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President Obama Announces Intention to Sign United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Impacts Accessible ICT

...rsons with Disabilities was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in December 2006, and has become one of the fastest negotiated Human Rights treaties in history. Of particular interest to advocates of accessible Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), the Convention clearly indi...

Warner Chilcott Proposes Redomestication From Bermuda to Ireland

...and's strong international relationships as a member of the European Union, its long history of international investment and its robust network of tax treaties with other European Union member states, the United States and other countries. The Company's presence in Ireland dates back to 1996, when a div...

Public health and human rights: The work ahead of us

...tional community. This doctrine has served as the foundation of international human rights law, and it continues to inspire international human rights treaties and declarations, regional conventions, and national constitutions. Sadly, where human rights are ignored, health care tends to be unequal, inadequate...

Human Testing - Exposing Children to Chemicals

...nd other states to set their own regulations to mitigate climate change Runners up: -- Refusal of U.S. to support the intent of international treaties on chemicals -- U.S. impeding Global Warming talks -- EPA neglect of contaminated communities in Brunswick, GA, Mossville, LA, Dixon, TN, ...

Proposing a New Global Compact for Infectious Diseases

...ting action on urgent issues and states may perceive enforcement clauses of treaties as an unacceptable burden or a threat to their sovereignty. The Compact, on... issue, and promotes voluntary compliance by the parties. In fact, hard law treaties can often emerge from soft law compacts. Implementation of the Compact wo...

Earth observation highlighted at UN biological diversity conference

...ted the overarching role that Earth observation (EO) satellites play in providing vital information to implement and assess the progress of several UN treaties related to biodiversity. The side event was chaired by Gerald Braun who is from the German Space Agency (DLR) and an ESA delegate. Representatives fr...

Envisat makes first ever observation of regionally elevated CO2 from manmade emissions

...understanding all of the parameters involved in the carbon cycle, scientists can better predict climate change as well as better monitor international treaties aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, such as the Kyoto Protocol which addresses the reduction of six greenhouse gases. Last year, European ...

United America Indemnity, Ltd. Reports Third Quarter 2007 Results and Share Repurchase Program

...ith the third quarter of 2006. The increase in gross and net premiums written resulted from Wind River having entered into two third-party reinsurance treaties effective January 1, 2007 and an additional third-party treaty effective June 1, 2007. During the third quarter of 2006, Wind River did not bind third...

WHO to Call for More Progress on Tobacco Control at Bangkok Moot

... Since its entry into force on 27 February 2005, the WHO FCTC has attracted a high number of Parties and has become one of the most widely embraced treaties in the history of the United Nations. Up to146 parties will participate with voting rights. They represent over 80 percent of the world's pop...

Google to Digitise 800,000 Books at Mysore Varsity

... At least 800,000 books and manuscripts, including India's first political treaties the "Arthasastra" written in the 4th century B.C. by Kautilya, that are lying in Mysore University in Karnataka, will be digitised by Google, the wor...
Treaties in Biological News

Study reveals potential to amass more carbon in eastern North American forests

... how we use the forest how much we log, how we manage may be more important." The findings come amid sweeping discussions of international carbon treaties and accounting systems that are designed to reduce CO2 emissions and combat climate change. In the future, for instance, countries might earn credits ...

Study reveals potential to amass more carbon in eastern North American forests

... how we use the forest how much we log, how we manage may be more important." The findings come amid sweeping discussions of international carbon treaties and accounting systems that are designed to reduce CO2 emissions and combat climate change. In the future, for instance, countries might earn credits ...

Professor to measure environmental impact of war

...nces, to help evaluate the ecological impact of the war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and its neighboring countries. Three international treaties currently prohibit environmental crimes. "However, these protocols are not restrictive and lack precision," says Bouchard. "Facing the threat of death...

Advice to the new administration: UM foreign and domestic policy guide

... Foreign Policy and National Security Recommendations, In Brief Secretary of State: To restore U.S. international standing, begin by embracing treaties such as Kyoto and the International Criminal Court; renew multi-level, expert negotiations on a limited range of topics of mutual concern with allies ...

Barcelona Declaration 2008: Challenges and Pathways to Earth Sustainability

...he deterioration of the global environment continues despite current international efforts, including adoption of the Millennium Development Goals and treaties to address climate change, biodiversity loss, and land degradation. Clearly, global action to reverse the negative trends is inadequate, but it is not...

Old growth forests are valuable carbon sinks

...rom the atmosphere and mitigate climate change for centuries. However, these old growth forests around the world are not protected by international treaties and have been considered of no significance in the national "carbon budgets" as outlined in the Kyoto Protocol. That perspective was largely based on ...

Experts meet on need for new rules to govern world's fragile polar regions

...OS), meanwhile, includes environmental rules inadequate to protect the ice oceans, she says. "Despite the applicability of many global and regional treaties concerned with the protection of the arctic marine environment and effective management of shipping issues by the International Maritime Organization ...

International workshop to address capacity building for rainforest leaders

...anaus meeting. "Countries must commit themselves to respecting the rights of traditional populations through internationally acknowledged conventions, treaties and declarations", says Jecinaldo Satere, the indigenous president of the Coordination of Indigenous Organizations of the Brazilian Amazon (COIAB). Th...

ASU researchers use NASA satellites to improve pollution modeling

...erage could also help with monitoring one of the largest sources of pollution along the coasts: oceanic ships, which are covered only by international treaties and are not regulated by the EPA. Ozone forms when nitrogen oxides and volatile organic hydrocarbons byproducts of fossil fuel pollution react wi...

Genetic ancestral testing cannot deliver on its promise, study warns

...y were re-enrolled in 2003. "I hope to never see a day when genetic ancestry tracing with its inconclusive, continent-based affiliations supersedes treaties between specific nations and citizenship criteria that require documentation of named ancestors," said Kimberly TallBear, co-author of the article and...
Treaties in Biological Technology

Advice to the new administration: UM foreign and domestic policy guide

... Foreign Policy and National Security Recommendations, In Brief Secretary of State: To restore U.S. international standing, begin by embracing treaties such as Kyoto and the International Criminal Court; renew multi-level, expert negotiations on a limited range of topics of mutual concern with allies ...
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...currently allowed LSD UN documents Three international UN treaties regulate drugs laws: UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs from ...Drugs and Crime ( http://www.unodc.org/ ) is charged with overseeing these treaties and maintains a list of signatory nations at http://www.unodc.org/unodc/tr...
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