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The World Organization Against Terrorism (WOAT) was created by an international conference held at Accra in August, 2011 which was attended by experts in Human Rights, Criminologists, International Lawyers, Judges, Diplomats, Nuclear and Atomic Experts, and Jurists of Criminal Justice from all over the world with the aims of implementing the following United Nations International Conventions concerning terrorism by monitoring the capacities and activities of terrorist groups around the world, curbing nuclear terrorism, terrorist bombing, state- organized terrorism, terrorism financing , deterring economic transactions with terrorist organizations; creating global public awareness on terrorist organizations and their targets in in partnership with United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC); UN Office of Crimes and Drugs; Amnesty International; International Criminal Court; International Court of Justice; World Organization Against Torture; World Human Rights Watch and UNHCHR, etc … UN General Assembly Conventions for the Suppression of Acts Terrorists Bombing Dec., 2007 UN General Assembly Conventions for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism; New York, April, 2005 UN General Assembly Conventions for the Suppression of Financing of Terrorism, 1999

Including the following related Conventions on Acts of Terrorism:

UN General Assembly Conventions on Prevention and Punishment of Crimes of Genocide, Paris, Dec., 1948.

UN General Assembly Conventions on Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitations to War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity, 26 November 1968. Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction, Paris and New York 29 April 1997. Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, 5 March 1970 UN General Assembly Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances by Any Armed Forces; Dec., 2006.

UN General Assembly Conventions Against Taking of Hostages” by Any Armed Forces”, New York, Dec., 1979. UN Convention against Corruptions “of Any Armed Forces” New York, 2003 UN General Assembly Convention Body of Principles Against all forms of Detentions or Imprisonments” by Any Military Police Force” adopted in Dec., 1988. 2010 Convention on the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Relating to International Civil Aviation (Beijing Convention) 2010 Protocol Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft (Beijing Protocol) Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed On Board Aircraft (Tokyo Convention) 1970 Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft (Hague Convention) 1971 Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation (Sabotage Convention or Montreal Convention) 1979 Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (Nuclear Materials Convention) 1988 Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation 1991 Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection September 28, 2001 UN Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances “by Any Armed Forces”, Vienna, 20 December 1988.

Regional Conventions

Anti-terrorist legislation in the European Union 1977 European Convention on the Suppression of Terrorism (Strasbourg, January 1977) 2003 Protocol (Strasbourg, May 2003) 2006 Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism Commonwealth of Independent States Treaty on Cooperation among States Members of the Commonwealth of Independent States in Combating Terrorism (Minsk, June 1999) The Americas Organisation of American States Convention to Prevent and Punish Acts of Terrorism Taking the Form of Crimes Against Persons and Related Extortion that are of International Significance (Washington, D.C. February 1971) Inter-American Convention Against Terrorism AG/RES. 1840 (XXXII-O/02) (Bridgetown, June 2002) Africa Organisation of African Union Convention on the Prevention and Combating of Terrorism (Algiers July 1999) and the Protocol to that Convention, Addis Ababa July 2004) [as of 30 August 2005 the Protocol was not yet in force] Asia SAARC Regional Convention on Suppression of Terrorism (Kathmandu, November 1987) Additional Protocol to the Convention, Islamabad, January 2004 [As of 30 August 2005 not yet in force] The ASEAN Convention On Counter Terrorism, Cebu, Philippines, 13 January 2007 [In force from 27 May 2011, on 22 January 2013 all ASEAN members signed the ACCT] League of Arab States Arab Convention on the Suppression of Terrorism (Cairo, April 1998) Organization of the Islamic Conference Convention of the Organization of the Islamic Conference on Combating International Terrorism (Ouagadougou, July 1999).

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