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Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement

Chapter Nineteen: Labour

Article 19.1: Affirmations

The Parties affirm their respect for their Constitutions and their rights to establish their own level of domestic labour protection under their respective domestic law, consistent with their obligations as members of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and their commitments to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (1998).

Article 19.2: Objectives

The Parties wish to build on their respective international commitments, strengthen their cooperation on labour and, in particular, they wish to:

Article 19.3: Obligations

In order to further the foregoing objectives, the Parties’ mutual obligations are set out in the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras (the "Agreement on Labour Cooperation") that addresses, among other things:

Article 19.4: Cooperative Activities

The Parties recognize that labour cooperation plays an important role in advancing the level of compliance with labour principles and rights and that the Agreement on Labour Cooperation provides for the development of a plan of action for cooperative labour activities to promote the objectives of the Agreement on Labour Cooperation. An indicative list of areas of possible cooperation between the Parties is set out in the Agreement on Labour Cooperation.

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