Turkey's Erdogan takes tough EU line after PM quits
Turkey's president tells the EU it will not change its anti-terror laws in return for visa-free travel, saying "we'll go our way, you go yours".
Constitutive Act of the African Union
The Constitutive Act of the African Union sets out the codified framework under which the African Union is to conduct itself. It was signed on 11 July 2000 at Lomé, Togo. It entered into force after t...
Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants
Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants is an international environmental treaty, signed in 2001 and effective from May 2004, that aims to eliminate or restrict the production and use of...
Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants - Wikipedia
Turkey's Erdogan takes tough EU line after PM quits
Turkey's president tells the EU it will not change its anti-terror laws in return for visa-free travel, saying "we'll go our way, you go yours".
Continuity of Employment (Seafarers) Convention, 1976
Continuity of Employment (Seafarers) Convention, 1976 is an International Labour Organization Convention.It was established in 1976, with the preamble stating:
As of 2013, the convention had been...
Geneva Protocol
The Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare, usually called the Geneva Protocol, is a treaty prohibiting the...
Geneva Protocol - Wikipedia
Sickness Insurance (Sea) Convention, 1936
Sickness Insurance (Sea) Convention, 1936 is an International Labour Organization Convention.It was established in 1936, with the preamble stating:
As of 2013, the treaty has been ratified by 20 ...
Nursing Personnel Convention, 1977
Nursing Personnel Convention, 1977 is an International Labour Organization Convention.It was established in 1977, with the preamble stating:
As of 2013, the convention had been ratified by 41 sta...
Nursing Personnel Convention, 1977 - Wikipedia
MARPOL 73/78
Marpol 73/78 is the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution From Ships, 1973 as modified by the Protocol of 1978.("Marpol" is short for marine pollution and 73/78 short for the years ...
MARPOL 73/78 - Wikipedia
International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage
The International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage, 1969, renewed in 1992 and often referred to as the CLC Convention, is an international maritime treaty that was adopted to ens...
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa (UNCCD) is a Convention to combat desertification...
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification - Wikipedia
Convention on Biological Diversity
The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), known informally as the Biodiversity Convention, is a multilateral treaty. The Convention has three main goals:In other words, its objective is to develop...
Convention on Biological Diversity - Wikipedia
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (IT PGRFA), popularly known as the International Seed Treaty, is a comprehensive international agreement in harmony with th...
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
The International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) is a United Nations convention. A third-generation human rights instrument, the Convention commits its ...
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination - Wikipedia
Convention of London (1840)
The Convention of London of 1840 was a treaty with the title of Convention for the Pacification of the Levant, signed on 15 July 1840 between the Great Powers of United Kingdom, Austria, Prussia, Russ...
Convention of Kutahya
The Convention of Kütahya, also known as the Peace Agreement of Kütahya, ended the Egyptian–Ottoman War (1831–1833) in May 1833.The Convention of Kütahya (1833) that had awarded the Ottomans’ Syrian p...
Patent Cooperation Treaty
The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) is an international patent law treaty, concluded in 1970. It provides a unified procedure for filing patent applications to protect inventions in each of its contra...
Patent Cooperation Treaty - Wikipedia
Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) is a United Nations body of 18 experts that meets two times a year in Geneva to consider the reports submitted by 153 UN member states o...
Protocol I
Protocol I is a 1977 amendment protocol to the Geneva Conventions relating to the protection of victims of international conflicts, where "armed conflicts in which peoples are fighting against colonia...