Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Friday, February 02, 2007

President of Vietnam signs ILO convention on labor rights

Vietnamese President Nguyen Minh Triet signed an International Labor Organization (ILO) convention on Monday that stipulates that forced labor be eliminated, the Thanh Nein News reported on Tuesday. The convention requires members to take any necessary procedures to abolish the practice.

Viet Nam recently joined the World Trade Organization (WTO), and is believed that conventions such as this one will help the country fulfill its WTO obligations.

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