Collaborative Inter-Governmental Scientific Research Institute

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The Collaborative Inter-Governmental Scientific Research Institute (CISRI)[1] is an international organization based in Italy and established by the Free Agreement for co-operation in scientific research and humanitarian use of micro-alga (sic) spirulina as food.[2]

Constitution and legal status[edit]

Free Agreement for co-operation in scientific research and humanitarian use of micro-alga spirulina as food
Signed 20 November 2000
24 August 2000
Location Conakry
Kinshasa[3]
Effective 20 November 2000
Condition Ratification by 2 states
Signatories 2
Parties 4 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea and São Tomé and Príncipe)[3]
Depositary Collaborative Inter-Governmental Scientific Research Institute Secretary-General
Languages English, French and Spanish

CISRI was established by the Free Agreement for co-operation in scientific research and humanitarian use of micro-alga spirulina as food, a multilateral treaty.[3] Parties to the agreement are the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Guinea with subsequent accessions by Equatorial Guinea and São Tomé and Príncipe.[3] Although Italy's ratification was recorded as well, Italy declared in 2009 to the United Nations, that it "respectfully requests to be erased from the Annexes to Documents which have Registration Numbers 37543 and 37542"[4]

According to the Agreement, the organization has 3 organs:[5]

  • General Council
  • Secretariat
  • Intergovernmental Institution for the Use of Micro-alga Spirulina (Spirulina Program) as affiliated body[6]

CISRI focusses on international cooperation with relevant United Nations General Assembly’ s Resolutions on international cooperation, social development as well as food and water improvement.

Activities[edit]

CISRI focus on development activities started with the microalgae Spirulina, which has been indicated as a nutricious food source.

Related Autonomous Organizations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Collaborative Inter-Governmental Scientific Research Institute, CISRI". UN TERM. Retrieved 5 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Collaborative Inter-Governmental Scientific Research Institute ::". cisri. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Registration Number I-37542". United Nations. Retrieved 23 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "No. 37542. Free Agreement for co-operation in scientific research and humanitarian use of micro-alga spirulina as food. Kinshasa, 24 August2000 AND Conakry, 20 November 2000. United Nations,Treaty Series, vol. 2151, I-37542." (PDF). United Nations. 2570 (June): 2016. 2009. Italy respectfully requests to be erased from the Annexes to Documents which have Registration Numbers 37543 and 37542 
  5. ^ "'Free Agreement for co-operation in scientific research and humanitarian use of micro-alga spirulina as food" (PDF). United Nations Treaty Series. 2001. pp. 5–14. Retrieved 23 June 2013. 
  6. ^ "Intergovernmental Institution for the Use of Micro-alga Spirulina against Malnutrition". UN TERM. Retrieved 5 August 2013. 

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