Interparliamentary Union Conference: Report of the United States Delegation to the 72d Conference of the Interparliamentary Union Held at Geneva, Switzerland, September 22-29, 1984
United States. Delegation to the Conference of the Interparliamentary Union, 72nd, 1984, Geneva, Switzerland
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1985 - International relations - 52 pages
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Page 26 - ... all men are created equal; and are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; and that among these are, life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness...
Page 4 - Union, as stated in its statutes, "is to promote personal contacts between members of all parliaments, constituted into national groups, and to unite them in common action to secure and maintain the full participation of their respective States In the firm establishment and development of democratic Institutions and in the advancement of the work of international peace and cooperation, particularly by means of a universal organization of nations.
Page 13 - Representatives shall make a roll of the Representatives-elect, and place thereon the names of those persons, and of such persons only, whose credentials show that they were regularly elected in accordance with the laws of their States respectively, or the laws of the United States.
Page 23 - ... Indonesia, Iraq, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Khmer Republic, Liberia, Libyan Arab Republic, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Republic of Korea, Republic of Viet-Nam, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey...
Page 4 - Union is to promote personal contacts between members of all Parliaments, constituted into National Groups, and to unite them in common action to secure and maintain the full participation of their respective States in the firm establishment and development of representative institutions and in the advancement of the work of international peace and co-operation, particularly by supporting the objectives of the United Nations.
Page 28 - Every State has the right to equality in law with every other State. Article 6 Every State has the duty to treat all persons under its jurisdiction with respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms, without distinction as to race, sex, language or religion.
Page 35 - Considering that discrimination against women is incompatible with human dignity and with the welfare of the family and of society, prevents their participation, on equal terms with men, in the political, social, economic and cultural life of their countries and is an obstacle to the full development of the potentialities of women in the service of their countries and of humanity...
Page 13 - ... ballot, which of the candidates having such equal number of votes shall be declared to be elected. The return of votes, and the result of the canvass, shall be submitted to the House of Representatives, and also to the Senate, on the first day of the session of the General Assembly ; and each House shall be the final judge of the election, returns, and qualifications of its own members.