The IGV (2005) is an international agreement between 194 States Parties and the World Health Organization to monitor, report on and respond to events that may pose a threat to international public health. The objective of the IGV (2005) is to prevent, protect, control, control and respond to the spread of diseases at the international level in a manner that is appropriate and limited to risks to public health and avoids unnecessary interference in international transport and trade. (International Health Regulations, Article 2). For more information, see the RSI fact sheets. As specified in 11 FAM 721.2, there are two procedures under national law by which the United States becomes a party to an international agreement. First, international agreements (whatever their title, name or form) whose entry into force with regard to the United States occurs only after two-thirds of the United States. The Senate has given its opinion and approval in accordance with Article II, Section 2, paragraph 2, of the Constitution are “treaties”. Second, international agreements that enter into force with respect to the United States on a different constitutional basis than that of the Council and Senate approval are “non-treaty international agreements” and are often referred to as “executive agreements.” There are several types of executive agreements. • Treaties are agreements concluded between states or international organizations. They constitute a more direct and formal method of creating international law.
An agreement between two countries is called “bilateral”, while an agreement between several countries is “multilateral”.