Berlin Conference

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Berlin Conference

(1) An international congress held in Berlin in 1995 that raised concerns about increases in greenhouse gases and proposed limits on CO2 emissions which the US and Australia vehemently opposed.
(2) One of a series of conferences held in Berlin in 2001, 2005, 2008, formally titled Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change, which are based on human-dimensions research.
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(25.) An open access version of the Act can be found at "General Act of the Berlin Conference on West Africa, 26 February 1885," South African History Online, (May 22, 2015), retrieved from https://www.sahistory.org.za/archive/general-act-berlin-conference-west-africa-26-february-1885.
The General Act of the Berlin Conference 1885 declared that 'trading in slaves is forbidden in conformity with the principles of international law'.

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