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Conférence internationale du Travail: 46th - 50th Sessions

Sessions

46th Session - 1962 (6-28 June) 

Geneva, Switzerland

President and Vice-Presidents Composition Agenda Outcomes

President

Mr Lynch, Government delegate of Ireland

Vice-Presidents

Mr Tokunboh, Government delegate of Nigeria

Mr Fennema, Employers' delegate of the Netherlands

Mr Ambekar, Workers' delegate of India

Source: Minutes of the First Meeting.

The total number of delegates was 357,comprising 181 Government delegates, 88 Employers' delegates and 88 Workers' delegates. There were 655 advisers, comprising 315 Government advisers, 157 Employers' advisers and 183 Workers' advisers. The total number of delegates and advisers is 1,012.

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. Vocational training (second discussion);

V. Equality of treatment of nationals and non-nationals in social security (second discussion);

VI. Prohibition of the sale, hire and use of inadequately guarded machinery;

VII. Termination of employment (dismissal and lay-off);

VIII. Substitution, in the provisions of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation relating to membership of the Governing Body, of the figures "forty-eight" and "twenty-four" for the figures "forty" and." twenty ", and of the figure "twelve for the figure "ten" except in paragraph 2 of article 7 which shall provide for ten Members of chief industrial importance and fourteen elected Members;

IX. Hours of work (for a further discussion with a view to the submission of a satisfactory instrument for a final vote);

X. Revision of the Social Policy (Non-Metropolitan Territories) Convention, 1947, by the elimination of the provisions which limit its application to non-metropolitan territories.

The Forty-sixth Session of the International Labour Conference held thirty-six plenary sittings, and adopted an Instrument of Amendment, two Recommendations and two Conventions:

  • Instrument for the Amendment of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation Adopted by the International Labour Conference at its 46th Session
  • Recommendation (No. 116) concerning Reduction of Hours of Work
  • Recommendation (No. 117) concerning Vocational Training
  • Convention (No. 117) concerning Basic Aims and Standards of Social Policy
  • Convention (No. 118) concerning Equality of Treatment of Nationals and Non-Nationals in Social Security.
Reports submitted to the Conference Reports of the Committees Texts Adopted Other Documents

Report I: Report of the Director-General - Part I: older people, work and retirement

Report II: Financial and Budgetary Questions

Report III (Part IV): Forced labour : general conclusions on the reports relating to the International Labour Conventions and Recommendations dealing with forced labour and compulsion to labour

Report IV (1): Vocational Training

Report IV (2): Vocational Training

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

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

Report VI (1): Prohibition of the sale, hire and use of inadequately guarded machinery

Report VI (2): Prohibition of the sale, hire and use of inadequately guarded machinery

Report VII (1): Termination of employment (dismissal and lay-off)

Report VII (2): Termination of employment (dismissal and lay-off)

Report VIII: Substitution, in the provisions of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation relating to membership of the Governing Body, of the figures "forty-eight" and "twenty-four" for the figures "forty" and "twenty", and of the figure "twelve" for the figure "ten" except in paragraph 2 of article 7 which shall provide for ten members of chief industrial importance and fourteen elected members

Report IX: Hours of Work

Report X: Revision of the Social Policy (non-metropolitan territories) Convention, 1947 by the elimination of the provisions which limit its application to non-metropolitan territories

Report of the Committee on Social Security

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

C118 Equality of Treatment (Social Security) Convention, 1962

Final record vote on the Convention concerning equality of treatment of nationals and non-nationals in social security

Final record vote on the Recommendation concerning equality of treatment of nationals and non-nationals in social security

Instrument for the amendment of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation

Future tasks of ILO

Record of Proceedings


47th Session - 1963 (5-26 June) 

Geneva, Switzerland

President and Vice-Presidents Composition Agenda Outcomes

President

Mr Joseph Johnson, Federal Minister of Labour, Nigeria

Mr Dreyer, Government delegate of Denmark

Vice-presidents

Mr Slipchenko, Government delegate of Ukraine

Mr Robinson, Employers' delegate of Canada

Mr Faupl, Workers' delegate of the United States 

Source: Minutes of the First Meeting.

In all, 102 of these member States were represented at the session. The total number of delegates was 392, comprising 200 Government delegates, 96 Employers' delegates and 96 Workers' delegates. There were 695 advisers, comprising 332 Government advisers, 177 Employers' advisers and 186 Workers' advisers. The total number of delegates and advisers was 1,087.

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. Prohibition of the sale, hire and use of inadequately guarded machinery (second discussion);

V. Termination of employment at the initiative of the employer (second discussion);

VI. Hygiene in shops and offices;

VII. Benefits in case of employment accidents and occupational diseases. 

The Forty-seventh Session of the International Labour Conference held twenty-seven plenary sittings, and adopted two Recommendations and a Convention:

Reports submitted to the Conference Reports of the Committees Other Documents

Report I: Report of the Director-General: programme and structure of the ILO

Report II: Financial and Budgetary Questions

Report III (Part IV): Discrimination in respect of employment and occupation

Report IV (1): Prohibition of the sale, hire and use of inadequately guarded machinery

Report IV (2): Prohibition of the sale, hire and use of inadequately guarded machinery

Report V (1): Termination of employment at the initiative of the employer

Report V (2): Termination of employment at the initiative of the employer

Report VI (1): Hygiene in shops and offices

Report VI (2): Hygiene in shops and offices

Report VII (1): Benefits in the case of industrial accidents and occupational diseases

Report VII (2): Benefits in the case of industrial accidents and occupational diseases

Committee on Hygiene in Shops and Offices

Report of the Committee on Hygiene in Shops and Offices

Report on the Committee on Hygiene in Shops and Offices: first discussion in plenary

Committee on Social Security

Report of the Committee on Social Security

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

Record of Proceedings

Social and labour aspects of economic development: the ILO's approach


48th Session - 1964 (17 June-9 July) 

Geneva, Switzerland

President and Vice-Presidents Composition Agenda Outcomes

President

Mr Andrés Aguilar Mawdsley, delegate of Venezuela

Vice-Presidents

Mr JK.R. Baghdelleh, Government delegate of Zanzibar

Mr Syed Wajid Ali,  Employers' delegate of Pakistan,

Mr Harold Collison,  Workers' delegate of the United Kingdom.

Source: Minutes of the First Meeting.

The number of Members represented at the Conference was 102. The total number of delegates was 385, comprising 196 Government delegates, 94 Employers' delegates and 95 Workers' delegates. There were 755 advisers, comprising 381 Government advisers, 163 Employers' advisers and 211 Workers' advisers. The total number of delegates and advisers was 1,140. 

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. Hygiene in shops and offices (second discussion);

V. Benefits in case of industrial accidents and occupational diseases (second discussion);

VI. Women workers in a changing world;

VII. The employment of young persons in underground work in mines of all kinds;

VIII. Employment policy, with particular reference to the employment problems of developing countries (for single discussion with a view to the possible adoption of an appropriate instrument or instruments on this question);

IX. Substitution for article 35 of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation of the proposals referred to the Conference by the Governing Body at its 157th Session;

X. Proposed declaration concerning the policy of apartheid of the Republic of South Africa;

XI. Inclusion in the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation of a provision empowering the Conference to expel or suspend from membership any Member which has been expelled or suspended from membership of the United Nations;

XII. Inclusion in the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation of a provision empowering the Conference to suspend from participation in the International Labour Conference any Member which has been found by the United Nations to be flagrantly and persistently pursuing by its legislation a declared policy of racial discrimination such as apartheid.

The Forty-eighth Session of the International Labour Conference held thirty-four plenary sittings and adopted three Instruments of Amendment, three Recommendations and three Conventions:

  • Instrument for the Amendment (No. 1) of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation
  • Instrument for the Amendment (No. 2) of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation
  • Instrument for the Amendment (No. 3) of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation
  • Recommendation (No. 120) concerning Hygiene in Commerce and Offices
  • Recommendation (No. 121) concerning Benefits in the Case of Employment Injury
  • Recommendation (No. 122) concerning Employment Policy
  • Convention (No. 120) concerning Hygiene in Commerce and Offices
  • Convention (No. 121) concerning Benefits in the Case of Employment Injury
  • Convention (No. 122) concerning Employment Policy
Reports submitted to the Conference Reports of the Committees Texts Adopted Other Documents

Report I: Report of the Director-General - Part I: programme and structure of the ILO with guidelines for the discussion in 1964

Report II: Financial and Budgetary Questions

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

Report IV (1): Hygiene in commerce and offices

Report IV (2): Hygiene in commerce and offices

Report V (1): Benefits in the case of industrial accidents and occupational diseases

Report V (2): Benefits in the case of industrial accidents and occupational diseases

Report VI (1): Women workers in a changing world

Report VI (2): Women workers in a changing world

Report VII (1): The employment of young persons in underground work in mines of all kinds

Report VII (2): The employment of young persons in underground work in mines of all kinds

Report VIII (1): Employment policy, with particular reference to the employment problems of developing countries

Report VIII (2): Employment policy, with particular reference to the employment problems of developing countries

Report IX: Substitution for Article 35 of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation of the proposals referred to the Conference by the Governing Body at its 157th session

Report X: Proposed declaration concerning the policy of "apartheid" of the Republic of South Africa

Report XI: Inclusion in the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation of a provision empowering the Conference to expel or suspend from membership any member which has been expelled or suspended from membership of the United Nations

Report XII: Inclusion in the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation of a provision empowering the Conference to suspend from participation in the International Labour Conference any member which has been found by the United Nations to be flagrantly and persistently pursuing by its legislation a declared policy of racial discrimination such as "apartheid"

Report of the Committee on Employment Policy

Report of the Committee on Employment Policy: discussion in plenary

Committee on Hygiene in Commerce and Offices

Report of the Committee on Hygiene in Commerce and Offices

Report of the Committee on Hygiene in Commerce and Offices: second discussion in plenary

Report of the Committee on Social Security

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

Committee on Employment of Young Persons

Report of the Committee on Employment of Young Persons

Report of the Committee on Employment of Young Persons: first discussion in plenary

C120 Hygiene (Commerce and Offices) Convention, 1964

C121 Employment Injury Benefits Convention, 1964

C122 Employment Policy Convention, 1964

Final record vote on the Convention concerning benefits in the case of employment injury

Final record vote on the Convention concerning employment policy

Final record vote on the Convention concerning hygiene in commerce and offices

Instruments for the amendment of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation

Resolution concerning international action for the promotion of employment objectives

Resolution concerning the activities of the International Labour Organisation in the field of employment policy

Declaration concerning the policy of "apartheid" of the Republic of South Africa : and I.L.O. Programme for the elimination of "Apartheid" in labour matters in the Republic of South Africa

Record of Proceedings


49th Session - 1965 (2-23 June) 

Geneva, Switzerland

President and Vice-Presidents Composition Agenda Outcomes

President

Mr S. Hashim Raza, Government delegate of Pakistan

Vice-Presidents

Mr Anatolii Emelyanovich Gurinovich, Government delegate of Byelorussia

Mr Daniel Andriantsitohaina, Employers' delegate of Malagasy Republic

Mr Alfonso Sánchez Madariaga, Workers' delegate of Mexico

Source: Minutes of the First Meeting.

The Session was attended by representatives of 104 out of 114 member countries of the ILO. The 204 Government delegates, 100 Employers' delegates and 99 Workers' delegates were accompanied by over 700 advisers for the technical items on the agenda.

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. The employment of young persons in underground work in mines of all kinds (second discussion);

V. The employment of women with family responsibilities (second discussion);

VI. Agrarian reform, with particular reference to employment and social aspects (general discussion);

VII. The role of co-operatives in the economic and social development of developing countries (first discussion).  

The Forty-ninth Session of the International Labour Conference held thirty-two plenary sittings and adopted three Recommendations and two Conventions:

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

Report I: Report of the Director-General - Part I

Report II: Financial and Budgetary Questions

Report III (Part IV): Maternity protection: general conclusions on the reports concerning the Maternity Protection Convention, 1919 (No. 3), the Maternity Protection (Agriculture) Recommendation, 1921 (No. 12), the Maternity Protection Convention (Revised), 1952 (No. 103), and the Maternity Protection Recommendation, 1952 (No. 95)

Report IV (1): The employment of young persons in underground work in mines of all kinds

Report IV (2): The employment of young persons in underground work in mines of all kinds

Report V (1): The employment of women with family responsibilities

Report V (2): The employment of women with family responsibilities

Report VI: Agrarian reform, with particular reference to employment and social aspects

Report VII (1): The role of co-operatives in the economic and social development of developing countries

Report VII (2): The role of co-operatives in the economic and social development of developing countries

Committee on Employment of Young Miners

Report of the Committee on Employment of Young Miners

Reports I, II and III of the Committee on Employment of Young Miners: second discussion in plenary

C124 Medical Examination of Young Persons (Underground Work) Convention, 1965

Final record vote on the Convention concerning the minimum age for admission to employment underground in mines

Resolutions Adopted

Record of Proceedings


50th Session - 1966 (1-22 June) 

Geneva, Switzerland

President and Vice-Presidents

Composition Agenda Outcomes

President

Mr Léon Chajn, delegate of Poland 

Vice-Presidents

Mr Roberto A. Billinghurst, Government delegate of Argentina

Mr Félix Martínez-Espino O., Employers' delegate of Venezuela

Mr Mahmoud ben Ezzeddine, Workers' delegate of Tunisia.

Source: Minutes of the First Meeting.

The number of member States represented at the Conference was 105. The total number of accredited delegates and advisers was 1,174 and 1,030 registered. The number of registered delegates was 392, comprising 198 Government delegates, 92 Employers' delegates and 102 Workers' delegates. In addition, the number of registered advisers was 638, comprising 327 Government advisers, 136 Employers' advisers and 175 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. The role of co-operatives in the economic and social development of developing countries (second discussion);

V. Revision of Conventions Nos. 35, 36, 37, 38, 39 and 40 concerning old-age, invalidity and survivors' pensions (first discussion);

VI. Certain questions concerning fishermen, the exact scope of the item to be defined by the Governing Body in the light of the results of the Preparatory Technical Conference on Fishermen's Questions to be held in the autumn of 1965;

VII. Examination of grievances and communications within the undertaking (first discussion).

The Fiftieth Session of the International Labour Conference held twenty-nine plenary sittings, and adopted two Recommendations and two Conventions:

Reports submitted to the Conference Reports of the Committees Other Documents

Report I: Report of the Director-General - Part I: Industrialisation and labour

Report I: Report of the Director-General - Part II: Activities of the ILO 1966

Report II: Financial and Budgetary Questions

Report III (Part IV): Information and Reports on the Application of Convention and Recommendation

Report IV (1): The role of co-operatives in the economic and social development of developing countries

Report IV (2): The role of co-operatives in the economic and social development of developing countries

Report V (1): Revision of Conventions Nos. 35, 36, 37, 38, 39 and 40 concerning old-age, invalidity and survivors' pensions

Report V (2): Revision of Conventions Nos. 35, 36, 37, 38, 39 and 40 concerning old-age, invalidity and survivors' pensions

Report VI (1): Questions concerning fishermen - (a) accommodation on board fishing vessels, (b) vocational training of fishermen, (c) fishermen's certificates of competency

Report VI (2): Questions concerning fishermen - (a) accommodation on board fishing vessels, (b) vocational training of fishermen, (c) fishermen's certificates of competency

Report VII (1): Examination of grievances and communications within the undertaking

Report VII (2): Examination of grievances and communications within the undertaking

Report of the Committee on Social Security

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

Record of Proceedings