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UNESCO Convention against Discrimination in Education

The General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, meeting in Paris from 14 November to 15 December 1960, at its eleventh session,Recalling that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights asserts the principle of non-discrimination and proclaims that every person has the right to education,Considering that discrimination …

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Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness

The Contracting States, Acting in pursuance of resolution 896 (IX), adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 4 December 1954, Considering it desirable to reduce statelessness by international agreement, Have agreed as follows: Article 1 1. A Contracting State shall grant its nationality to a person born …

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Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations

The States Parties to the present Convention, Recalling that peoples of all nations from ancient times have recognized the status of diplomatic agents, 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, …

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Charter of the Organization of African Unity

We, the Heads of African States and Governments assembled in the City of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Convinced that it is the inalienable right of all people to control their own destiny, Conscious of the fact that freedom, equality, justice and dignity are essential objectives for the achievement of the legitimate …

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Constitution of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (as amended)

Preamble The Nations accepting this Constitution, being determined to promote the common welfare by furthering separate and collective action on their part for the purpose of: raising levels of nutrition and standards of living of the peoples under their respective jurisdictions; securing improvements in the efficiency of the production and …

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Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

Adopted and opened for signature and ratification by General Assembly resolution 2106 (XX) of 21 December 1965 entry into force 4 January 1969, in accordance with Article 19 The States Parties to this Convention, Considering that the Charter of the United Nations is based on the principles of the dignity …

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Convention on Transit Trade of Land-Locked States

The States Parties to the present Convention,Recalling that Article 55 of its Charter requires the United Nations to promote conditions of economic progress and solutions of international economic problems,Noting General Assembly resolution 1028 (Xl) on the land-locked countries and the expansion of international trade which, “recognizing, the need of land-locked …

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