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The Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa, adopted by the Organization of African Unity in 1969, employs a definition expanded from the Convention's, including people who left their countries of origin not only because of persecution but also due to acts of external aggression, occupation, domination by foreign powers or serious disturbances of public order.
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Convention and Governing
* Winterton, G, Opinion on Conventions Governing the Governor-General's Reserve Powers, Australian Constitutional Convention, 1983, 16 pp.
Adhering to Article 4 of the Paris Convention, the Chinese government passed the Provisional Regulations Governing Application for Priority Registration of Trademarks in China to grant the right of priority to trademark applications submitted in PRC by the nationals of the Paris Convention member countries.
The Organisation of African Unity ( OAU ) Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa adopted a regional treaty based on the Convention, adding to the definition that a refugee is
Convention and Aspects
From June 26 until December 22, 2006, two children, Ammar ( 12-13 ) and Sara ( 10-11 ), lived in the Dutch embassy in Damascus because of a child custody dispute between the Dutch mother, supported by Dutch law and the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, and the Syrian father, supported by Syrian law ( Syria is no participant of this convention ).
* 1980 – Proceedings on the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction conclude at The Hague.
* October 25 – Proceedings on the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction conclude at The Hague.
* Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, ratified on 25 October 1980
Article 2 paragraph 1 of the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights ( TRIPs Agreement ) in conjunction with the Paris Convention provides a " derived " Convention priority right.
Elevated as a Permanent Judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan on December 10, 1989, Member of the Committee on Arms Control and Disarmament Law of the International Law Association ; participated in Symposium under the Auspices of International Law Association held at Geneva on 9th & 10 June, 1995, on the subject or “ ONGOING PROLIFERATION CHALLENGES: Legal Aspects ”; attended Seminar on “ The Rights and Duties of States ” that have signed or ratified the Chemical Weapons Convention, on 2 July, 1997, at Hague, Netherlands ; contributed an Article published in Volume III of Arms Control and Disarmament Law titled “ Future Legal Restraints on Arms Proliferation ” published by the United Nations and launched at United Nations Headquarters in November, 1996 ; Member of the Executive Council of Allama Iqbal Open University from September, 1996 to December, 1997 ; Chairman, Pakistan Zakat Council from August, 1991 to July, 1994.
A diplomatic conference was held from 20 November to 29 November 2000 in Munich to revise the Convention on the Grant of European Patents of 5 October 1973, amongst other things to integrate in the EPC new developments in international law, especially those of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights ( TRIPs Agreement ) and of the Patent Law Treaty, and to add a level of judicial review of the Boards of Appeal decisions.
It has patterned its IPR laws on the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works and the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights ( TRIPS ).
Secondly, in the area of international child protection obligations to which the UK government is a signatory, the Official Solicitor deals with cases brought under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction through the International Child Abduction and Contact Unit ( ICACU ).
The International Child Abduction and Contact Unit ( ICACU ) is the section of the Office of the Official Solicitor that is the Central Authority of England and Wales for international child abduction and contact issues under the terms of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction and the European Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Decisions Concerning Custody of Children and on Restoration of Custody of Children.
Effective September 5, 1995, applications seeking the return of or access to children in the United States under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction were processed through the NCMEC for the United States Department of State, Office of Children's Issues under contract with the United States Department of State and the United States Department of Justice.
Martin had been to Brazil and had tried using lawyers, the British Consul General in Sao Paulo, the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, his local MP and the Office of the Parliamentary Ombudsman, the Office of the Official Solicitor, the Brazilian Special Secretariat for Human Rights and attempted to make a request under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction all to no avail.
Convention and Refugee
However, it managed to lead fourteen nations to ratify the Refugee Convention of 1933, an early, and relatively modest, attempt at a human rights charter, and in general assisted around one million refugees worldwide.
UNHCR's mandate has gradually been expanded to include protecting and providing humanitarian assistance to what it describes as other persons " of concern ," including internally displaced persons ( IDPs ) who would fit the legal definition of a refugee under the 1951 Refugee Convention and 1967 Protocol, the 1969 Organization for African Unity Convention, or some other treaty if they left their country, but who presently remain in their country of origin.
The main objectives of the act were to create a new definition of refugee based on the one created at the UN Convention and Protocol on the Status of Refugees, raise the limitation from 17, 400 to 50, 000 refugees admitted each fiscal year, provide emergency procedures for when that number exceeds 50, 000, and to establish the Office of U. S. Coordinator for Refugee Affairs and the Office of Refugee Resettlement.
However, as International Refugee Organization – the predecessor to the UN High Commissioner for refugees ( UNHCR ) – was in the process of being dissolved, the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees was adopted without inclusion of the Protocol addressing statelessness.
Three years prior to the 1951 Refugee Convention, the Universal Declaration on Human Rights ( UDHR ) was adopted.
In recognition of the international convention that underpins the Scottish Refugee Council ’ s work, the charity produced a short film, Courage: 60 years of the UN Refugee Convention.
Lula answered Napolitano mentioning that Genro's decision is founded on the Brazilian constitution and on the UN 1951 Convention on Refugee Status, and is an act of sovereignty of Brazil.
* Refugee Caselaw Site Searchable electronic repository of case law documents relating to the legal definition of refugee status under the 1951 Convention.
* Handbook on Procedures and Criteria for Determining Refugee Status under the 1951 Convention and the 1967 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees ( See Paragraph 171 )
The introduction of complementary protection legislation into parliament on 24 February 2011, was a development in relation to Australia's commitment to fulfilling its international obligations under the Refugee Convention.
Others have come as asylum seekers, seeking protection as refugees under the United Nations 1951 Refugee Convention, or from member states of the European Union, exercising one of the European Union's Four Freedoms.
The Refugee Council originates from two independent organisations, British Council for Aid to Refugees ( BCAR ) and the Standing Conference on Refugees ( SCOR ), which were both founded in 1951 following the United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees.
Countries that have ratified the Refugee Convention are obliged to protect refugees that are on their territory, in accordance with its terms.
There are a number of provisions that States who are parties of the Refugee Convention and 1967 Protocol must adhere to.
* Cooperation With the UNHCR: Under Article 35 of the Refugee Convention and Article II of the 1967 Protocol, states agree to cooperate with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees ( UNHCR ) in the exercise of its functions and to help UNHCR supervise the implementation of the provisions in the Convention.
Convention and Problems
At Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, August 27, 1954, at the Convention of Teachers of Religion on the College Level, Petersen delivered a speech on " Race Problems -- As They Affect The Church ".
Convention and Africa
* Africa Institute for the Environmentally Sound Management of Hazardous and other Wastes aka Basel Convention Regional Centre Pretoria
Malawi is a member of the following international organizations: UN and some of its specialized and related agencies ( i. e. UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNIDO ), IMF, World Bank, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency ( MIGA ), World Intellectual Property Organization ( WIPO ), Berne Convention, Universal Copyright Convention, Organization of African Unity ( OAU ), Lome Convention, African Development Bank ( AFDB ), Southern African Development Community ( SADC ), the Common Market for East and Southern Africa ( COMESA ), Non-Aligned Movement, G-77, and the World Health Organization ( WHO ).
The Tripartite Convention of 1899 partitioned the Samoan Islands into two parts: the eastern island group became a territory of the United States ( the Tutuila Islands in 1900 and officially Manu ' a in 1904 ) and is today known as American Samoa ; the western islands, by far the greater landmass, became known as German Samoa after Britain vacated all claims to Samoa and accepted termination of German rights in Tonga and certain areas in the Solomon Islands and West Africa.
** United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and / or Desertification, Particularly in Africa
The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and / or Desertification, Particularly in Africa is a Convention to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought through national action programs that incorporate long-term strategies supported by international cooperation and partnership arrangements.
On 18 June 2010, he performed in Cape Town, South Africa as part of the Cool Britannia FIFA World Cup music festival at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.
On May 14, 1910 the European Convention of Brussels fixed the borders of Uganda, Congo, and German East Africa, which included Tanganyika and Ruanda-Urundi.
The Cape Town Principles and Best Practices, adopted by the NGO Working Group on the Convention on the Rights of Children and UNICEF at a symposium on the prevention of recruitment of children into the armed forces and on demobilization and social regeneration of child soldiers in Africa in April 1997, proposed that African Governments should adopt and ratify the Optional protocol on the involvement of children in armed conflict raising the minimum age from 15 to 18, and that African Governments should ratify and implement other pertinent treaties and incorporate them into national law.
For the purpose of the present Convention, the term ' the crime of apartheid ', which shall include similar policies and practices of racial segregation and discrimination as practiced in southern Africa, shall apply to the following inhumane acts committed for the purpose of establishing and maintaining domination by one racial group of persons over any other racial group of persons and systematically oppressing them:
South Africa signed the 1971 RAMSAR Convention to try to conserve and protect important wetlands because of their importance to habitats and numerous species.
In 1968 the species became protected under the Africa Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
The Samoa Tripartite Convention gave control of the islands west of 171 degrees west longitude to Germany, the eastern islands to the United States ( present-day American Samoa ) and the United Kingdom was compensated with other territories in the Pacific and West Africa.
The Convention has grown from the original founding numbers to member congregations throughout the United States, the Caribbean, Europe and Africa.
The purpose of this " Protocol for the growing and processing of cocoa beans and their derivative products " was to bring practices in West Africa into line with Convention 182 of the International Labor Organization concerning the prohibition and immediate action for the elimination of the worst forms of child labor.
The Harbour porpoise populations of the North Sea, Baltic Sea, western North Atlantic, Black Sea and North West Africa are listed on Appendix II of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals ( CMS ).
Formal negotiations began in December 1991 at the Convention for a Democratic South Africa ( CODESA ).
In 1900 Chilembwe returned to Africa under the banner of the National Baptist Convention and established the Providence Industrial Mission.
The Black People's Convention ( BPC ) was founded at the end of 1972 as the Nationalist Liberatory Flagship of the Black Consciousness Movement ( BCM ) in South Africa. The BCM was a product of three historicultural and ideological imperatives:
He was a legal adviser to the Transvaal delegation to the 1908-1909 National Convention that drew up the Constitution for the Union of South Africa.
The species is still protected by the governments in whose waters it resides ( Australia, South Africa, France ) and by the Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Seals in waters south of 60 ° S. The animal is also listed in Appendix 2 of CITES.