Skip to content

You are here


Tuesday 7 June 2005
For immediate release


GENEVA (ILO News) –The International Labour Conference of the ILO elected new members of the Governing Body on 6 June */.

The Governing Body is composed of 56 regular members (28 Governments, 14 Employers and 14 Workers) and 66 deputy members (28 Governments, 19 Employers and 19 Workers).

Ten of the regular government seats are permanently held by States of chief industrial importance (Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom and the United States). The other Government members, and the worker and employer members, are elected by the Conference every three years.

The chairperson of the Governing Body will be elected at its next session on 17 June 2005.

The Governing Body is the executive body of the International Labour Office (the Office is the secretariat of the Organization). It meets three times a year, in March, June and November and takes decisions on ILO policy, the agenda of the International Labour Conference and the draft Programme and Budget of the Organization for submission to the Conference.


*/ See Annexes 1, 2 and 3.

Annex 1

Governing Body Elections 2005-2008


6 Regular / 7 Deputies

1. Cameroon
2. Kenya
3. Malawi
4. Morocco
5. Nigeria
6. South Africa

1. Burundi
2. Côte d’Ivoire
3. Ethiopia
4. Mozambique
5. Senegal
6. Tunisia
7. Uganda

5 Regular / 6 Deputies

1. Argentina
2. Canada
3. Cuba
4. El Salvador
5. Peru

1. Barbados
2. Chile
3. Honduras
4. Mexico
5. Trinidad and Tobago
6. Venezuela

4 Regular / 8 Deputies

1. Australia
2. Philippines
3. Saudi Arabia
4. Sri Lanka

1. Cambodia
2. Iran, Islamic Republic of
3. Jordan
4. Korea, Republic of
5. Kuwait
6. Pakistan
7. Singapore
8. Viet Nam
3 Regular / 7 Deputies

1. Belarus
2. Romania
3. Spain

1. Czech Republic
2. Finland
3. Greece
4. Ireland
5. Hungary
6. Netherlands
7. Poland

Annex 2

Employers’ electoral college 2005-2008
Monday 6 June 2005


Regular members: Deputy members:

Mr. P. Anderson (Australia) Mr. I.P. Anand (India)
Mr. B. Boisson (France) Ms. F. Awassi Atsimadja (Gabon)
Mr. A. Dahlan (Saudi Arabia) Mr. M. Barde (Switzerland)
Mr. D. Funes de Rioja (Argentina) Mr. L.T. Chen (China)
Ms. R. Goldberg (United States) Mr. B. De Arbeloa (Venezuela)
Ms. R. Hornung-Draus (Germany) Mr. O. Eremeev (Russian Federation)
Mr. A. Jeetun (Mauritius) Mr. A. Finlay (Canada)
Mr. M. Lambert (United Kingdom) Mr. S. Goh Hock Li (Singapore)
Mr. D. Lima-Godoy (Brazil) Mr. W.A. Hilton-Clarke (Trinidad & Tobago)
Mr. A. M’Kaissi (Tunisia) Ms. L. Horvatic (Croatia)
Mr. B. Nacoulma (Burkina Faso) Mr. A. de Koster (Belgium)
Mr. T. Suzuki (Japan) Mr. J.M. Lacasa Aso (Spain)
Mr. A.W. Tabani (Pakistan) Mr. K. Mattar (United Arab Emirates)
Mr. G. Trogen (Sweden) Mr. El M. Megateli (Algeria)
Mr. O. Oshinowo (Nigeria)
Mr. J.A. de Regil (Mexico)
Mr. G. Ricci Muadi (Guatemala)
Mr. L. Traore (Mali)
Mr. V. Van Vuuren (South Africa)

Annex 3

Workers’ electoral college 2005-2008
Monday 6 June 2005

Regulars Members:

Ms. S. Burrow (Australia)
Mr. R. Diallo (Guinea)
Ms. B. Byers (Canada)
Mr. N. Adyanthaya (India)
Ms. U. Engelen-Kefer (Germany)
Mr. J.R. Gomez (Colombia)
Mr. S. Steyne (United Kingdom)
Mr. U. Edström (Sweden)
Mr. S. Nakajima (Japan)
Mr. A. Oshiomhole (Nigeria)
Mr. A. A. Sidi Said (Algeria)
Mr. L. Trotman (Barbados)
Mr. E. Sidorov (Russian Federation)
Mr. J. Zellhoefer (United States)

Deputy Members:

Mr. G. Martinez (Argentina)
Ms. H. Anderson Navarez (Mexico)
Ms. C. Brighi (Italy)
Mr. N. Goulart (Brazil)
Mr. K. Ahmed (Pakistan)
Mr. M. Al-Ma'ayta (Jordan)
Ms. C. Pandeni (Namibia)
Mr. E. Patel (South Africa)
Mr. T. Etty (Netherlands)
Mr. B. Hossu (Romania)
Mr. M. Blondel (France)
Ms. A. Garcia (Angola)
Mr. R. Silaban (Indonesia)
Mr. L. Ongaba (Uganda)
Mr. A. Palanga (Togo)
Ms. H. Yacob (Singapore)
Mr. B. Canak (Serbia and Montenegro)
Mr. A. Husain (Bahrain)
Mr. L. Basnet (Nepal)

Changed on 7 June, 2005 - 06:00
Achievements over the years of independence of RK
Targeted social assistance
Combating the worst forms of child labor
Information campaign «Safe work»
Best social projects implemented in Kazakhstan
The Republican contest «Enbekzholy»
Skills and jobs