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Convention done at Noumea on November 24, 1986 with annex and related protocols; transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate September 25, 1990 (Treaty Doc. 101-21, 101st Congress, 2d Session); Reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations May 23, 1991 (Senate Executive Report No. 102-8, 102d Congress, 1st Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate  May 24, 1991; Ratified by the President June 4, 1991; Instrument of Ratification of the United States of America deposited June 10, 1991; entered into force for the United States July 10, 1991.

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future