Environment and Conservation:  Desertification

United Nations Convention adopted at Paris June 17, 1994; signed by the United States on October 14, 1994; with annexes; transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate August 2, 1996 (Treaty Doc. 104-29, 104th Congress, 2d Session); Reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations September 27, 2000 (Senate Executive Report No. 106-25, 106th Congress, 2d Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate October 18, 2000; Ratified by the President November 13, 2000; Ratification of the United States of America deposited November 17, 2000; entered into force for the United States February 15, 2001.

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future