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Convention adopted at the 87th session of the General Conference of the International Labor Organization, Geneva, June 17, 1999; Transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate August 5, 1999 (Treaty Doc. 106-5, 106th Congress, 1st Session); Reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations November 3, 1999 (Senate Executive Report No. 106-12, 106th Congress, 1st Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate November 5, 1999; Ratified by the President December 2, 1999; Instrument of Ratification deposited December 2, 1999; Entered into force December 2, 2000.

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future