Signed at Geneva on 25 September 1926 Entry into force: 9 March 1927, in accordance with article 12. The Convention was amended by the Protocol done at the Headquarters of the United Nations, New York, on 7 December 1953; the amended Convention entered into force on 7 July 1955, the date …Leer »
Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare. Geneva, 17 June 1925.
The undersigned Plenipotentiaries, in the name of their respective Governments: (Here follow the names of Plenipotentiaries)Whereas the use in war of asphyxiating, poisonous or other gases, and of all analogous liquids materials or devices, has been justly condemned by the general opinion of the civilized world; andWhereas the prohibition of …Leer »
ICC Assembly of States Parties Discusses Possible Amendments to ICC Statute.Last week the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the ICC held its Ninth Session in New York. One of the issues on the agenda of the 9th ASP was discussion of amendments to the ICC Statute. Some States had …Leer »
Protocol for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict. The Hague, 14 May 1954.
The High Contracting Parties are agreed as follows: I1. Each High Contracting Party undertakes to prevent the exportation, from a territory occupied by it during an armed conflict, of cultural property as defined in Article 1 of the Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed …Leer »
INTRODUCTORY NOTE The Charter of the United Nations was signed on 26 June 1945, in San Francisco, at the conclusion of the United Nations Conference on International Organisation, and came into force on 24 October 1945. The Statute of the International Court of Justice is an integral part of the …Leer »
The Conference convened by the Swiss Federal Council for the purpose of revising: the Geneva Convention of 27 July 1929 for the Relief of the Wounded and Sick in Armies in the Field, the Xth Hague Convention of 18 October 1907 for the Adaptation to Maritime Warfare of the Principles …Leer »
THE STATES SIGNATORY TO THIS CONVENTIONMOVED by a desire to ensure adequate compensation for persons who suffer damage caused on the surface by foreign aircraft, while limiting in a reasonable manner the extent of the liabilities incurred for such damage in order not to hinder the development of international civil …Leer »
Adopted on 28 September 1954 by a Conference of Plenipotentiaries convened by Economic andSocial Council resolution 526 A (XVII) of 26 April 1954 Entry into force: 6 June 1960, in accordance with article 39 Preamble The High Contracting Parties, Considering that the Charter of the United Nations and the Universal …Leer »
London, 12 May 1954 THE GOVERNMENTS represented at the International Conference on Pollution of the Sea by Oil held in London from 26 April 1954 to 12 May 1954, DESIRING to take action by common agreement to prevent pollution of the sea by oil discharged from ships, and considering that …Leer »
Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance Between the People’s Republic of Albania, the People’s Republic of Bulgaria, the Hungarian People’s Republic, the German Democratic Republic, the Polish People’s Republic, the Rumanian People’s Republic, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the Czechoslovak Republic, May 14, 1955 The Contracting Parties, …Leer »
Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery, the Slave Trade and Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery
PREAMBLE The States Parties to the present Convention, Considering that freedom is the birthright of every human being, Mindful that the peoples of the United Nations reaffirmed in the Charter their faith in the dignity and worth of the human person, Considering that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, proclaimed …Leer »
The General Conference of the International Labour Organisation, Having been convened at Geneva by the Governing Body of the International Labour Office, and having met in its Fortieth Session on 5 June 1957, and Having considered the question of forced labour, which is the fourth item on the agenda of …Leer »