Vienna Convention on Succession of States in respect of Treaties

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date_signed = August 22, 1978
location_signed = Vienna
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date_effective = November 6, 1996
condition_effective = 15 ratifications
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parties = Bosnia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Liberia, Morocco, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, Macedonia, Tunisia, and Ukraine
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The Vienna Convention on Succession of States in respect of Treaties is an international treaty promulgated in 1978 to set rules on succession of states. It was adopted partly in response to the "profound transformation of the international community brought about by the decolonization process".

References

* [http://untreaty.un.org/ilc/texts/instruments/english/conventions/3_2_1978.pdf Vienna Convention on Succession of States in respect of Treaties] .

* [http://www.un.org/law/ International Law website at the United Nations.]


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