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V.C.1 AFRICAN CONVENTION ON THE CONSERVATION OF NATURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
(4,395 words)

Concluded at Algiers, 15 September 1968

Entered into force, 16 June 1969

Status information appears at end of document


 

PREAMBLE

We, the Heads of State and Government of Independent African States,

Fully conscious that soil, water, flora and faunal resources constitute a capital of vital importance to mankind;

Confirming, as we accepted upon declaring our adherence to the Charter [2] of the Organization of African Unity, that we know that it is our duty “to harness the natural and…

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“V.C.1 AFRICAN CONVENTION ON THE CONSERVATION OF NATURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES”, in: International Law & World Order: Weston's & Carlson's Basic Documents, Weston & Carlson. Consulted online on 24 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-4394_rwilwo_SIM_032732>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20150929



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