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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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Vienna Convention on Succession of States in Respect of Treaties

The States Parties to the present Convention, Considering the profound transformation of the international community brought about by the decolonization process, Considering also that other factors may lead to cases of succession of States in the future, Convinced, in these circumstances, of the need for the codification and progressive development …

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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 the Law of Treaties between States and International Organisations and between International Organisations (1986)

Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties between States and International Organizations or between International Organizations Done at Vienna on 21 March 1986 The Parties to the present Convention, Considering the fundamental role of treaties in the history of international relations, Recognizing the consensual nature of treaties and their ever-increasing …

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Is the Rome Statute Binding on Individuals?

Is the Rome Statute Binding on Individuals? What a positively weird question, you might think. The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court cannot be binding on individuals. It is a treaty, to which only states can be parties, since individuals are not subjects of international law, and it is …

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Inter-American Convention on Forced Disappearances of Persons

PreambleThe Member States of the Organization of American States signatory to the present Convention,DISTURBED by the persistence of the forced disappearance of persons;REAFFIRMING that the true meaning of American solidarity and good neighborliness can be none other than that of consolidating in this Hemisphere, in the framework of democratic institutions, …

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Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action

The World Conference on Human Rights,Considering that the promotion and protection of human rights is a matter of priority for the international community, and that the Conference affords a unique opportunity to carry out a comprehensive analysis of the international human rights system and of the machinery for the protection …

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Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism

The member States of the Council of Europe and the other Signatories hereto,Considering that the aim of the Council of Europe is to achieve greater unity between its members;Recognising the value of reinforcing co-operation with the other Parties to this Convention;Wishing to take effective measures to prevent terrorism and to …

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Panama-USA, Convention for the Construction of the Isthmian Ship Canal (1903)

For the Construction of a Ship Canal to Connect the Waters of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Signed at Washington, November 18, 1903. Ratification advised by the Senate, February 23, 1904.Ratified by the President, February 25, 1904.Ratified by Panama, December 2, 1903.Ratifications exchanged at Washington, February 26, 1904.Proclaimed, February 26, …

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