Finland's ILO committee 2020-2022

TEM091:00/2019 Body

Finnish ILO Committee acts as a negotiating and statement-issuing body and it issues statements to the Government and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.

Basic information In progress

Project number TEM091:00/2019

Set by Ministry of Employment and the Economy

Term/schedule 1.1.2020 – 31.12.2022

Date of appointment 19.12.2019

Type of body Advisory board

Contact person
Erja Matikainen, Suunnittelija
tel. +358 29 504 8939
[email protected]

Goals and results

The Committee acts as a negotiating and statement-issuing body for matters related to:
1) responses from the Government to questions on matters on the agenda of the Interna-tional Labour Conference and government comments on proposed texts to be discussed by the Conference;
2) the presentation to the Parliament for handling of new Conventions and Recommenda-tions approved by the ILO, and the ratification of Conventions in accordance with Article 19 of the ILO Constitution;
3) the re-examination at appropriate intervals of unratified Conventions and of Recommen-dations to which effect has not yet been given, with a view to promoting the ratification of Conventions and the implementation of Recommendations;
4) questions that may be posed to the International Labour Office in conjunction with reports made according to Article 22 of the ILO Constitution; and
5) proposals for the denunciation of ratified Conventions.

The Committee issues statements to the Government and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employ-ment concerning:
1) Finland’s representation in ILO’s International Labour Conferences and administrative bod-ies and in meetings and negotiations organised by the Committee;
2) publicising the objectives and actions of the ILO in Finland;
3) other far-reaching issues or matters of principle related to the operation of the ILO; and
4) other matters related to the ILO’s remit with whose reporting the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment has tasked the Committee.

The Committee has a Working Group and a Convention Division.

Summary

Finnish ILO Committee acts as a negotiating and statement-issuing body and it issues statements to the Government and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.

Starting points

Decree on the Finnish ILO Committee (851/1977)

Additional information