprising 76 Government advisers, 63 Employers' advisers and 62 Workers' advisers. The total number of delegates and advisers was 364.

Source: Report of the Credentials Committee

I. Report of the Director-General;

II. General revision of the Wages, Hours of Work and Manning (Sea) Convention (Revised), 1949 (No. 93);

III. Engagement of seafarers through regularly established employment offices;

IV. Flag transfer in relation to social conditions and safety;

V. Contents of ships' medicine chests and medical advice by radio to ships at sea;

VI. Jurisdiction over the suspension of officers' certificates of competency;

VII. Reciprocal or international recognition of seafarers' national identity cards.

The Forty-first Session of the International Labour Conference held sixteen plenary sittings, and adopted five Recommendations and two Conventions:

Reports submitted to the Conference Other Documents

Report I: Report of the Director-General

Report II: General revision of the wages, hours of work and manning (sea) convention (revised), 1949 (No. 93)

Report III: Engagement of seafarers through regularly established employment offices

Report IV: Flag transfer in relation to social conditions and safety

Report V: Contents of ships' medicine chests and medical advice by radio to ships at sea

Report VI: Jurisdiction over the suspension of officers' certificates of competency

Report VII: Reciprocal or international recognition of seafarers' national identity cards

Record of Proceedings


42nd Session - 1958 (4-26 June) 

Geneva, Switzerland

President and Vice-Presidents Composition Agenda Outcomes

President

Mr Das, the Minister of Labour and Education of Pakistan

Vice-Presidents

Mr Mezincesco, Government delegate of Rumania

Mr Campanella, Employers' delegate of Italy

Mr Thaver, Workers' delegate of the Federation of Malaya.

Source: Minutes of the First Meeting.

The session was attended by nearly 900 delegates, advisers and observers representing governments, employers' organisations and trade unions in 73 States Members and nine non-metropolitan territories. The total number of delegates was 270, comprising 138 Government delegates, 67 Employers' delegates and 65 Workers' delegates. There were 503 advisers, comprising 224 Government advisers, 130 Employers' advisers and 149 Workers' advisers.

Source: Report of the Credentials Committee. 

I. Report of the Director-General;

II. Financial and budgetary questions;

III. Information and reports on the application of Conventions and Recommendations;

IV. Discrimination in the field of employment and occupation (second discussion);

V. Conditions of employment of plantation workers (second discussion);

VI. Organisation of occupational health services in places of employment (first discussion);

VII. Conditions of work of fishermen (first discussion);

VIII. Hours of work (for a general discussion).

The Forty-second Session of the International Labour Conference held thirty-four plenary sittings, and adopted two Recommendations and two Conventions:

Reports submitted to the Conference Reports of the Committees Texts Adopted Other Documents

Report I: Report of the Director-General - The ILO in a changing world

Report II: Financial and Budgetary Questions

Report III (Part I): Information and Reports on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations

Report IV (1): Discrimination in the field of employment and occupation

Report IV (2): Discrimination in the field of employment and occupation

Report V (1): Conditions of employment of plantation workers

Report V (2): Conditions of employment of plantation workers

Report VI (1): Organisation of occupational health services in places of employment

Report VI (2): Organisation of occupational health services in places of employment

Report VII (1): Conditions of work of fishermen

Report VII (2): Conditions of work of fishermen

Report VIII: Hours of Work

Report of the Committee on Plantations

Report of the Committee on Plantations: second discussion in plenary

C110 Plantations Convention, 1958

C111 Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958

Final record vote on the Convention concerning conditions of employment of plantation workers

Record vote on Article 4 of the proposed Convention concerning discrimination in respect of employment and occupation

Resolution concerning the standards of living and the conditions of employment of plantation workers

Record of Proceedings


43rd Session - 1959 (3-25 June) 

Geneva, Switzerland

President and Vice-Presidents Composition Agenda Outcomes

President

Mr Erik Dreyer, delegate of Denmark

Vice-Presidents

Mr Inocencio Ferrer, Government delegate of the Philippines

Mr Cola G. Parker, Employers' delegate of the USA

Mr Bruno Storti, Workers' delegate of the Federation of Italy.

Source: Minutes of the First Meeting.

The number of Members represented at the Conference was 74. The total number of delegates was 276, comprising 144 Government delegates, 65 Employers' delegates and 67 Workers' delegates. There were 530 advisers, comprising 254 Government advisers, 126 Employers' advisers and 150 Workers' advisers. The total number of delegates and advisers was 806.

Source: Report of the Credentials Committee. 

I. Report of the Director-General;

II. Financial and budgetary questions;

III. Information and reports on the application of Conventions and Recommendations;

IV. Organisation of occupational health services in places of employment (second discussion);

V. Conditions of work of fishermen (second discussion);

VI. Protection of workers against radiations (first discussion).

The Forty-third Session of the International Labour Conference held thirty-five plenary sittings, and adopted a Recommendation and three Conventions:

Reports submitted to the Conference Reports of the Committees Texts Adopted Other Documents

Report I: Report of the Director-General - Part I: Current Problems and Trends

Report II: Financial and Budgetary Questions

Report III (I): Freedom of association and protection of the right to organise, collective bargaining and collective agreements, co-operation in the undertaking

Report IV (1): Organisation of occupational health services in places of employment

Report IV (2): Organisation of occupational health services in places of employment

Report V (1): Conditions of work of fishermen

Report V (2): Conditions of work of fishermen

Report VI (1): Protection of workers against radiations

Report VI (2): Protection of workers against radiations

Report VII: Problems of non-manual workers, including technicians, supervisory staff, etc

Report VIII (1): Collaboration between public authorities and employers' and workers' organisations at the industrial and national levels

Report VIII (2): Collaboration between public authorities and employers' and workers' organisations at the industrial and national levels

Report of the Committee on Radiation

Report of the Committee on Radiation: first discussion in plenary

Resolution concerning coverage by workmen's compensation of harmful effects of ionising radiations

Record of Proceedings


 

44th Session - 1960 (1-23 June) 

Geneva, Switzerland

President and Vice-Presidents Composition Agenda Outcomes

President

Mr Luis Alvarado Garrido, delegate of Peru

Vice-Presidents

Mr Stoyan Tontchev, Government delegate of Bulgaria

Mr Massoud Ghayour,  Employers' delegate of Iran

Mr Syndulpho de Azevêdo Pequeno,  Workers' delegate of Brazil.

Source: Minutes of the First Meeting.

The number of Members represented at the Conference was 73. The total number of delegates was 272, comprising 141 Government delegates, 65 Employers' delegates and 66 Workers' delegates. There were 536 advisers, comprising 246 Government advisers, 132 Employers' advisers and 158 Workers' advisers. The total number of delegates and advisers was 808. 

Source: Report of the Credentials Committee. 

I. Report of the Director-General;

II. Financial and budgetary questions;

III. Information and reports on the application of Conventions and Recommendations;

IV. Protection of workers against ionising radiations (second discussion);

V. Consultation and co-operation between public authorities and employers' and workers' organisations at the industrial and national levels (second discussion);

VI. Contribution of the ILO to the raising of incomes and living conditions in rural communities with particular reference to countries in process of development (general discussion);

VII. Reduction of hours of work;

VIII. Workers' housing. 

The Forty-fourth Session of the International Labour Conference held thirty-one plenary sittings, and adopted two Recommendations and a Convention:

Reports submitted to the Conference Reports of the Committees Texts Adopted Other Documents

Report I: Report of the Director-General - Part I: Youth and work

Report II: Financial and Budgetary Questions

Report III: Protection of young workers in industry: minimum age of admission, prohibition of night work, medical examination

Report IV (1): The protection of workers against ionising radiations

Report IV (2): The protection of workers against ionising radiations

Report V (1): Consultation and co-operation between public authorities and employers' and workers' organisations at the industrial and national levels

Report V (2): Consultation and co-operation between public authorities and employers' and workers' organisations at the industrial and national levels

Report VI: Contribution of the ILO to the raising of incomes and living conditions in rural communities, with particular reference to countries in process of development

Report VII (1): Reduction of hours of work

Report VII (2): Reduction of hours of work

Report VIII (1): Workers' housing

Report VIII (2): Workers' housing

Report of the Committee on Radiation

Report of the Committee on Radiation: second discussion in plenary

Final record vote on the Convention concerning the protection of workers against ionising radiations

Resolutions Adopted

Record of Proceedings


45th Session - 1961 (7-29 June) 

Geneva, Switzerland

President and Vice-Presidents Composition Agenda Outcomes

President

Mr M.A. Raschid, delegate of Burma

Vice-Presidents

Mr Jovan Popović, Government delegate of Yugoslavia

Mr Francisco A.P. Muro de Nadal,  Employers' delegate of Argentina

Mr L. Laurence Borha, Workers' delegate of Nigeria

Source: Minutes of the First Meeting.

The number of Members represented at the Conference was 91. The total number of delegates was 351, comprising 180 Government delegates, 85 Employers' delegates and 86 Workers' delegates. There were 636 advisers, comprising 302 Government advisers, 156 Employers' advisers and 178 Workers' advisers. The total number of delegates and advisers was 987. 

Source: Report of the Credentials Committee. 

I. Report of the Director-General;

II. Financial and budgetary questions;

III. Information and reports on the application of Conventions and Recommendations;

IV. Reduction of hours of work (second discussion);

V. Workers' housing (second discussion);

VI. Employment problems and policies (general discussion);

VII. Vocational training;

VIII. Equality of treatment of nationals and non-nationals in social security;

IX. Proposed Convention for the partial revision of the Conventions adopted by the General Conference of the International Labour Organization at its first thirty-two sessions for the purpose of standardising the provisions regarding the preparation of reports by the Governing Body of the International Labour Office on the working of Conventions.

The Forty-fifth Session of the International Labour Conference held thirty-five plenary sittings, and adopted a Recommendation and a Convention:

  • Recommendation (No. 115) concerning Workers' Housing
  • Convention (No. 116) concerning the Partial Revision of the Conventions Adopted by the General Conference of the International Labour Organisation at Its First Thirty-two Sessions
Reports submitted to the Conference

Reports of the Committees

Texts Adopted Other Documents

Report I: Report of the Director-General - Labour relations, present problems and future prospects

Report II: Financial and Budgetary Questions

Report III (IV): Minimum standards of social security

Report IV (1): Reduction of Hours of Work

Report IV (2): Reduction of Hours of Work

Report V (1): Workers' Housing

Report V (2): Workers' Housing

Report VI: Employment problems and policies

Report VII (1): Vocational Training

Report VII (2): Vocational Training

Report VIII (1): Equality of treatment of nationals and non-nationals in social security

Report VIII (2): Equality of treatment of nationals and non-nationals in social security

Report IX: Proposed convention concerning the partial revision of the conventions adopted by the General Conference of the International Labour Organisation at its first thirty-two sessions for the purpose of standardising the provisions regarding the preparation of reports by the Governing Body of the International Labour Office on the working of conventions

Report X: The role of I.L.O. in the promotion of economic expansion and social progress in developing countries

Committee on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations

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

Report of the Committee on Social Security

Report of the Committee on Social Security: first discussion in plenary

Report of a meeting of experts: Employment objectives in economic development

C116 Final Articles Revision Convention, 1961

Final record vote on the Convention concerning the partial revision of the Conventions adopted by the General Conference of the International Labour Organisation at its first thirty-two sessions

Resolution concerning the placing on the agenda of the next ordinary session of the Conference of the question of equality of treatment of nationals and non-nationals in Social Security

Record of Proceedings