- enter into a covenant or formal agreement
"They covenanted with Judas for 30 pieces of silver"
"The nations covenanted to fight terrorism around the world"
- enter into a covenant
- (Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return
- a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
- The newly redeemed nation of Israel experienced Passover through Pentecost from leaving Egypt, their place of bondage, up to receiving the covenant from God at Sinai.
- And to the people whose married life is not going well, let's remember the marriage covenant sworn solemnly before God at the wedding ceremony.
- These all have their fulfillment in the New Covenant as established in the first century. This was in contrast to the old, physical, earthly city of Jerusalem.
- International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
- International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
- Ratify the optional protocols to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
- In return, the creditors request extensive covenants which entitle them to terminate the credit contract earlier in the case of breach of the covenant by the debtor.
- Credit institutions shall also consider their ability and willingness to prevent further drawings in circumstances short of payment default, such as covenant violations or other technical default events.
- In particular, the credit institution shall have clear and effective policies, procedures, and information systems to monitor covenant violations, and clear and effective policies and procedures for initiating legal actions and dealing with problem purchased receivables.
- Ratify the optional protocols to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Comply with the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, including full execution of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights.
- observance of the rights and freedoms laid down in the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms and/or the International Covenant for Civil and Political Rights and/or the Convention against Torture, in particular the rights from which derogation cannot be made under Article 15(2) of the said European Convention;
- The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, and the Convention on the Rights of the Child, are listed as core human rights conventions respectively in points 1, 5 and 6 of Annex III, Part A, of Regulation (EC) No 980/2005.
- Internal repression includes, inter alia, torture and other cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment, summary or arbitrary executions, disappearances, arbitrary detentions and other major violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms as set out in relevant international human rights instruments, including the Universal Declaration on Human Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
- The Commission shall initiate an investigation in order to establish whether the national legislation of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka incorporating the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment and the Convention on the Rights of the Child is effectively implemented.
- Nevertheless, according to Italy, the measure under scrutiny would not result in a competitive advantage, as it is intended to preserve the expertise and know-how of the “historical” agencies (for example, at least 3 to 5 years running covenant with the funding public body are asked to be eligible for aid) and was necessary at that stage to make them fulfil the conditions set down for certification in order to keep them carrying on training, on a liberalized market.