Free Trade Area of the Americas

Hierarchical Display of Free Trade Area of the Americas International Organisations > Extra-European organisations > American organisation
Trade > Tariff policy > Tariff policy > Free-trade area
Trade > International trade > Trade relations > Free-trade agreement Concept of Free Trade […]

Caricom Countries

Hierarchical Display of Caricom countries Geography > Economic geography
International Organisations > Extra-European organisations > American organisation > Caricom Caricom countries Concept of Caricom countries See the dictionary definition of Caricom countries. Characteristics of Caricom […]

Caricom

Caricom Caricom in International Trade Meaning of Caricom, according to the Dictionary of International Trade (Global Negotiator): The Caribbean Community Market (CARICOM) is an organization of 15 Caribbean nations established in 1973 whose main purposes are to promote economic integration and […]

Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHPR) This entry includes background information and links to the American Convention on Human Rights, the Statute of the court, the Rules of Procedure, and decisions and judgments. Description In a manner similar to the European Court of Human Rights […]

Caribbean Development Bank

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on caribbean development bank explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources See Also World Bank Bank Regulation History of Banking Functions of the World Bank Resources Further Reading The entry […]

Nafta

Nafta Nafta in International Trade Meaning of Nafta, according to the Dictionary of International Trade (Global Negotiator): A free trade agreement comprising Canada, Mexico and the United States. The objectives of the agreement are to eliminate barriers to trade, promote conditions of fair […]

ACP Countries

Acp Countries Summary of Acp Countries

An acronym for African- Caribbean-Pacific countries. The term originated in conjunction with the LOME CONVENTIONS (read this and related legal terms for further details).

(Main Author: William J. Miller)

ACP (African, Caribbean, and Pacific) […]

Free Trade Agreement

Free Trade Agreement and the GATT Policy Negotiations In relation to the GATT Policy Negotiations, Christopher Mark (1993) provided the following explanation and/or definition of Free Trade Agreement: An agreement between two or more countries establishing a free trade area (FTA).

Human Rights

Introduction to Human Rights "Since World War II international law has become increasingly concerned with the protection of human rights. It has provided improved procedures for that purpose within the UN. This new emphasis has also been manifested in the adoption by the UN of the […]

Development Bank

Resources See Also World Bank Bank Regulation History of Banking Functions of the World Bank

Cuba

The Legal History of Cuba This section provides an overview of Cuba Cuba in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On January 14, 2011, President Obama directed the Secretaries of State, Treasury, and […]

Organisation of American States

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Geography > Political geography > OAS countries Concept of Organisation of American States See the dictionary definition of Organisation of American […]

Free Trade Area

Summary of Free Trade Area

An association of states that seeks to overcome impediments to trade among members by reducing or eliminating tariffs among the participants. The members of a free trade area do not maintain a common external tariff nor do they (usually) provide for the free flow […]