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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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Treaty of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

We, the Heads of State and Government of the Member States of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS): The President of the Republic of BENINThe President of BURKINA FASOThe Prime Minister of the Republic of CAPE VERDEThe President of the Republic of COTE D’IVOIREThe President of the Republic …

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New Judges at the European Court of Human Rights

New Judges at the European Court of Human RightsEarlier this month, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe elected two new Judges to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). I am delighted to report that Linos-Alexander Sicilianos, a fellow member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the European Journal …

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Agreement on the Establishment of the ASEAN Secretariat

The Governments of the Republic of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Republic of the Philippines, the Republic of Singapore and the Kingdom of Thailand: BEING members of the Association of South East Asian Nations, hereinafter referred to as “ASEAN”, MINDFUL of the rapidly growing activities of ASEAN since its establishment on 8th …

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