Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession byGeneral Assembly resolution 2200A (XXI) of 16 December 1966entry 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 United Nations, recognition of the […]

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Meeting of the Heads of State or Government of the participating States of the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe (CSCE): Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Czech and Slovak Federal Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holy See, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy-European Community, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, […]

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Adopted and opened for signature and ratification byGeneral Assembly resolution 2106 (XX) of 21 December 1965entry 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 and equality inherent in all human […]

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DECLARATION    1. We, the Governments participating in the Fourth World Conference on Women,    2. Gathered here in Beijing in September 1995, the year of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the United Nations,    3. Determined to advance the goals of equality, development and peace for all women everywhere in the interest […]

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Geneva, 12 August 1949. Preamble The undersigned Plenipotentiaries of the Governments represented at the Diplomatic Conference held at Geneva from April 21 to August 12, 1949, for the purpose of revising the Geneva Convention for the Relief of the Wounded and Sick in Armies in the Field of July 27, 1929, have agreed as follows: […]

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CONVENTION ON THE PROHIBITION OF THE USE,STOCKPILING, PRODUCTION AND TRANSFER OFANTI-PERSONNEL MINES AND ON THEIR DESTRUCTION 18 September 1997 Preamble The States Parties, Determined to put an end to the suffering and casualties caused by anti-personnel mines, that kill or maim hundreds of people every week, mostly innocent and defenceless civilians and especially children, obstruct […]

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Geneva, 12 August 1949 Preamble The undersigned Plenipotentiaries of the Governments represented at the Diplomatic Conference held at Geneva from April 21 to August 12, 1949, for the purpose of revising the Xth Hague Convention of October 18, 1907 for the Adaptation to Maritime Warfare of the Principles of the Geneva Convention of 1906, have […]

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