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 Fletcher-Ginn-Chronological Listing
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (10 Dec 1982).
United Nations: Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses (May 21, 1997)
Charter of the United Nations (26 Jun 1945).
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 United Nations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The UN negotiates treaties such as the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea to avoid potential international disputes.
The United Nations is also a forum in which to support the right of women to participate fully in the political, economic, and social life of their countries.
Model UN has students simulate (usually) a body in the United Nations system, like the Economic and Social Council, the Economic and Finance Committee of the General Assembly, or the Executive Committee of UNICEF, to help them develop skills in debate and diplomacy.
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 Fletcher-Ginn-Marine & Costal
Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 October 1982 Relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks (August 4 1995)
Agreement on the Implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (28 July 1994)
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (10 Dec 1982)
fletcher.tufts.edu /multi/marine.html   (4163 words)

  
 International Law of the Sea Research Guide
The Law of the Sea: Declarations and Statements with Respect to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and to the Agreement Relating to the Implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982.
The Law of the Sea: Official Text of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea with Annexes and Index.
United Nations Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, Oceans and Law of the Sea, http://www.un.org/Depts/los.
lib.law.washington.edu /ref/LOS.shtml   (4163 words)

  
 Secretary-General Hopes More and More Parties Will Make Use of International Tribunal for Law of Sea
It is the keystone of the United Nations Law of the Sea Convention, which in turn is one of the United Nations' greatest achievements.
The Law of the Sea Convention, now almost universally accepted, provides the essential framework for the rule of law in the marine sphere, governing the uses of the sea and access to its resources, and regulating inter-State relations.
And, like the International Court of Justice, it is central to the regime of international peace and security that has evolved since the United Nations Charter was adopted.
www.unis.unvienna.org /unis/pressrels/2000/sg2605.html   (1127 words)

  
 South African Elected to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea is an international court established by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea in order to deal with the peaceful settlement of disputes relating to the uses of the seas and oceans and their resources.
Advocate Hoffmann, together with Ambassador James L. Kateka of Tanzania were the two African candidates elected at the 15th Meeting of States parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea held in New York on 22 June 2005.
New York, 23 June 2005 - The Permanent Mission of the Republic of South Africa to the United Nations is pleased to announce the election of Advocate Albertus Jacobus Hoffmann as a judge to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.
www.dfa.gov.za /docs/2005/unclos0624.htm   (303 words)

  
 WebLaw - Law of the Sea
Provides an up-to-date account of the status of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, Agreement relating to the implementation of Part XI of the Convention, and the Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the Convention relating to the...
The full-text of the Declaration under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea concerning the application to Australia of the dispute settlement provisions of that Convention.
The purposes of this Act are- (a) to re-enact with amendments the law relating to the registration of vessels and the pollution of State waters; and (b) to implement certain international conventions; and (c) to provide for the efficient and safe operation of vessels on...
www.weblaw.edu.au /weblaw/display_page.phtml?WebLaw_Page=Law+of+the+Sea   (303 words)

  
 Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy
These elements make the Rhodes Academy a unique educational opportunity, and facilitate a more comprehensive understanding of the principles of oceans law and policy as reflected in the practice of States, the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and a myriad of related international agreements.
The exchange of ideas and other forms of cooperation between the United Nations and the Academy should serve our common purpose of fostering a better understanding of the law of the sea."
In comments prepared for the inaugural session of the Rhodes Academy, United Nations Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali said, "The objective of your academy, fostering a better understanding of the law of the sea, is one to which the United Nations has dedicated itself almost since its inception.
www.virginia.edu /colp/rhodes.htm   (851 words)

  
 Jeremy Bentham
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United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child - Adopted b...
The concept of the design is to allow an observe...
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 U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
The purpose of this letter is to advise that the Chamber of Shipping of America very strongly supports ratification of the United Nations Law of the Sea Convention (UNCLOS) as it is in the best interests of the United States to do so.
Because the Law of the Sea Convention provides the framework for the protection of the environment, we feel comfortable in identifying another treaty that has been forwarded to your committee by the Administration, i.e., Annex VI of the Convention to Prevent Pollution from Ships.
The Law of the Sea, Annex VI of the pollution treaty and the newly adopted amendments to the safety of life at sea treaty dealing with security involve vital U.S. interests.
epw.senate.gov /hearing_statements.cfm?id=219714   (851 words)

  
 International Ju-Jitsu: Using United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 to advance nuclear disarmament by Alyn Ware, July 2004
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, Article 19 (2) (a)
Ensure strict compliance with existing international law relating to transit, such as the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.
UNSC Resolution 1540 requires all States to adopt and enfo rc e laws which prohibit any non-State actor to manufacture, acquire, possess, develop, transport, transfer or use nuclear, chemical or biological weapons and their means of delivery.
www.wagingpeace.org /articles/2004/07/00_ware_ju-jitsu.htm   (1740 words)

  
 The Law of the Sea Treaty: Myth and Reality
The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea will be the first international organization with the ability to levy taxes upon the U.S. while also engaging in economic activity on its own account.
Come to hear a briefing on these and other troubling aspects of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.
Before consenting to ratify the convention, the Senate must address such critical issues as what authorities should the treaty's institutions be granted, and to what extent will the treaty interfere with U.S. military operations.
www.heritage.org /Press/Events/ev042904a.cfm   (1740 words)

  
 International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was established by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, signed at Montego Bay, Jamaica, on December 10, 1982.
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea is an intergovernmental organization created by the mandate of the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea.
The Convention also established the [International Seabed Authority]], with resposibility for the regulation of seabed mining beyond the limits of national jurisdiction, that is beyond the limits of the territorial sea], the contiguous zone and the continental shelf] The Tribunal has the power to settle disputes between member states (there are currently 149).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/International_Tribunal_for_the_Law_of_the_Sea   (258 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook - Appendix A
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, also know as LOS
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOS)
United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
www.phatnav.com /factbook/appendix/appendix-a.html   (258 words)

  
 United Nations (UN) : International Law Documentation
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (http://www.itlos.org/), located in Hamburg (Germany), was established by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982, which entered into force on 16 November 1994 (current status of the Convention).
The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (http://www.uncitral.org/) was established by General Assembly resolution 2205 (XXI) of 17 December 1966; sections I and II of the resolution define the mandate of the Commission.
A Cooperation Agreement between the United Nations and the Tribunal was signed on 18 December 1997 and approved by the General Assembly in resolution 52/251 of 8 September 1998 (the text of the agreement is annexed to the resolution).
www.un.org /Depts/dhl/resguide/specil.htm   (3571 words)

  
 ENB @ ICP-5; United Nations Headquarters, New York; 7-11 June 2004
The meeting will be held immediately prior to the fourteenth Meeting of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, to be held from 14-18 June.
The fifth meeting of the United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea (the Consultative Process or UNICPOLOS) will convene from 7-11 June 2004 at the headquarters of the United Nations, in New York.
Report of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) - Chapter 17.
www.iisd.ca /oceans/icp5/curtain.html   (485 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The United Nations and International Law: Books: Christopher C. Joyner
The Law of the Sea: Official Text of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea With Annexes and Index Final Act of the Third United Nations Conference on the la by United Nations Convention on Law on 10 pages
Among the topics addressed are how international law is made by UN institutions; what contemporary international law owes its existence to the United Nations; how and whether UN bodies have served as sources of international law; and whether UN-created law can be said to have worked as an effective regulator of state conduct.
It provides students and scholars with a text that appraises the contribution made by the United Nations to contemporary international law and the law-creating process.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0521586593?v=glance   (852 words)

  
 Model United Nations
The Law of the Sea: United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
American Model United Nations and National Model United Nations provide students the opportunity to become delegates in conferences and meetings simulating the workings of the real United Nations.
Subheading: A Complete Handbook of the Activities and Evolution of the United Nations During it's First Twenty Years.
www.clark.edu /Library/Resources/model_un.html   (852 words)

  
 Seerecht - Law of the Sea
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
Internationaler Seegerichtshof / International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
Agreement concerning the Relationship between the United Nations and the International Seabed Authority
www.seerecht.org /seerecht.htm   (274 words)

  
 United Nations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The UN negotiates treaties such as the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea to avoid potential international disputes.
The United Nations (UN) is an international organization that describes itself as a "global association of governments facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, and social equity." It was founded in 1945 by 51 states, replacing The League of Nations.
The United Nations and its various agencies are central in upholding and implementing the principles enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_Nations   (5501 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: The Law of the Sea in a Nutshell (Nutshell Series)
On-point reference emphasizes the United Nations Convention on the law of the sea, which has been accepted by the United States.
Includes coverage of the four 1958 conventions on the law of the sea ratified by the United States.
The concept of the freedom of the sea is based on three basic principles: a ship of any state can navigate the oceans freely; the state of the ship's nationality has exclusive jurisdiction over the ship on the high seas; no other state can exercise jurisdiction over that ship.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0314823484?v=glance   (5501 words)

  
 Law Books, Law Dictionary, Black's Law Dictionary, Legal Research, Law Book
This on-point reference emphasizes the United Nations Convention on the law of the sea, which has been accepted by the United States.
This book includes coverage of the four 1958 conventions on the law of the sea ratified by the United States.
Law in a Nutshell: The Law of the Sea
www.barristerbooks.com /Index.asp?Product=50101   (5501 words)

  
 University of Miami School of Law:
The Tribunal is an independent judicial body established by the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea to settle disputes arising out of the interpretation and application of the Convention.
On September 8, 2003, the Government of Singapore appointed Professor Bernard H. Oxman as Judge ad hoc of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea in connection with proceedings against it instituted by Malaysia with respect to land reclamation activities in and around the Straits of Johor.
Professor Oxman has been a member of the faculty of the University of Miami School of Law since 1977 and regularly teaches courses in international law, law of the sea, conflict of laws, and torts.
www.law.miami.edu /news/323.html   (344 words)

  
 United Nations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The UN negotiates treaties such as the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea to avoid potential international disputes.
The United Nations (UN) is an international organization that describes itself as a "global association of governments facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, and social equity." It was founded in 1945 by 51 states, replacing The League of Nations.
Its first formal use was in the January 1, 1942 Declaration by the United Nations, which committed the Allies to the principles of the Atlantic Charter and pledged them not to seek a separate peace with the Axis powers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_Nations   (5298 words)

  
 United Nations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The UN negotiates treaties such as the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea to avoid potential international disputes.
The United Nations (UN) is an international organization that describes itself as a "global association of governments facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, and social equity." It was founded in 1945 by 51 states, replacing The League of Nations.
Its first formal use was in the January 1, 1942 Declaration by the United Nations, which committed the Allies to the principles of the Atlantic Charter and pledged them not to seek a separate peace with the Axis powers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_Nations   (5708 words)

  
 IISD Linkages - Comings and Goings - Appointments - Wednesday, 22 February 2006
Headquartered in Kingston, Jamaica, the ISA is an autonomous international organization established under the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea to organize and control activities of the ocean’s seabed and ocean floor and subsoil.
Prior to this, she worked for the International Livestock Research Institute and the Overseas Development Institute, and was a member of the International Expert Panel supporting the preparation of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification.
On 3 June, the International Seabed Authority (ISA) Assembly elected Satya Nandan (Fiji) to a third four-year term as Secretary-General, while a few days earlier on 24 May, Dennis Francis (Trinidad and Tobago) and Baidy Diéne (Senegal) were elected Presidents of the ISA Assembly and Council respectively for 2004.
www.iisd.ca /coming_goings/appointments.htm   (7953 words)

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