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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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Convention for the Prevention of Pollution of the Seas by Oil

London, 12 May 1954 THE GOVERNMENTS represented at the International Conference on Pollution of the Sea by Oil held in London from 26 April 1954 to 12 May 1954, DESIRING to take action by common agreement to prevent pollution of the sea by oil discharged from ships, and considering that …

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Treaty of Friendship, Co-operation and Mutual Assistance (Warsaw Pact)

Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance Between the People’s Republic of Albania, the People’s Republic of Bulgaria, the Hungarian People’s Republic, the German Democratic Republic, the Polish People’s Republic, the Rumanian People’s Republic, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the Czechoslovak Republic, May 14, 1955 The Contracting Parties, …

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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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Statute of the International Atomic Energy Agency as amended

ARTICLE I: Establishment of the Agency The Parties hereto establish an International Atomic Energy Agency (hereinafter referred to as “the Agency”) upon the terms and conditions hereinafter set forth. ARTICLE II: Objectives The Agency shall seek to accelerate and enlarge the contribution of atomic energy to peace, health and prosperity …

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Abolition of Forced Labour Convention (ILO Convention No. 105)

The General Conference of the International Labour Organisation, Having been convened at Geneva by the Governing Body of the International Labour Office, and having met in its Fortieth Session on 5 June 1957, and Having considered the question of forced labour, which is the fourth item on the agenda of …

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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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European Convention for the Peaceful Settlement of Disputes

PreambleThe governments signatory hereto, being members of the Council of Europe,Considering that the aim of the Council of Europe is to achieve a greater unity between its members;Convinced that the pursuit of peace based upon justice is vital for the preservation of human society and civilisation;Resolved to settle by peaceful …

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ILO Convention No. 107 (Indigenous and Tribal Populations)

The General Conference of the International Labour Organisation, Having been convened at Geneva by the Governing Body of the International Labour Office, and having met in its Fortieth Session on 5 June 1957, and Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to the protection and integration of …

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Treaty Establishing the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom)

HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE BELGIANS, THE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, THE PRESIDENT OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC, THE PRESIDENT OF THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC, HER ROYAL HIGHNESS THE GRAND DUCHESS OF LUXEMBOURG, HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF THE NETHERLANDS, REALISING that nuclear energy constitutes the essential resource …

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Treaty Establishing the European Economic Community (Rome)

HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE BELGIANS, THE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, THE PRESIDENT OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC, THE PRESIDENT OF THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC, HER ROYAL HIGHNESS THE GRAND DUCHESS OF LUXEMBOURG, HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF THE NETHERLANDS, DETERMINED to establish the foundations of an ever …

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Convention concerning Discrimination in respect of Employment and Occupation (ILO Convention No. 111) Special Protocol providing for Conciliation and Good Offices Commission

The General Conference of the International Labour Organisation, Having been convened at Geneva by the Governing Body of the International Labour Office, and having met in its Forty-second Session on 4 June 1958, and Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to discrimination in the field of …

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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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