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Archivo de Etiquetas: history

President Obama Creates US Atrocities Prevention Board

President Obama Creates US Atrocities Prevention BoardEarlier this month, US President Barrack Obama directed the National Security Advisor to create an Atrocities Prevention Board which will be tasked with co-ordinating the US government’s policies on the prevention of mass atrocities and genocide. In addition, the President also launced a US interagency …

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Darryl Robinson on Self-Referrals: Is the International Criminal Court Really a Court of Last Resort?

Darryl Robinson on Self-Referrals: Is the International Criminal Court Really a Court of Last Resort?The Journal of International Criminal Justice has recently published a very interesting article by Darryl Robinson titled “The Controversy over Territorial State Referrals and Reflections on ICL Discourse“. In the article, Darryl takes issue with those who …

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ICJ Permits Greece to Intervene in Germany v. Italy Immunity case

ICJ Permits Greece to Intervene in Germany v. Italy Immunity caseOn the 4th of July, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) decided that Greece can intervene in the Jurisdictional Immunities of the State case (Germany v. Italy). The case concerns a claim by Germany that Italian courts have failed to respect …

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Corte Internacional de Justicia – Order of 8 March 2011 – CERTAIN ACTIVITIES CARRIED OUT BY NICARAGUA IN THE BORDER AREA

Order of 8 March 2011 NEW Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) – Order of 8 March 2011 (92 Kb)   8 MARCH 2011 ORDER CERTAIN ACTIVITIES CARRIED OUT BY NICARAGUA IN THE BORDER AREA (COSTA RICA v. NICARAGUA) REQUEST FOR THE …

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ASEAN Declaration (1967)

The Presidium Minister for Political Affairs/ Minister for Foreign Affairs of Indonesia, the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, the Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Singapore and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand:MINDFUL of the existence of mutual interests and common problems …

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Stockholm Declaration on the Human Environment

The United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, having met at Stockholm from 5 to 16 June 1972,having considered the need for a common outlook and for common principles to inspire and guide the peoples of the world in the preservation and enhancement of the human environment, Proclaims that: 1. …

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Treaty of Amity and Co-operation in South East Asia

The High Contracting Parties :CONSCIOUS of the existing ties of history, geography and culture, which have bound their peoples together;ANXIOUS to promote regional peace and stability through abiding respect for justice and the rule or law and enhancing regional resilience in their relations;DESIRING to enhance peace, friendship and mutual cooperation …

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Agenda 21 (Rio)

Preamble 1.1. Humanity stands at a defining moment in history. We are confronted with a perpetuation of disparities between and within nations, a worsening of poverty, hunger, ill health and illiteracy, and the continuing deterioration of the ecosystems on which we depend for our well-being. However, integration of environment and …

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Israel-Palestine Liberation Organisation, Exchange of Letters of Mutual Recognition and Commitment to the Peace Process

1. LETTER FROM YASSER ARAFAT TO PRIME MINISTER RABIN: September 9, 1993 Yitzhak RabinPrime Minister of Israel Mr. Prime Minister, The signing of the Declaration of Principles marks a new era in the history of the Middle East. In firm conviction thereof, I would like to confirm the following PLO …

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Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

The member States of the Council of Europe and the other States, signatories to the present framework Convention,Considering that the aim of the Council of Europe is to achieve greater unity between its members for the purpose of safeguarding and realising the ideals and principles which are their common heritage;Considering …

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Preliminary Thoughts on the Kosovo Opinion

Preliminary Thoughts on the Kosovo OpinionZoran Oklopcic is Assistant Professor, Department of Law, Carleton University, Ottawa. Hs previous EJIL:Talk! post on Self-Determination and the Status of Kosovo can be found here.As we digest the meaning and implications of the recent Advisory Opinion, Separate and Dissenting Opinions, I’d like to offer …

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Richard Haass In Newsweek: Rethink Afghanistan Because Nation Building Is Not Working And We’re Not Winning

Richard Haass In Newsweek: Rethink Afghanistan Because Nation Building Is Not Working And We’re Not WinningPolitico‘s Mike Allen reports in his Playbook today that the new issue of Newsweek will feature a major cover story by Richard Haass called “Rethinking Afghanistan: We’re not winning. It’s not worth it. Here’s how …

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