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Palestine, UN Non-Member Observer Status and ICC Jurisdiction

Palestine, UN Non-Member Observer Status and ICC Jurisdiction On 22 January 2009, the Palestinian Minister of Justice, on behalf of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA), lodged a declaration recognizing the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC) (pictured left) ‘for the purpose of identifying, prosecuting and judging the authors and …

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Can the ICC Prosecute for Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria?

Can the ICC Prosecute for Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria? Recent reports regarding the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria are very disturbing indeed. If it turns out that there is concrete evidence that chemical weapons have been used, many will hope this will (finally) provoke action by the …

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The Security Council and the ICC

The Security Council and the ICC The University of California Irvine Law School’s International Justice Clinic recently issued an important report examining the relationship between the UN Security Council and the International Criminal Court.   The report, authored by UCI Irvine Prof David Kaye, is the culmination of a project on the Council and the Court run …

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Can the Allies Lawfully Arm the Lybian Rebels?

Can the Allies Lawfully Arm the Lybian Rebels?My friend Claus Kress yesterday brought to my attention a most pertinent legal issue: In Resolution 1970, the UN Security Council imposed an arms embargo on Lybia. The embargo was reaffirmed and strengthened in op. paras. 13-16 of Resolution 1973. The embargo appears …

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Security Council Passes Resolution 1973, Authorizing Use of Force Against Lybia

Security Council Passes Resolution 1973, Authorizing Use of Force Against LybiaThe full text of the resolution is available here. The key provision is op. para. 4:4. Authorizes Member States that have notified the Secretary-General, acting nationally or through regional organizations or arrangements, and acting in cooperation with the Secretary-General, to …

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Permanent Sovereignty over Natural Resources (UNGA resolution 1803 (XVII))

The General Assembly, Recalling its resolutions 523 (VI) of 12 January 1952 and 626 (VII) of 21 December 1952, Bearing in mind its resolution 1314(XIII) of 12 December 1958, by which it established the Commission on Permanent Sovereignty over Natural Resources and instructed it to conduct a full survey of …

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International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights – Optional Protocol I

Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 2200A (XXI) of 16 December 1966, entry into force 23 March 1976, in accordance with Article 9 The States Parties to the present Protocol, Considering that in order further to achieve the purposes of the International Covenant on …

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Protocol on Control of Nitrogen Oxides Emissions (Sophia) (1988)

The Parties, Determined to implement the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution, Concerned that present emissions of air pollutants are causing damage, in exposed parts of Europe and North America, to natural resources of vital environmental and economic importance, Recalling that the Executive Body for the Convention recognized at its …

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IAEA Guidelines for Mutual Emergency Assistance Arrangements in Connection with a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency

1.INTRODUCTION 1.1.          The provisions relating to emergency assistance in the event of a nuclear accident or radiological emergency presented herein are recommended ar. guidelines for use by States for the negotiation of bilateral or regional agreements. These provisions could also be readily agreed to by a special agreement between a …

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Declaration on the Human Rights of Individuals who are not Nationals of the Country in which they live (UNGA resolution 40/144)

A/RES/40/144 13 December 1985 116th plenary meeting 40/144. Declaration on the human rights of individuals who are not nationals of the country in which they live The General Assembly, Having considered the question of the human rights of individuals who are not nationals of the country in which they live, …

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European Charter on Environment and Health

Preamble In the light of WHO’s strategy for health for all in Europe, the report of the World Commission on Environment and Development and the related Environmental Perspective to the Year 2000 and Beyond (resolutions 42/187 and 42/186 of the United Nations General Assembly) and World Health Assembly resolution WHA42.26, …

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