ILS are adopted by the International Labour Conference.
All three ILO constituents are involved in adopting ILS at the International Labour Conference.
Member States have an obligation to consider measures for implementing ILS within 12 or, exceptionally, 18 months from their adoption by the International Labour Conference.
Workers’ organizations defend their interests.
Governments submit newly adopted ILS to the competent authorities.
Employers’ organizations defend their interests.
Information on submission must be reported between 12 and 18 months following the adoption of new ILS.
Workers and their organizations participate in the supervision of the obligation to submit newly adopted ILS.
Governments’ reporting on submission is regularly supervised by the CEACR and the CAS.
Employers and their organizations participate in the supervision of the obligation to submit newly adopted ILS.
When the Governing Body chooses Conventions and Recommendations on which reports are requested, with a view to preparing a General Survey.
Governments report on the measures they take to implement Conventions they have ratified.
The Governing Body calls on member States to consider measures they take to implement Conventions they have not ratified and Recommendations.
The Workers’ group provides its views in selecting the subject.
Governments are involved in selecting the subject.
The Employers’ group provides its views in selecting the subject.
Law and practice are summarized in a report based on the report form approved by the Governing Body, which is sent to the Office.
Workers’ organizations often promote implementation and ratification.
Governments thoroughly consider policy, legislation and practice in the area involved.
Employers’ organizations consider options.
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