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The Oxford Handbook of International Organizations

The Oxford Handbook of International Organizations Hardback. Published: 17 November 2016 1,344 Pages 246x171mm ISBN: 9780199672202 Virtually every important question of public policy today involves an international organization. From trade to intellectual property to health policy and beyond, governments interact with international organizations in almost everything they do. Increasingly, individual …

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Acquisition of Polish Nationality – Advisory Opinion of 15 September 1923 – Permanent Court of International Justice

SERIES B, No. 7. September 15th, 1923 COLLECTION OF ADVISORY OPINIONS ACQUISITION OF POLISH NATIONALITY. PERMANENT COURT OF INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE. THIRD SESSION Present: MM. Loder, President, Weiss, Vice-President, Lord Finlay, MM. Nyholm, de Bustamante, Altamira,  Judges, Oda, Anzilotti, Huber, M Wang, Deputy- Judge. ADVISORY OPINION No. 7. On July 7th, …

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Security Council Passes Resolution 1973, Authorizing Use of Force Against Lybia

Security Council Passes Resolution 1973, Authorizing Use of Force Against LybiaThe full text of the resolution is available here. The key provision is op. para. 4:4. Authorizes Member States that have notified the Secretary-General, acting nationally or through regional organizations or arrangements, and acting in cooperation with the Secretary-General, to …

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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 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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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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