Treaties of the United States

2017-07-27T22:59:42+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Nine-Power Treaty, International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, Treaty of the Danish West Indies, CITES, Kellogg–Briand Pact, Outer Space Treaty, Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, Treaty of San Francisco, United Nations Charter, Chemical Weapons Convention, Convention of Kanagawa, Treaty of Neuilly-sur-Seine, Treaty on the Final Settlement with Respect to Germany, Universal Copyright Convention, Webster–Ashburton Treaty, Treaty of Trianon, United Nations Convention against Torture, Wassenaar Arrangement, Alaska Purchase, Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict, Oregon Treaty, SOLAS Convention, Apostille Convention, Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty, Treaty of Tlatelolco, North American Regional Broadcasting Agreement, Montreux Convention Regarding the Abolition of the Capitulations in Egypt, Hay–Bunau-Varilla Treaty, Seabed Arms Control Treaty, Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, Torrijos–Carter Treaties, Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, Marrakesh Agreement, Second Geneva Convention, General Treaty, Tripartite Convention flashcards Treaties of the United States
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  • Nine-Power Treaty
    The Nine-Power Treaty (九カ国条約 Kyūkakoku Jōyaku) or Nine Power Agreement (Chinese: 九國公約) was a 1922 treaty affirming the sovereignty and territorial integrity of China as per the Open Door Policy.
  • International 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.
  • Treaty of the Danish West Indies
    The Treaty of the Danish West Indies, officially the Convention between the United States and Denmark for cession of the Danish West Indies, was a 1916 treaty transferring sovereignty of the Danish West Indies from Denmark to the United States, which were renamed as the United States Virgin Islands, in exchange for a sum of US$25,000,000 in gold (US$ 543,650,000 in 2017).
  • CITES
    CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, also known as the Washington Convention) is a multilateral treaty to protect endangered plants and animals.
  • Kellogg–Briand Pact
    The Kellogg–Briand Pact (or Pact of Paris, officially General Treaty for Renunciation of War as an Instrument of National Policy) is a 1928 international agreement in which signatory states promised not to use war to resolve "disputes or conflicts of whatever nature or of whatever origin they may be, which may arise among them.
  • Outer Space Treaty
    The Outer Space Treaty, formally the Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies, is a treaty that forms the basis of international space law.
  • Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
    The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, commonly known as the Non-Proliferation Treaty or NPT, is an international treaty whose objective is to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and weapons technology, to promote cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, and to further the goal of achieving nuclear disarmament and general and complete disarmament.
  • Treaty of San Francisco
    Treaty of San Francisco (サンフランシスコ講和条約 San-Furansisuko kōwa-Jōyaku), Peace Treaty with Japan (日本国との平和条約 Nihon-koku tono Heiwa-Jōyaku) or commonly known as the Treaty of Peace with Japan, Peace Treaty of San Francisco, or San Francisco Peace Treaty), mostly between Japan and the Allied Powers, was officially signed by 48 nations on September 8, 1951, at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, California, United States.
  • United Nations Charter
    The Charter of the United Nations (also known as the UN Charter) of 1945 is the foundational treaty of the United Nations, an intergovernmental organization.
  • Chemical Weapons Convention
    The Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) is an arms control treaty which outlaws the production, stockpiling, and use of chemical weapons and their precursors.
  • Convention of Kanagawa
    On March 31, 1854, the Convention of Kanagawa (Japanese: 日米和親条約 Hepburn: Nichibei Washin Jōyaku, "Japan–US Treaty of Peace and Amity") or Kanagawa Treaty (神奈川条約 Kanagawa Jōyaku) was the first treaty between the United States of America and the Tokugawa Shogunate.
  • Treaty of Neuilly-sur-Seine
    The Treaty of Neuilly-sur-Seine required Bulgaria to cede various territories, after Bulgaria had been one of the Central Powers defeated in World War I.
  • Treaty on the Final Settlement with Respect to Germany
    The Treaty on the Final Settlement With Respect to Germany, German: Vertrag über die abschließende Regelung in Bezug auf Deutschland (or the Two Plus Four Agreement, German: Zwei-plus-Vier-Vertrag; short: German Treaty) was negotiated in 1990 between the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic (the eponymous "Two"), and the Four Powers which occupied Germany at the end of World War II in Europe: France, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
  • Universal Copyright Convention
    The Universal Copyright Convention (UCC), adopted in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1952, is one of the two principal international conventions protecting copyright; the other is the Berne Convention.
  • Webster–Ashburton Treaty
    The Webster–Ashburton Treaty, signed August 9, 1842, was a treaty resolving several border issues between the United States and the British North American colonies.
  • Treaty of Trianon
    The Treaty of Trianon was the peace agreement of 1920 to formally end World War I between most of the Allies of World War I and the Kingdom of Hungary, the latter being one of the successor states to Austria-Hungary.
  • United Nations Convention against Torture
    The Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (commonly known as the United Nations Convention against Torture) is an international human rights treaty, under the review of the United Nations, that aims to prevent torture and other acts of cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment around the world.
  • Wassenaar Arrangement
    (Not to be confused with the Wassenaar Agreement.) The Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls for Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies, commonly known as the Wassenaar Arrangement, is a multilateral export control regime (MECR) with 41 participating states including many former COMECON (Warsaw Pact) countries.
  • Alaska Purchase
    The Alaska Purchase (Russian: Продажа Аляски, tr. Prodazha Alyaski) was the United States' acquisition of Alaska from the Russian Empire on March 30, 1867 by a treaty ratified by the United States Senate, and signed by president Andrew Johnson.
  • Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict
    The Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict is the first international treaty that focuses exclusively on the protection of cultural property in armed conflict.
  • Oregon Treaty
    The Oregon Treaty is a treaty between the United Kingdom and the United States that was signed on June 15, 1846, in Washington, D.
  • SOLAS Convention
    The International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) is an international maritime treaty which requires Signatory flag states to ensure that ships flagged by them comply with minimum safety standards in construction, equipment and operation.
  • Apostille Convention
    The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents, the Apostille Convention, or the Apostille Treaty is an international treaty drafted by the Hague Conference on Private International Law.
  • Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty
    The Treaty Between the United States of America and the Russian Federation on Strategic Offensive Reductions (SORT), also known as the Treaty of Moscow, was a strategic arms reduction treaty between the United States and Russia that was in force from June 2003 until February 2011 when it was superseded by the New START treaty.
  • Treaty of Tlatelolco
    The Treaty of Tlatelolco is the conventional name given to the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • North American Regional Broadcasting Agreement
    The North American Regional Broadcasting Agreement, usually referred to as NARBA, is a treaty that took effect in March 1941 and set out an international bandplan and interference rules for mediumwave AM broadcasting in North America.
  • Montreux Convention Regarding the Abolition of the Capitulations in Egypt
    The Montreux Convention Regarding the Abolition of the Capitulations in Egypt was an international convention concluded on May 8, 1937, which led to the abolishing of the extraterritorial legal system for foreigners in Egypt, known as the capitulations.
  • Hay–Bunau-Varilla Treaty
    The Hay–Bunau-Varilla Treaty was a treaty signed on November 18, 1903, by the United States and Panama, which established the Panama Canal Zone and the subsequent construction of the Panama Canal.
  • Seabed Arms Control Treaty
    The Seabed Arms Control Treaty (or Seabed Treaty, formally the Treaty on the Prohibition of the Emplacement of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction on the Sea-Bed and the Ocean Floor and in the Subsoil thereof) is a multilateral agreement between the United States, Soviet Union (now Russia), United Kingdom, and 91 other countries banning the emplacement of nuclear weapons or "weapons of mass destruction" on the ocean floor beyond a 12-mile (22.2 km) coastal zone.
  • Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs
    The Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961 is an international treaty to prohibit production and supply of specific (nominally narcotic) drugs and of drugs with similar effects except under licence for specific purposes, such as medical treatment and research.
  • Torrijos–Carter Treaties
    The Torrijos–Carter Treaties are two treaties signed by the United States and Panama in Washington, D.
  • Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
    The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction or Hague Abduction Convention is a multilateral treaty developed by the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) that provides an expeditious method to return a child internationally abducted by a parent from one member country to another.
  • Marrakesh Agreement
    The Marrakesh Agreement, manifested by the Marrakesh Declaration, was an agreement signed in Marrakesh, Morocco, by 124 nations on 15 April 1994, marking the culmination of the 12-year-long Uruguay Round and establishing the World Trade Organization, which officially came into being on January 1, 1995.
  • Second Geneva Convention
    The Second Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea is one of the four treaties of the Geneva Conventions.
  • General Treaty
    The General Treaty (German: Generalvertrag also Deutschlandvertrag - “Germany Treaty”) is a treaty of international law which was signed by the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG or West Germany), and the Western Allies (France, The United Kingdom, and the United States) on 26 May 1952 but which took effect, with some slight changes, only in 1955.
  • Tripartite Convention
    The Tripartite Convention of 1899 concluded the Second Samoan Civil War, resulting in the formal partition of the Samoan archipelago into a German colony and a United States territory.