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Concluding Document of the Vienna Follow-Up to the Helsinki

The representatives of the participating States of the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe (CSCE), Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Finland, France, the German Democratic Republic, the Federal Republic of Germany, Greece, the Holy See, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, …

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Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe (1975)

The Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe, which opened at Helsinki on 3 July 1973 and continued at Geneva from 18 September 1973 to 21 July 1975, was concluded at Helsinki on 1 August 1975 by the High Representatives of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Finland, France, …

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Statute of the Council of Europe

The Governments of the Kingdom of Belgium, the Kingdom of Denmark, the French Republic, the Irish Republic, the Italian Republic, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Kingdom of Norway, the Kingdom of Sweden and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Convinced that …

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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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Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (ESRO)

The Parties to this Convention, Aware of the interrelationship between economic activities and their environmental consequences, Affirming the need to ensure environmentally sound and sustainable development, Determined to enhance international co-operation in assessing environmental impact in particular in a transboundary context, Mindful of the need and importance to develop anticipatory …

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European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

PreambleThe member States of the Council of Europe signatory hereto,Considering that the aim of the Council of Europe is to achieve a greater unity between its members, particularly for the purpose of safeguarding and realising the ideals and principles which are their common heritage;Considering that the protection of the historical …

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Agreement on Illicit Traffic by Sea, implementing article 17 of the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances

The member States of the Council of Europe, having expressed their consent to be bound by the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, done at Vienna on 20 December 1988, hereinafter referred to as “The Vienna Convention”,Considering that the aim of the Council of …

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Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

The member States of the Council of Europe and the other States, signatories to the present framework Convention,Considering that the aim of the Council of Europe is to achieve greater unity between its members for the purpose of safeguarding and realising the ideals and principles which are their common heritage;Considering …

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European Convention on the Exercise of Children’s Rights

PreambleThe member States of the Council of Europe and the other States signatory hereto,Considering that the aim of the Council of Europe is to achieve greater unity between its members;Having regard to the United Nations Convention on the rights of the child and in particular Article 4 which requires States …

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European Convention on Nationality

PreambleThe member States of the Council of Europe and the other States signatory to this Convention,Considering that the aim of the Council of Europe is to achieve greater unity between its members;Bearing in mind the numerous international instruments relating to nationality, multiple nationality and statelessness;Recognising that, in matters concerning nationality, …

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