Humane Treatment of Soldiers and Civilians in Wartime – AKA Geneva Conventions

International agreements on the Humane Treatment of Soldiers and Civilians in Wartime were signed at the first Convention Continue reading

Three Heads of State to meet online

When the internet was just a baby, 3 Heads of state of 3 countries met online for 10 minute chat, on January 17, 1996. Continue reading

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

Congress of Panama First Held

Congress of Panama was the hemispheric diplomatic conference held in 1826 by President of Gran Colombia and Peru, Simon Bolivar. Continue reading

Fifty Nations Attend First UNICO Conference

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