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Page 286 - Membership requires that the candidate country has achieved stability of institutions guaranteeing democracy, the rule of law, human rights and respect for and protection of minorities, the existence of a functioning market economy as well as the capacity to cope with competitive pressure and market forces within the Union. Membership presupposes the candidate's ability to take on the obligations of membership including adherence to the aims of political, economic and monetary union.
Page 133 - For the United States it is important that I state clearly that support for military forces and intelligence units which engaged in violence and widespread repression was wrong, and the United States must not repeat that mistake.
Page 428 - Women, the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, and the Convention on the Rights of the Child (Neuman 2oo3).
Page 23 - Niger Rwanda Sao Tome and Principe Senegal Sierra Leone Somalia Sudan Tanzania Togo Uganda Zambia...
Page 73 - Rights (ICCPR), the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment...
Page 182 - Nyima, the ten-year-old boy recognized by the Dalai Lama as the reincarnation of the Panchen Lama, the second most important figure in Tibetan Buddhism.
Page 427 - The arrest, detention or imprisonment of a child shall be in conformity with the law and shall be used only as a measure of last resort and for the shortest appropriate period of time...
Page 179 - US companies should contain a registration and reporting procedure, and an annual report to Congress on the level of adherence to the principles by US companies. Human Rights Developments in China, Tibet, Hong Kong: Controls on basic freedoms were tightened during the past year, in part because of Chinese authorities' desire to ensure stability on several sensitive dates. These included the fortieth anniversary of the March 10, 1959, Tibetan uprising, the tenth anniversary of the crackdown in Tiananmen...
Page 21 - Agreement shall not apply to international crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and other serious violations of international humanitarian law'); also Report of the Secretary-General on the establishment of a Special Court for Sierra Leone, UN Doc.