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Countries plans at ending corporate impunity

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Countries propose a treaty to end corporate impunity by Hans Wetzels When Ecuadorian diplomat Luis Gallegos first proposed a “Binding Treaty on Business and Human...
Paul Biya

Cameroon Becomes 25th Member State to Sign ALSF Treaty

The President of the Republic of Cameroon, Paul Biya, ratified the agreement to establish the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) on April 13, 2018...
death penalty

Gambia signs UN death penalty abolition treaty

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Gambian President Adama Barrow signed on Wednesday five United Nations treaties, including one on abolition of death penalty, as he attended his maiden UN...
Military jets fly in formation during the Victory Day parade in Moscow, Russia, May 9, 2016. (Xinhua/Bai Xueqi) (zw)

Russia deploys new cruise missiles in violation of treaty, U.S. paper claims

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Russia has secretly deployed a new type of cruise missile in violation of an arms control treaty with the U.S., the New York Times...

No delay expected on talks for treaty on investment

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The ongoing negotiations for a bilateral investment treaty between China and the United States will not be obstructed or delayed by Donald Trump's new...
International Criminal Court (ICC)

UN Takes S. African letter on ICC withdrawal

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UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters here that the instrument of withdrawal document has been assessed by the United Nations as bona fide and...
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) shakes hands with Ghanaian minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Hannah Tetteh in Beijing, China, July 16, 2015. (Xinhua/Ding Haitao) (zhs)

Ghana, China observe 55th anniversary of signing friendship treaty

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The two countries signed the historic agreement on Aug. 18, 1961 in Beijing, laying a solid foundation for the development of bilateral relations that...
Blind

Ghana: Pressure mounts on gov’t to ratify Marrakesh Treaty

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The Ghana Blind Union (GBU) and the Association of Persons with Albinism have expressed worry over the long delay in the ratification...

Russia intends to punish turkey over open skies Treaty

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"We are not going to leave this violation of the treaty by Turkey without proper attention and adequate response," said Sergei Ryzhkov, head of...

China to put first it?s investment treaty with U.S and other agencies

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by Xinhua Writers Gao Pan, Shi Yingshan Talks on a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) will be high on the agenda during the upcoming annual Strategic...
Two rhinoceros are seen in the Chobe National Park, northern Botswana, March. 24, 2015. The Kasane Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade was held on Tuesday in Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, with delegations from 35 countries and around 20 international organizations. (Xinhua/Lu Tianran)(azp)

Zambia approves treaty on regional wildlife conservation

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Zambia has approved a regional treaty aimed at conserving wildlife and other natural resources across international boundaries, the Times of Zambia reported on Monday....

Another milestone in tobacco control

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The World Health Organization (WHO) says the Tobacco Treaty has made significant progress despite mounting pressure from the tobacco industry. A statement issued by Andrey...

World Leaders To Enact Treaty To Outlaw Wars

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Ahead of the annual United Nations General Assembly in New York that features a gathering of world leaders, renowned peace activist, Mr. Man Hee...
ECOWAS in Session

Lagos-Abidjan Highway Project Treaty Signed-ECOWAS

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The West African regional bloc ECOWAS took a major step in its avowed commitment to regional infrastructure development with the signing of the Treaty...

WAANSA builds capacity of civil society against small arms

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The West African Action Network on Small Arms (WAANSA), has shown its optimism in getting 50 entries from West African countries to sign the...

Nigeria Joins UN Member States to Sign Arms Trade Treaty

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Nigeria has joined other United Nations member states to sign the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) adopted in April. This is contained in a statement...

First to sign UN arms trade treaty will be Nigeria?Minister

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Nigeria will be among the first countries to sign the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) adopted by the UN General Assembly in April, Gbenga...

Ban Kim-Moon saddened by torture and disappearance of people

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Mother of Argentinean "Desparecido" tell her story during a visit to Buenos Aires in June 2011 by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/Evan Schneider 29...

Treaty on enforced disappearances should be fully adopted

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Mother of Argentinean "Desparecido" tell her story during a visit to Buenos Aires in June 2011 by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/Evan Schneider29...

A Peace Treaty Is Not Workable Unless US Removes It’s Hostile Ideas Out Of...

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Dr. Leon V. Sigal | Friday, March 29, 2013, 18:34 Beijing I. Introduction Leon V. Sigal: ?Whether a peace treaty precedes or follows denuclearization, it is...

New Mercury Treaty Receives Approval From WHO

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has welcomed the approval of a new international convention that will reduce the harmful health effects of mercury. This was...

UNEP Studies Show Rising Mercury Emissions in Developing Countries / Most Comprehensive Assessment Ever...

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UNEP Studies Show Rising Mercury Emissions in Developing Countries / Most Comprehensive Assessment Ever of Global Emissions Released Ahead of Final Negotiations on New...

Gun Grab in US Precludes UN Arms Trade Treaty Talks to Disarm the World

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While the mainstream media condemns Wayne LaPierre, lobbyist for the National Rifle Association (NRA) for commenting that having armed police officers stationed at schools across the...

Head of UN-backed treaty welcomes Security Council call for action on LRA-related elephant poaching

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CITES welcomes the Security Council?s call for investigation into the alleged involvement of the Lord?s Resistance Army (LRA) in the poaching of African...

US, UK and Canada snub internet treaty

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The United States, Canada and UK have refused to sign an international communications treaty at a conference in Dubai. The three countries had objected...

Global tobacco treaty meetings marred by industry interference

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Governments to industry: you?re not welcomeThe global tobacco treaty negotiations concluded on 17th November 2012 after a week of Big Tobacco?s attempts to derail, distract,...

Apple vs. Samsung: A peace treaty

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WHEREAS, the respective Parties, the Apple Fanboys (also known as ?Apple Fanbois,? ?Fanb0yz,? ?iPhoners? or simply ?The Mac Faithful,? among many other names) and...

Italy-Mozambique: ?An Italian peace? ? Terzi commemorates the 20th anniversary of the treaty for...

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Italy-Mozambique: ?An Italian peace? ? Terzi commemorates the 20th anniversary of the treaty for MaputoMAPUTO, Mozambique, October 17, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? As...

At UN, Finnish leader calls for continued efforts to agree on treaty for conventional...

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President Sauli Niinist? of Finland. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas25 September 2012 ? While expressing regret over the failure of recent negotiations for a treaty...

The Diaoyu Islands Appeared on China?s Map Since Ming Dynasty (1368-1644): Chinese Govt Has...

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The Japanese government on Friday decided to release the 14 Chinese illegally detained Wednesday by Japanese authorities at the Diaoyu Islands after the Chinese...