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International Labour Conference: 91st - 95th Sessions

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91st Session - 2003 (3-19 June) 

Geneva, Switzerland

President and Vice-Presidents Composition Agenda Outcomes

President

Mr Michael Christopher Wamalwa, delegate of Kenya

Vice-presidents

Mr Muzahem Al Muhaisin, Government delegate of Jordania

Mr Bryan Noakes, Employers' delegate of Australia

Mr Tomasz Wojcik, Workers' delegate of Poland

Source: Minutes of the First Meeting.

The total number of member States represented at the Conference was 159. The total number of persons accredited to the Conference was 4,046 amongst which 3,498 are registered. There were 297 government delegates, 131 employer's delegates, and 138 worker's delegates - a total of 566 delegates registered. Also, there were 927 government advisers, 391 employer's advisers, and 499 workers' advisers - a total of 1,817 advisers registered.

Source: Report of the Credentials Committee. 

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

II. Programme and budget and other questions;

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

IV. Human resources training and development - Revision of the Human Resources Development Recommendations, 1975 (No. 150);

V. The scope of the employment relationship;

VI. ILO standards-related activities in the area of occupational safety and health: an in-depth study for discussion with a view to the elaboration of a plan of action for such activities;

VII. Improved security of seafarers' identification.

The Ninety-first Session of the International Labour Conference held twenty-two plenary sittings, and adopted a revision of a Convention:

Reports submitted to the Conference Texts Adopted Other Documents

Report I (A): Report of the Director-General - Working out of Poverty

Report of the Director-General (Appendix): The situation of workers of the occupied Arab territories

Report I (B): Time for Equality at Work: Global report under the Follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

Report II: Programme and Budget proposals for 2004-05 and other financial questions

Report III (1A): Report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations

Report III (1B): General Survey of the reports concerning the Protection of Wages Convention (No. 95) and the Protection of Wages Recommendation (No. 85), 1949

Report III (2): List of Ratifications by Convention and by Country

Report IV (1): Learning and training for work in the knowledge society

Report IV (2): Learning and training for work in the knowledge society

Report V: The scope of the employment relationship

Report VI: ILO standards-related activities in the area of occupational safety and health: An in-depth study for discussion with a view to the elaboration of a plan of action for such activities

Report VII (1): Improved security of seafarers' identification

Report VII (2A): Improved security of seafarers' identification

Report VII (2B): Improved security of seafarers' identification

C185 Seafarers' Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003

Conclusions adopted concerning Global Strategy on Occupational Safety and Health

Final record vote on the Seafarers' Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003

Resolutions adopted

Agenda

Record of Proceedings


92nd Session - 2004 (1-17 June) 

Geneva, Switzerland

President and Vice-Presidents Composition Agenda Outcomes

President

Mr Milton Ray Guevara, delegate of the Dominican Republic

Vice-presidents

Mr Maatough Mohamed Maatough, Government delegate of Libya

Mr Youssoufa Wade, Employers' delegate of Senegal

Mr Guillaume Attigbe,  Workers' delegate of Benin

Source: Minutes of the First Meeting.

The total number of member States represented at the Conference was 165. There were 4,180 persons accredited to the Conference, of whom 3,696 were registered. There were 544 delegates registered, including 292 Government delegates, 129 Employers’ delegates and 123 Workers’ delegates. In addition, 1,697 advisers registered, including 888 Government advisers, 372 Employers’ advisers and 437 Workers’ advisers. 

Source: Report of the Credentials Committee. 

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

II. Programme and budget and other questions;

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

IV. Human resources training and development - Revision of the Human Resources Development Recommendations, 1975 (second discussion);

V. Work in the fishing sector - a discussion with a view to the adoption of a comprehensive standard (first discussion);

VI. Migrant Workers.

The Ninety-second Session of the International Labour Conference held twenty plenary sittings, and withdrawal Recommendations Nos. 2, 12, 16, 18, 21, 26, 32, 33, 34, 36, 43, 46, 58, 70, 74 and 96. Further, adopted a Recommendation:

Reports submitted to the Conference Texts Adopted Other Documents

Report I (A): Report of the Director-General - ILO Programme Implementation 2002-03

Report of the Director-General (Appendix): The occupied Arab territories

Report I (B): Global report under the Follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

Report of the Director-General on the World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization

Report II: Information concerning the Programme and Budget for 2004-05 and other financial and administrative questions

Financial Report and Audited Financial Statements 2002-03

Report III (1A): Report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations

Report III (1B): General Survey concerning the Employment Policy Convention, 1964 (No. 122), and the Employment Policy (Supplementary Provisions) Recommendation, 1984 (No. 169), and aspects relating to the promotion of full, productive and freely chosen employment of the Human Resources Development Convention, 1975 (No. 142), and of the Job Creation in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Recommendation, 1998 (No. 189)

Report III (2): Information document on ratifications and standards-related activities

Report IV (1): Human resources development and training

Report IV (2A): Human resources development and training

Report IV (2B): Human resources development and training

Report V (1): Conditions of work in the fishing sector

Report V (2): Conditions of work in the fishing sector

Report VI: Towards a fair deal for migrant workers in the global economy

Report VII (1): Withdrawal of sixteen Recommendations 

Report VII (2): Withdrawal of sixteen Recommendations 

Resolutions adopted

Agenda

Record of Proceedings


93rd Session - 2005 (31 May-16 June) 

Geneva, Switzerland

President and Vice-Presidents Composition Agenda Outcomes

President

Mr Basim Khalil Alsalim, delegate of Jordania

Vice-presidents

Mr Galo Chiriboga Zambrano, Government delegate of Ecuador

Mr Andrew J. Finlay,  Employers' delegate of Canada

Mr Hilda Anderson,  Workers' delegate of Mexico

Source: Minutes of the First Meeting.

The total number of member States represented at the Conference was 168. There were 4,315 persons accredited to the Conference, of whom 3,842 were registered. There were 562 delegates registered, including 295 Government delegates, 133 Employers’ delegates and 134 Workers’ delegates. In addition, 1,721 advisers registered, including 927 Government advisers, 368 Employers’ advisers and 426 Workers’ advisers. 

Source: Report of the Credentials Committee

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

II. Programme and budget and other questions;

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

IV. Occupational safety and health;

V. Work in the fishing sector (second discussion);

VI. Promoting youth employment.

The Ninety-third Session of the International Labour Conference held nineteen plenary sittings, and adopted a Recommendation:

Reports submitted to the Conference Texts Adopted Other Documents

Report I (A): Report of the Director-General - Consolidating progress and moving ahead

Report of the Director-General (Appendix):Report on the situation of workers of the occupied Arab territories

Report I (B): A global alliance against forced labour: Global report under the Follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

Report II: Draft programme and budget 2006-07 and other financial questions

Report III (1A): Report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations

Report III (1B): General Survey of the reports concerning the Hours of Work (Industry) Convention, 1919 (No. 1), and the Hours of Work (Commerce and Offices) Convention, 1930 (No. 30)

Report III (2): Information document on ratifications and standards-related activities 

Report IV (1): Promotional framework for occupational safety and health

Report IV (2): Promotional framework for occupational safety and health

Report V (1): Work in the fishing sector

Report V (2A): Work in the fishing sector

Report V (2B): Work in the fishing sector

Final record vote on the adoption of the Work in Fishing Convention, 2005

Resolutions adopted

Agenda

Record of Proceedings


 

94th Session - Maritime - 2006 (7-23 February) 

Geneva, Switzerland

President and Vice-Presidents Composition Agenda Outcomes

President

Mr Jean-Marc Schindler, delegate of France

Vice-presidents

Mr Tatsuya Teranishi,  Government delegate of Japan

Mr Dierk Lindemann,  Employers' delegate of Germany

Mr Brian Orrell, Workers' delegate of the United Kingdom

Source: Minutes of the First Meeting.

A total of 106 member States are represented at the Conference. There were 1,135 persons accredited to the Conference, of whom 969 are registered. Out of the total number of delegates and advisers registered, there were 334 delegates (184 Government delegates, 70 Employers’ delegates and 80 Workers’ delegates) and 329 advisers (224 Government advisers, 49 Employers’ advisers and 56 Workers’ advisers).

Source: Report of the Credentials Committee. 

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

II. Maritime labour standards – Standard setting, single discussion, with a view to the adoption of an instrument to consolidate maritime labour standards. 

The Ninety-fourth Session of the International Labour Conference held nine plenary sittings, and adopted a Convention:

Reports submitted to the Conference Texts Adopted Other Documents

Report of the Chairperson of the Governing Body to the 94th (Maritime) Session of the International Labour Conference 

Report I (1A): Adoption of an instrument to consolidate maritime labour standards

Report I (1B): Proposed consolidated maritime labour Convention

Report II: Report of the Director General on developments in the maritime sector

Final record vote on the adoption of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

MLC Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

Resolutions adopted

Agenda

Record of Proceedings


95th Session - 2006 (31 May-16 June) 

Geneva, Switzerland

President and Vice-Presidents Composition Agenda Outcomes

President

Mr M. ńĆestmir Sajda, delegate of the Czech Republic

Vice-presidents

Mme Aisha Abdel Hady,  Government delegate of Egypt

Mr M. Jorge de Regil,  Employers' delegate of Mexico

Mr M. N.M. Adyanthaya,  Workers' delegate of India

Source: Minutes of the First Meeting.

A total of 166 member States were represented at the Conference. There were 4,500 persons accredited to the Conference, of whom 3,828 are registered. There were 576 delegates registered, including 308 Government delegates, 131 Employers’ delegates and 137 Workers’ delegates. In addition, 1,870 advisers registered, including 931 Government advisers, 428 Employers’ advisers and 511 Workers’ advisers. 

Source: Report of the Credentials Committee. 

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

II. Programme and budget and other questions;

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

IV. Occupational safety and health (second discussion);

V. The employment relationship (single discussion);

VI. The role of the ILO in technical cooperation (general discussion).

The Ninety-fifth Session of the International Labour Conference held twenty-three plenary sittings, and adopted two Recommendations and a Convention:

Reports submitted to the Conference Texts Adopted Other Documents

Report of the Chairperson of the Governing Body to the Conference for the year 2005-06

Report I (A): Report of the Director-General - ILO programme implementation 2004-05 

Report I (B): Global report - The end of child labour: Within reach 

Report I (C): Changing patterns in the world of work 

Appendix: The situation of workers of the occupied Arab territories

Report II: Information concerning the Programme and Budget for 2006-07 and other financial and administrative questions

Report II: Financial Report and Audited Financial Statements 2004-05

Report III (1A): Report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations

Report III (1B): General Survey of the reports concerning the Labour Inspection Convention, 1947 (No. 81), and the Protocol of 1995 to the Labour Inspection Convention, 1947, and the Labour Inspection Recommendation, 1947 (No. 81), the Labour Inspection (Mining and Transport) Recommendation, 1947 (No. 82), the Labour Inspection (Agriculture) Convention, 1969 (No. 129), and the Labour Inspection (Agriculture) Recommendation, 1969 (No. 133)

Report III (2): Information document on ratifications and standards-related activities

Report IV (1): Promotional framework for occupational safety and health

Report IV (2A): Promotional framework for occupational safety and health

Report IV (2B): Promotional framework for occupational safety and health

Report V (1): The employment relationship

Report V (2A): The employment relationship

Report V (2B): The employment relationship

Report VI: The role of the ILO in technical cooperation (green report)

C187 Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 2006

Final record vote on the adoption of the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 2006

Resolutions adopted

Agenda

Record of Proceedings