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TREATY EVENT 2012 :STRENGTHENING THE RULE OF LAW (24-26 September and 1-2 October 2012, United Nations Headquarters)

  Summary of Activities

24 September 2012
Summary of Treaty Actions

25 September 2012
Summary of Treaty Actions

26 September 2012
Summary of Treaty Actions

1 October 2012
Summary of Treaty Actions

2 October 2012
Summary of Treaty Actions

24-26 September and 1-2 October
FINAL REPORT

 The Secretary-General's Letter to Heads of States and Government
in English [PDF], in French [PDF], in Spanish [PDF]

  Procedural Information Provided by the Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs to Permanent Representatives in New York
in English [PDF], in French [PDF]

 List of Global Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General which are Close to Universal Participation (status as of 13 April 2012)*

     *This list contains treaties which have not yet attained universal participation (i.e., not all United Nations Member States are parties thereto.)

in English [PDF] in French [PDF]

 Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General which are Close to Achieving Entry into Force (status as of 18 april 2012)

in English [PDF] in French [PDF]

 Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General which are Open for Signature

in English [PDF] in French [PDF]

  2012 Treaty Event publication
English [PDF], French [PDF]

  Press Information Kit

Press Release L/T/4427
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Background Press Release
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #1 - Understanding International Law
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #2 - The Role of the United Nations in International Law
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #3 - Past Treaty Events
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #4 - Newly Adopted Treaties
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #5 - Global Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General Close to Universal Participation
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #6 - Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General Close to Entry Into Force
English [PDF], French [PDF]

  TREATY EVENT 2011:TOWARDS UNIVERSAL PARTICIPATION AND IMPLEMENTATION (20-22 and 26-27 September 2011, United Nations Headquarters)

Summary of Activities

20 September 2011
Summary of Treaty Actions

21 September 2011
Summary of Treaty Actions

22 September 2011
Summary of Treaty Actions

26 September 2011
Summary of Treaty Actions

27 September 2011
Summary of Treaty Actions

20-27 September 2011
FINAL REPORT

List of Multilateral Treaties Highlighted in Treaty Event 2011
in English [PDF], in French [PDF]

The Secretary-General's Letter to Heads of States and Government
in English [PDF], in French [PDF], in Spanish [PDF]

Procedural Information Provided by the Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs to Permanent Representatives in New York
in English [PDF], in French [PDF]

List of Multilateral Treaties deposited with the Secretary-General (as at 1 April 2011)
in English [PDF] in French [PDF]

2011 Treaty Event publication
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Press Information Kit

Background Press Release
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #1 - Understanding International Law
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #2 - List of multilateral treaties to be highlighted in the 2011 Treaty Event
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #3 - Highlighted treaties not yet in force
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #4 - Treaty Participation Rates
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #5 - Role of the United Nations in International Law
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #6 - Treaties not yet in force
English [PDF], French [PDF]

  TREATY EVENT 2010:TOWARDS UNIVERSAL PARTICIPATION AND IMPLEMENTATION (21-23 and 27-28 September 2010, United Nations Headquarters)

Summary of Activities

List of Multilateral Treaties Highlighted in Treaty Event 2010
in English [PDF], in French [PDF], in Spanish [PDF]

C.N.243.2010 (Depositary Notification) [PDF]

The Secretary-General's Letter to Heads of States and Government
in English [PDF], in French [PDF], in Spanish [PDF]

Procedural Information Provided by the Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs to Permanent Representatives in New York
in English [PDF], in French [PDF]

List of Multilateral Treaties deposited with the Secretary-General (as at 9 April 2010)
in Arabic [PDF], in Chinese [PDF], in English [PDF], in French [PDF],
in Russian [PDF], in Spanish [PDF]

2010 Treaty Event publication
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Press Information Kit

Background Press Release
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #1
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #2
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #3
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #4
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #5
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Treaties Not Yet in Force
English [PDF], French [PDF]

  TREATY EVENT 2009 :TOWARDS UNIVERSAL PARTICIPATION AND IMPLEMENTATION (23-25 and 28-29 September 2009, United Nations Headquarters)

21-28 September 2010
Photographs of Treaty Actions
Final Report

Summary of Activities

23 September 2009
Photographs of Treaty Actions
Summary of Treaty Actions

24 September 2009
Photographs of Treaty Actions
Summary of Treaty Actions

25 September 2009
Photographs of Treaty Actions
Summary of Treaty Actions

28 September 2009
Photographs of Treaty Actions
Summary of Treaty Actions

23-28 September 2009
Cumulative Report

23-29 September 2009
Final Report

List of Multilateral Treaties Highlighted in Focus 2009 Treaty Event
in English [PDF], in French [PDF], in Spanish [PDF]

C.N.163.2009 (Depositary Notification) [PDF]

The Secretary-General's Letter to Heads of States and Government
in English [PDF], in French [PDF], in Spanish [PDF]

Procedural Information Provided by the Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs to Permanent Representatives in New York
in English [PDF], in French [PDF]

Complete List of Multilateral Treaties deposited with the Secretary-General
in Arabic [PDF], in Chinese [PDF], in English [PDF], in French [PDF],
in Russian [PDF], in Spanish [PDF]

2009 Treaty Event publication
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Press Information Kit

Background Press Release
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #1
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #2
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #3
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #4
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #5
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Special Treaty Event for the Promotion of Universal Counter-Terrorism and Crimes Conventions and the Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel. Vienna International Centre, Austria 20 April 2009

Status of Required Notifications for Special Treaty Event

  TREATY EVENT 2008 : TOWARDS UNIVERSAL PARTICIPATION AND IMPLEMENTATION – DIGNITY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL OF US (23 - 25 SEPTEMBER and 29 SEPTEMBER - 1 OCTOBER 2008, United Nations Headquarters)

Summary of Activities

Final Report

Final Press Release

List of Multilateral Treaties Highlighted in Focus 2008 Treaty Event
English [PDF], French [PDF], Spanish [PDF]

C.N.158.2008 (Depositary Notification) [PDF]

The Secretary-General's Letter to Heads of States and Government
English [PDF], French [PDF], Spanish [PDF]

Procedural Information Provided by the Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs to Permanent Representatives in New York
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Complete List of Multilateral Treaties deposited with the Secretary-General
English [PDF], French [PDF], Spanish [PDF]

2008 Treaty Event publication
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Press Information Kit

Background Press Release
English [PDF], French [PDF], Spanish [PDF]

Fact Sheet #1
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #2
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #3
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #4
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Fact Sheet #5
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Reference and Contact Information for the 2008 Treaty Event
23-25 and 29-30 September
English [PDF], French [PDF]

  FOCUS 2007 TREATY EVENT: TOWARDS UNIVERSAL PARTICIPATION AND IMPLEMENTATION - A COMPREHENSIVE LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR PEACE, DEVELOPMENT AND HUMAN RIGHTS (25-27 September and 1-2 October 2007, United Nations Headquarters)

25 September 2007
Photographs of Treaty Actions
Summary of Treaty Actions
26 September 2007

Photographs of Treaty Actions
Summary of Treaty Actions

27-28 September 2007

Photographs of Treaty Actions
Summary of Treaty Actions

1 October 2007

Photographs of Treaty Actions
Summary of Treaty Actions

2 October 2007

Photographs of Treaty Actions
Summary of Treaty Actions
Final Report

List of Multilateral Treaties Highlighted in Focus 2007 Treaty Event
English [PDF] French [PDF] Spanish [PDF]

C.N.821.2007.TREATIES-37 (Depositary Notification)
English [PDF], French [PDF]

The Secretary-General's Letter to Heads of State and Government
English [PDF], French [PDF], Spanish [PDF]

Procedural Information Provided by the Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs to Permanent Representatives in New York
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Publication Focus 2007: Towards Universal Participation and Implementation A Comprehensive Legal Framework for Peace, Development and Human Rights
English [PDF], French [PDF]

PANEL DISCUSSION: NUCLEAR TERRORISM: PREVENTION, SECURITY AND THE COUNTER-TERRORISM LEGAL FRAMEWORK (18 June 2007, United Nations Headquarters)

C.N.611.2007.TREATIES-2 (Depositary Notification)
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Press release
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Statement by the Secretary-General
English [PDF], French [PDF]

  FOCUS 2006 TREATY EVENT: CROSSING BORDERS
(13 - 15 September 2006 and 19 - 20 September 2006)

13 September 2006
Photographs of Treaty Actions
Summary of Treaty Actions
14 September 2006

Photographs of Treaty Actions
Summary of Treaty Actions

15 September 2006

Photographs of Treaty Actions
Summary of Treaty Actions

19 September 2006

Photographs of Treaty Actions
Summary of Treaty Actions

20 September 2006

Photographs of Treaty Actions
Summary of Treaty Actions
Final Report

C.N.136.2006.TREATIES-1 (Depositary Notification)
English [PDF], French [PDF]

List of Multilateral Treaties Highlighted in Focus 2006 Treaty Event
English [PDF], French [PDF]

The Secretary-General's Letter to Heads of State and Government
English [PDF], French [PDF], Spanish [PDF]

Procedural Information Provided by the Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs to Permanent Representatives in New York
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Complete List of Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General
English [PDF], French [PDF], Spanish [PDF]

Focus 2006 publication: treaty summaries, participation status information
English [PDF], French [PDF],

  FOCUS 2005 TREATY EVENT: RESPONDING TO GLOBAL CHALLENGES (14 - 16 September 2005)

14 September 2005
Photographs of Treaty Actions
Summary of Treaty Actions
15 September 2005

Photographs of Treaty Actions
Summary of Treaty Actions

16 September 2005

Photographs of Treaty Actions
Summary of Treaty Actions

Final report

List of Treaties

C.N.53.2005.TREATIES-1 (Depositary Notification)
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Annual Publication: Focus 2005: Responding to Global Challenges
English [PDF], French [PDF]

The Secretary-General's Letter to Heads of State and Government English [PDF], French [PDF]

List of Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General
English [PDF], French [PDF], Spanish [PDF]

Procedural Information Provided by the Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs to Permanent Representatives in New York
English [PDF], French [PDF]

Panel Discussion - Terrorism: A Challenge to Civilized Society (UN Headquarters,9 June 2005) [PDF]

  FOCUS 2004: TREATIES ON THE PROTECTION OF CIVILIANS (21 - 24 September 2004)

List of Treaties [PDF]

C.N.541.2004.TREATIES 5 (Depositary Notification)
English [PDF], French [PDF]

The Secretary-General's Letter to Heads of State and Government
English [PDF], French [PDF], Spanish [PDF]

Annual Publication: Focus 2004: TREATIES ON THE PROTECTION OF CIVILIANS
English [PDF], French [PDF]

FOCUS 2004: INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS AND CONVENTIONS IN THE FIELD OF TRANSPORT (21 - 24 September 2004)

Information note and List of treaties [PDF]
Summary of Treaty Actions [PDF]

Seminar on International Conventions on Transit Transport, Full Texts and Additional [PDF] Information (8 July 2004)

Intergovernmental Agreement on the Asian Highway Network [PDF] (Shanghai, China, 22- 28 April 2004)
Chinese [PDF], English [PDF], French [PDF]

Signing Ceremony [PDF]

Map [PDF]

  FOCUS 2003: TREATIES AGAINST TRANSNATIONAL ORGANIZED CRIME AND TERRORISM (23 - 26 September 2003)

Letter from the Secretary-General: Focus 2003 - 1994 Convention for the safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel [PDF]

Photographs of treaty actions [PDF]

Summary Report [PDF]

Annual Publication: FOCUS 2003: TREATIES AGAINST TRANSNATIONAL ORGANIZED CRIME AND TERRORISM
English [PDF], French [PDF]

  FOCUS 2002: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (26 August - 4 September 2002)

Final Report [PDF], Summary Report [PDF]

Annual Publication: FOCUS 2002: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
English [PDF], French [PDF]

TREATY EVENT -- MULTILATERAL TREATIES ON TERRORISM (10 - 16 November 2001) [PDF]

  FOCUS 2001: RIGHTS OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN
(19 September - 5 October 2001)

Annual Publication: FOCUS 2001: RIGHTS OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN
English [PDF], French [PDF]

  MILLENNIUM SUMMIT (6 - 8 September 2000)

FEATURED EVENT
2013 TREATY EVENT: TOWARDS UNIVERSAL PARTICIPATION AND IMPLEMENTATION
(24-26 September and 30 September-1 October 2013, United Nations Headquarters in New York, North Lawn Building, Room 1034)