United Nations treaties

2017-07-30T18:35:19+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true United Nations Charter, Outer Space Treaty, Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, International Bill of Human Rights, Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, Ottawa Treaty, United Nations Convention against Torture, International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, Kyoto Protocol, Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, Rotterdam Convention, Rotterdam Rules, Common heritage of mankind flashcards United Nations treaties
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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • International Bill of Human Rights
    The International Bill of Human Rights was the name given to UN General Assembly resolution 217 A (III) and two international treaties established by the United Nations.
  • Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties
    The Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (VCLT) is a treaty concerning the international law on treaties between states.
  • Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty
    The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) is a multilateral treaty that bans all nuclear explosions, for both civilian and military purposes, in all environments.
  • Ottawa Treaty
    The Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction, known informally as the Ottawa Treaty, the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, or often simply the Mine Ban Treaty, aims at eliminating anti-personnel landmines (AP-mines) around the world.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Kyoto Protocol
    The Kyoto Protocol is an international treaty which extends the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that commits State Parties to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, based on the premise that (a) global warming exists and (b) human-made CO2 emissions have caused it.
  • Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
    The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity is an international agreement on biosafety as a supplement to the Convention on Biological Diversity effective since 2003.
  • Rotterdam Convention
    The Rotterdam Convention (formally, the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade) is a multilateral treaty to promote shared responsibilities in relation to importation of hazardous chemicals.
  • Rotterdam Rules
    The "Rotterdam Rules" (formally, the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea) is a treaty proposing new international rules to revise the legal framework for maritime affreightment and carriage of goods by sea.
  • Common heritage of mankind
    Common heritage of mankind (also termed the common heritage of humanity, common heritage of humankind or common heritage principle) is a principle of international law which holds that defined territorial areas and elements of humanity's common heritage (cultural and natural) should be held in trust for future generations and be protected from exploitation by individual nation states or corporations.