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CONSIDERING. That at the Santa Xxxx Summit of the Americas meeting of Heads of State in 1996, the Inter-American Biodiversity Information Network (hereinafter “IABIN”) was created with the objective of providing a networking information infrastructure (such as standards and protocols) and biodiversity information content required by the countries of the Americas to improve decision-making, particularly for issues at the interface of human development and biodiversity conservation; That through IABIN, access will be made available to scientific information currently scattered throughout the world in different institutions, such as government organizations, museums, botanical gardens, universities, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs); That in order to fund the building of IABIN, GS/OAS and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (hereinafter the Bank) acting as an Implementing Agency of the Global Environment Facility (hereinafter the GEF) Trust Fund, approved the GEF Trust Fund Grant Agreement effective on October 4, 2004, as amended on February 10, 2006, June 26 2006, and December 19 2008 with GS/OAS (Annex 1 hereto) in an amount equal to US$6,000,000 (”Master Agreement”); That Article III of the Master Agreement provides that GS/OAS shall enter into sub-project agreements with “Eligible Institutions” to carry out certain project tasks and functions , and the Institution has been designated an “Eligible Institution” under the terms of that Agreement; and That GS/OAS is the central and permanent organ of the Organization of American States and is authorized to carry out relations of cooperation in accordance with Article 112(h) of the Charter and OAS General Assembly Resolution AG/RES. 57 (I- O/71); HAVE AGREED to sign this Project Agreement (hereinafter “Agreement”), based on the following provisions: ARTICLE I OBJECTIVE
CONSIDERING. That at the Santa Xxxx Summit of the Americas meeting in 1996, the Heads of State and Governments of the Americas made a commitment to implement the first Plan of Action for the Sustainable Development of the Americas based on the principles of the Declaration of Santa Xxxx de la Sierra, with the purpose of overcoming the most pressing challenges faced by countries in the Hemisphere in several areas including Sustainable Cities and Communities; That at the Fifth Summit of the Americas held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago in 2009, the leaders of the Americas underscored that energy and climate change are among the most important challenges they need to address in the future; reaffirmed their commitment to work together toward a clean energy future and responding to these shared challenges, all governments in the Western Hemisphere were invited to join in an Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) as a flexible mechanism to xxxxxx partnerships across the Americas to achieve low carbon economic growth and development; That the Department of Sustainable Development, recognizing the need on the part of the Organization of American States (OAS) to implement actions to build and promote the creation of sustainable communities in the hemisphere, is supporting OAS Member States in the implementation of different activities in the context of initiatives for action adopted in the Plan of Action for the Sustainable Development of the Americas within the Sustainable Cities and Communities pillar, with the objective of facilitating on- the-ground sustainable community projects and the exchange of best practices and technical assistance by countries in the Western Hemisphere; That within the framework of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas, through a contribution letter dated April 6, 2012 (“the contribution letter”), the Permanent Mission of the United States to the Organization of American States has allocated US$1,000,000 to support efforts of the Department of Sustainable Development in the Sustainable Communities in Central America and the Xxxxxxxxx Xxxxxxx (the Framework Project); That one of the Framework Project’s endeavors consists of implementing a small grants program directed towards community associations, academic institutions and civil society organizations in the Central American and Caribbean OAS Member States, to finance community collaborative sub-projects; and the Institution has been identified as being apt to imple...
CONSIDERING. - i. That, on the Signature Date, the company has an authorized capital of five hundred million pesos, of which TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND (200,000) shares are subscribed, and TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND (200,000) paid, (hereinafter the "Shares") , and, being the latter, those that represent 100% of the paid capital of HEMP TEXTILES & CO SAS, a simplified joint stock company constituted and existing in accordance with the Laws of the Republic of Colombia, duly constituted and identified with NIT. 901,391,015-5 (hereinafter the “Company”).
CONSIDERING. That the Framework Agreement for the creation of a Free Trade Area between MERCOSUR and the Republic of India provides for a first stage of action aimed at increasing trade, including the mutual granting of tariff preferences; That implementation of an instrument providing for the granting of fixed tariff preferences during said first stage would facilitate subsequent negotiations for the creation of a Free Trade Area; That the negotiations needed to implement the granting of fixed tariff preferences and to establish trade disciplines between the Parties have been conducted; That regional integration and trade among developing countries, including through the creation of free trade areas, are compatible with the multilateral trading system, and contribute to the expansion of world trade, to the integration of their economies into the global economy, and to the social and economic development of their peoples; That the process of integrating their economies includes the gradual and reciprocal liberalization of trade and the strengthening of economic cooperation amongst them; That Article 27 of the Treaty of Montevideo 1980, of which the MERCOSUR Member States are signatory Parties, authorizes the conclusion of Partial Scope Agreements with other developing countries and economic integration areas outside Latin America; HEREBY AGREE AS FOLLOWS:
CONSIDERING. The necessary budgetary and financial sustainability of the National Health Service (NHS), namely by the adjustment of public expenditures on medicines to the average standards of the European Union countries, as stated in the financial adjustment program agreed between the Portuguese Government, the European Union, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Central Bank (ECB); The importance of ensuring a convergence of efforts between public institutions and economic agents, so that the national effort to reduce public expenditure allows the maintenance of high standards of patient access to the best therapeutics, as well as the provision of a tendential free health care to the citizens; That the Pharmaceutical Industry, represented by APIFARMA, is available to make an additional financial contribution to ensure the sustainability of the NHS and patients' access to new therapeutics; The measures already taken by the Government, particularly through the Decree-Law no. 112/2011 of 29 November, on changing the price system, establishing new reference countries for the pricing of medicinal products marketed in Portugal, reduction of marketing margins and lower prices for generic medicines to be marketed; The initiatives taken in the field of industrial property, through the creation and installation of a specialized court of intellectual property, as well as the creation of a specific mechanism for settlement of disputes arising out of industrial property rights when reference medicines and generic medicines are at stake, through the necessary arbitration; The need to improve the negotiation mechanisms of pharmaceutical supplies to hospitals, under the law, in the context of procedural transparency, the equity in patient access to medicines, the compliance with the clinical guidelines developed by scientifically competent authorities and the free competition among market operators ; The importance of ensuring, in a context of sustained reduction of public expenditure on medicines to levels similar to the average of European countries, the maintenance of patient access to innovative products, at prices resulting from the existing legal mechanisms and in timeframe that comply with the law in force; The importance of promoting the sustainability of economic activities associated with the medicine’s value chain, in order to boost investment and the dynamics of innovation, to promote qualified employment; The need to create a stable regulatory framewo...
CONSIDERING the Convention for the Establishment of a European Organization for Nuclear Research, and the Financial Protocol annexed thereto, which was signed on 1 July 1953, entered into force on 29 September 1954 and was amended on 17 January 1971 (“the Convention”); the Resolution by the CERN Council (“the Council”) dated 17 June 2010 (as set out in Annex 3 to the “Report on Geographical Enlargement of CERN”, CERN/2918/Rev.), by which it created the status of Associate Member State; the Council decision dated 15 March 2018 (CERN/3342/RA/Rev.), introducing deadlines applicable to the different steps in the process of accession to Associate Membership designed to streamline said process; the Council decision dated 26 September 2019 (CERN/3436/C/Rev.), in accordance with which the annual contribution of an Associate Member State shall be agreed by the Parties taking due consideration of the number of CERN users affiliated to its universities and institutes as well as its national infrastructure used by European particle physicists, always provided that such annual contribution shall not be less than 10% of the State’s theoretical Membership contribution and shall, in any event, correspond at least to the minimum contribution level determined by the Council1; the conditions applicable to the status of Associate Member State (the “Standard Terms”), as reviewed by the Council on 12 December 2019 (CERN/3474/C), HAVING REGARD TO the longstanding relationship between the Organization and Latvia and the latter’s successful contributions to the execution of CERN’s scientific programme, in particular through the Cooperation Agreement concluded in 2016 (the “Cooperation Agreement”) and Protocol P141 thereto; the application by Latvia for Associate Membership, received by CERN on 24 February 2020; the evaluation by the Council at its December 2020 Session, on the basis of the report of its fact-finding Task Force (CERN/3544/C), that Latvia fulfils the criteria for Associate Membership; the confirmation by Latvia, as expressed in its letter received by CERN on [DATE], that it accepts the conditions of this Agreement (the “Agreement”), as well as the amount of the annual financial contribution negotiated between the Parties; the Resolution by the Council dated [DATE] (CERN/…) that, subject to the entry into force of both this Agreement and the Protocol on the privileges and immunities of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (the “Protocol”) in respect of Latvia, the latt...
CONSIDERING. The agreements mentioned above were signed in compliance with the IIN 2015-2019 Action Plan and with the policies of the IIN approved by the Directing Council; That the working group for the review of the agreements composed by the Representatives from Barbados and Panama, has not provided comments to those agreements, RESOLVES:
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