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Health Law Research Guide: Conventions

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Definition of Conventions


     "The designation 'convention' tends to be utilized for multilateral treaties of a law-making type." Satow, Guide to Diplomatic Practice 29.17 (5th ed.) [1]
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[1] Definition excerpted from Parry and Grant, Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law, NY: Oceana Publications, Inc., 1988.

Declarations and Conventions Contained in General Assembly Resolutions - database link to all declarations, conventions and other instruments that were submitted for adoption or adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations.