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108 STAT. 1634 PUBLIC LAW 103-306 —AUG. 23, 1994 to the council of the Global Environment Facility administered by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development to use the voice and vote of the United States to bring about the creation and full implementation of policies designed to promote respect for and full protection of the territorial rights, traditional economies, cultural integrity, traditional knowleofge and human rights of indigenous peoples. 22 USC 262p-4p. "SEC. 1621. ENCOURAGEMENT OF FAIR LABOR PRACTICES. "(a) The Secretary of the Treasury shall direct the United States Executive Directors of the international financial institutions

fc (as defined in section 1701(c)(2)) to use the voice and vote of

the United States to urge the respective institution— "(1) to adopt policies to encourage borrowing countries to guarantee internationaly recognized worker rights (within the meaning of section 502(a)(4) of the Trade Act of 1974) and to include the status of such rights as an integral part of the institution's policy dialogue with each borrowing country; "(2) in developing the policies referred to in paragraph (1), to use the relevant conventions of the International Labor Organization, which have set forth, among other things, the right of association, the right to organize and bargain collectively, a prohibition on the use of any form of forced or compulsory labor, and certain minimum labor standards that take into account differences in development levels among nations including a minimum age for the employment of children, acceptable conditions of work with respect to minimum wages, hours of work, and occupational safety and health; and "(3) to establish formal procedures to screen projects and programs funded by the institution for any negative impact in a borrowing country on the rights referred to in paragraph (1). Reports. "(b) The Secretary of the Treasury shall submit to the Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate by the end of each fiscal year a report on the extent to which each borrowing country guarantees internationaly recognized worker rights to its labor force and on progress toward achieving each of the goals described in subsection (a).". (f) The Inter-American Development Bank Act (22 U.S.C. 283 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following: 22 USC 283Z-10. "SEC. 38. FOCUS ON LOW-INCOME AREAS OF LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN. "The Secretary of the Treasury shall direct the United States Executive Director of the Bank to use the voice and vote of the United States to support an increased focus on the poorest countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, and on poorer areas of better off countries, and to support programs conducted by the Multilateral Investment Fund, particularly in targeting low-income countries and populations, working with nongovernmental organizations and training and assisting former combatants from civil conflicts in Latin America.". DEPLETED URANIUM SEC. 527. None of the funds provided in this or any other Act may be made available to facilitate in any way the sale of M-833 antitank shells or any comparable antitank shells containing