Geneva Declaration


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Geneva Declaration

A general term that encompasses all iterations (1948, 1968, 1984, 1994, 2005, 2006) of the Declaration of Geneva, which is essentially a modern restatement of the Hippocratic Oath.

Declaration of Geneva
At the time of being admitted as a member of the medical profession:
• I solemnly pledge to consecrate my life to the service of humanity;
• I will give to my teachers the respect and gratitude that is their due;
• I will practise my profession with conscience and dignity;
• The health of my patient will be my first consideration;
• I will respect the secrets that are confided in me, even after the patient has died;
• I will maintain by all the means in my power the honour and the noble traditions of the medical profession;
• My colleagues will be my sisters and brothers;
• I will not permit considerations of age, disease or disability, creed, ethnic origin, gender, nationality, political affiliation, race, sexual orientation, social standing, or any other factor to intervene between my duty and my patient;
• I will maintain the utmost respect for human life;
• I will not use my medical knowledge to violate human rights and civil liberties, even under threat;
• I make these promises solemnly, freely and upon my honor.
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QNA Geneva Qatar has affirmed its support for all efforts aiming at achieving a comprehensive ceasefire in Syria and the delivery of humanitarian assistance to those in need, thus contributing to a political solution to the crisis on the basis of the Geneva Declaration and the relevant resolutions of the Security Council.
2401, which called on all parties to observe a cease-fire for 30 days, and the delivery of humanitarian aid to the needy, stressing that the solution to the Syrian crisis should be political in accordance with the principles of the Geneva Declaration 1 and the Security Council resolution No.
2401, which called on all parties to cease fire without delay for 30 days, effective from the date of adoption of the resolution and deliver humanitarian aid to the needy, stressing that the solution to the Syrian crisis shall be political in accordance with the principles of the Geneva Declaration 1 and the Security Council resolution No.
The State of Qatar's continuous efforts since the beginning of the Syrian crisis, to put an end to the unprecedented violence and suffering inflicted upon the fraternal Syrian people were evident in supporting the political solution based on the Geneva Declaration and UN Security Council Resolution 2254.
During a weekly meeting, chaired by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the cabinet noted that the regime had to take seriously the track of the political solution to the Syrian crisis according to the agreed principles of the Geneva Declaration and the UN Security Council Resolution 2254," an official statement said.
On Kuwait's position on the transitional phase in Syria, he said that this stage was adopted in the Geneva Declaration, which included a number of resolutions and the position of Kuwait is to support the implementation of the resolution and the Geneva Declaration.
In the communique, the opposition delegates said the negotiations should be based on the 2012 Geneva declaration, which calls for the establishment of a transitional governing body with full executive powers, and which can include members of the current Syrian government.
HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs stressed that the international community must work hard to reach a political solution that will meet the aspiration of brotherly Syrian people for justice, dignity and freedom, stressing that ending the tragedy of the brotherly Syrian people depends on taking measures and decisions binding upon the Syrian regime to implement Geneva declaration (1), which provides for the formation of a full-fledged transitional governing body.
Al-Jubeir said that the end of the Syrian crisis would be attained via a political solution in accordance with the First Geneva Declaration and the UNSC Resolution No.
The source added that "the Kingdom emphasizes the importance of Bashar al-Assad's regime and its allies' commitment to this agreement, which would lead to the resumption of the political process in Syria, in accordance with the Geneva Declaration 1 and Security Council Resolution #2254, stipulating a peaceful transition of power.
He pointed out, "According to the Geneva Declaration in 2008, the indirect costs refer to lost resources and opportunities resulting from armed violence?
The talks would be "on the basis of the Geneva declaration, which is based on the transfer of all military and civilian authorities.

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