Guidance on content patterns and key concepts: Global Partnership — scope — social architecture — actor maps — statute books — initiative books — resource books — three realm maps — government functions — industry sectors — municipal circles
A statute is a normative provision which has been made by a government or another institutional actor and which may be formally written down. For citizens, companies and institutions of the country, the prevailing statutes determine the access to, claims and contracts on resources they can hold, the conditions for exchanging claims, and contracting as well as norms of behaviour and interaction.
Therefore there are these statute books:
For Agreements among (Governments of) Countries
Examples are the United Nations, the European Union, the African Union, ASEAN
Below two (partial) lists of treaties (or treaty candidates), or comparable legal instruments, covered by the prototype atlas.
- Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)
- Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
- Charter of the United Nations
- Constitution of the WHO
- Convention on the Rights of the Child
- Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
- International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
- International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
- International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
- UNESCO Constitution
- WIPO Copyright Treaty
For the Citizens of a Country
(Links to) statutes are grouped by function of government (COFOG Division) with indication of the impacted economic activities (ISIC Section or Class). Within each COFOG Division also links to the prevailing Treaties are provided. They provide guidance for the possible content of the statutes (in particular for the treaties signed by a country)… Read more ...