Concerned about the seriousness of problems and threats posed by
corruption to the stability and security of societies,
undermining the institutions and values of democracy, ethical
values and justice and jeopardizing sustainable development and
the rule of law,
Key IMO Conventions International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), 1974, as amended International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 […]
Instruments 1863 Lieber Code Instructions for the Government of Armies of the United States in the Field, prepared by Francis Lieber, promulgated as General Orders No. 100 by President Abraham Lincoln, Washington […]
The activities of States in the exploration and use of outer space shall be carried on in accordance with international law, including the Charter of the United Nations, in the interest of maintaining international peace and security and promoting international co-operation and understanding.
ILO( presently UN Organisation) was created in 1919, as part of the Treaty of Versailles (28 June 1919), the instrumental which ended World War I, to reflect the belief that universal and […]
Copyright protection extends to expressions and not to ideas, procedures, methods of operation or mathematical concepts as such. Computer programs are protected as literary works within the meaning of Article 2 of the Berne Convention. Such protection applies to computer programs, whatever may be the mode or form of their expression
Considering that the child should be fully prepared to live an individual life in society, and brought up in the spirit of the ideals proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations, and in particular in the spirit of peace, dignity, tolerance, freedom, equality and solidarity,
On 18 December 1979, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly. It entered into force as an international treaty on 3 September 1981 after the twentieth country had ratified it. By the tenth anniversary of the Convention in 1989, almost one hundred nations have agreed to be bound by its provisions.
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 […]
Believing that the elimination of the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography will be facilitated by adopting a holistic approach, addressing the contributing factors, including underdevelopment, poverty, economic disparities, inequitable socio-economic structure, dysfunctioning families, lack of education, urban-rural migration, gender discrimination, irresponsible adult sexual behaviour, harmful traditional practices, armed conflicts and trafficking in children,
The document contains the text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation, signed at Chicago on 7 December 1944 (hereinafter referred to as the “Convention”), in the English, French, Russian and Spanish languages. Each of these texts is equally authentic. The English text is the text adopted and signed at Chicago on 7 December 1944.