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September 1994

Achievements, new directions from 1994 ILO conference

Don Smyth

Meeting in 81st session, the International Labor Organization advanced its agenda by adopting a new Convention and two important new Resolutions, and paved the way for a new Convention next year. This article examines the 1994 ILO conference in detail, including milestones and accomplishments, the lively debate about the future role of the ILO, observations by Labor Secretary Robert Reich, and the welcoming of new members.

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