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List of Inter-American Treaties and International Agreements

Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States
Teatries and conventios of the Organization of American States (OAS), including the Inter-American Convention Against Corruption, under the Organization of American States and the Inter-American Democratic Charter (see more below)
Andean treaties (Comunidad Andina)

Dcuments

NAFTA & Supplemental Agreements (English)
Tratado de Libre Comercio de América del Norte (NAFTA en Español)
Materials Related to NAFTA
Chile – Estados Unidos: Tratado de Libre Comercio (por sección) – Español
Chile – U.S. Free Trade Agreement (by section) – English
Materials Related to Chile-U.S. Free Trade Agreement
U.S.-Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA)
Materials Related to U.S.-Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA)
Central American Common Market
Materials Related to CARICOM
Materials Related to Comunidad Andina
Materials Related to MERCOSUR-CAN
Materials Related to MERCOSUR
Various Latin American Treaties & Free Trade Agreements – (G-3, CAMERE, CARICOM, MERCOSUR…)
International Treaties (EEC, GATT, Uruguay Round)
Environmental Treaties & Agreements
Intellectual Property Treaties & Agreements
Consenso de Buenos Aires – issued by the presidents of Argentina and Brazil. 16-X-2003.

Inter-American Treaties, Conventions and Agreements adopted within the framework of the OAS, by Topic

Acquisitons: Inter-American Convention on Transparency in Conventional Weapons Acquisitions

Amateur Radio:

  • Protocol of Amendment to the Inter-American Convention on an International Amateur Radio Permit
  • Inter-American Convention on the International Amateur Radio Permit
  • Inter-American Amateur Radio Service Convention (Lima Convention)
  • Amendment of Article Seven of the Inter-American Amateur Radio Services Convention (Lima Convention)

Arbitral Awards: Inter- American Convention on Extraterritorial Validity of Foreign Judgments and Arbitral Awards.

Arbitration and Settlement of Disputes:

  • Inter-American Convention on International Commercial Arbitration
  • American Treaty on Pacific Settlement (Pact of Bogota)

Archeological and Historical Heritage: Convention on the Protection of the Archeological, Historical, and Artistic Heritage of the American Nations (Convention of San Salvador)

Asylum:

  • Asylum, Diplomatic: Convention on Diplomatic Asylum
  • Asylum, Political: Convention on Political Asylum
  • Asylum, Territorial: Convention on Territorial Asylum

Civil Strife: Protocol to the Convention on Duties and Rights of States in the event of Civil Strife

Copyright: Inter-American Convention on the Rights of the Author in Literary, Scientific and Artistic Works,

Corruption: Inter-American Convention Against Corruption

Culture: Convention for the Promotion of Inter-American Cultural Relations,

Disability: Inter-American Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities

Discrimination:

  • Inter-American Convention against Racism, Racial Discrimination and Related Forms of Intolerance
  • Inter-American Convention against All Forms of Discrimination and Intolerance

Economic Development: Economic Agreement of Bogota

Family: Minors

  • Inter-American Convention on Support Obligations
  • Inter-American Convention on the Return of Children
  • Inter-American Convention on Conflict of Laws Concerning the Adoption of Minors
  • Inter-American Convention on International Traffic in Minors

Hemispheric Security:

  • Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (Rio Treaty)
  • Protocol of Amendment to the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (Rio Treaty)

Human Rights

General Human Rights

  • American Convention on Human Rights “Pact of San Jose, Costa Rica”
  • Additional Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights in the Area of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights “Protocol of San Salvador”
  • Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights to Abolish the Death Penalty
  • Inter-American Convention on the Forced Disappearance of Persons
  • Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture
  • Inter-American Convention Against Racism, Racial Discrimination and Related Forms of Intolerance
  • Inter-American Convention Against All Forms of Discrimination and Intolerance
  • Inter-American Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities
  • See Disability (the Inter-American Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities)

Women Human Rights

  • Inter-American Convention on the Granting of Civil Rights to Women
  • Inter-American Convention on the Granting of Political Rights to Women
  • Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence Against Women “Convention of Belem do Para”

Older Persons Human Rights: Inter-American Convention on Protecting the Human Rights of Older Persons.

Intellectual Property: Inter-American Convention on the Rights of the Author in Literary, Scientific and Artistic Works.

International Private Law:

  • International Private Law, Business Associations: Inter-American Convention on Conflicts of Laws Concerning Commercial Companies,
  • International Private Law, Contracts: Inter-American Convention on the Law Applicable to International Contracts,
  • International Private Law, Domicile: Inter-American Convention on Domicile of Natural Persons in Private International Law,
  • International Private Law, General Rules: Inter-American Convention on General Rules of Private International Law,
  • International Private Law, Merchantile Associations: Inter-American Convention on Conflicts of Laws Concerning Commercial Companies,
  • International Private Law, Personality and Juridical Capacity: Inter-American Convention on Personality and Capacity of Juridical Persons in Private International Law

International Private Law, Negotiable Instruments:

  • Inter-American Convention on Conflict of Laws Concerning Checks
  • Inter-American Convention on Conflict of Laws Concerning Checks
  • Inter-American Convention on Conflict of Laws concerning Bills of Exchange, Promisory Notes, and Invoices

International Private Law, Powers:

  • Inter-American Convention on the Legal Regime of Powers of Attorney to be Used Abroad
  • Protocol on Uniformity of Powers of Attorney wich are to be utilized abroad

International Transportation:

  • Convention on the Regulation of Inter-American Auto-Motive Traffic
  • Agreement on the Adoption of the Inter-American Manual on Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways “Agreement of Caracas”
  • Inter-American Convention on Facilitation of International Waterborne Transportation (Convention of Mar del Plata)
  • Inter-American Convention of Contracts for International Carriage of Goods by Road

Judicial Cooperation, in general:

  • Judicial Cooperation, Extradition: Inter-American Convention on Extradition
  • Judicial Cooperation, Preventive Measures: Inter-American Convention on Execution of Preventive Measures.

Judicial Cooperation, Criminal Matters:

  • Inter-American Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters
  • Optional Protocol related to the Inter-American Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters

Judicial Cooperation, Evidence:

  • Inter-American Convention on Proof of and Information on Foreign Law
  • Inter-American Convention on Extraterritorial Validity of Foreign Judgments and Arbitral Awards
  • Inter-American Convention on the Taking of Evidence Abroad
  • Additional Protocol to the Inter-American Convention on the Taking of Evidence Abroad

Judicial Cooperation, Rogatory Letters:

  • Inter-American Convention on Letters Rogatory,
  • Additional Protocol to the Inter-American Convention on Letters Rogatory.

Judicial Cooperation, Sentences

  • Inter-American Convention on Jurisdiction in the International Sphere for the Extraterritorial Validity of Foreign Judgments
  • Inter-American Convention on Serving Criminal Sentences Abroad
  • Charter of the OAS

Minors:

  • Inter-American Convention on Support Obligations
  • Inter-American Convention on the Return of Children
  • Inter-American Convention on Conflict of Laws Concerning the Adoption of Minors
  • Inter-American Convention on International Traffic in Minors

Mutual Assistance:

  • Mutual Assistance, Disaster Cases: Inter-American Convention to Facilitate Disaster Assistance,
  • Mutual Assistance, Penal: See Judicial Cooperation, Criminal Matters (Inter-American Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters and the Optional Protocol related to the Inter-American Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters)
  • Mutual Assistance, Public Health: Additional Protocol to the Pan-American Sanitary Code,
  • Mutual Assistance, Security: See Hemispheric Security (Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (Rio Treaty) and the Protocol of Amendment to the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (Rio Treaty))

Neutrality: Protocol to the Treaty concerning the Permanent Neutrality and Operation of the Panama Canal,

Organization of American States (OAS):

In relation to the Organization of American States, Charter of the OAS:

  • Charter of the Organization of American States
  • Protocol of Amendment to the Charter of the Organization of American States “Protocol of Cartagena de Indias”
  • Protocol of Amendments to the Charter of the Organization of American States “Protocol of Washington”
  • Protocol of Amendment to the Charter of the Organization of American States “Protocol of Managua”
  • Protocol of Amendment to the Charter of the Organization of American States, Privileges and Immunities

In relation to the Organization of American States “Protocol of Buenos Aires”: Agreement on Privileges and Immunities of the Organization of American States.

Panama Canal: Protocol to the Treaty concerning the Permanent Neutrality and Operation of the Panama Canal,

Racism: Racial Discrimination and Related Forms of Intolerance Inter-American Convention against Racism,

Regional Institutional System on agriculture and banking:

  • Regional Institutional System, Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture: Convention on the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
  • Regional Institutional System, Inter-American Development Bank: Agreement Establishing the Inter-American Development Bank

Regional Institutional System, Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research

  • Agreement Establishing the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research
  • Amendment to the Agreement Establishing the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research,

Regional Institutional System, Inter-American Institute of Agriculture Sciences

  • Convention on the Inter-American Institute of Agricultural Sciences
  • Protocol of Amendment to the Convention on the Inter-American Institute of Agricultural Sciences

Rights and Duties: Convention on Rights and Duties of States

Terrorism:

  • Convention to Prevent and Punish the Acts of Terrorism Taking the Forms of Crimes Against Persons and Related Extortion that are of International Significance
  • Inter-American Convention Against Terrorism

Weapons:

  • Inter-American Convention Against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives, and Other Related Materials
  • Inter-American Convention on Transparency in Conventional Weapons Acquisitions

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