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Former Chad Dictator Hissene Habre's Trial Adjourned to September (July 28, 2015) by Nicolas Boring

On July 21, 2015, the trial of the former President of Chad, Hissène Habré, before the ...

Topic: Crimes against humanity; International affairs; Judiciary; War crimes
Jurisdiction: African Union; Chad; Senegal

Fishing Declaration Covering Central Arctic (July 21, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Five countries that ring the Arctic Ocean, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Russia, and the United States, signed ...

Topic: Aquaculture; Arctic and polar regions; International affairs; Treaties and International Agreements
Jurisdiction: Canada; Denmark; Norway; Russia; United States

Former Chad Dictator Hissene Habre's Trial Opens in Dakar (July 21, 2015) by Nicolas Boring

On July 20, 2015, the trial of former Chadian President Hissène Habré before the Extraordinary African ...

Topic: Crimes against humanity; International affairs; Judiciary; War crimes
Jurisdiction: African Union; Chad; Senegal

Ratification of Mutual Assistance Treaty on Tax Matters (July 10, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

On July 1, 2015, China's legislature, the National People's Congress, ratified the multilateral 1988 Council of ...

Topic: International affairs; Tax avoidance; Taxation; Treaties and International Agreements/Council of Europe; Treaties and International Agreements/Taxation
Jurisdiction: China; Council of Europe; Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

New Judge Elected (July 06, 2015) by Luis Acosta

On June 24, 2015, during its 13th session, the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome ...

Topic: International affairs; International organizations; Judges
Jurisdiction: International Criminal Court

Negotiations on Preclearance Agreements to Start (July 01, 2015) by Gustavo Guerra

In May 2015, the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it will start ...

Topic: Aviation and airports; International affairs; Transportation safety and security
Jurisdiction: United States

Parliament Adopts Tough Stand on Russia (June 25, 2015) by Theresa Papademetriou

On June 11, 2015, the European Parliament (EP) adopted a new resolution by a vote of ...

Topic: Human rights and civil liberties; International affairs
Jurisdiction: European Union

Agreement on Work Plan for Customs Security (June 08, 2015) by Gustavo Guerra

In May 2015, customs authorities from the United States and the Dominican Republic signed a Joint ...

Topic: Customs enforcement; International affairs
Jurisdiction: Dominican Republic; United States

WTO Membership Accepted (May 05, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

On April 26, 2015, Seychelles was officially accepted as the 161st member of the World Trade ...

Topic: International affairs; Trade agreements and negotiations; Treaties and International Agreements/World Trade
Jurisdiction: Seychelles; World Trade Organization

Proposal to Forcibly Repatriate Somali Refugees (April 16, 2015) by Hanibal Goitom

Following the April 2, 2015, deadly attacks at Kenya's Garissa University carried out by members of ...

Topic: Human rights and civil liberties; International affairs; Refugees; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Indictment for Crimes Against Humanity (March 31, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On March 27, 2015, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), a United Nations-backed ...

Topic: Crimes against humanity; International affairs; International organizations
Jurisdiction: Cambodia; United Nations

Dutch Prisoners Sue Unsuccessfully to Prevent Transfer of Norwegian Convicts to Luxury Cells (March 30, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

A Dutch court ruled on March 6, 2015, that long-term prisoners, serving ten years to life ...

Topic: International affairs; Prisoners' rights; Sentencing
Jurisdiction: Netherlands; Norway

Updated Legislation on International Military Cooperation (March 26, 2015) by Dante Figueroa

On February 20, 2015, Italy's Parliament passed new legislation, Decree-Law No. 7, regulating the involvement of ...

Topic: Armed forces; Defense spending; International affairs; Military assistance; Militias and paramilitary groups; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Italy

Interstate Application of Cyprus Against Turkey: Just Satisfaction Claims (March 13, 2015) by Theresa Papademetriou

On January 23, 2015, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, in ...

Topic: Human rights and civil liberties; International affairs; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Cyprus; European Court of Human Rights; Turkey

Cooperation Agreements in Tourism, Zoo Management (March 02, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Sri Lanka and South Africa concluded two cooperation agreements on February 24, 2015. The agreements ...

Topic: Animals; International affairs; Tourism; Treaties and International Agreements
Jurisdiction: South Africa; Sri Lanka

Death Sentences Carried Out for Narcotics Crimes (February 02, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On January 18, 2015, five foreign nationals and one Indonesian were executed for drug crimes in ...

Topic: International affairs
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Draft Resolutions on Humanitarian Assistance, Draft Decisions on Two International Tribunals (January 02, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

On December 23, 2014, the United Nations General Assembly adopted, without a vote, three draft resolutions ...

Topic: Disaster relief ; Human rights and civil liberties; International affairs
Jurisdiction: United Nations

New Guidelines for Cooperation Signed with Central and Eastern European Countries (December 29, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On December 16, 2014, China and Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries agreed to the Belgrade ...

Topic: Bilateral investment; International affairs; Treaties and International Agreements/World Trade
Jurisdiction: China

Agreements on Patents (December 17, 2014) by Gustavo Guerra

In September 2014, Mexico's Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI) and the European Patent Office (EPO) signed ...

Topic: Intellectual property; International affairs; Patents; Treaties and International Agreements
Jurisdiction: European Union; Mexico; World Intellectual Property Organization

Agreement on Exchange of Trade Information (December 11, 2014) by Gustavo Guerra

In October 2014, the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Mexico's Tax Administration Service ...

Topic: Customs enforcement; International affairs; Treaties and International Agreements/Crime
Jurisdiction: Mexico; United States

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Last updated: July 28, 2015