The debate over a legally binding instrument
But at the same time it is expected that, for instance, the voluntary code of conduct on horticulture and invasive alien plants should operate alongside legally binding instruments
(Council of Europe 2011, p.
Muscat, July 1 (ONA) The Sultanate, represented by the Environment and Climate Affairs Ministry and Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), took part in the 4th session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee to prepare a global legally binding instrument
on Mercury (INC4), which was held in Uruguay.
The Convention is the first legally binding instrument
in the world creating a comprehensive legal framework to prevent violence, to protect victims and to end with the impunity of perpetrators.
At some point they will have to take that leap together," said Runge-Metzger, adding that it will take several years after Durban to reach an agreement on a new legally binding instrument
Basically the Declaration is not a legally binding instrument
under international law, but it does "represent the dynamic development of international legal and norms and it reflects the commitment of the UN's member states to move in certain directions.
The legally binding instrument
outlaws forced disappearances and grants additional rights to victims.
The 1989 convention is a legally binding instrument
that incorporates a full range of human rights.
not excluding an internationally legally binding instrument
,'' said the draft.
Today we are united on the need for a legally binding instrument
and immediate action towards a transition to a low-mercury world," said UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner.
Russia's proposal calls for a new universal international legally binding instrument
encompassing all major energy-producing and exporting countries as well as countries of transit and energy consumers/importers.
The Charter ends by calling on the United Nations to support its principles with an "internationally legally binding instrument
on environment and development.