sábado, mayo 21, 2022

Archivo de Etiquetas: Executive Secretary

The Disappearing UN Report on Israeli “Apartheid”

OpinioJuris

The Disappearing UN Report on Israeli “Apartheid” by Kevin Jon Heller Last week, the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) sent shockwaves through the international community by issuing a report that — for the first time in UN history — claims Israel’s treatment of Palestinians amounts to the crime …

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Statute of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (as amended by the Protocols of Cartagena de Indias (1985), Washington (1992) and Managua (1993))

Approved by Resolution Nº 447 taken by the GeneralAssembly of the OAS at its ninth regular session,held in La Paz, Bolivia, October 1979 I.  NATURE AND PURPOSES Article 1 1.          The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights is an organ of the Organization of the American States, created to promote the …

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Treaty of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

We, the Heads of State and Government of the Member States of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS): The President of the Republic of BENINThe President of BURKINA FASOThe Prime Minister of the Republic of CAPE VERDEThe President of the Republic of COTE D’IVOIREThe President of the Republic …

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Kuwait Regional Convention for Co-operation on the Protection of the Marine Environment from Pollution

Signed in Kuwait on, 24 April 1978 Preamble The Government of the State of Bahrain, The Imperial Government of Iran, The Government of the Republic of Iraq, The Government of the State of Kuwait, The Government of the Sultanate of Oman, The Government of the State of Qatar, The Government …

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Protocol dealing with Long-Term Financing (1984)

The Contracting Parties, Recalling that the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (hereinafter referred to as “the Convention”) entered into force on 16 March 1983, Aware of the importance of the “Cooperative programme for the monitoring and evaluation of the long- range transmission of air pollutants in Europe” (hereinafter referred …

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Protocol on Reduction of Sulphur Emissions (Helsinki) (1985)

The Parties, Determined to implement the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution, Concerned that the present emissions of air pollutants are causing widespread damage, in exposed parts of Europe and North America, to natural resources of vital environmental and economic importance, such as forests, soils and waters, and to materials …

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Protocol on Further Reduction of Sulphur Emissions (Oslo) (1994)

The Parties, Determined to implement the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution, Concerned that emissions of sulphur and other air pollutants continue to be transported across international boundaries and, in exposed parts of Europe and North America, are causing widespread damage to natural resources of vital environmental and economic importance, …

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Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (1979)

The Parties to the present Convention. Determined to promote relations and cooperation in the field of environmental protection. Aware of the significance of the activities of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe in strengthening such relations and cooperation. particularly in the field of air pollution including long-range transport of …

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Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (ESRO)

The Parties to this Convention, Aware of the interrelationship between economic activities and their environmental consequences, Affirming the need to ensure environmentally sound and sustainable development, Determined to enhance international co-operation in assessing environmental impact in particular in a transboundary context, Mindful of the need and importance to develop anticipatory …

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Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes

done at Helsinki, on 17 March 1992 PREAMBLE The Parties to this Convention, Mindful that the protection and use of transboundary watercourses and international lakes are important and urgent tasks, the effective accomplishment of which can only be ensured by enhanced cooperation, Concerned over the existence and threats of adverse …

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Convention for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna

The Parties to this Convention: Considering their mutual interest in southern bluefin tuna; Recalling that Australia, Japan and New Zealand have already taken certain measures for the conservation and management of southern bluefin tuna; Paying due regard to the rights and obligations of the Parties under relevant principles of international …

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Protocol for Registration of Releases into the Environment (2003)

The Parties to this Protocol, Recalling article 5, paragraph 9, and article 10, paragraph 2, of the 1998 Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (the Aarhus Convention), Recognizing that pollutant release and transfer registers provide an important mechanism to increase …

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