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Mr. Guglielmo Verdirame

Mr. Guglielmo Verdirame
Professor of Law
Department of War Studies and Dickson Poon School of Law
King’s College London
Barrister, 20 Essex Street, London

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International Organizations
The Legal Personality of International Organizations
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International Organizations
The Legal Personality of International Organizations
A. Legal Instruments
International Institute of Agriculture Convention, Rome, 7 June 1905.

Charter of the United Nations, San Francisco, 26 June 1945.

Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations, New York, 13 February 1946, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1, p. 15.

Constitution of the World Health Organization, New York, 22 July 1946.

Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, Vienna, 23 May 1969, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1155, p. 331.
B. Jurisprudence
International Court of Justice, Reparation for injuries suffered in the service of the United Nations, Advisory Opinion, I.C.J. Reports 1949, p. 174.

International Court of Justice, Interpretation of the Agreement of 25 March 1951 between the WHO and Egypt, Advisory Opinion, I.C.J. Reports 1980, p. 73.

International Court of Justice, Certain Phosphate Lands in Nauru (Nauru v. Australia), Preliminary Objections, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1992, p. 240.

International Court of Justice, Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapon, Advisory Opinion, I.C.J. Reports 1996, p. 226.
C. Documents
D. Doctrine
D.W. Bowett, The Law of International Institutions, Stevens, London, 4th edition, 1982.

H. Kelsen, The Law of the United Nations, Stevens, London, 1950.