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International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 2200A (XXI) of 16 December 1966, entry into force 23 March 1976, in accordance with Article 49 Preamble The States Parties to the present Covenant, Considering that, in accordance with the principles proclaimed in the Charter of the …

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International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 2200A (XXI) of 16 December 1966, entry into force 3 January 1976, in accordance with article 27 Preamble The States Parties to the present Covenant, Considering that, in accordance with the principles proclaimed in the Charter of the …

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Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage

THE STATES PARTIES TO THE PRESENT CONVENTION, CONSCIOUS of the dangers of pollution posed by the worldwide maritime carriage of oil in bulk, CONVINCED of the need to ensure that adequate compensation is available to persons who suffer damage caused by pollution resulting from the escape or discharge of oil …

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Protocol on the Abolition of the Death Penalty (1990)

(Adopted at Asunción, Paraguay, on June 8, 1990, at the twentieth regular session of the General Assembly) PREAMBLE THE STATES PARTIES TO THIS PROTOCOL, CONSIDERING: That Article 4 of the American Convention on Human Rights recognizes the right to life and restricts the application of the death penalty; That everyone …

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Convention on Special Missions

The States Parties to the present Convention, Recalling that special treatment has always been accorded to special missions, Having in mind the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations concerning the sovereign equality of States, the maintenance of international peace and security and the development of friendly …

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Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (1969)

THE STATES PARTIES TO THE PRESENT CONVENTION, CONSIDERING the fundamental role of treaties in the history of international relations, RECOGNIZING the ever-increasing importance of treaties as a source of international law and as a means of developing peaceful co-operation among nations, whatever their constitutional and social systems, NOTING that the …

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Res. UNGA 2574 (XXIV). Question of the reservation exclu­sively for peaceful purposes of the sea-bed and the ocean floor, and the subsoil thereof, underlying the high seas beyond the limits of present national jurisdiction, and the use of their resources in the interests of mankind

2574 (XXIV). Question of the reservation exclu­sively for peaceful purposes of the sea-bed and the ocean floor, and the subsoil thereof, underlying the high seas beyond the limits of present national jurisdiction, and the use of their resources in the interests of mankind A The General Assembly, Recalling its resolutions …

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