United Nations: Deputy Secretary-General

Named to the post of Deputy Secretary-General position in January 1998, was former Deputy Minister of National Defence, Louis Frechette. Continue reading

New Zealand Nuclear-Free Zone

New Zealand in 1984 established a National Nuclear-Free Zone. Continue reading

International Congress of Comparative Law met in Paris, France

Those who attended the International Congress of Comparative Law in Paris, France, in 1900, proposed an international law code to be used by national legislatures. Since then a general code of international law has yet been implemented. The laws are very slow to change. Continue reading

Peace between England and Ireland finally

On November 26th 1998, British Prime Minister Tony Blair address the Parliament of the Irish Republic, speaking before 226 Irish legislators in Dublin. Continue reading

International Year of the World’s Indigenous People

The first International Year of the World's Indigenous People was 1993. Continue reading

International Law Text On the Law of War and Peace

Dutch jurist Hugo Grotius wrote the international law document De Jure Belli ac Pacis (On the Law of War and Peace) in Paris in 1625. Continue reading

Adoption of Global Treaty on Sea Fishing Regulation

United Nations Conference on Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks adopted a global treaty to regulate fishing Continue reading

Fifty Nations Attend First UNICO Conference

Fifty nations attended the first United Nations Conference on International Organization Continue reading

Gandhi Protests in South Africa

Indian-born lawyer, Mohandas K. Gandhi lead nonviolent acts of civil disobedience of international significance or satyagraha (Hindi for "truth force") Continue reading