Laws of International Organizations

Index

 

United Nations (UN)

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

World Health Organization (WHO)

International Fund for Agricultural Development of the UN (IFAD)

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

The World Bank

World Trade Organization (WTO)

European Union (EU)

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC)

Organization of American States (OAS)

African Union(AU or OAU)

The Southern African Development Community (SADC)

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)

The United Nations

United Nations Home Page

Charter of the United Nations

Major Instruments Addressing Development Effectiveness:

United Nations Millennium Declaration of 2000

Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness 2005

Major Instruments on Environment:

The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development (1992)

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (1992)

UN Case Law (International Court of Justice):

Fisheries Jurisdiction (Spain v. Canada) (1995-1998)

Fisheries Jurisdiction (Federal Republic of Germany v. Iceland) (1972-1978)

Fisheries Jurisdiction (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland v. Iceland) (1972-1974)

Fisheries (United Kingdom v. Norway) (1949-1951)

Gabcíkovo-Nagymaros Project (Hungary/Slovakia) (1993-1997)


Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

The Basic Documents of the FAO:

Conventions and Agreements Concluded Outside FAO

FAOLEX Electronic Legislative Database

FAO Departments:

Agriculture and Consumer Protection

The FAO Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division

Economic and Social Development

Fisheries and Aquaculture

Forestry Natural Resources Management and Environment


World Health Organization

WHO Constitution

Department of Food Safety, Zoonoses and Foodborne Diseases (FOS)


International Fund for Agricultural Development of the United Nations

The Basic Documents of the IFAD

Strategic Framework for IFAD 2007-2010: Enabling the Rural Poor to Overcome Poverty

General Terms and Conditions for the Procurement of Goods


Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

OECD Convention, 1960 and Supplementary Protocols

Convention of 31st January 1963 Supplementary to the Paris Convention of 29th July 1960 (Brussels Supplementary Convention)

Declaration on Integrating Climate Change Adaptation into Development Co-operation of 2006

Declaration on International Science and Technology Co-operation for Sustainable Development of 2004

Declaration on Trade Policy of 1980

Declaration on Anticipatory Environmental Policies of 1979

Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises

Declaration on Environmental Policy of 1974

OECD Principles of Corporate Governance of 2004

OECD Fruit and Vegetable Rules

Decision of the Council Establishing the OECD Standard Codes for the Official Testing of Agricultural and Forestry Tractors of 2000

Decision of the Council Revising the OECD Schemes for the Varietal Certification or the Control of Seed Moving in International Trade of 2000 (with amendments)

OECD Departments:

Trade and Agriculture Directorate

Environment Directorate

Annual Meeting of Representatives of the National Designated Authorities for the Implementation of the OECD  Standard Codes for the Official Testing of Agricultural and Forestry Tractors

Specialized Committees

Committee for Agriculture (COAG)

Global Forum on Agriculture

Governing Body of the Co-operative Research Programme: Biological Resource Management for Sustainable Agricultural Systems

Joint Working Party on Agriculture and the Environment

Joint Working Party on Agriculture and Trade

Management Committee of the Co-operative Research Programme: Biological Resource Management for Sustainable Agriculture


The World Bank

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Articles of Agreement

The International Development Association (IDA) Articles of Agreement

International Finance Corporation (IFC) Article of Agreement

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) Convention

International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Convention, Rules and Regulations

Alternative Conflict Management

ICSID Cases


World Trade Organization

Founding Documents:

Final Act Embodying the Results of the Uruguay Round of Multilateral Trade Negotiations, 1994

Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization, 1994

The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT 1947)

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994

Main Treaties

Agreement on Agriculture

Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures

Subsidies and Countervailing Measures

Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)

WTO Special Topics: Agriculture and Food Safety

The Agriculture Negotiations

The Cotton Sub-Committee

Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures


European Union

European Union (EU) Homepage

EU Founding Documents

EU International Agreements Related to Agriculture

Protocol Concerning Sanitary, Phytosanitary And Animal Welfare Measures in Relation to Trade

European Convention for the Protection of Animals During International Transport

Agreement Between The European Community And The United States Of America On Sanitary Measures To Protect Public And Animal Health In Trade In Live Animals And Animal Products

Protocol Of Amendment To The European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes

International Wheat Agreement, 1971, Wheat Trade Convention, 1971

1978 Protocol For The Fourth Extension Of The Food Aid Convention, 1971

Agreement in the Form of an Exchange of Letters Between the European Community and the United States of America on Matters Related to Trade in Wine

Memorandum of Understanding Between the European Economic Community and the United States of America on Oil Seeds Under GATT

International Sugar Agreement 1992

European Commission:

Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)

Treaty Establishing the European Community of 1957 (Articles 32 to 38)

The Common Agricultural Policy Explained

Common Agricultural Policy Reform

Agriculture and Rural Development

European Parliament: Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

Council of the European Union: Agriculture and Fisheries

European Food Safety Authority

EU Case-law of the Court of Justice and the Court of First Instance

Delegation of the European Commission to the USA: Agriculture


North American Free Trade Agreement

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)


Commission for Environmental Cooperation

North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation (NAAEC)

Main Agreements and Treaties

Agreement on Co-operation for the Protection and Improvement of the Environment in the Border Area (Annexes)

Draft North American Agreement on Transboundary Environmental Impact Assessment

Citizen Submission on Enforcement Matters

 


Organization of American States

Founding Documents:

Charter of the Organization of American States

Inter-American Democratic Charter

Treaties and Other Instruments

Convention on the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (C-17) of 1979 (U.S.A. ratified November 10, 1980)

Protocol of Amendment to the Convention on the Inter-American Institute of Agricultural Sciences (C-12(1)) of 1958 (U.S.A. ratified November 20, 1959)

Letter of Agreement between the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States Unit for Sustainable Development and Environment and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations of 2004

General Cooperation Agreement Between the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture and the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States of 2006

Inter-American Council for Integral Development

Inter-American Committee on Natural Disaster Reduction – CIRDN

Pan American Development Foundation


African Union

Founding Documents:

Constitutive Act of the African Union of July 11, 2000

Protocol on Amendments to the Constitutive Act of the African Union of 11 July 2003

Main Treaties and Other Instruments

Phyto-Sanitary Convention for Africa of September 13, 1967

African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources of 15 September 1968

Constitution of the Association of African Trade Promotion Organizations of 18 January 1974

Convention for the Establishment of the African Centre for Fertilizer Development of July 1985

Treaty Establishing the African Economic Community of 3 June 1991

The Convention of the African Energy Commission of 11 July 2001

African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (Revised Version) of 11 July 2003

African Court of Justice

Rural Economy and Agriculture Directorate

New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD)

 


Southern African Development Community

Founding Documents:

SADC Homepage

Declaration and Treaty of SADC

Amended Declaration and Treaty of SADC

Other Key Documents:

Declaration on Agriculture and Food Security

Declaration on Gender and Development

Declaration on Productivity

Protocol on Energy

Protocol on Fisheries

Protocol on Forestry

Protocol on Health

Revised Protocol on Shared Watercourses

Protocol on Trade

Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources (FANR) Directorate

Agricultural Research and Development

Agricultural Information Management (AIMS)

Crop Development

Environment and Sustainable Development

Livestock Development

Natural Resources Management (NRM)

 


Association of Southeast Asian Nations

Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (2002)

Declaration of ASEAN Concord II (Bali Concord II), Bali, Indonesia, 7 October 2003

Ha Noi Plan of Action (1998)

Second Protocol Amending the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia (1998)

ASEAN Vision 2020 (1997)

Treaty on the Southeast Asia Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone, Bangkok, Thailand, 15 December 1995

Protocol to Amend the Framework Agreement on Enhancing ASEAN Economic Cooperation, Bangkok, Thailand, 15 December 1995

Agreement on the Common Effective Preferential Tariff (CEPT) Scheme for the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA), Singapore, 28 January 1992

Protocol Amending the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia, Manila 15 December 1987

Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia, Bali, 24 February 1976

Declaration of ASEAN Concord, Bali, 24 February 1976

Bangkok Declaration(1967)

Agreements on Economic Development:

Agreement on Trade in Services of the Framework Agreement on Comprehensive Economic Co-operation Between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the People’s Republic of China, Cebu, Philippines, 14 January 2007

Memorandum of Understanding between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretariat and the Ministry of Agriculture of the People’s Republic of China on Agricultural Cooperation, Cebu, Philippines, 14 January 2007

Plan of Action to Implement the Beijing Declaration on ASEAN-China ICT Cooperative Partnership for Common Development, Cebu, Philippines, 14 January 2007

Protocol to Amend the Agreement on Trade in Goods of the Framework Agreement on Comprehensive Economic Co-operation between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the People’s Republic of China, Cebu, Philippines, 8 December 2006

Second Protocol to Amend the Framework Agreement on Comprehensive Economic Co-operation Between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the People’s Republic of China, Cebu, Philippines, 8 December 2006

ASEAN Sectoral Integration (Amendment) Protocol for Priority Sectors, Cebu, Philippines, 8 December 2006

ASEAN Framework (Amendment) Agreement for the Integration of Priority Sectors, Cebu, Philippines, 8 December 2006

ASEAN Framework Agreement for the Integration of Priority Sectors, Vientiane, 29 November 2004

Food, Agriculture & Forestry

Strategic Plan of Action on ASEAN Cooperation in Food, Agriculture and Forestry

Other Documents


South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

SAARC Charter

Main Agreements:

Agreement on Establishing the SAARC Food Bank

Agreement on South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA)

SAARC Plan of Action on Poverty Alleviation

Agreement on SAARC Preferential Trading Agreement (SAPTA)  (signed in Dhaka on April 11, 1993)

Agreement on Establishing SAARC Food Security Reserve (signed in Kathmandu on November 4, 1987)

Agriculture and Rural Development:

Technical Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

Collaboration with OIE

Food Bank

Ministerial Meeting (SAARC Agriculture/Food Ministers)

Cooperation on Biotechnology

Poverty Alleviation