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Convention signed at Honolulu September 5, 2000; Transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate May 16, 2005 (Treaty Doc. 109-1, 109th Congress, 1st Session); Reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations October 25, 2005 (Senate Executive Report No. 109-8, 109th Congress, 1st Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate November 18, 2005; Ratified by the President May 15, 2007; Instrument of Ratification deposited June 27, 2007; Entered into force July 27, 2007. With annexes.

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future