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Part One. Legal status of the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations

Chapter I. Legislative texts concerning the legal status of the United Nations      and related inter-governmental &organizations  View PDF file
  1. Canada  
    (a) FAO Technical Conference on Fish Inspection and Quality Control Privileges and Immunities Order, 1969 3
    (b) FAO Technical Conference on Fish Inspection and Quality Control Privileges and Immunities Order 1969, amended 4
  2. New Zealand  
    (a) An Act to Consolidate and Amend the Law relating to Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities and to Give Effect to the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations 4
    (b) The Diplomatic Privileges (IMCO) Order 1960, Amendment No. 2 11
  3. Sierra Leone  
      The Diplomatic Privileges (International Monetary Fund) qrder, 1968 11
Chapter II. Treaty provisions concerning the legal status of the United Nations      and related inter-governmental organizations  View PDF file
A. Treaty provisions concerning the legal status of the United Nations  
  1. Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations. Approved by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 13 February 1946 15
  2. Agreements relating to meetings and installations  
      Agreement between the United Nations and the United States of America regarding the Headquarters of the United Nations. Signed at Lake Success on 26 June 1947 15
      Second Supplemental Agreement between the United Nations and the United States of America regarding the Headquarters of the United Nations. Signed at New York on 28 August 1969. 15
  3. Agreements relating to the United Nations Children's Fund: revised model Agreement concerning the activities of UNICEF  
    (a) Agreements between UNICEF and the Governments of Ceylon, Jordan, Guyana, Southern Yemen and Kuwait concerning the activities of UNICEF. Signed respectively at Colombo on 27 January 1969, at Amman on 24 March 1969, at Georgetown on 2 July 1969, at Al-Cha'ab on 26 July 1969 and at Kuwait on 26 January 1969 17
    (b) Agreement between UNICEF and Singapore concerning the activities of UNICEF. Signed at Bangkok on 8 July 1969 and at Singapore on 31 July 1969 17
    (c) Agreement between UNICEF and Uruguay concerning the activities of UNICEF. Signed at Montevideo on 18 December 1956 17
  4. Agreements relating to the technical assistance sector of the United Nations Development Programme: revised standard agreement concerning technical assistance  
    (a) Revised standard agreements between the United Nations, the ILO, FAO, UNESCO, ICAO, WHO, ITU, WMO, IAEA, UPU, IMCO and UNIDO, and the Governments of Southern Yemen, Equatorial Guinea and Swaziland concerning technical assistance. Signed respectively at Aden on 4 March 1969, at Santa Isabel on 18 June 1969 and at Mbabane on 18 August 1969 19
    (b) Agreement between the United Nations, the ILO, FAO, UNESCO, ICAO, WHO, lTU, WMO, lAEA, UPU and IMCO, and Spain on technical assistance. Signed at Madrid on 3 May 1969 19
  5. Agreements relating to the Special Fund sector ofthe United Nations Development Programme: standard agreement concerning assistance from the United Nations Development Programme (Special Fund)  
    (a) Agreements between the United Nations Development Programme (Special Fund) and the Governments of Southern Yemen, Equatorial Guinea and Swaziland concerning assistance from the United Nations Development Programme (Special Fund). Signed respectively at Aden on 4 March 1969, at Santa Isabel on 18 June 1969 and at Mbabane on 18 August 1969 23
    (b) Agreement between the United Nations Development Programme and Japan concerning assistance for the establishment and operation of the Asian Statistical Institute. Signed at New York on 9 September 1969 23
  6. Agreements relating to operational assistance: standard agreement on operational assistance  
    (a) Standard agreements on operational assistance between the United Nations, the ILO, FAO, UNESCO, ICAO, WHO, lTU, WMO, IAEA, UPU and IMCO, and the Governments of Yemen and Chad. Signed respectively at Fort Lamy on 17 February 1968 and at Sana'a on 23 April 1969 26
    (b) Standard agreements on operational assistance between the United Nations, the ILO, FAO, UNESCO, ICAO, WHO, lTU, WMO, IAEA, UPU, IMCO and UNIDO, and the Governments of Southern Yemen and Swaziland. Signed respectively at Aden on 4 March 1969 and at Mbabane on 18 August 1969 26
    (c) Agreement between the United Nations including UNIDO, the ILO, FAO, UNESCO, ICAO, WHO, lTU, WMO, IAEA, UPU and IMCO and Equatorial Guinea for the provision of executive and managerial assistance. Signed at Santa Isabel on 18 June 1969. 27
    (d) Standard agreement on operational assistance to Surinam and the Netherlands Antilles between the United Nations (including UNIDO and UNCTAD), the ILO, FAO, UNESCO, ICAO, WHO, ITU, WMO, IAEA, UPU and IMCO, and the Netherlands. Signed at New York on 24 June 1969 27
B. Treaty provisions concerning the legal status of the inter-governmental organizations related to the United Nations  
  1. Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the specialized agencies. Approved by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 21 November 1947 27
  2. International Labour Organisation  
    (a) Agreement between the International Labour Organisation and Trinidad and Tobago concerning the establishment of an Office of the Organisation in Port of Spain. Signed at Port of Spain on 14 March 1969 29
    (b) Agreement between the International Labour Organisation and Costa Rica concerning the establishment of an Office of the Organisation in San Jose. Signed at San Jose on 9 May 1969 29
  3. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization  
    (a) Agreement by exchange of letters between the Swiss Government and UNESCO defining the privileges and immunities which UNESCO will enjoy in Switzerland. Berne and Paris, 30 January and 25 February 1969 30
    (b) Agreement relating to the establishment of UNESCO regional offices  
      (i) Agreement between the Government of Chile and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization concerning the UNESCO Regional Education Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean 31
      (ii) Agreement between the Government of Senegal and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization regarding the UNESCO Regional Education Bureau in Africa. Signed at Paris on 19 December 1969 and 23 December 1969 37
    (c) Agreements relating to conferences, seminars and other meetings 43
  4. International Atomic Energy Agency  
      Agreement on the Privileges and Immunities of the International Atomic Energy Agency. Approved by the Board of Governors of the Agency on 1 July 1959 . 44

Part Two. Legal activities of the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations

Chapter III. Selected decisions, recommendations and reports of a legal      character by the United Nations and related inter-governmental organizations  View PDF file
A. Decisions, recommendations and reports of a legal character by the United Nations  
  United Nations General Assembly--twenty-fourth session  
  1. Reports of the Economic and Social Council (agenda item 12) 49
      Resolution [2583 (XXIV)] adopted by the General Assembly  
  2. Celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the United Nations: report of the Preparatory Committee for the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the United Nations (agenda item 25)  
      Resolution [2499 (XXlV)] adopted by the General Assembly 50
  3. Urgent need for suspension of nuclear and thermonuclear tests: report of the Conference of the Committee on Disarmament (agenda item 30)  
      Resolution [2604 B (XXIV)] adopted by the General Assembly 53
  4. Question of the reservation exclusively for peaceful purposes of the sea-bed and the ocean floor, and the subsoil thereof, underlying the high seas beyond the limits of present national jurisdiction, and the use of their resources in the interest of mankind: report of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of the Sea-Bed and the Ocean Floor beyond the Limits of National Jurisdiction (agenda item 32)  
      Resolution [2574 D (XXIV)] adopted by the General Assembly 54
  5. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development: report of the Trade and Development Board (agenda item 37)  
      Resolution [2569 (XXlV)] adopted by the General Assembly 54
  6. Draft Declaration on Social Progress and Development (agenda item 48)  
      Resolution [2542 (XXIV)] adopted by the General Assembl 55
  7. Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its twenty-first session (agenda item 86)  
    Declaration and resolutions adopted by the United Nations Conference on the Law of Treaties... (b) Resolution relating to article, 1 of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (agenda item 94)  
    (a) Report of the Sixth Committee 64
    (b) Resolution adopted by the General Assembly 88
  8. Draft Convention on Special Missions (agenda item 87)  
      Resolutions [2530 (XXIV) and 2531 (XXIV)] adopted by the General Assembly 89
  9. Consideration of principles of international law concerning friendly relations and co-operation among States in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations: report of the Special Committee on Principles of International Law concerning friendly relations and co-operation among States (agenda item 89)  
    (a) Report of the Sixth Committee 91
    (b) Resolution adopted by the General Assembly 100
  10 Report of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law on the work of its second session (agenda item 90)  
    (a) Report of the Sixth Committee 101
    (b) Resolution adopted by the General Assembly 110
  11. Amendment to Article 22 of the Statute of the International Court of Justice (Seat of the Court) and consequential amendments to Articles 23 and 28 (agenda item 93)  
      Resolution [2520 (XXIV)] adopted by the General Assembly 112
  12. Declaration and resolutions adopted by the United Nations Conference on the Law of Treaties... (c) Resolution relating to article 66 of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties and the annex thereto (agenda item 94)  
      Resolution [2534 (XXIV)] adopted by the General Assembly 112
  13. Question of chemical and bacteriological (biological) weapons (a) Report of the Conference of the Committee on Disarmament (b) Conclusion of a convention on the prohibition of the development, production and stockpiling of chemical and bacteriological (biological) weapons and on the destruction of such weapons (agenda item 104)  
      Resolution [2603 (XXIV)] adopted by the General Assembly 113
  14. Forcible diversion of civil aircraft in flight (agenda item 105)  
      Resolution [2551 (XXIV)] adopted by the General Assembly 116
B. Decisions, recommendations and reports of a legal character by inter-governmental organizatiopns related to the United Nations  
  1. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
      Resolution 14/69 adopted by the FAO Conference on 24 November 1969 Authority, terms of reference and constitutional status of FAO Regional Conferences 117
  2. Universal Postal Union  
    Decisions of a legal character adopted by the 1969 Tokyo Congress  
    (a) Resolution C2-Expulsion of the South African delegation from the XVIth Congress 118
    (b) Resolution C3-Portuguese colonial policy 119
    (c) Resolution C4-Progress of work of the Congress 119
    (d) Resolution C5-Postal relations in the event of dispute, conflict or war 120
    (e) Resolution C26-Application of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples-Implementation of resolutions 2311 (XXII), 2426 and 2465 (XXIII) of the United Nations General Assembly and 1450 (XLVII) of the Economic and Social Council 120
    (f) Resolution C44-Study on reservations 121
    (g) Formal opinion C69-Fifth freedom 122
    (h) Formal opinion C70-Air conveyance of insured items 123
  3. International Telecommunication Union  
      Resolution No. 659 adopted at its twenty-fourth session by the Administrative Council  
      Action on United Nations General Assembly resolutions Nos. 2395 (XXIII) [on Territories under Portuguese administration], 2396 (XXIII) [on the policies of apartheid of the Government of South Africa], 2426 (XXIII) [on the implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples by the specialized agencies and other international institutions associated with the United Nations] and 2465 (XXIII) [on the implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples]. 123
Chapter IV. Treaties concerning international law concluded under the      auspices of the United Nations and related inter-governmental organizations  View PDF file
A. Treaties concerning international law concluded under the auspices of the United Nations  
  1. Convention on Special Missions and Optional Protocol concerning the Compulsory Settlement ofDisputes. Adoptedand openedfor signature and ratification or for accession by General Assembly resolution 2530 (XXIV) of 8 December 1969 125
  2. United Nations Conference on the Law of Treaties  
    (a) Convention on the Law of Treaties. Done at Vienna on 23 May 1969 140
    (b) Declarations and resolutions adopted by the Conference 163
B. Treaties concerning international law concluded under the auspices of inter-governmental organizations related to the United Nations  
  1. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
      Amendment to Article XXII of the Constitution relative to the authentic texts of the Constitution 166
  2. Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization  
    International Legal Conference on Marine Pollution Damage, 1969  
    (a) International Convention Relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Oil Pollution Casualties. Done at Brussels on 29 November 1969 166
    (b) International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage. Done at Brussels on 29 November 1969 174
    (c) Resolution adopted by the Conference on establishment of an international compensation fund for oil pollution damage 181
Chapter V. Decisions of administrative tribunals of the United Nations and related inter-governmental bodies  View PDF file
A. Decisions of the Administrative Tribunal of the United Nations  
  1. Judgement No. 126 (12 May 1969): Salvinelli v. United Nations Joint Staff Pension Board  
      Application of the criterion of custody to determine to whom a children's benefit should be paid-Non-receivability of a plea contesting the legality of a decision by a domestic court certified as in order by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country concerned 182
  2. Judgement No. 127 (19 May 1969): Burdon v. United Nations Joint Staff Pension Board  
      Appeal against a decision refusing to validate, for Pension Fund purposes a period of services completed by the person concerned prior to participation in the Joint Pension Fund-Competent jurisdiction in a dispute concerning the participation of a FAO staff member in the Fund, where the dispute relates mainly to the interpretation of the contract of the person concerned and of the regulations applicable to him 183
  3. Judgement No. 128 (22 May 1969): AI-Abed v. Secretary-General of the United Nations  
      An oral promise of employment not emanating from the authority competent to conclude the contract has no legal validity-Injury resulting from a decision not to renew the contract although made in exercise of contractual rights-Obligation to respect the principle of good faith in relation between the parties 184
  4. Judgement No. 129 (22 May 1969): Gallianos v. Secretary-General of the United Nations  
      Time-limit prescribed in article 7, paragraph 4 of the Statute of the Tribunal for the filing of applications-Condition to be fulfilled if an illness contracted by a staff member serving with the United Nations is to entitle him to compensation 185
  5. Judgement No. 130 (23 May 1969): Zang Atangana v. Secretary-General of the United Nations  
      Obligation duly to state the reasons for a disciplinary measure, especially in the case of a staff member who under the Staff Rules has no opportunity of lecourse to a Joint Disciplinary Committee 187
  6. Judgement No. 131 (10 October 1969): Restrepo v. Secretary-General of the United Nations  
      Termination of a permanent appointment on the ground of unsatisfactory services-Such a decision may be taken only as the outcome of a complete, fair and reasonable procedure 188
  7. Judgement No. 132 (10 October 1969): Dale v. Secretary-General of the International Civil Aviation Organization  
      Extent of the legal relations arising between the applicant and the respondent as a result of the extension of the applicant's contract as an "interim measure"-The respondent must execute the commitments undertaken by him in that connexion, making a bona fide search for a post for the applicant or, alternatively, compensating him for the injury sustained 189
  8. Judgement No. 133 (14 October 1969): Frias v. Secretary-General of the United Nations  
      Rule that staff members are expected to assume temporarily the duties and responsibilities of higher level posts as a normal part of their customary work-Discretionary power of the Secretary-General to grant a special post allowance in such a case 190
  9. Judgement No. 134 (15 October 1969): Furst v. Secretary-General of the United Nations  
      Limits of the Tribunal's authority to review appointments and promotions 191
B. Decisions of the Adminstrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization  
  1. Judgement No. 129 (17 March 1969): Douwes v. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
      Decision taken by the Director-General in the interests of the OrganizationLimits of the Tribunal's authority to review 192
  2. Judgement No. 130 (17 March 1969): Mahmalgi v. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization  
      Time-limit for appeals to the Appeals Board and complaints to the TribunalInadmissibility of complaints which do not resist any specific decision 193
  3. Judgement No. 131 (17 March 1969): Segers v. World Health Organization  
      Purpose of notice of termination of fixed-term appointment provided for in Staff Rule 940-Applicability of Staff Rule 950.2 193
  4. Judgement No. 132 (17 March 1969): Tarrab v. International Labour Organisation  
      Authority of the Director-General to decide upon a transfer in the interests of the Organisation under article 1.9 of the Staff Regulations-Limits of the Tribunal's authority to review 194
  5. Judgement No. 133 (17 March 1969): Hermann v. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization  
      Dismissal by reason of abolition of post of a staff membet holding an indeterminate appointment-Admissibility as written evidence of resolutions of the Staff Association showing the reactions of the Organization's staff to cel tain actions taken by the Administration-Interpretation of Staff Rule 109.5 (b) 195
  6. Judgement No. 134 (17 March 1969): Cantillon v. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 196
  7. Judgement No. 135 (3 November 1969): Chadsey v. Universal Postal.Union  
      Standards of integrity and morality required of persons applying for permanent appointments in an international organization-Limits of the Tribunal's authority to review a decision rejecting an application for a permanent appointment 196
  8. Judgement No. 136 (3 November 1969): Goyal v. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization  
      Limits of the Tribunal's authority to review a decision refusing to renew the contract of a staff member holding a fixed-term appointment on the ground that he had made grave accusations against a colleague-Suspension ordered in violation of the provisions of the Staff Rules and Regulations 197
  9. Judgement No. 137 (3 November 1969): Brache v. World Health Organization  
      Termination of the contract of employment of a staff member of a body not having an administrative tribunal-Tribunal is bound to apply the statutory provisions governing its competence 198
  10. Judgement No. 138 (3 November 1969): Pouros v. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
      Conditions for awarding an expatriate employee the education grant referred to in FAO Staff Regulation 301.033, Staff Rule 302.3144(vi) and Manual provisions 310.212 and 317.513(vi)-Obligation of the Organization to assess in each case whether the person concerned has had to incur "significant additional expenses" for the education of his child 199
  11. Judgement No. 139 (3 November 1969): Chuinard v. European Organization for Nuclear Research  
      Dismissal of staff member by reason of suppression of post-Conditions governing such a measure 200
  12. Judgement No. 140 (3 November 1969): Kraicsovits v. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
      Dismissal on expiry of probationary period under FAO Manual provision 314.211-Limits on the Tribunal's power to review decisions lying within the Director-General's discretion 201
  13. Judgement No. 141 (3 November 1969): Miele v. European Organization for Nuclear Research (Interlocutory Order)  
      Determining degree of invalidity attributable to an accident 202
  14. Judgement No. 142 (3 November 1969): Silow v. International Atomic Energy Agency  
      Competence of the Tribunal to hear a complaint alleging non-observance of the terms of appointment of a staff member-Authority of the Director-General to transfer an official on the basis of Staff Regulation 1.02 203
  15. Judgement No. 143 (3 November 1969): Boulmier and Morizot v. International Labour Organisation 204
Chapter VI. Selected legal opinions of the Secretariat of the United Nations and related inter-governmental organizations  View PDF file
A. Legal opinions of the Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations  
  1. Immunity from censorship of United Nations public information material, irrespective of mode of distribution 205
  2. Publication rights of the United Nations in lectures delivered by participants in a United Nations seminar 206
  3. Privileges and immunities of the members of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 207
  4. Representation of Member States on one or more of the organs of the United Nations by their permanent representatives to the OrganizationRequirement of a specific authorization to that effect 210
  5. Problem arising out of the simultaneous consideration by two Main Committees of the General Assembly of proposals bearing on the same question 211
  6. Question whether it is proper for the General Assembly or its Main Committees to direct that statements made be deleted from the records 212
  7. Question whether a statement made in response to an invitation of the Second Committee of the General Assembly by the Chairman of the Commission on International Development set up by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development can be considered as one of a private character 213
  8. Eligibility for technical assistance under United Nations programmes of an inter-governmental organization composed of three Member States of the United Nations 214
  9. Question of applicability to psychotropic substances of the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, 1961 215
  10. Establishment of United Nations information centres-Question whether the agreement of the Governments concerned is required 217
  11. Legal issues raised in connexion with a proposal under which resort to future General Assembly resolutions concerning unforeseen and extraordinary expenses would be subject to a certification by the Secretary-General that the proposed expenditure cannot be deferred "without serious detriment to the United Nations"-Proposed amendment to rule 3.8 of the Financial Regulations 218
  12. Participation in certain "closed" multilateral treaties concluded under the auspices of the League of Nations-Succession under customary international law or accession under General Assembly resolutions 1903 (XVIII) and 2021 (XX) 222
  13. Convention on the Inter-governmental Maritime Consultative OrganizationDeposit of an instrument of acceptance containing declarations apparently amounting to a reservation to the Convention-Practice of the Secretary-General 223
  14. Exclusive authority of the Secretary-General as regards permission to execute the v.;aivers of privileges and immunities required by a Member State from staff members maintaining or seeking permanent resident status in that State-Policy of the United Nations in that respect 224
  15. Issuance of visas to members of the families of United Nations officials assigned in the United States 225
  16. Income tax exemption of United Nations staff members under the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations-The emoluments paid by the United Nations should not be taken into account in setting the rate of tax on non-exempt income 226
  17. Question whether the Secretary-General could agree to a request by a Member State that its nationals be appointed only on a temporary basis and with the prior approval of the governmental authorities. 228
B. Legal opinions of the secretariat of itner-governmental organizations related to the United Nations  
    International Labour Office 229

Part Three. Judicial decisions on questions relating to the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations

Chapter VII. Decisions of international tribunals  View PDF file
  Arbitration case  
    Starways Limited v. United Nations: Decision of the arbitrator dated 24 September 1969 233
Chapter VIII. Decisions of national tribunals  View PDF file
  1. Austria  
    Vienna Regional Court for Civil Cases  
    Melanie Hoffer v. Arthur WalIigura: Judgement of 9 October 1969  
      Extraterritorial privileges of IAEA officials holding the grade P-5 and above under section 40 of the Headquarters Agreement between Austria and IAEA. 235
  2. Belgium  
    Brussels Appeals Court  
    Manderlier v. United Nations and Belgian State: Decision of 15 September 1969  
      The immunity from every form of legal process granted to the United Nations under the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations is unconditional and is not limited by article VIII, section 29 of the Convention in question, or by article 10 of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights, or by Article 105 of the United Nations Charter 236
  3. Chile  
    Supreme Court  
    Decision of 8 November 1969 concerning an action brought in a Labour Court against the Economic Commission for Latin America  
      ECLA enjoys immunity from legal process under the Agreement concluded with Chile on 16 February 1953 and, more generally, under the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations, to which Chile is a party-Nullity of a summons to appear before a Chilean court served on the Executive Secretary of ECLA 237
  4. Italy  
    Rome Court of First Instance (Labour Section)  
    Giovanni Porru v. Food and Agriculture Organization ofthe United Nations: Judgement of 25 June 1969  
      Principles of customary international law concerning jurisdiction of national courts over subjects of international law-Distinction made by the Court between the private law activities of an international organization, which it carries out on an equal footing with individuals, and its public law activities by which it pursues its specific purposes-The appointment of staff members falls in the category of public law activities over which Italian courts have no jurisdiction-Interpretation of Article VIII, section 16, of the Headquarters Agreement between Italy and FAO 238
  5. Netherlands  
    Court of Appeal (Gerechtshof) at The Hague  
    Van Vloten v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue: Decision of 9 December 1969  
      Exemption of United Nations officials from all taxation on the salaries and emoluments paid to them by the United Nations-These salaries and emoluments are not to be taken into account in calculating the taxation on income from other sources 239
  6. Spain  
    Supreme Court  
    (a) Administrative Disputes (Fourth Chamber): Decision of 14 March 1969  
      Decision rejecting an application for the registration of the title "Unesco" as the appellation of an educational centre, on the grounds that using the reputation of UNESCO for the purposes of private education would constitute a usurpation of the international credit and reputation enjoyed by that Organization 240
    (b) Administrative Disputes (Fourth Chamber): Decision of 17 jDecember 1969  
      Decision rejecting an application for the duty-free importation of an automobile-The benefit of the Agreement concerning assistance of 30 June 1965 between Spain and the Special Fund can only be invoked by persons having a connexion with the activities falling within the scope of that Agreement 241
  7. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  
    House of Lords  
    Attorney General v. Nissan: Judgement of 11 February 196Q  
      Legal status of British troops forming part of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus-Question whether the Government of the United Kingdom can be held liable for actions of such troops 242
  8. United States of America  
    (a) U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit  
      Menon v. Esperdy: Judgement of 30 June 1969  
      Purpose of the G-4 visa status-Title 8, paragraph 1101(a)(15) G(iv) of the United States Code does not create a right to such status by its own terms but only provides a basis for the issuance of a visa upon a request by the appropriate international organizationFor the purpose of the statute, "members of the immediate family" must reside regularly in the household of the principal alien 243
    (b) Family Court, City of New York, New York County  
      Means v. Means: Decision of 6 August 1969  
      United Nations immunity from sequestration of a staff member's salary 243

Part Four. Legal documents index and bibliography of the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations

Chapter IX. Legal documents index of the United Nations and related inter-governmental organizations  View PDF file
A. Legal documents index of the United Nations  
  I. General Assembly and subsidiary organs  
    1. Plenary General Assembly and Main Committees  
      (A) Documents relating to agenda items of legal interest (twenty-fourth session)  248
      (B) Other documents of legal interest 256
    2. Committee on Applications for Review of Administrative Tribunal Judgements  
      Document of legal interest 257
    3. Executive Committee of the High Commissioner's Programme  
      Document of legal interest 257
    4. Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space Legal Sub-Committee  
      Documents relating to agenda items of legal interest 257
      Working Group on Direct Broadcast Satellites  
      Document of legal interest 258
    5. 1969 Special Committee on Principles of International Law concerning Friendly Relations and Co-operation among States  
      Documents relating to agenda items of legal interest  259
    6. United Nations Council for Namibia  
      Document of legal interest 259
    7. Special Committee on the Question of Defining Aggression  
      Document relating to an agenda item of legal interest (1969 session)  259
    8. Committee on the Peaceful Uses of the Sea-bed and the Ocean Floor beyond the Limits of National Jurisdiction  
      Document of legal interest 259
    9. International Law Commission  
      (A) Documents relating to agenda items of legal interest (twenty-first session) 260
      (B) Other documents of legal interest  260
    10. United Nations Commission on International Trade Law  
      Documents relating to agenda items of legal interest (second session)  261
    11. United Nations Conference on the Law of Treaties (Vienna, 1969)  
      Documents of legal interest 261
  II. Security Council and subsidiary organs  
      Security Council  
      Documents of legal interest 262
  III. Economic and Social Council and subsidiary organs  
    1. Economic and Social Council and sessional committees  
      (A) Documents relating to agenda items of legal interest (forty-sixth session)  262
      (B) Other document of legal interest 264
    2. Commission on Human Rights  
      (A) Documents relating to agenda items of legal interest (twenty-fifth session)  264
      (B) Other documents of legal interest 265
    3. Commission on the Status of Women  
      Documents relating to agenda items of legal interest (twenty-second session)  
    4. Commission on Narcotic Drugs  
      Document of legal interest 266
    5. United Nations Conference on Road Traffic (Vienna, 1968)  
      Document of legal interest 266
    6. Economic Commission for Africa  
      Document of legal interest 266
  IV. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development  
       Document of legal interest 266
  V. United Nations Institute for Training and Research  
      Document of legal interest 266
  VI. Secretariat  
    1. Department of Economic and Social Affairs 266
    2. Economic Commission for Europe 267
    3. Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East 267
    4. Office of Public Information 267
  VII. International Court ofJustice  
    1. General 267
    2. Reports of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders 267
    3. Pleadings, Oral Arguments, Documents 267
B. Legal documents index of inter-governmental organizations related to the United Nations  
  I. International Labour Organisation  
    A. Representative organs  
      Conventions and Recommendations adopted in 1969 268
    B. Quasi-judicial bodies and committees of experts  
    C. Agreements with the United Nations and other organizations 269
  II Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
    A. Constitutional questions 269
    B. Bodies established under articles V and VII of the Constitution 270
    C. Agreements with inter-governmental organizations 270
    D. Conventions and agreements under articles XIV and XV of the Constitution 271
    E. Substantive legal questions 271
    F. Periodicals 273
  III. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization  
    A. Constitutional and procedural questions 273
    B. Relations with other organizations 274
    C. International regulation: conventions and recommendations 274
    D. Conferences and other meetings 274
    E. Institutes and other bodies 275
    F. Personnel questions 275
    G. Copyright and neighbouring rights 275
    H. Human rights 278
    I. Peace 278
    J. Oceanography 278
    K. Space communications 278
    L. Others 278
  IV. International Civil Aviation Organization  
    (1) Disagreement between the United Kingdom and Spain concerning the interpretation and application of Article 9 of the Chicago Convention in relation to the Spanish prohibited area in the vicinity of Gibraltar 279
    (2) Request of Nigeria for Council action under Articles 54(n), 55(e) and 54(g) of the Chicago Convention 279
    (3) Complaint of Lebanon against Israel under Article 54(n) 279
    (4) Draft Convention on unlawful seizure of aircraft 279
    (5) Unlawful interference with international civil aviation and its facilities 279
    (6) Revised Rules of Procedure for the Council 279
    (7) Annexes to the Convention on International Civil Aviation, Procedures for Air Navigation Services (PANS), Regional Supplementary Procedures (SUPPS) 280
  V. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development  
    1. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development 280
    2. International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes 280
  VI. International Development Association 280
  VII. International Monetary Fund 280
  VIII. Universal Postal Union 281
  IX. Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization 282
  X. International Atomic Energy Agency  
    1. Statute and membership of the Agency 282
    2. Agreements 282
    3. Other documents 282
Chapter X. Legal bibliography of the United Nations and related inter- governmental organizations  View PDF file
A. International organizations in general  
  1. General 283
  2. Particular questions 283
B. United Nations  
  1. General 284
  2. Particular organs  
      Economic and Social Council 285
      General Assembly 285
      International Court of Justice 285
      Security Council 287
      Trusteeship Council 287
      United Nations Forces 287
      United Nations Industrial Development Organization 287
  3. Particular questions or activities  
      Collective security 287
      Commercial arbitration 288
      Consular relations 288
      Definition of aggression 289
      Diplomatic relations 289
      Disarmament 289
      Friendly relations and co-operation among States 290
      Human rights 291
      International criminal law 294
      International waterways 294
      Law of the sea 295
      Law of treaties 297
      Law of war 299
      Membership and representation 300
      Non-governmental organizations 300
      Non-Self-Governing Territories 300
      Outer space 300
      Peace-keeping 303
      Political and security questions 303
      Privileges and immunities 304
      Progressive development and codification of international law (in general) 304
      Recognition of States 304
      Refugees 304
      Right of asylum 305
      Self-determination 305
      South West Africa 305
      State succession 305
      Trade and development 305
C. Inter-governmental organizations related to the United Nations  
    Particular organizations  
      Food and Agriculture Organization 307
      General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 307
      Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization 307
      International Atomic Energy Agency 307
      International Bank for Reconstruction and Development 307
      International Civil Aviation Organization 308
      International Labour Organization 309
      International Monetary Fund 310
      International Telecommunication Union 311
      Universal Postal Union 311
      World Health Organization 311
      World Meteorological Organization 311