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Republic of Palau becomes 185th ILO member State

Press release | 31 May 2012
GENEVA (ILO News) – The Republic of Palau, a Pacific island nation, became the 185th member of the International Labour Organization (ILO) following receipt in Geneva of a letter dated 2 May, stating, on behalf of the Government, that the Republic of Palau formally accepts the obligations of the Constitution of the ILO.

The Republic of Palau's membership became effective on 29 May 2012. The country has been a member of the United Nations since 14 December 1994.