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Global pact on explosive remnants of war vital tool to end scourge – Ban

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged countries to make full use of the global agreement on explosive remnants of war, a deadly scourge that kills and maims innocent civilians long after armed conflicts have come to an end.

Annual UN treaty event concludes with 80 actions by Member States

The annual United Nations treaty event to promote universal participation in more than 500 multilateral global pacts drew to a close today with a total of 43 Member States signing or ratifying 80 separate conventions, agreements, treaties and optional protocols.

Eight States take part in 16 treaty actions as annual UN event continues

Marking the fifth day of the United Nations treaty event to encourage collective participation in multilateral pacts, eight Member States today took 16 treaty actions by ratifying or signing separate conventions, agreements, treaties and optional protocols.

UN event sparks further endorsement of 11 treaties

On the fourth day of the United Nations treaty event to promote universal participation and implementation of multilateral pacts, six Member States undertook nine treaty actions by signing or ratifying separate conventions, agreements, treaties and optional protocols.

Annual UN event continues with nine States endorsing multilateral treaties

Nine Member States today participated in the third day of the 2008 United Nations treaty event, further helping to promote universal participation in more than 500 multilateral global pacts, by signing or ratifying 22 separate conventions, agreements, treaties and optional protocols.

Second day of UN event sparks further uptake of multilateral treaties

Seven Member States participated today in the second day of the 2008 United Nations treaty event, which helps to promote the universal participation of countries in more than 500 multilateral pacts, by signing or ratifying 10 separate conventions, agreements, treaties and optional protocols.

Annual UN treaty event kicks off with endorsements of disability rights pact

Eight Member States today signed or ratified 11 separate conventions, agreements and treaties on issues ranging from migrant workers’ rights to the protection of tropical timber during the annual United Nations event designed to increase participation in global pacts.

Assembly President hails Cuban signature of key UN human rights texts

General Assembly President Srgjan Kerim today welcomed Cuba’s signing of two key United Nations human rights documents: the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICPPR) and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR).