lunes, enero 30, 2023

Archivo de Etiquetas: Armed Conflict

Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism

The States Parties to this Convention, Having in mind the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations concerning the maintenance of international peace and security and the promotion of good-neighbourliness and friendly relations and cooperation among States, Recalling the Declaration on the Occasion of the Fiftieth Anniversary …

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Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism

The member States of the Council of Europe and the other Signatories hereto,Considering that the aim of the Council of Europe is to achieve greater unity between its members;Recognising the value of reinforcing co-operation with the other Parties to this Convention;Wishing to take effective measures to prevent terrorism and to …

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Protocol additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the adoption of an additional distinctive emblem (Protocol III)

The High Contracting Parties, (PP1) Reaffirming the provisions of the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 (in particular Articles 26, 38, 42 and 44 of the First Geneva Convention) and, where applicable, their Additional Protocols of 8 June 1977 (in particular Articles 18 and 38 of Additional Protocol I and …

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Darfur Peace Agreement (2006)

PREAMBLE WHEREAS the Government of the Sudan (GoS), the Sudan Liberation Movement/Army (SLM/A) and the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) (hereinafter referred to as “Parties”), having met in Abuja, Nigeria as part of their longstanding effort to find a lasting solution to the conflict in Darfur; MINDFUL of the previous …

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Who is Party to the Geneva Convention but not a Member of the UN?

Who is Party to the Geneva Convention but not a Member of the UN? Last week (Aug 12) was the 61st anniversary of the adoption of the 1949 Geneva Conventions on the protection of victims of armed conflict. The Geneva Conventions are the most widely ratified treaties with 194 parties …

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Was Nuremberg a Violation of the Principle of Legality?

Was Nuremberg a Violation of the Principle of Legality? This is, remarkably, the question raised by yesterday’s judgment of the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights in Kononov v. Latvia, App. No. 36376/04. In short, the applicant was a former Soviet partisan convicted by a Latvian court …

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20th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

20th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child Today marks the 20th anniversary of the adoption by the UN General Assembly of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Convention has become the most widely ratified treaty after the Geneva Conventions of 1949 (which …

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Agreement on Ending the War and Restoring Peace in Vietnam, signed in Paris and entered into force January 27, 1973

AGREEMENT ON ENDING THE WAR AND RESTORING PEACE IN VIET-NAM The Parties participating in the Paris Conference on Viet-Nam, With a view to ending the war and restoring peace in Viet-Nam on the basis of respect for the Vietnamese people’s fundamental national rights and the South Vietnamese people’s right to …

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