The COMMUNICATION FROM the
the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs says that the 9 July. July
1964 was on 48. meeting of the General Conference of the international organization
the work received the Convention on employment policy (No. 122). The ratification of the
Convention by the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic was registered on 15.
July, 1975, Director General of the International Labour Office. According to the
Article 5 of the Convention entered for the Czechoslovak Socialist
the Republic, in force on June 15. July 1976.
Czech translation of the Convention shall be published at the same time.
Convention No. 122
Convention concerning employment policy
The General Conference of the International Labour Organization,
that was convened by the Administrative Council of the International Labour Office in Geneva and
there met 17 February. June 1964 at its fortieth eighth meeting,
considering that the Declaration of Philadelphia recognises the solemn obligation
The International Labour Organization support among the peoples of the world the implementation of
programs to achieve full employment and rising living standards, as well as
and considering that the preamble to the Constitution of the International Labour Organization
This is the fight against unemployment and to secure wage assurance
satisfactory living conditions,
further considering that, according to the provisions of the Declaration of Philadelphia
the responsibility of the International Labour Organisation to examine and consider the effect of
Economic and financial policies on employment policy, focusing
on the basic goal that "all people regardless of race, religion or
sex have the right to pursue both their material, so your
spiritual development in conditions of freedom and dignity, economic
ensure a level playing field ", and
considering that the Universal Declaration of human rights provides that the
"everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to fair
and satisfactory working conditions and to protection against unemployment ",
Recalling the provisions of the existing international labour conventions and
the recommendations, which have a direct relationship to employment policy, in particular
Convention and Recommendation concerning the agencies (1948), the recommendation on the
advice in the choice of profession (1949), the recommendation on vocational training
for the profession (1962), and the Convention and recommendation on discrimination in employment and
considering the need for these instruments apply in a broader
the framework of the international programme of economic development based on the full and
productive and freely chosen employment employment
rozhodnuvši to adopt some of the proposals relating to employment policy,
which are the eighth point of the agenda of the session, and
rozhodnuvši, that these proposals will take the form of an International Convention,
accepts 9 June. in July 1964 the Convention, which will be referred to as
Convention on employment policy, 1964:
1. For the purpose of promoting economic growth and development, raising living
the level of cover the needs of the work force and overcoming unemployment and
incomplete employment of each Member State shall publish and implement as
one of its main objectives of active policies aimed at promoting full
and productive employment and free choice of employment.
2. this policy will ensure that:
and it will work for all) who can work and looking for work
(b)) this work will be most productive as possible,
(c)), there will be a free choice of jobs and the broadest option to
every worker could obtain the qualifications for the job for which the
best, and to be able to use their skills and talents without
regardless of their race, colour, sex, religion, political
belief, national or social origin.
3. this policy will duly take account of the degree and level of
economic development and the mutual relationship between the objectives in the area of
employment among the other economic and social objectives, and will be
implemented by methods that are in accordance with national conditions and
Each Member State and the extent of the corresponding methods of the
and will regularly) and edit it in the framework of a coordinated economic
and social policy measures that should be adopted for the purpose of
the achievement of the objectives referred to in article 1,
(b)) will take the steps that are necessary for the application of these measures,
including-if necessary-to drawing up the programmes.
In the implementation of this Convention will be the representatives of the persons affected by touch
the measures to be taken, in particular representatives of employers and
the workers, discussed the policy of employment, in order to then fully
take into account their experience and views and to ensure their
full cooperation in establishing this policy and support for the
The formal ratifications of this Convention shall be communicated to the Director-
The International Labour Office and written by him.
1. this Convention undertakes to only the Member States of the international organization
labour, whose ratification has been registered by the Director General.
2. Shall take effect twelve months after the date the Director writes
the ratification of the two Member States.
3. For each Member State, this Convention shall enter into force twelve
months from the date on which its ratification has been registered.
1. each Member which has ratified this Convention may denounce it
After the expiration of ten years from the date on which this Convention first acquired
the effectiveness of written communication to the Director General of the International Office
work that is writes. Termination shall take effect one year after the date on which the
It was registered.
2. each Member State that has ratified this Convention and which does not apply
rights to terminate her under this article during the year following the
the expiry of the period of ten years mentioned in the preceding paragraph, the
by the Convention for the next ten-year period and then it will be able to terminate
always after the expiry of the 10-year period, under the conditions laid down in this
1. the Director General of the International Labour Office shall notify all the Member
States, the International Labour Organisation the ratification and registration of all the testimony,
members of the organization.
2. When the Member States of the Organization to communicate to write the second
ratification, which was notified to the Director General, notify the Member
States of the Organization to the date when this Convention enters into force.
Director General of the International Labour Office shall notify the
the Secretary-General of the United Nations for registration in accordance with article 102 of the Charter of the United
Nations full particulars of all ratifications and testimonies, which enrolled
in accordance with the provisions of the preceding articles.
Always, if considered necessary, the Board of the International Office
work shall submit to the General Conference a report on the implementation of this Convention, and
examine whether it is desirable to put on the agenda of the General Conference
the question of its full or partial revision.
1. the General Conference adopt a new Convention revising or completely
partly this Convention and does not appoint a new contract:
and the ratification of the revising Convention) new Member State causes the ipso jure
immediate denunciation of this Convention, notwithstanding the provisions of article 6, and with it the
subject to the new revising Convention enters into force,
(b)), from the time when the new revising Convention shall enter into force, this Convention shall
Member States shall cease to be open to ratification.
2. this Convention remains in force in its form and content for those
Member States which have ratified it, and that have not ratified the revising
The English and French texts of this Convention are equally authentic.