United Nations General Assembly Resolution

Declaration of Basic Principles of Justice for Victims of Crime and Abuse of Power

Adopted by General Assembly resolution 40/34 of 29 November 1985 A. Victims of crime 1. “Victims” means persons who, individually or collectively, have suffered harm, including physical or mental injury, emotional suffering, economic loss or substantial impairment of their fundamental rights, through acts or omissions that are in violation of criminal laws operative within Member States, including those laws proscribing criminal abuse of power. 2. A person may be considered a victim, under this Declaration, regardless of whether the perpetrator is identified, apprehended, prosecuted or convicted and regardless of the familial relationship between the perpetrator and the victim. The term […]

(ACP-EU) – Resolution on the question of Belize 3

Joint Assembly of the Convention concluded between the African, Caribbean and Pacific States and the European Community (ACP-EU) – Resolution on the question of Belize RESOLUTION(1) on the question of Belize The ACP-EU Joint Assembly, – meeting in Abuja (Nigeria) from 20-23 March 2000, – having considered the question of Belize, A. recalling United Nations General Assembly Resolution 35/20 of 11 November 1980, which reaffirmed the inalienable right of the people of Belize to self-determination, independence and territorial integrity and called on all parties concerned to respect that right, B. welcoming the fact that in 1991 the Republic of Guatemala […]