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Convention signed at Brussels November 27, 2006; transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate June 21, 2007 (Treaty Doc. 110-3, 110th Congress, 1st Session); reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations October 31, 2007 (Senate Executive Report No. 110-2, 110th Congress, 1st Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate December 14, 2007; ratified by the President December 21, 2007; entered into force December 28, 2007. With protocol.

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future