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Strengthening labour standards in the global economy [WPS06/28]

This conference discussed the following points:


  • How can governments and trade unions in developed and developing countries ensure greater respect for labour standards?
  • What impact do corporations and foreign direct investment have on workplace practices?
  • How can the ILO, WTO and other international institutions help to define internationally acceptable norms?
  • How can governments and unions ensure both competitiveness and respect for labour standards in a global marketplace?

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