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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Preamble The States Parties to the present Convention, (a) Recalling the principles proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations which recognize the inherent dignity and worth and the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family as the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the …

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UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (2007)

Adopted by General Assembly Resolution 61/295 on 13 September 2007 The General Assembly,Guided by the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations, and good faith in the fulfilment of the obligations assumed by States in accordance with the Charter,Affirming that indigenous peoples are equal to all other …

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Kosovo Independence Declaration Is Legal, UN Court Rules

Kosovo Independence Declaration Is Legal, UN Court Rules THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Kosovo won a major victory on the world stage Thursday as the United Nations’ highest court said its 2008 declaration of independence from Serbia was legal.The nonbinding opinion by the International Court of Justice sets the stage for …

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Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (Vienna, 23 May 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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Charter of the United Nations

WE THE PEOPLES OF THE UNITED NATIONS DETERMINED to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of …

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