International Trade Centre

International Trade Centre Outline The ITC is a governmental body operating under the joint auspices of GATT and UNCTAD. It initially came into existence in 1964 as an organization supported by GATT and came under the joint auspices of GATT and UNCTAD in 1968. Its main function is to promote…

UNRWA

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on unrwa explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources See Also International Organization Foreign Relations Organization United Nations United Nations System Resources Further Reading The entry […]

UNAIDS

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on unaids explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources See Also International Organization Foreign Relations Organization United Nations United Nations System Resources Further Reading The entry […]

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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Refugee

Who Becomes a Refugee? Introduction to Refugee People leave their home countries for many reasons. Sometimes they are fleeing poverty, or they hope to find a better life in another place. People who migrate for economic reasons, however, are not considered refugees. Yet economic migrants […]

World Trade Organisation

World Trade Organisation (wto) and Europe There is an entry on world trade organisation (wto) in the European legal encyclopedia. World Trade Organisation and the European Union Resources See Also WTO Resources See Also Further Reading Entry "World Trade Organisation (wto)" in the […]

Fao

Fao Fao (in the Human Development Area) In this context, Fao means: is a food and agriculture organization, founded in 1945. Covers questions of food resources and agricultural development in order to improve the lives of the peoples of the world. Embracing mainstream international law, this […]

Food Aid

Resources See Also Further Reading Information related to food aid in the Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Law(MPEPIL), Germany, United Kingdom

UN-HABITAT

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on un-habitat explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources See Also International Organization Foreign Relations Organization United Nations United Nations System Resources Further Reading The […]

Child

Children In relation to the international law practice and children in this world legal Encyclopedia, please see the following section: Consular Assistance, Judicial Assistance About this subject:

Adoption

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World Meteorological Organisation

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UN Environment Programme

UN Environment Programme in 2013 United States views on international law [1] in relation to UN Environment Programme: In December 2012, the UN General Assembly adopted resolution 67/213, establishing universal membership in the UN Environment Programme (“UNEP”) Governing Council […]

Palestine Question

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Un Development Programme

The United Nations Development Programme (Undp) in 2016 The UNDP engages countries to mitigate and prevent conflicts, including in East Africa, by developing national and regional strategies to counter and prevent violent extremism (PVE) and deepening research on PVE through its center in […]

UNHCR

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on unhcr explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources See Also International Organization Foreign Relations Organization United Nations United Nations System Resources Further Reading The entry […]

Unicef

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) UNICEF supports governments and civil society in some 155 countries to implement the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and other international standards. UNICEF’s rule of law work includes support to child rights legislative reform; justice […]

World Food Programme

WFP – World Food Programme Further Reading A concise encyclopedia of the United Nations (including World Food Programme , H Volger, KA Annan -2010) The Oxford Handbook on the United Nations (TG Weiss – 2007) International Law: A Dictionary (including World Food Programme , Boczek, […]

UN Conference on Environment and Development

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UN Conference

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Climate Change

Climate Change in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): For discussion of issues relating to climate change generally, see information on Nationality, Citizenship and Immigration in this legal […]

Sustainable Development

Definition and Origins Sustainability and sustainable development were initially defined and promulgated in a report of the World Commission on Environment and Development, "Our Common Future" (1987). This report said (page 43) that sustainable development "is development that […]