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Archivo de Etiquetas: Council of Europe

European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

PreambleThe member States of the Council of Europe signatory hereto,Considering that the aim of the Council of Europe is to achieve a greater unity between its members, particularly for the purpose of safeguarding and realising the ideals and principles which are their common heritage;Considering that the protection of the historical …

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European Convention on the Participation of Foreigners in Public Life at Local Level

Preamble The member States of the Council of Europe, signatory hereto, Considering that the aim of the Council of Europe is to achieve a greater unity between its members for the purpose of safeguarding and realising the ideals and principles which are their common heritage and facilitating their economic and …

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Convention on Civil Liability for Damage Resulting from Activities Dangerous to the Environment

The member States of the Council of Europe, the other States and the European Economic Community signatory hereto,Considering that the aim of the Council of Europe is to achieve a greater unity between its members;Noting that one of the objectives of the Council of Europe is to contribute to the …

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Agreement on Illicit Traffic by Sea, implementing article 17 of the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances

The member States of the Council of Europe, having expressed their consent to be bound by the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, done at Vienna on 20 December 1988, hereinafter referred to as “The Vienna Convention”,Considering that the aim of the Council of …

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Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

The member States of the Council of Europe and the other States, signatories to the present framework Convention,Considering that the aim of the Council of Europe is to achieve greater unity between its members for the purpose of safeguarding and realising the ideals and principles which are their common heritage;Considering …

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European Convention on the Exercise of Children's Rights

PreambleThe member States of the Council of Europe and the other States signatory hereto,Considering that the aim of the Council of Europe is to achieve greater unity between its members;Having regard to the United Nations Convention on the rights of the child and in particular Article 4 which requires States …

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European Convention on Nationality

PreambleThe member States of the Council of Europe and the other States signatory to this Convention,Considering that the aim of the Council of Europe is to achieve greater unity between its members;Bearing in mind the numerous international instruments relating to nationality, multiple nationality and statelessness;Recognising that, in matters concerning nationality, …

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European Charter of Fundamental Rights

PREAMBLE The peoples of Europe, in creating an ever closer union among them, are resolved to share a peaceful future based on common values. Conscious of its spiritual and moral heritage, the Union is founded on the indivisible, universal values of human dignity, freedom, equality and solidarity; it is based …

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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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European Convention on the Avoidance of Statelessness in Relation to State Succession

PreambleThe member States of the Council of Europe and the other States signatory to this Convention,Considering that the avoidance of statelessness is one of the main concerns of the international community in the field of nationality;Noting that State succession remains a major source of cases of statelessness;Recognising that the European …

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Reflections on self-determination, and the status of Kosovo in light of the Report of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Conflict in Georgia

Reflections on self-determination, and the status of Kosovo in light of the Report of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Conflict in Georgia Zoran Oklopcic is Assistant Professor, Department of Law, Carleton University, Ottawa Editor’s Note: This post is part of a series discussing the the Report of the …

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The Swiss Referendum on the Prohibition of Minarets

The Swiss Referendum on the Prohibition of Minarets  Anne Peters is Professor of Public International Law at the University of Basel, a position she has held since 2001. In the academic year 2004/05 she was Dean of the Faculty of Law. Prior to taking up the tenured post she was …

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