genocide (in peace or war) means with intent to destroy (in whole or in part) a national, ethnical, racial or religious group by killing, causing serious bodily or mental harm, inflicting conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction, impose measures intended to prevent births, forcibly transfer children
all cases of declared war or of any other armed conflict even if the state of war is not recognized by one of the countries; partial or total occupation of the territory even if the occupation meets with no armed resistance; if one of the Powers in conflict is not a party to the convention, the Powers who are parties remain bound by it
any form of forced or compulsory labour as a means of political coercion or education, punishment for political views, mobilising labour for economic development, a means of racial, social, national or religious discrimination
depriving any person access to education of any type or at any level; limiting to education of an inferior standard; establishing or maintaining separate educational systems or institutions; inflicting conditions which are incompatible with the dignity of man.
the medical use of narcotic drugs continues to be indispensable for the relief of pain and suffering; addiction to narcotic drugs constitutes a serious evil for the individual and is social and economic danger to mankind
international convention on consular relations, privileges and immunities would also contribute to the development of friendly relations among nations, irrespective of their differing constitutional and social systems
areas of marsh, fen, peatland or water, whether natural or artificial, permanent or temporary, with water that is static or flowing, fresh, brackish or salt, including areas of marine water the depth of which at low tide does not exceed six metres
cultural heritage: architectural works, monumental sculpture and painting, elements or structures of an archaeological nature, inscriptions, cave dwellings, groups of buildings, sites (works of man or the combined works of nature and man)
never in any circumstance to develop, produce, stockpile or otherwise acquire or retain microbial or other biological agents, or toxins; and weapons, equipment or means of delivery designed to use such agents
apartheid is a crime against humanity; racial segregation and discrimination are crimes constituting a serious threat to international peace and security; declare criminal those organizations, institutions and individuals committing the crime of apartheid.
any distinction, exclusion or restriction made on the basis of sex which has the effect or purpose of impairing or nullifying the recognition, enjoyment or exercise by women, irrespective of their marital status, on a basis of equality of men and women, of human rights and fundamental freedoms
a system of institutionalized racial segregation and discrimination for the purpose of establishing and maintaining domination by one racial group in sports activities, whether organized on a professional or an amateur basis
any nuclear reactor wherever located; any nuclear fuel cycle facility; any radioactive waste management facility; the transport and storage of nuclear fuels or radioactive wastes; the manufacture, use, storage, disposal and transport of radioisotopes for agricultural, industrial, medical and related scientific and research purposes; and
the use of radioisotopes for power generation in space objects
all forms and levels of the educational process involving, in addition to general knowledge, the study of technologies and related sciences and the acquisition of practical skills, know-how, attitudes and understanding relating to occupations in the various sectors of economic and social life
all migrant workers and members of their families without distinction of any kind such as sex, race, colour, language, religion or conviction, political or other opinion, national, ethnic or social origin, nationality, age, economic position, property, marital status, birth or other status
achieve stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system achieved within a time-frame sufficient to allow ecosystems to adapt naturally to climate change, to ensure that food production is not threatened and to enable economic development to proceed in a sustainable manner
combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought in countries experiencing serious drought through effective action at all levels with a view to achieve sustainable development in affected areas.
to put an end to the suffering and casualties caused by anti-personnel mines, that kill or maim hundreds of people every week, mostly innocent and defenceless civilians and especially children, obstruct economic development and reconstruction, inhibit the repatriation of refugees and internally displaced persons, and have other severe consequences for years after emplacement
financing of terrorism is a matter of grave concern to the international community as a whole; the number and seriousness of acts of international terrorism depend on the financing that terrorists may obtain