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International Labour Conference: 61st - 65th Sessions

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61st Session - 1976 (2-22 June) 

Geneva, Switzerland

President and Vice-Presidents Composition Agenda Outcomes

President

Mr Michael O’Leary

Vice-presidents

Mr Ernst Bienert, Government delegate of Germany

Mr Antonio Vitaic Jakasa, Employers' delegate of Argentine

Mr Mustapha Makhlouf, Workers' delegate of Tunisia

Source: Minutes of the First Meeting.

The number of member States represented at the Conference was 121. The total number of accredited delegates and advisers was 1,455 and 1,230 registered. The number of registered delegates was 447, comprising 228 Government delegates, 109 Employers' delegates and 110 Workers' delegates. In addition, the number of registered advisers was 783, comprising 375 Government advisers, 157 Employers' advisers and 251 Workers' advisers.  

Source: Report of the Credentials Committee. 

I. Report of the Director-General;

II. Programme and budget proposals and other financial questions;

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

IV. Establishment of tripartite machinery to promote the implementation of international labour standards (second discussion);

V. Postponed to the 1977;

VI. Working environment (first discussion);

VII. Employment and conditions of work and life of nursing personnel (first discussion);

VIII. Report of the Working Party on Structure. 

The Sixty-first Session of the International Labour Conference held twelve plenary sittings, and adopted a Recommendation and a Convention:

  • Recommendation (No. 152) concerning Tripartite Consultations to Promote the Implementation of International Labour Standards and National Action Relating to the Activities of the International Labour Organisation
  • Convention (No. 144) concerning Tripartite Consultations to Promote the Implementation of International Labour Standards
Reports submitted to the Conference Reports of the Committees Texts Adopted Other Documents

Report I: Report of the Director-General - Activities of the ILO, 1975

Report II: Programme and Budget Proposals and Other Financial Questions

Report III (Parts 1, 2, and 3): Summary of Reports on Ratified Conventions

Report III (4A)

Report III (Part 4B): Consultation at the industrial and national levels : general survey

Report IV (1): Establishment of tripartite machinery to promote the implementation of international labour standards

Report IV (2): Establishment of tripartite machinery to promote the implementation of international labour standards

Report V (1): Labour administration : role, functions and organisation

Report V (2): Labour administration: role, functions and organisation

Report VI (1): Working environment

Report VI (2): Working environment

Report VII (1): Employment and conditions of work and life of nursing personnel

Report VII (2): Employment and conditions of work and life of nursing personnel

Report VIII: Report of the working party on structure

Committee on Nursing Personnel

Committee on Working Environment

Report of the Committee on Nursing Personnel

Report of the Committee on Nursing Personnel: first discussion in plenary

Report of the Committee on Tripartite Machinery

Report of the Committee on Tripartite Machinery: second discussion in plenary

Report of the Committee on Working Environment

Report of the Committee on Working Environment : first discussion in plenary

C144 Tripartite Consultation (International Labour Standards) Convention, 1976

Final record vote on the Convention concerning tripartite consultations to promote the implementation of international labour standards

Record of Proceedings


62nd Session - Maritime - 1976 (13-29 October) 

Geneva, Switzerland

President and Vice-Presidents Composition Agenda Outcomes

President

Mr Modolv Hareide, delegate of Norway

Vice-presidents

Mr Vladimir Nikolaevitch Khalapsin, Government delegate of Ukraine

Mr J.C. Anand, Employers' delegate of India

Mr Earl Shepard, Workers' delegate of the USA 

Source: Minutes of the First Meeting.

The number of member States represented at the Conference was 77. The total number of accredited delegates and advisers was 628 and 573 registered. The number of registered delegates was 245, comprising 131 Government delegates, 57 Employers' delegates and 57 Workers' delegates. In addition, the number of registered advisers was 328, comprising 156 Government advisers, 79 Employers' advisers and 93 Workers' advisers.

Source: Report of the Credentials Committee. 

I. Report of the Director-General;

II. Revision of the Paid Vacations (Seafarers) Convention (Revised), 1949 (No. 91), in the light of, but not necessarily restricted to, the Holidays with Pay Convention (Revised), 1970 (No. 132);

III. The protection of young seafarers;

IV. Continuity of employment of seafarers;

V. Substandard vessels, particularly those registered under flags of convenience. 

The Sixty-second Session of the International Labour Conference held sixteen plenary sittings, and adopted three Recommendations and three Conventions:

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

Report I: Report of the Director-General

Report II: Holidays with pay for seafarers

Report III: Protection of young seafarers

Report IV: Continuity of employment of seafarers

Report V (1): Substandard vessels, particularly those registered under flags of convenience

Report V (2): Substandard vessels, particularly those registered under flags of convenience

Committee on Holidays with Pay for Seafarers

Committee on Substandard Vessels, Particularly Those Registered under Flags of Convenience

Report of the Committee on Holidays with Pay for Seafarers

Report of the Committee on Holidays with Pay for Seafarers: discussion in plenary

Reports I and II of the Committee on Substandard Vessels, Particularly Those Registered under Flags of Convenience

Reports I and II of the Committee on Substandard Vessels, Particularly Those Registered under Flags of Convenience: discussion in plenary

Report of the Committee on Continuity of Employment of Seafarers

Report of the Committee on Continuity of Employment of Seafarers: Submission, discussion and adoption

C145 - Continuity of Employment (Seafarers) Convention, 1976

C146 Seafarers' Annual Leave with Pay Convention, 1976

C147 Merchant Shipping (Minimum Standards) Convention, 1976

Final record vote on the Convention concerning annual leave with pay for seafarers

Final record vote on the Convention concerning minimum standards in merchant ships

Record of Proceedings


63rd Session - 1977 (1-22 June) 

Geneva, Switzerland

President and Vice-Presidents Composition Agenda Outcomes

President

Mr J.K. Amedume, delegate of Ghana

Vice-presidents

Mr Marian Naszkowski,  Government delegate of Poland

Mr John Arthur Gordon Coates, Employers' delegate of the United Kingdom

Mr Irving Brown, Workers' delegate of the USA 

Source: Minutes of the First Meeting.

The number of member States represented at the Conference was 126. The total number of accredited delegates and advisers was 1,628 and 1,483 registered. The number of registered delegates was 456, comprising 231 Government delegates, 109 Employers' delegates and 116 Workers' delegates. In addition, the number of registered advisers was 1,027, comprising 504 Government advisers, 205 Employers' advisers and 318 Workers' advisers. 

Source: Report of the Credentials Committee. 

I. Report of the Director-General;

II. Programme and budget proposals and other financial questions;

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

IV. Working environment: atmospheric pollution, noise and vibration (second discussion);

V. Labour administration: role, functions and organisation (first discussion);

VI. Employment and conditions of work and life of nursing personnel (second discussion);

VII. Freedom of association and procedures for determining conditions of employment in the public service (first discussion);

VIII. Structure of the ILO: Report of the Working Party on Structure.

The Sixty-third Session of the International Labour Conference held thirty-one plenary sittings, and adopted two Recommendations and two Conventions:

  • Recommendation (No. 156) concerning the Protection of Workers against Occupational Hazards in the Working Environment Due to Air Pollution, Noise and Vibration
  • Recommendation (No. 157) concerning Employment and Conditions of Work and Life of Nursing Personnel
  • Convention (No. 148) concerning the Protection of Workers against Occupational Hazards in the Working Environment Due to Air Pollution, Noise and Vibration
  • Convention (No. 149) concerning Employment and Conditions of Work and Life of Nursing Personnel
Reports submitted to the Conference Reports of the Committees Texts Adopted Other Documents

Report I: Report of the Director-General - Part I: Technical co-operation : new prospects and dimensions

Report II: Programme and Budget Proposals and Other Financial Questions

Report III (Part 4B): Equality of treatment (social security): general survey

Report IV (1): Working environment: atmospheric pollution, noise and vibration

Report IV (2): Working environment: atmospheric pollution, noise and vibration

Report V (1): Labour administration: role, functions and organisation

Report V (2): Labour administration: role, functions and organisation

Report VI (1): Employment and conditions of work and life of nursing personnel

Report VI (2): Employment and conditions of work and life of nursing personnel

Report VII (1): Freedom of association and procedures for determining conditions of employment in the public service

Report VII (2): Freedom of association and procedures for determining conditions of employment in the public service

Report VIII:

Committee on Labour Administration

Committee on Public Service

Committee on Working Environment

Report of the Committee on Labour Administration

Committee on Nursing Personnel

Report of the Committee on Labour Administration: first discussion in plenary

Report of the Committee on Nursing Personnel

Report of the Committee on Nursing Personnel: second discussion in plenary

Report of the Committee on the Public Service

Report of the Committee on Public Service: first discussion in plenary

Report of the Committee on Working Environment

Report of the Committee on Working Environment: second discussion in plenary

Action of the resolution adopted by the conference at its 63rd ( June 1977) session

C148 Working Environment (Air Pollution, Noise and Vibration) Convention, 1977

C149 Nursing Personnel Convention, 1977

Final record vote on the Convention concerning employment and conditions of work and life of nursing personnel

Final record vote on the Convention concerning the protection of workers against occupational hazards in the working environment due to air pollution, noise and vibration

Record of Proceedings


 

64th Session - 1978 (7-28 June) 

Geneva, Switzerland

President and Vice-Presidents Composition Agenda Outcomes

President

Mr Pedro Ojeda Paullada, delegate of Mexico

Vice-presidents

Mr Fedor D. Romma, Government delegate of Belarus

Mr Marwan Nasr, Employers' delegate of the Lebanon

Mr Agus Sudono, Workers' delegate of Indonesia

Source: Minutes of the First Meeting.

The number of member States represented at the Conference was 129. The total number of accredited delegates and advisers was 1,673 and 1,560 registered. The number of registered delegates was 487, comprising 244 Government delegates, 119 Employers' delegates and 124 Workers' delegates. In addition, the number of registered advisers was 1,073, comprising 516 Government advisers, 209 Employers' advisers and 348 Workers' advisers. 

Source: Report of the Credentials Committee. 

I. Reports of the Governing Body and the Director-General;

II. Programme and budget proposals and other financial questions;

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

IV. Labour administration: role, functions and organisation (second discussion);

V. Freedom of association and procedures for determining conditions of employment in the public service (second discussion);

VI. Revision of the Protection against Accidents (Dockers) Convention (Revised), 1932 (No. 32) (first discussion);

VII. Hours of work and rest periods in road transport (first discussion);

VIII. Structure of the ILO: Report of the Working Party on Structure. 

The Sixty-fourth Session of the International Labour Conference held thirty-three 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

Report II: Programme and Budget Proposals and Other Financial Questions

Report III (Part 4B): Employment of women with family responsibilities: general survey

Report IV (1): Labour administration: role, functions and organisation

Report IV (2): Labour administration: role, functions and organisation

Report V (1): Freedom of association and procedures for determining conditions of employment in the public service

Report V (2): Freedom of association and procedures for determining conditions of employment in the public service

Report VI (1): Revision of the Protection against Accidents (Dockers) Convention (Revised), 1932 (no. 32)

Report VI (2): Revision of the Protection against Accidents (Dockers) Convention (Revised), 1932 (no. 32)

Report VII (1): Hours of work and rest periods in road transport

Report VII (2): Hours of work and rest periods in road transport

Report VIII: Report of the Working Party on Structure

Committee on Labour Administration

Committee on Protection of Dockers

Committee on Public Service

Report of the Committee on Labour Administration

Report of the Committee on Labour Administration: second discussion in plenary

Report of the Committee on Protection of Dockers

Report of the Committee on Protection of Dockers: discussion in plenary

Report of the Committee on the Public Service

Report of the Committee on Public Service: second discussion in plenary

C150 Labour Administration Convention, 1978

C151 Labour Relations (Public Service) Convention, 1978

Final record vote on the Convention concerning labour administration role, functions and organisation

Final record vote on the Convention concerning protection of the right to organise and procedures for determining conditions of employment in the public service

Record of Proceedings


65th Session - 1979 (6-27 June) 

Geneva, Switzerland

President and Vice-Presidents Composition Agenda Outcomes

President

Mr Ravindra Varma, delegate of India

Vice-presidents

Mr Paul Iliescu, Government delegate of Romania

Mr Henri Georget, Employers' delegate of Niger

Mr Gerd Muhr, Workers' delegate of Germany

Source: Minutes of the First Meeting.

The number of member States represented at the Conference was present 132. Seven member States did not send a delegation. The total number of accredited delegates and advisers was 1,671 and 1,499 registered. The number of registered delegates was 471, comprising 236 Government delegates, 117 Employers' delegates and 118 Workers' delegates. In addition, the number of registered advisers was 1,028 comprising 496 Government advisers, 222 Employers' advisers and 310 Workers' advisers. 

Source: Report of the Credentials Committee. 

I. Reports of the Governing Body and the Director-General;

II. Programme and budget proposals and other financial questions;

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

IV. Revision of the Protection against Accidents (Dockers) Convention (Revised), 1932 (No. 32) (second discussion);

V. Hours of work and rest periods in road transport (second discussion);

VI. Older workers: work and retirement (first discussion);

VII. Follow-up of the World Employment Conference: basic needs (general discussion);

VIII. Structure of the ILO: Report of the Working Party on Structure. 

The Sixty-fifth Session of the International Labour Conference held thirty-six 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

Report II Draft Programme and Budget 1980-81 and Other Financial Questions

Report III (Part 4B): Abolition of forced labour: general survey

Report IV (1): Revision of the Protection against Accidents (Dockers) Convention (Revised), 1932 (no. 32)

Report IV (2): Revision of the Protection against Accidents (Dockers) Convention (Revised), 1932 (no. 32)

Report V (1): Hours of work and rest periods in road transport

Report V (2): Hours of work and rest periods in road transport

Report VI (1): Older workers: work and retirement

Report VI (2): Older workers: work and retirement

Report VII: Follow-up of the world employment conference: basic needs

Report VIII: Report of the Working Party on Structure

Committee on Protection of Dockers

Report of the Committee on Protection of Dockers

Report of the Committee on Protection of Dockers: discussion in plenary

C152 Occupational Safety and Health (Dock Work) Convention, 1979

Final record vote on the Convention concerning occupational safety and health in dock work

Resolution concerning follow-up to the world employment conference adopted by the International Labour Conference at its 65th session, Geneva, June 1979

Record of Proceedings