lunes, febrero 26, 2024

Archivo de Etiquetas: Secretary General

International Convention for the Suppression of the Circulation of and Traffic in Obscene Publications

concluded at Geneva on 12 September 1923 Albania, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, the British Empire (with the Union of South Africa, New Zealand, India and the Irish Free State), Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, Greece, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Monaco, Panama, …

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The UN Secretary General’s Report on his Mission of Good Offices in Cyprus

The UN Secretary General’s Report on his Mission of Good Offices in CyprusThe UN’s patience with Cyprus, divided since 1974, is beginning to run out. The Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders have made little progress over reunification in the last two years of negotiations. Ban Ki-moon, the UN Secretary General, …

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Convention on the Status of Refugees and Protocol (1967)

Preamble The High Contracting Parties , Considering that the Charter of the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights approved on 10 December 1948 by the General Assembly have affirmed the principle that human beings shall enjoy fundamental rights and freedoms without discrimination, Considering that the United Nations …

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Convention on Damage Caused by Foreign Aircraft to Third Parties on the Surface (Rome)

THE STATES SIGNATORY TO THIS CONVENTIONMOVED by a desire to ensure adequate compensation for persons who suffer damage caused on the surface by foreign aircraft, while limiting in a reasonable manner the extent of the liabilities incurred for such damage in order not to hinder the development of international civil …

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Convention on the Status of Stateless Persons

Adopted on 28 September 1954 by a Conference of Plenipotentiaries convened by Economic andSocial Council resolution 526 A (XVII) of 26 April 1954 Entry into force: 6 June 1960, in accordance with article 39 Preamble The High Contracting Parties, Considering that the Charter of the United Nations and the Universal …

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European Convention on Establishment

The governments signatory hereto, being members of the Council of Europe,Considering that the aim of the Council of Europe is to safeguard and to realise the ideals and principles which are the common heritage of its members and to facilitate their economic and social progress;Recognising the special character of the …

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Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery, the Slave Trade and Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery

PREAMBLE The States Parties to the present Convention, Considering that freedom is the birthright of every human being, Mindful that the peoples of the United Nations reaffirmed in the Charter their faith in the dignity and worth of the human person, Considering that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, proclaimed …

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Convention on the Nationality of Married Women

The Contracting States, Recognizing that, conflicts in law in practice with reference to nationality arise as a result of provisions concerning the loss or acquisition of nationality by women as a result of marriage, of its dissolution or of the change of nationality by the husband during marriage, Recognizing that, …

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Geneva Convention on the Continental Shelf

The States Parties to this Convention Have agreed as follows: Article 1 For the purpose of these articles, the term “continental shelf” is used as referring (a) to the seabed and subsoil of the submarine areas adjacent to the coast but outside the area of the territorial sea, to a …

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Geneva Convention on Fishing and Conservation of Living Resources

The States Parties to this Convention, Considering that the development of modern techniques for the exploitation of the living resources of the sea, increasing man’s ability to meet the need of the world’s expanding population for food, has exposed some of these resources to the danger of being over-exploited, Considering …

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Geneva Convention on the High Seas

The States Parties to this Convention, Desiring to codify the rules of international law relating to the high seas, Recognizing that the United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea, held at Geneva from 24 February to 27 April 1958, adopted the following provisions as generally declaratory of established …

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Geneva Convention on the Territorial Sea and Contiguous Zone

The States Parties to this Convention Have agreed as follows: Part i. Territorial Sea section i. general Article 1 1.   The sovereignty of a State extends, beyond its land territory and its internal waters, to a belt of sea adjacent to its coast, described as the territorial sea. 2.    This …

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