International Labour Conference (Often called an international parliament…
International Labour Conference
Committee on the Application of Standards
International Labour Conference brings together governments', workers' and employer's delegates of the ILO member States; it meets once a year in June, in Geneva, Switzerland
Every delegate has the same rights, and all can express themselves freely and vote as they wish.
Each member State is represented by a delegation consisting of two government delegates, an employer delegate, a worker delegate, and their respective advisers. (Employer and Worker delegates are nominated in agreement with the most representative national organizations of employers and workers.)
an international parliament of labour.
, its main tasks:
The Conference also passes resolutions that provide guidelines for the ILO's general policy and future activities.
Every two years the Conference adopts the ILO's biennial work programme and budget, which is financed by member States.
The Conference is also a forum where social and labour questions of importance to the entire world are discussed freely
It elects the
Another important function of the Conference is to examine the Global Report prepared by the Office under the follow-up procedure required by the Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (1998).
The Conference also supervises the application of Conventions and Recommendations at the national level.
First, there is the crafting and adoption of international labour standards in the form of Conventions and Recommendations.