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Is IMF Managing Director (DSK) Entitled to Immunity from Prosecution?

Is IMF Managing Director (DSK) Entitled to Immunity from Prosecution? I intended to write a post explaining why International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director, Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK), does not have immunity under the applicable treaties dealing with the immunity of the IMF and its employees. However, Chimene Keitner has beaten me …

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Convention on Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (ICSID)

PREAMBLE The Contracting States Considering the need for international cooperation for economic development, and the role of private international investment therein; Bearing in mind the possibility that from time to time disputes may arise in connection with such investment between Contracting States and nationals of other Contracting States; Recognizing that while such disputes …

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International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 2200A (XXI) of 16 December 1966, entry into force 23 March 1976, in accordance with Article 49 Preamble The States Parties to the present Covenant, Considering that, in accordance with the principles proclaimed in the Charter of the …

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Inter-American Convention on Human Rights

(Adopted at the Inter-American Specialized Conference on Human Rights, San José, Costa Rica, 22 November 1969) Preamble The American states signatory to the present Convention, Reaffirming their intention to consolidate in this hemisphere, within the framework of democratic institutions, a system of personal liberty and social justice based on respect …

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African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights (Banjul)

Preamble The African States members of the Organization of African Unity, parties to the present convention entitled “African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights”, Recalling Decision 115 (XVI) of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government at its Sixteenth Ordinary Session held in Monrovia, Liberia, from 17 to 20 …

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Statute of the Law of the Sea Tribunal

Article 1 General provisions 1.            The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea is constituted and shall function in accordance with the provisions of this Convention and this Statute. 2.            The seat of the Tribunal shall be in the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg in the Federal Republic …

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International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families

Adopted by General Assembly resolution 45/158 of 18 December 1990 Preamble The States Parties to the present Convention, Taking into account the principles embodied in the basic instruments of the United Nations concerning human rights, in particular the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and …

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Declaration of Minimum Humanitarian Standards (UN Sub-Commission on the Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities)

Recalling the reaffirmation by the Charter of the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of faith in the dignity and worth of the human person; Considering that situations of internal violence, disturbances, tensions and public emergency continue to cause serious instability and great suffering in all parts …

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OSCE Convention on Conciliation and Arbitration

CONVENTION ON CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION WITHIN THE CSCE The States parties to this Convention, being States participating in the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe, Conscious of their obligation, as provided for in Article 2, paragraph 3, and Article 33 of the Charter of the United Nations, to settle …

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Statute of the International Criminal Court for Rwanda (ICTR)

STATUTE OF THE INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL FOR RWANDA(As amended) As amended by the Security Council acting under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Genocide and Other Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of …

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Statute of the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991

Having been established by the Security Council acting under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991 (hereinafter referred to as “the International …

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Is China Changing its View of International Tribunals?

Is China Changing its View of International Tribunals?Last month the new Chinese Judge at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Judge Xue Hanqin, was sworn in and took her seat on the ICJ bench. One remarkable but perhaps little known fact about Judge Hanqin is that she is the only person …

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