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Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture

The American States signatory to the present Convention, Aware of the provision of the American Convention on Human Rights that no one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman, or degrading punishment or treatment; Reaffirming that all acts of torture or any other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment …

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Vienna Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident

THE STATES PARTIES TO THIS CONVENTION, AWARE that nuclear activities are being carried out in a number of States, NOTING that comprehensive measures have been and are being take to ensure a high level of safety in nuclear activities, aimed at preventing nuclear accidents and minimizing the consequences of any …

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Convention against the Recruitment, Use, Financing and Training of Mercenaries

United NationsGeneral AssemblyDistr. GENERALA/RES/44/344 December 1989Original: ENGLISH72nd plenary meeting The General Assembly, Considering that the progressive development of international law and its codification contribute to the implementation of the purposes and principles set forth in Articles 1 and 2 of the Charter of the United Nations, Mindful of the need …

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Convention on the Rights of the Child

Preamble The States Parties to the present Convention, Considering that, in accordance with the principles proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations, recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace …

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Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection

The States Parties to this Convention, Conscious of the implications of acts of terrorism for international security; Expressing deep concern regarding terrorist acts aimed at destruction of aircraft, other means of transportation and other targets; Concerned that plastic explosives have been used for such terrorist acts; Considering that the marking …

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Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction (Chemical Weapons Convention)

PREAMBLE The States Parties to this Convention, Determined to act with a view to achieving effective progress towards general and complete disarmament under strict and effective international control, including the prohibition and elimination of all types of weapons of mass destruction, Desiring to contribute to the realization of the purposes …

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Arab Charter on Human Rights

Council of the League of Arab States, Cairo Arab Charter on Human Rights adopted on 15 September 1994 (not in force), full text (1), translated from Arabic (2) The Governments of the member States of the League of Arab States (3) Preamble Given the Arab nation’s belief in human dignity …

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Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel

The States Parties to this Convention, Deeply concerned over the growing number of deaths and injuries resulting from deliberate attacks against United Nations and associated personnel, Bearing in mind that attacks against, or other mistreatment of, personnel who act on behalf of the United Nations are unjustifiable and unacceptable, by …

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