PACTA

AcronymDefinition
PACTAParallel Computing and Transputer Applications (publication; conference)
PACTAPennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators (Camp Hill, PA)
PACTAProgramme Advancing Conflict Transformation in Abyei
PACTAPeople Against Cruelty to Animals (Las Vegas, NV)
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"If only we respected pacta sunt servanda in our obligations under UNCLOS, there would be less animosity with its greater likelihood of conflict.
Under the principle of pacta sunt servanda, a state CANNOT INVOKE a municipal law, including its constitution, to avoid compliance with any obligation under an international treaty or agreement to which that state is a signatory.
If you're interested in knowing maxims about, say, contracts, you have to know that pactum is Latin for agreement and that pacta is the plural.
If youre interested in knowing maxims about, say, contracts, you have to know that pactum is Latin for agreement and that pacta is the plural.
Jus cogen of international law pacta sunt servanda, that is treaties are to be observed.
Otherwise, this would be considered a contradiction to the will of the parties, and a violation of the principle of pacta sunt servanda.
Diplomacy and such a cardinal principle of international law as the pacta sunt servanda (agreements must be kept) would be the main losers and victims of a possible withdrawal from the JCPOA or continued significant failure in its implementation by one of its participants.
principle pacta sunt servanda, in justifying the possibility of
"Nuestro partido--dijo Pena Nieto--no pacta para perder ...
Led-by Divisional President of Pakhtunkhwa College Teachers Association (PACTA) Professor Sartaj Safi, the protesting professors and lecturers were belonging to Government Post Graduate College Mardan-1, Lundkhwar College, Takhtbai College, Khair Abad College, Bakhshali, Garikapura, Katlang, Babuzai, Toru and various Girls colleges.
pactum, -i [paciscor], n., convenio, acuerdo, pacto, tratado: manere in pacto; pacta seruare, respetar los acuerdos; pactis, pacto stare, cumplir lo acordado; pacta exuere, romper los tratados; [ex] pacto, conforme al pacto; pacto uitam dare alicui, comprometerse a respetarle a uno la vida || [fig.] pacto, modo, manera; quo pacto, como; nescio quo pacto, no se como; alio pacto, de otro modo; nullo pacto, de ningun modo; fieri nullo pacto potest, no puede hacerse de ningun modo; isto pacto, de este modo; aliquo pacto, de algun modo; quid, quoque pacto agi placeat, inter se constituunt, determinan entre ellos que hay que hacer y como debe hacerse.
First, the Philippines' unilateral initiation of the arbitration runs counter to the consensus between the two sides on settling disputes through negotiation and consultation and violates the basic norm of pacta sunt servanda (agreements must be kept) in international law.