TREATIES & CONVENTIONS


Links to the Treaties and Conventions in Cornell University Online Collection

 Basel Convention on the 
Control of Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal (1989)

Berne Conv. for the Protection of Literary & Artistic Works (rev. 1971)

Convention Relative to the Preservation of Fauna and Flora in their Natural State (1933)

Convention on Nature Protection and Wild Life Preservation in the Western Hemisphere (12 Oct 40)

The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (1947) (as amended through 1966)

The Antarctic Treaty (1959). [For 1991 Protocol, see BH992.txt]

Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapon Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space, and Under Water (1963)

Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, Including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies (1967)

Agreement on the Rescue of Astronauts, the Return of Astronauts and the Return of Objects Launched into Outer Space (1968)

Agreement Relating to the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization "INTELSAT" (with annexes and Operating Agreement)(1971)

Convention on International Liability for Damage Caused by Space Objects (1972)

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (1973); with amendments and appendices

Convention on Registration of Objects Launched into Outer Space (1975)

Convention for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution (1976) and Protocols (1980, 1982)

Convention on the Protection of the Archeological, Historical, and Artistic Heritage of the American Nations (Convention of San Salvador)

Convention on the International Maritime Satellite Organization (INMARSAT) with Annex and Operating Agreement(1976); as amended 1985; with Protocol (1981)

Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries (1978); as amended 1979

Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (1979) with Appendices as Amended 1985,1988

Convention on Long- Range Transboundary Air Pollution (13 Nov 79)

Agreement Governing the Activities of States on the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies (1979)

Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may be Deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to have Indiscriminate Effects (1980)

Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in the North-East Atlantic Fisheries (1980)

Convention for Co- operation in the Protection and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the West and Central African Region; and Protocol (1981)

Regional Convention for the Conservation of the Red Sea and Bulf of Aden Environment; and Protocol (1982)

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (1982)

International Tropical Timber Agreement (1983)

Protocol ... on Long-Term Financing of Co-Operative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-Term Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe (EMEP) (28 Sep 84).

Protocol ... on the Reduction of Sulphur Emissions or their Transboundary Fluxes by At Least 30 Per Cent (8 Jul 85)

Convention for the Protection of the Architectural Heritage of Europe (1985)

Protocol ... Concerning the Control of Emissions of Nitrogen Oxides or their Transboundary Fluxes (31 Oct 88)

Bamako Convention on the Ban of the Import into Africa and the Control of Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa (1991)

Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty (1991)

Protocol ... Concerning the Control of Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds or their Transboundary Fluxes (18 Nov 91)

Convention on Biological Diversity (5 Jun 92)

Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling, and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction (1993)

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (9 May 92)

Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (1991)

[Forest Principles] Non- Legally Binding Authoritative Statement of Principles for a Global Consensus on the Management, Conservation and Sustainable Development of All Types of Forests (13 Jun 92)

Convention (IV) Respecting the Laws and Customs of War on Land (1907)

Convention (IX) Concerning Bombardment by Naval Forces in Time of War (1907)

Convention (V) Respecting the Rights and Duties of Neutral Powers and Persons in Case of War on Land (1907)

Convention (VI) Relating to the Status of Enemy Merchant Ships at the Outbreak of Hostilities (1907)

Convention (VII) Relating to the Conversion of Merchant Ships into War-Ships (1907)

Convention (VIII) Relative to the Laying of Automatic Submarine Contact Mines (1907)

Convention (XI) Relative to Certain Restrictions with Regard to the Exercise of the Right of Capture in Naval War (1907)

Convention (XIII) Concerning the Rights and Duties of Neutral Powers in Naval War (1907)

Statute of the International Court of Justice (1945)

United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (1980)

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (as amended 1990, 1992)

Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North East Atlantic (1992)

Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution from Land-Based Sources (1974)

Rio Declaration on Environment and Development (14 Jun 92)

Treaty on the protection of Artistic and Scientific Institutions and Historic Monuments (Roerich Pact) (1935)

Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm, 1972)

Action Plan for the Human Environment (Stockholm, 1972)

Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer (1985)

International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling (1946); Protocol of Amendment (1956)

Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous, or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare(1925)

Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction(1927)

Convention on the Prohibition of Military or any Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques (1976)

Charter of the United Nations (1945)

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

World Charter for Nature (1982)

Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (1985)

Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989)

Convention (I) for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field (1949)

Convention (IV) Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War (1949)

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Genocide (1948)

Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict (1954)

Convention on the High Seas (1958)

Optional Protocol ... [to] the UN Conf. on the Law of the Sea (1958)

Convention on the Continental Shelf (1958)

Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations; and Protocols (1961)

Conv. on the Territorial Sea & the Contiguous Zone (1958)

Vienna Convention on Consular Relations; and Protocols (1963)

Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees (1967)

International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination (1965)

Treaty on the Non- Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (1968)

Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export, and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property (1970)

Berne Conv. for the Protection of Literary & Artistic Works (rev. 1967)

Paris Conv. for the Protection of Indus. Property (rev.1967)

Universal Copyright Convention as revised at Paris on 24 July 1971; and Protocols (1971)

Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of CivilAviation (1971)

International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (1966)

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), 1973

Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as waterfowl habitat (RAMSAR) (1971)

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (1966)

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (1966)

Convention for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (1972)

Protocol Additional to the Geneva Convention...relating to the protection of victims of international armed conflict.(Protocol I) (1977)

Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions...relating to the protection of victims of non-international armed conflict (Protocol II) (1977)

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (1980)

Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (1992)

About the Multilateral Treaties (chronological listing)

Conv. on Fishing & Conserv. of Living Res. of the High Seas (1958)

Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (1969)


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