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Archivo de Etiquetas: General Secretariat

Charter of the Organization of African Unity

We, the Heads of African States and Governments assembled in the City of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Convinced that it is the inalienable right of all people to control their own destiny, Conscious of the fact that freedom, equality, justice and dignity are essential objectives for the achievement of the legitimate …

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Protocol on the Abolition of the Death Penalty (1990)

(Adopted at Asunción, Paraguay, on June 8, 1990, at the twentieth regular session of the General Assembly) PREAMBLE THE STATES PARTIES TO THIS PROTOCOL, CONSIDERING: That Article 4 of the American Convention on Human Rights recognizes the right to life and restricts the application of the death penalty; That everyone …

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Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture

The American States signatory to the present Convention, Aware of the provision of the American Convention on Human Rights that no one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman, or degrading punishment or treatment; Reaffirming that all acts of torture or any other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment …

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OAU Declaration on a Mechanism for Conflict Prevention, Management and Resolution (Cairo Declaration)

We, the Heads of State and Government of the Organization of African Unity, meeting in our Twenty-ninth Ordinary Session in Cairo, Egypt, from 28 – 30 June 1993, having considered the situations of conflict in our Continent and recalling the Declaration we adopted on 11th July 1990, on the Political …

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Arab Convention for the Suppression of Terrorism

Preamble The Arab states signatory hereto, Desiring to promote mutual cooperation in the suppression of terrorist offences, which pose a threat to the security and stability of the Arab Nation and endanger its vital interests, Being committed to the highest moral and religious principles and, in particular, to the tenets …

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Convention of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference on Combating International Terrorism

The Member States of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference, Pursuant to the tenets of the tolerant Islamic Sharia which reject all forms of violence and terrorism, and in particular specially those based on extremism and call for protection of human rights, which provisions are parallelled by the principles and …

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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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