Definitions for "Treaties"
These consist of the Treaty on European Union (EU) and the Treaty establishing the European Community (EC). (A specific Treaty relates to nuclear matters — the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community. The Treaty establishing the European Coal and Steel Community expires this year.)
Various international treaties govern world trade copyright arrangements, ostensibly to reduce inter-jurisdictional disputes. most but not all nations co-operate with these treaties. the main treaties include: the Berne Convention (copyright, established 1886); Paris Convention (patents, established 1883); TRIPS (the World Trade Organization's Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, established 1986-94) and WTO-WIPO (sets out how the WTO will co-operate with WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization, established 1996). The cultural position on intellectual property that they represent has been challenged in various international declarations such as the Bellagio Declaration of 1993 and the Geneva Declaration on the future of WIPO 2004.
This CELEX file comprises the founding treaties, their later amendments and the accession treaties, which together constitute the legal framework of the European Communities.
Keywords:  formal, agreement, nations, two
a formal agreement between two or more nations