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Score: 1100502 - https://www.itu.int/en/publica...3/files/basic-html/page25.html
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COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION ADVANCE UNEDITED VERSION PREVENTION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION, INCLUDING EARLY WARNING AND URGENT ACTION PROCEDURES Statement 1 (2020) United States of America The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Acting under its Early Warning and Urgent Action Procedures; Alarmed by the horrific killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis on 25 May 2020; Also alarmed by the recurrence of killings of unarmed African Americans by police officers and individuals over the years; Deeply concerned by the continuing practice of racial profiling, the brutality and excessive use of force by law enforcement officials against persons belonging to racial and ethnic minorities, including unarmed individuals, leading to disproportionately recurrent killings of unarmed African Americans without appropriate accountability for, and sanctions imposed to those responsible; Disturbed by the excessive use of force by law enforcement officials against peaceful protesters across the country calling for ending racial discrimination and ensuring justice regarding the death of George Floyd, including the use of pepper spray, rubber bullets and batons on protesters, media and bystanders, and which has led to extensive arrests and detentions; Convinced that systemic and structural discrimination permeates State institutions and disproportionately promotes racial disparities against African Americans, notably in the enjoyment of the rights to equal treatment before the tribunals, security of person and protection by the State against violence or bodily harm, and other civil, economic, social and cultural rights enshrined in the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination; Noting the criminal investigation launched against the four police officers responsible for the death of George Floyd, including of the police officer whose direct action caused the death of the victim, and their ongoing prosecution; Noting the announcement of police reforms by the local authorities in Minneapolis, as well as similar announcements by other local governments to redirect policing budget to social services; Noting the peaceful protests held worldwide in solidarity with African Americans and other ethnic minorities in the United States of America as well as against racial discrimination in their own country; Recalling and supporting the statement of United Nations special procedures condemning modern day racial terror lynching and calling for systematic reform and justice and their statement on the protests against systemic racism in the United States of America, both issued on 5 June 2020; Recalling its previous concluding observations of May 2008 (CERD/C/USA/CO/6) and August 2014 (CERD/C/USA/CO/7-9) on the United States of America and its previous decision regarding the horrific events in Charlottesville of 11-12 August 2017; Recalling its general recommendations No. 31 (2005) on the prevention of racial discrimination in the administration and functioning of the criminal justice system, No. 34 (2011) on racial discrimination against people of African descent and No. 35 (2013) on combatting racist hate speech: Calls upon the Government of the United States of America to fully respect its international obligations, in particular those arising from the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination to which it is a party; Urges the Government of the United States of America to ensure that the death of George Floyd is thoroughly investigated, alleged perpetrators prosecuted, and if convicted, punished with sanctions commensurate with the gravity of the crime; Calls upon the Government of the United States of America to increase the oversight of police misconduct, and to ensure that each allegation of excessive use of force by law enforcement officials, including in the context of ongoing peaceful protests, is promptly and effectively investigated irrespective of race, colour, descent, national or ethnic origin and that the alleged perpetrators are prosecuted and, if convicted, punished with appropriate sanctions; Urges the Government of United States of America to desist from calling on the military to ensure public order in the context of these peaceful protests, which could lead to the excessive use of force against African Americans and other ethnic minorities; Calls upon the Government of the United States of America to intensify efforts to prohibit and eradicate in practice racial profiling and the excessive use of force by law enforcement officials towards persons belonging to racial and ethnic minorities; Urges the Government of the United States of America to publicly recognize the existence of structural racial discrimination in the society, as well as to unequivocally and unconditionally reject and condemn racially motivated killings of African Americans and other minorities; Urges the Government of the United States of America, State and local authorities to take immediate and appropriate reforms aimed at eliminating racially disparate impacts or structural discrimination in the police and the criminal justice system, taking into account the rights of victims of racially motivated crimes; Recommends the Government of United States of America, State and local authorities to ensure a wide dissemination of the Convention in training and education curricula for law enforcement officials; Invites the United States of America to urgently submit its combined tenth to twelfth periodic reports, which is overdue since 20 November 2017, and include information on the measures taken to give effect to the recommendations of the present statement. 12 June 2020
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Score: 1100333.6 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...arlyWarning/Statements/USA.pdf
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COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION ADVANCE UNEDITED VERSION PREVENTION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION, INCLUDING EARLY WARNING AND URGENT ACTION PROCEDURES Statement 1 (2020) United States of America The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Acting under its Early Warning and Urgent Action Procedures; Alarmed by the horrific killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis on 25 May 2020; Also alarmed by the recurrence of killings of unarmed African Americans by police officers and individuals over the years; Deeply concerned by the continuing practice of racial profiling, the brutality and excessive use of force by law enforcement officials against persons belonging to racial and ethnic minorities, including unarmed individuals, leading to disproportionately recurrent killings of unarmed African Americans without appropriate accountability for, and sanctions imposed to those responsible; Disturbed by the excessive use of force by law enforcement officials against peaceful protesters across the country calling for ending racial discrimination and ensuring justice regarding the death of George Floyd, including the use of pepper spray, rubber bullets and batons on protesters, media and bystanders, and which has led to extensive arrests and detentions; Convinced that systemic and structural discrimination permeates State institutions and disproportionately promotes racial disparities against African Americans, notably in the enjoyment of the rights to equal treatment before the tribunals, security of person and protection by the State against violence or bodily harm, and other civil, economic, social and cultural rights enshrined in the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination; Noting the criminal investigation launched against the four police officers responsible for the death of George Floyd, including of the police officer whose direct action caused the death of the victim, and their ongoing prosecution; Noting the announcement of police reforms by the local authorities in Minneapolis, as well as similar announcements by other local governments to redirect policing budget to social services; Noting the peaceful protests held worldwide in solidarity with African Americans and other ethnic minorities in the United States of America as well as against racial discrimination in their own country; Recalling and supporting the statement of United Nations special procedures condemning modern day racial terror lynching and calling for systematic reform and justice and their statement on the protests against systemic racism in the United States of America, both issued on 5 June 2020; Recalling its previous concluding observations of May 2008 (CERD/C/USA/CO/6) and August 2014 (CERD/C/USA/CO/7-9) on the United States of America and its previous decision regarding the horrific events in Charlottesville of 11-12 August 2017; Recalling its general recommendations No. 31 (2005) on the prevention of racial discrimination in the administration and functioning of the criminal justice system, No. 34 (2011) on racial discrimination against people of African descent and No. 35 (2013) on combatting racist hate speech: Calls upon the Government of the United States of America to fully respect its international obligations, in particular those arising from the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination to which it is a party; Urges the Government of the United States of America to ensure that the death of George Floyd is thoroughly investigated, alleged perpetrators prosecuted, and if convicted, punished with sanctions commensurate with the gravity of the crime; Calls upon the Government of the United States of America to increase the oversight of police misconduct, and to ensure that each allegation of excessive use of force by law enforcement officials, including in the context of ongoing peaceful protests, is promptly and effectively investigated irrespective of race, colour, descent, national or ethnic origin and that the alleged perpetrators are prosecuted and, if convicted, punished with appropriate sanctions; Urges the Government of United States of America to desist from calling on the military to ensure public order in the context of these peaceful protests, which could lead to the excessive use of force against African Americans and other ethnic minorities; Calls upon the Government of the United States of America to intensify efforts to prohibit and eradicate in practice racial profiling and the excessive use of force by law enforcement officials towards persons belonging to racial and ethnic minorities; Urges the Government of the United States of America to publicly recognize the existence of structural racial discrimination in the society, as well as to unequivocally and unconditionally reject and condemn racially motivated killings of African Americans and other minorities; Urges the Government of the United States of America, State and local authorities to take immediate and appropriate reforms aimed at eliminating racially disparate impacts or structural discrimination in the police and the criminal justice system, taking into account the rights of victims of racially motivated crimes; Recommends the Government of United States of America, State and local authorities to ensure a wide dissemination of the Convention in training and education curricula for law enforcement officials; Invites the United States of America to urgently submit its combined tenth to twelfth periodic reports, which is overdue since 20 November 2017, and include information on the measures taken to give effect to the recommendations of the present statement. 12 June 2020
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Score: 1100333.6 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...arlywarning/statements/USA.PDF
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Humans are often infected after contact with infected animals such as primates, and the virus is transmitted from human to human through contact with bodily fluids. Symptoms include fever, intense weakness, muscle pain, followed by vomiting, diarrhoea, rash, impaired kidney and liver function, and sometimes bleeding.
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Score: 1100333.6 - https://www.who.int/features/2012/ebola/en/
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The recommendations are also intended to minimize the exposure of health care providers to blood and bodily fluids that could transmit Ebola. This October 2014 guide will be constantly reviewed and updated as the Ebola outbreak continues to evolve. (...) Furthermore, there is an absence of well-functioning health facilities able to provide backup referral services, in particular for obstetric and neonatal complications, in affected communities. (...) Mothers and newborns with postnatal danger signs should be counselled and referred to the nearest functioning health facility. While waiting, the woman should be isolated and all community and health care workers and caregivers should use the full PPE and hand washing with soap until she is transferred. • Women should be encouraged to hold their baby skin-to-skin and breastfeed on demand.
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Score: 1096966.2 - https://www.who.int/reproducti...health/EbolaGuidanceReport.pdf
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Furthermore, the CC in the Special Part contains a series of criminal offenses committed “out of hatred”, such as: aggravated murder, female genital mutilation, bodily injury, severe bodily injury, aggravated assault, serious bodily injury resulting in death, serious bodily injury caused by negligence, coercion, serious criminal offenses against sexual freedom and public incitement to violence and hatred, which is incriminated in Article 325 of the CC.
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Score: 1094335.7 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...ibutions-states-croatia-en.pdf
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Impacts of soil pollution on key soil functions Soil pollution causes a chain of degradation processes in soil, jeopardizing its ability to provide ecosystem services. Pollution-induced changes in the  functioning of soil ecosystems Mobile soil fauna often uses an avoidance strategy, reducing the first steps of litter decomposition in heavily polluted soils.  (...) Impact of soil contaminants on human health Contaminants in soil have widespread effects on organs and systems, producing a wide variety of health outcomes, from acute to chronic diseases, leading to severe development issues, changes in bodily functions, and premature death. Contaminants tranfer to the food chain Contaminated plants and soil organisms lead to potentially hazardous accumulations in animals higher in the food web such as grazing animals, birds and ultimately transferred to humans.
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Score: 1087334.5 - https://www.fao.org/global-soi...eas-of-work/soil-pollution/en/
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Christine Peta said: “instead of putting the lives of children with disabilities on hold, whilst we engage traditional healers and religious prophets to try and “fix” the bodies of children with disabilities, it is best to embrace bodily differences and to support the children to develop to their maximum capacity by in part providing them with appropriate assistive technology which enables them to carry out their daily living activities.”    "Instead of putting the lives of children with disabilities on hold, whilst we engage traditional healers and religious prophets to try and “fix” the bodies of children with disabilities, it is best to embrace bodily differences and to support the children to develop to their maximum capacity." (...) Christine Peta said: “instead of putting the lives of children with disabilities on hold, whilst we engage traditional healers and religious prophets to try and “fix” the bodies of children with disabilities, it is best to embrace bodily differences and to support the children to develop to their maximum capacity by in part providing them with appropriate assistive technology which enables them to carry out their daily living activities.”   
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Score: 1087255.8 - https://www.unicef.org/zimbabw...-national-disability-expo-2019
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“In accordance with the provisions of Article 57, the Convention shall not apply to: a) international carriage by air performed and operated directly by Spain for non-commercial purposes in respect to its functions and duties as a sovereign State; b) the carriage of persons, cargo and baggage for its military authorities on aircraft registered in or leased by Spain, the whole capacity of which has been reserved by or on behalf of such authorities.” (14) The instrument of ratification by the Kingdom of the Netherlands states that the ratification is for the Kingdom in Europe. (...) In consultation with the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Government of the PRC has decided to apply the Convention in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the PRC from the date of December 15, 2006.” (19) The instrument of accession by Singapore contains the following declaration in accordance with Article 57: “the Convention shall not apply to: a) international carriage by air performed and operated directly by the Republic of Singapore for non-commercial purposes in respect to its functions and duties as a sovereign State; and b) the carriage of persons, cargo and baggage for its military authorities on aircraft registered in or leased by the Republic of Singapore, the whole capacity of which has been reserved by or on behalf of such authorities.” (20) The instrument of accession by Malaysia is accompanied by the following declaration: “Malaysia, in accordance with Article 57 (b) of the Montreal Convention, declares that the Convention shall not apply to the carriage of persons, cargo and baggage for its military authorities on aircraft registered in or leased by Malaysia, the whole capacity of which has been reserved by or on behalf of such authorities.” (21) The instrument of ratification by Chile contains the following declaration in accordance with Article 57 (b): “The Republic of Chile declares that the Convention shall not apply to the carriage of persons, cargo and baggage for its military authorities on aircraft registered in or leased by that State Party, the whole capacity of which has been reserved by or on behalf of such authorities.” (22) The instrument of accession by Argentina contains the following “interpretative declaration”: “For the Argentine Republic, the term ‘bodily injury’ in Article 17 of this treaty includes mental injury related to bodily injury, or any other mental injury which affects the passenger’s health in such a serious and harmful way that his or her ability to perform everyday tasks is significantly impaired.” (23) The instrument of accession by Montenegro contains the following declaration in accordance with Article 57: “this Convention shall not apply to: a) international carriage by air performed and operated directly by Montenegro for non-commercial purposes in respect to its functions and duties as a sovereign State; b) the carriage of persons, cargo and baggage for its military authorities on aircraft registered in or leased by Montenegro, the whole capacity of which has been reserved by or on behalf of such authorities.” (24) The instrument of accession by Israel contains the following declaration in accordance with Article 57: “The Convention shall not apply to: a) international carriage by air performed and operated directly by the State of Israel for non-commercial purposes in respect to its functions and duties as a sovereign State; and/or b) the carriage of persons, cargo and baggage for its military authorities on aircraft registered in or leased by the State of Israel, the whole capacity of which has been reserved by or on behalf of such authorities.” (25) The instrument of ratification by Türkiye contains the following declaration in accordance with Article 57: “The said Convention shall not apply to international carriage by air performed and operated directly by the Republic of Turkey for non-commercial purposes in respect to its functions and duties as a Sovereign State and to the carriage of persons, cargo and baggage for Turkish military authorities on aircraft registered in or leased by the Republic of Turkey, the whole capacity of which has been reserved by or on behalf of such authorities.” (26) The instrument of ratification by Azerbaijan, deemed to be an instrument of accession, contains the following declaration: Convention for the Unification of - 8 - Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air Montreal, 28 May 1999 “The Republic of Azerbaijan, in accordance with Article 57 of the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on May 28, 1999, declares that the provisions of the Convention shall not apply to: a) international carriage by air performed and operated directly by the Republic of Azerbaijan for non-commercial purposes in respect to its functions and duties as a sovereign State; and b) the carriage of persons, cargo and baggage for its military authorities on aircraft registered in or leased by the Republic of Azerbaijan, the whole capacity of which has been reserved by or on behalf of such authorities.” (27) The instrument of accession by the Philippines contains the following declaration in accordance with Article 57: “the Convention shall not apply to: a) international carriage by air performed and operated directly by the Philippines for non-commercial purposes in respect of its functions and duties as a sovereign State; and b) the carriage of persons, cargo and baggage for its military authorities on aircraft registered in or leased by the Philippines, the whole capacity of which has been reserved by or on behalf of such authorities.” (28) By a Note dated 25 April 2016 (received by ICAO on 7 June 2016) from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Guatemala transmitted to ICAO the following declaration: “The Republic of Guatemala states that the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done in Montreal on 28 May 1999, shall not apply to international air transport operations conducted directly by the State of Guatemala for non-commercial purposes relating to its functions and obligations as a sovereign State, nor to the carriage of persons, cargo or equipment for its military command on aircraft registered in or leased by the State of Guatemala, the full capacity of which has been reserved by or on behalf of said military command.” By a Note dated 25 April 2016 (received by ICAO on 7 June 2016) from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Guatemala notified ICAO that “to calculate the value of its national currency in Special Drawing Rights, the Republic of Guatemala, as a member of the International Monetary Fund, shall adhere to the provisions set forth in the third sentence of Article 23(1) of the Convention.” (29) The instrument of ratification by the Togolese Republic contains the following declaration in accordance with Article 57: “the Convention shall not apply to: a) international carriage by air performed and operated directly by Togo for non-commercial purposes in respect to its functions and duties as a sovereign State; and b) the carriage of persons, cargo and baggage for the Togolese military authorities on aircraft registered in Togo or leased by Togo, the whole capacity of which has been reserved by or on behalf of such authorities.” (30) The instrument of accession by the Russian Federation contains the following declaration in accordance with Article 57: “The Russian Federation declares, pursuant to Article 57 of the Convention, that it retains the right not to apply the provisions of the Convention with respect to: a) international carriage by air performed and operated directly by the Russian Federation for non-commercial purposes in respect to its functions and duties as a sovereign State; b) the carriage of persons, cargo and baggage for its military authorities on aircraft registered in or leased by the Russian Federation, the whole capacity of which has been reserved by or on behalf of such authorities.” (31) The instrument of accession by Thailand contains the following declaration in accordance with Article 57: “the Convention shall not apply to: a) international carriage by air performed and operated directly by the Kingdom of Thailand for non-commercial purposes in respect to its functions and duties as a sovereign State; and b) the carriage of persons, cargo and baggage for its military authorities on aircraft registered in or leased by the Kingdom of Thailand, the whole capacity of which has been reserved by or on behalf of such authorities.” (32) The instrument of accession by Viet Nam contains the following declaration in accordance with Article 57: - 9 - Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air Montreal, 28 May 1999 “the Convention shall not apply to: a. international carriage by air performed and operated directly by the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam for non-commercial purposes in respect to its functions and duties as a sovereign State; and/or b. the carriage of persons, cargo and baggage for its military authorities on aircraft registered in or leased by the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, the whole capacity of which has been reserved by or on behalf of such authorities.” (33) The instrument of accession by Nepal contains the following declaration in accordance with Article 57: “the Convention shall not apply to: a) International carriage by air performed and operated directly by the Government of Nepal for non-commercial purposes in respect to its functions and duties as a sovereign State; and/or b) The carriage of persons, cargo and baggage for its military authorities on aircraft registered in or leased by the Government of Nepal, the whole capacity of which has been reserved by or on behalf of such authorities.” (34) At the time of accession, Sri Lanka declared that the terms of the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999 “have been examined and found to be acceptable to the Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka subject to reservations declared below as per Article 57 of the Convention: (a) international carriage by air performed and operated directly by that State Party for non–commercial purposes in respect to its functions and duties as a sovereign State; and/or (b) the carriage of persons, cargo and baggage for its military authorities on aircraft registered in or leased by that State Party, the whole capacity of which has been reserved by or on behalf of such authorities.” (35) On 31 January 2020, the Delegation of the European Union to Canada forwarded a Note Verbale to the Organization concerning the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community.
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Score: 1086513.9 - https://www.icao.int/secretari...st%20of%20Parties/Mtl99_EN.pdf
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