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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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Convention for the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid

The States Parties to the present Convention, Recalling the provisions of the Charter of the United Nations, in which all Members pledged themselves to take joint and separate action in co-operation with the Organization for the achievement of universal respect for, and observance of, human rights and fundamental freedoms for …

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International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships

The Parties to the Convention, Being conscious of the need to preserve the human environment in general and the marine environment in particular, Recognizing that deliberate, negligent or accidental release of oil and other harmful substances from ships constitutes a serious source of pollution, Recognizing also the importance of the …

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International Telecommunications Convention

FIRST PART BASIC PROVISIONS Preamble 1 While fully recognizing the sovereign right of each country to regulate its telecommunication and having regard to the growing importance of telecommunication for the preservation of peace and the social and economic development of all countries, the plenipotentiaries of the Contracting Governments, with the …

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Consensus Definition of Aggression (UNGA resolution 3314 (XXIX))

The General Assembly, Having considered the report of the Special Committee on the Question of Defining Aggression, established pursuant to its resolution 2330(XXII) of 18 December 1967, covering the work of its seventh session held from 11 March to 12 April 1974, including the draft Definition of Aggression adopted by …

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Nordic Convention on the Protection of the Environment

The Governments of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, convinced of the urgent need to protect and improve the environment, have agreed as follows: Article 1 For the purpose of this Convention environmentally harmful activities shall mean the discharge from the soil or from buildings or installations of solid or liquid …

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Convention on the Registration of Objects Launched into Outer Space

3235 (XXIX). Convention on the Registration of Objects Launched into Outer Space The General Assembly, Reaffirming the importance of international cooperation in the field of the exploration and peaceful uses of outer space, including the Moon and other celestial bodies, and of promoting the rule of law in this new …

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Vienna Convention on the Representation of States in their Relations with International Organizations of a Universal Character

The States Parties to the present Convention, Recognizing the increasingly important role of multilateral diplomacy in relations between States and the responsibilities of the United Nations, its specialized agencies and other international organizations of a universal character within the international community, Having in mind the purposes and principles of the …

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