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22 Mar 2017

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ILO

Decision on the 14th item on the agenda: Complaint concerning non-observance by Qatar of the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29), and the Labour Inspection Convention, 1947 (No. 81), made by delegates to the 103rd Session (2014)...

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Recalling the decisions adopted in its 325th Session (November 2015) and 328th Session (November 2016) and noting the recent measures taken by the Government to implement Law No. 21 of 2015 relating to the entry, exit and residence of migrant workers as well as to further follow-up on the high-level tripartite delegation’s assessment, the Governing Body decided to:

(a) request the Government of Qatar to continue to provide information to the Governing Body at its 331st Session (November 2017) on further measures to effectively implement Law No. 21 of 2015 relating to the entry, exit and residence of migrant workers; and to further follow-up on the high-level tripartite delegation’s assessment;

(b) request the Government of Qatar to provide information to the Governing Body at its 331st Session (November 2017) on measures taken to effectively implement Law No. 1 of 4 January 2017 relating to the entry, exit and residence of migrant workers, the Law on Domestic Workers of 8 February 2017 as well as the Law establishing Workers’ Dispute Resolution Committees of 19 October 2016 upon their entry into force and to provide official copies of these three laws to the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations at its forthcoming session (22 November – 9 December 2017)...

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