Nearly 60 countries signed a treaty that bans governments from holding people in secret detention, but the United States and some of its key European allies were not among them.Read more . . .
Statute of the International Court of Justice Article 1 The International Court of Justice established by the Charter of the United Nations as the principal judicial organ of the United Nations shall be constituted and shall function in accordance with … Read more . . .
The Charter of the United Nations WE THE PEOPLES OF THE UNITED NATIONS DETERMINED to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and to reaffirm faith in fundamental … Read more . . .
Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, 1155 U.N.T.S. 331, 8 I.L.M. 679, entered into force Jan. 27, 1980. The States Parties to the present Convention, Considering the fundamental role of treaties in the history of … Read more . . .