The World Summit for Sustainable Development, held in Johannesburg in August-September 2002, endorsed new goals, work programmes and timetables in the areas of water, fisheries, oceans, chemicals, biodiversity, energy, sustainable production and sustainable production, as well as sustainable development strategies. The European Union is committed to achieving goals that go further than the other participants set in Johannesburg. For future changes, Article V describes the process of accepting a possible change. Proposed amendments can be tabled either by a two-thirds majority of both houses of Congress or by a national convention as a result of decisions adopted by two-thirds (currently at least 34 out of 50) of the legislative branches of the states. In order for an amendment to be adopted, three-quarters of states (currently at least 38 out of 50) must ratify the amendment either by an individual vote of approval or by state ratification conventions. Congress can determine the method to be used to ratify the amendment. Congress may also set a deadline to meet the acceptance threshold. The European Constitution, which is currently being ratified, provides for an increase in the mandate of CoR members from four to five years. The term “amendment” refers to the formal amendment of the treaty provisions that affect all parties to the relevant agreement. These changes must be made with the same formalities as those who participated in the initial training of the contract. Many multilateral treaties provide specific requirements for amendments.
In the absence of such provisions, changes must be made by the agreement of all parties. The procedure by which a national of a third country is reinstated to his country of origin. These concerns were related to concerns that the strong central government would levy taxes on farmers and planters who did not have the strong currency it had to pay. Many also believed that Congress would impose tariffs on foreign imports, making American agricultural products less welcome in Europe and european colonies in the Western Hemisphere. Ratification is the consent of a client to an act of his agent who was not authorized to legally hire the client.