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20 July 2001

HEALTH: Anti-Tobacco Treaty On Track, Says WHO

Author: Thalif Deen, Inter Press Service

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is convinced that a proposed UN treaty curbing the use of tobacco will survive attacks from opponents.

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9 July 2001

Protection for 1,3 billion agricultural workers, at long last

Author: [email protected] [A monthly newsletter produced by the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities]

[adoption of the International Convention on Health and Safety in Agriculture]

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9 July 2001

Protection for 1,3 billion agricultural workers, at long last

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9 July 2001

World guideline for pre-market GM testing agreed

Author: Stephanie Nebehay, Reuters

Agreement has been reached on the first global guidelines requiring countries to test the safety of genetically modified (GM) foods before they come on the market, the Codex Alimentarius Commission said on Friday.

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2 July 2001

Treaty to protect world's major food crops agreed, but NGOs criticise 'right to patent genes'

Author: Intermediate Technology Development Group

Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) immediately criticised the weakened text for enshrining OECD countries' priority to support private profit rather than food security, and for subordinating this environmental treaty to the trade rules of the WTO -...

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30 June 2001

[abstract of article] Enforcing international humanitarian law: Catching the accomplices

Author: William A. Schabas, Professor of Human Rights Law at the National University of Ireland, Galway, and Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights, in International Review of the Red Cross No.42

Literally within days of the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) at the end of the Rome Conference in July 1998 the Financial Times...published an article warning "commercial lawyers" that the treaty's accomplice...

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20 June 2001

World's First Guidelines Set for Safe Disposal of Obsolete Ships

Author: Environment News Service

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Article
1 June 2001

FIREARMS: [UN] General Assembly Adopts Protocol To Crime Convention

Author: UN Wire

[providing that the illicit manufacturing and trafficking of firearms, weapons parts and ammunition is a criminal act]

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1 June 2001

[abstract of article] Enforcing international humanitarian law: Catching the accomplices

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1 June 2001

[PDF] [full text of article] Enforcing international humanitarian law: Catching the accomplices

Author: William A. Schabas, Professor of Human Rights Law at the National University of Ireland, Galway, and Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights, in International Review of the Red Cross No.42

How far can these general principles of complicity be extended to the case of contemporary atrocities? Can they, for example, be used to establish international criminal liability for a supplier of small arms, the managing director of an airline that...

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