Five Freedoms Agreement
Formally the International Air Transport Agreement. A multilateral
treaty adopted at Chicago on December 7, 1944 and in force since February
8, 1945. It grants the privileges in the Two Freedoms Agreement and grants
three additional privileges that allow aircraft within the territory of
states parties to: (1) put down passengers, mail, and cargo taken on in
their flag state, (2) take on passengers, mail, and cargo destined for
their flag state, and (3) take on or put down passengers, mail, and cargo
destined for or arriving from any state party.
The human rights goals established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt
prior to the United States' entry into World War II: (1) freedom of speech
and expression, (2) freedom of worship, (3) freedom from want, and (4)
freedom from fear.
War crime tribunals
Courts established by the United Nations Security Council to
try violations of international humanitarian law: International Criminal
Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia International Criminal Tribunal for
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
A specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for coordinating
scientific studies of the world's atmosphere and climate.
United Nations Charter
Multilateral treaty signed on June 26, 1945, and in force from
October 24, 1945. It is the constitution of the United Nations, an intergovernmental
organization. The Charter defines the organization's structure, its authority,
and its goals.
World Charter for Nature
United Nations General Assembly Resolution 37/7, adopted October
28, 1982. It states that all states have a duty to respect the essential
processes of nature and not to impair them.
World Intellectual Property Organization
A specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for administering
the principal international intellectual property conventions.