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Archivo de Etiquetas: General Assembly

Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Establishment of the Inter-Organisation Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING CONCERNING ESTABLISHMENT OF THE INTER-ORGANIZATION PROGRAMME FOR THE SOUND MANAGEMENT OF CHEMICALS The parties to this Memorandum, Noting the endorsement by the United Nations General Assembly, in Resolution 47/190 of 22 December 1992, of Agenda 21 as adapted by the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development …

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Declaration on International Co-operation in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space (UNGA resolution 51/122)

The General Assembly, Having considered the report of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space on the work of its thirty-ninth session1 and the text of the Declaration on International Cooperation in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space for the Benefit and in the Interest of All …

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Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action

The World Conference on Human Rights,Considering that the promotion and protection of human rights is a matter of priority for the international community, and that the Conference affords a unique opportunity to carry out a comprehensive analysis of the international human rights system and of the machinery for the protection …

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Agreement on the Implementation of the Seabed Provisions of the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea

The States Parties to this Agreement, Recognizing the important contribution of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 (hereinafter referred to as “the Convention”) to the maintenance of peace, justice and progress for all peoples of the world, Reaffirming that the seabed and ocean floor …

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Inter-American Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities

THE STATES PARTIES TO THIS CONVENTION, REAFFIRMING that persons with disabilities have the same human rights and fundamental freedoms as other persons; and that these rights, which include freedom from discrimination based on disability, flow from the inherent dignity and equality of each person; CONSIDERING that the Charter of the …

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Inter-American Convention against Terrorism

AG/RES. 1840 (XXXII-O/02) INTER-AMERICAN CONVENTION AGAINST TERRORISM (Adopted at the second plenary session held on June 3, 2002) THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, REAFFIRMING the principles and provisions contained in the Charter of the Organization of American States and the Charter of the United Nations; RECOGNIZING the threat that terrorism poses to …

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Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

The States Parties to the present Protocol have agreed as follows : Article 1 1. A State Party to the present Protocol (“State Party”) recognizes the competence of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (“the Committee”) to receive and consider communications from or on behalf of individuals …

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UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (2007)

Adopted by General Assembly Resolution 61/295 on 13 September 2007 The General Assembly,Guided by the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations, and good faith in the fulfilment of the obligations assumed by States in accordance with the Charter,Affirming that indigenous peoples are equal to all other …

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The Kosovo Opinion

The Kosovo Opinion  Christian J. Tams is Professor of International Law at the Univeristy of Glasgow. His publications include Enforcing Obligations Erga Omnes in International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2005). The International Court of Justice’s Kosovo opinion of 22 July had been much expected. It was one of the not so frequent …

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ICJ finds that Kosovo’s Declaration of Independence not in Violation of International Law

ICJ finds that Kosovo’s Declaration of Independence not in Violation of International Law The International Court of Justice has held that the declaration of independence by Kosovo is not in violation of international law.  Despite what is likely to be said in the media, this opinion is rather narrow. The Court …

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ICJ finds that Kosovo’s Declaration of Independence not in Violation of International Law

ICJ finds that Kosovo’s Declaration of Independence not in Violation of International LawThe International Court of Justice has held that the declaration of independence by Kosovo is not in violation of international law.  Despite what is likely to be said in the media, this opinion is rather narrow. The Court has …

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Kosovo Independence Declaration Is Legal, UN Court Rules

Kosovo Independence Declaration Is Legal, UN Court Rules THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Kosovo won a major victory on the world stage Thursday as the United Nations’ highest court said its 2008 declaration of independence from Serbia was legal.The nonbinding opinion by the International Court of Justice sets the stage for …

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