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International Law
LON/BPC/DRO · Series · 1897-1971
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This series contains publications on Droit International and is comprised of 264 titles ranging in date from 1897 to 1971 (with greatest coverage in the 1920s and 1930s), containg brochures, bulletins, documents, Festschriften, journals, pamphlets, reprints and theses. Duplicate copies (16) and periodical issues (15) are included but not indifucually numbered. Publications concern 30 different countries and are written in 10 different languages, some items having several translations. All topics relate to International Law and include: the roles and rights of Diplomats; principles of the Geneva Convention; individual rights; international congresses; needs for, uses of and codification of International Law; government documents and reports of mediated disputes and tribunal documents; member lists; nationality laws; navigation and territory rights (water and air); the question of neutrality; political ideologies; schools of INternational Law in France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the U.S., and The Hague; sovereignty of peoples; trade laws; treaties; treaty-making powers of countries and issues relating to the World Court and World peace in general.

Many of these items are rare even though reprints and government documents may possibley be available elsewhere. However, this collection is very useful and interesting for researchers working on International Law questions.

Minorities
LON/BPC/MIN · Series · 1910-1969
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This series contains publications concerning Minorities and is comprised of 396 titles ranging in date from 1910 to 1969 (with greatest coverage in the 1920s and 1930s), containing brochures, bulletins, documents, Festschriften, journals, maps, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, reprints and theses (duplicate copies (40) and periodical issues (10) are included but not individually numbered). Publications concern 12 different countries and are written in 9 different languages, some items having several translations. All topics relate to Minorities and Minorities Law and include: Anti-semitism and relations with Jewish minorities; boundary disputes; folk art and cultural differences; laws of different peoples; societies and institutes; war crimes and world peace.

Many of these items are rare even though reprints and government documents may be available elsewhere.

C1440/336/Rr.406/3/10 · File · 1924-1925
Part of League of Nations Refugees Mixed Archival Group (Nansen Fonds)

This file contains correspondence informing the ILO of the destitution of invalid Russian Refugees in Bulgaria principally owing to the suppression of subsidies of the Red Cross and requesting support on their behalf. The opening letter is signed Edmond Boissier, ICRC Vice-president. The ILO Director, Mr. Albert Thomas, offers unofficial support as the ILO's official responsibility is to place refugees.

HURC-WCHR-PRC-* UN 183255 · Document · 1993.06.24
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The Conference focused on a wide range of human rights issues. With the adoption of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, the Conference called on Governements to promote and guarantee all human rights and made recommendations to strengthen the methods and mechanisms used by the United Nations in the field of human rights. The Conference was the first of its kind in 25 years and included 171 Members States and 1,000 non-governmental organizations.
Cornelio Sommaruga, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), addresses correspondents during a press briefing.

HURC-WCHR-NGO UN 183240 · Document · 1993.06.24
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The Conference focused on a wide range of human rights issues. With the adoption of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, the Conference called on Governments to promote and guarantee all human rights and made recommendations to strengthen the methods and mechanisms used by the United Nations in the field of human rights. The Conference was the first of its kind in 25 years and included 171 Members States and 1,000 non-governmental organizations.
View of a non-governmental organization's display booth.

HURC-WCHR-NGO UN 183241 · Document · 1993.06.24
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The Conference focused on a wide range of human rights issues. With the adoption of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, the Conference called on Governments to promote and guarantee all human rights and made recommendations to strengthen the methods and mechanisms used by the United Nations in the field of human rights. The Conference was the first of its kind in 25 years and included 171 Members States and 1,000 non-governmental organizations.
View of a non-governmental organization's display booth.

HURC-WCHR-NGO UN 183242 · Document · 1993.06.24
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The Conference focused on a wide range of human rights issues. With the adoption of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, the Conference called on Governments to promote and guarantee all human rights and made recommendations to strengthen the methods and mechanisms used by the United Nations in the field of human rights. The Conference was the first of its kind in 25 years and included 171 Members States and 1,000 non-governmental organizations.
View of a non-governmental organization's display booth.