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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  
    Privileges and Immunities (International Organizations) Act  
    (a) Caribbean Development Bank Privileges and Immunities Order 3
    (b) FAO World Consultation on the Use of Wood in Housing (with Emphasis on the Needs of Developing Countries) Privileges and Immunities Order, 1971 4
    (c) ITU Privileges and Immunities Order, 1970 5
    (d) Tsunami Warning System Privileges and Immunities Order, 1970 6
    (e) UNESCO Privileges and Immunities Order, 1970 6
  2. Federal Republic of Germany  
      Ordinance of 16 June 1970 Concerning the Granting of Privileges and Immunities to the United Nations 7
  3. Guyana  
      Privileges and Immunities (Diplomatic, Consular and International Organizations) Act, 1970 12
  4. India  
      Notification dated 9 December 1970 Concerning the Second Session of the Consultative Committee on Tea of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations 16
  5. Japan  
    (a) Notice No. 742 of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry 17
    (b) Notice No. 226 of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry 18
  6. Kenya  
      The Privileges and Immunities Act, 1970 18
  7. Malta  
      Note dated 16 March 1971 from the Chargé d'Affaires a.i. of Malta to the United Nations 22
  8. Norway  
      Act of 19 June 1947 Relating to the Immunities and Privileges of International Organizations, as Amended by Act No. 2 of 27 February 1970 23
  9. Swaziland  
      The Diplomatic Privileges Act, 1968 23
  10. Zambia  
      The Investment Disputes Convention Act, 1970 25
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 27
  2. Agreements relating to meetings and installations  
    (a) Agreement between the United Nations and Yugoslavia relating to the seminar on the role of youth in the promotion and protection of human rights to take place at Belgrade from 2 to 12 June 1970. Signed at New York on 16 March 1970 28
    (b) Agreement between the United Nations and Zambia for a seminar on the realization of economic and social rights, with a particular reference to developing countries. Signed at New York on 19 and 30 March 1970 29
    (c) Agreement between the United Nations and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics relating to the seminar on the participation of women in the economic life of their countries which will take place in Moscow, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, from 8 to 21 September 1970. Signed at New York on 23 April and 4 May 1970 29
    (d) Agreement between the United Nations and Colombia relating to arrangements for the seminar on improvement of slums and uncontrolled settlements to be held in Medellîn from 15 February to 1 March 1970 29
    (e) Exchange of letters constituting an agreement between the United Nations and Romania on the establishment of a United Nations Information Center in Bucharest 29
    (f) Agreement between the United Nations and the Government of Japan concerning the arrangement for the Fourth United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders 30
    (g) Agreement between the United Nations and Austria regarding the arrangements for the Conference of Plenipotentiaries for the adoption of the Protocol on psychotropic substances. Signed at Vienna on 22 September 1970 30
  3. Agreements relating to the United Nations Children's Fund: revised model agreement concerning the activities of UNICEF 31
      Agreements between UNICEF and the Governments of the Maldives, Kenya and Afghanistan concerning the activities of UNICEF. Signed, respectively, at Male on 24 March 1970 and at New Delhi or 6 April 1970, at Nairobi on 24 June 1970 and at Kabul on 22 October 1970 32
  4. Agreements relating to the technical assistance sector of the United Nations Development Programme: revised standard agreement concerning technical assistance  
    (a) Agreement on technical assistance between the United Nations (including UNIDO and UNCTAD), ILO, FAO, UNESCO, [CAO, WHO, ITU, WMO, IAEA, UPU and IMCO, and Zambia. Signed at Lusaka on 29 May 1970 32
    (b) Revised standard agreement on technical assistance (with exchange of letters) between the United Nations (including UNIDO and UNCTAD), ILO, FAO, UNESCO, ICAO, WHO, ITU, WMO, IAEA, UPU and IMCO, and New Zealand. Signed at New York on 17 July 1970 32
    (c) Standard agreement on technical assistance between the United Nations (including UNIDO and UNCTAD), ILO, FAO, UNESCO, ICAO, WHO, ITU, WMO, IAEA, UPU and IMCO, and Fiji. Signed at Suva on 13 October 1970 34
  5. Agreements relating to the Special Fund sector of the United Nations Development Programme: standard agreement concerning assistance from the United Nations Development Programme (Special Fund)  
      Agreements concerning assistance from the Special Fund between the United Nations Development Programme (Special Fund) and the Governments of Gambia and Fiji. Signed, respectively, at Bathurst on 25 March 1970 and at Suva on 13 October 1970 34
  6. Agreements relating to operational assistance: standard agreement on operational assistance  
      Standard agreements on operational assistance between the I Jnited Nations (including UNIDO and UNCTAD), ILO, FAO, UNESCO, ICAO, WHO, ITU, WMO, IAEA, UPU and IMCO and the Governments of Mongolia, Dahomey, Zambia, New Zealand, Barbados, Fiji and El Salvador. Signed, respectively, at New York on 15 January 1970, at Cotonou on 14 March 1970, at Lusaka on 29 May 1970 at New York on 17 July 1970, at Barbados on 26 September 1970, at Suva on 13 October 1970 and at San Salvador on 22 October 1970 35
  7. Agreement between the United Nations and Dahomey for the provision of operational and executive personnel. Signed at Cotonou on 15 April 1969 . 35
  8. Agreement between the United Nations, Peru and Sweden for the provision of the technical cadre unit of the Swedish stand-by force for United Nations service to assist in reconstruction of areas in Peru devastated as a result of earthquake which occurred on 31 May 1970. Signed at United Nations Headquarters, New York, on 29 July 1970 36
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 37
  2. International Labour Organisation  
    (a) Agreement between the International Labour Organisation and Indonesia concerning the establishment of an office of the Organisation in Djakarta. Signed in Djakarta on 21 May 1970 38
    (b) Agreement between the International Labour Organisation and the Philippines concerning the establishment of an office of the Organisation in Manila. Signed at Manila on 23 January 1970 38
    (c) Agreement between the International Labour Organisation and Argentina concerning the establishment of an office of the Organisation in Buenos Aires. Signed at Buenos Aires on 6 April 1970 38
  3. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization  
      Agreements relating to conferences, seminars and other meetings 39
  4. World Health Organization  
    (a) Headquarters agreement between France and the World Health Organization on the privileges and immunities of the International Agency for Research on Cancer. Signed at Paris on 14 March 1967 41
    (b) Basic agreement between the World Health Organization and Mauritius for the provision of technical advisory assistance. Signed at Brazzaville on 7 April 1970 and at Port Louis on 12 October 1970 46
    (c) Exchange of letters between the World Health Organization and Lebanon relating to the arrangements made for the 1970 session of Sub-Committee A of the Regional Committee for Eastern Mediterranean. 23 February and 16 July 1970 46
  5. International Atomic Energy Agency  
      Agreement between the Government of India and the International Telecommunication Union regarding the organization of the XII Plenary Assembly of the CCIR in New Delhi, India, from 21 January 1970 to 11 February 1970 46
  6. 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 47

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-fifth session  
  1. Celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the United N Uions (agenda item 21)  
      Resolution [2627 (XXV)] adopted by the General Assembly 51
  2. (a) Question of the reservation exclusively for peaceful purpc ses of the seabed 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 interests of mankind: report of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of the Sea-Bed and the Ocean Floor beyond the Limi ts of National Jurisdiction (b) Marine pollution and other hazardous and larmful effects which might arise from the exploration and exploitation of the sea-bed and the ocean floor, and the subsoil thereof, beyond the limits of national jurisdiction: report of the Secretary-General (c) Views of Member States on the desirability of convening at an early date a conference on the law of the sea: report of the Secretary-General (d) Question of the breadth of the territorial sea and related matters (agenda item 25)  
      Resolution [2749 (XXV)] adopted by the General Assembly 55
  3. International co-operation in the peaceful uses of outer space: report of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (agenda item 26)  
      Resolution [2733 C (XXV)] adopted by the General Assembly 57
  4. Question of chemical and bacteriological (biological) weapons: report of the Conference of the Committee on Disarmament (agenda item 28)  
      Resolution [2662 (XXV)] adopted by the General Assembly 59
  5. Urgent need for suspension of nuclear and thermonuclear tests: report of the Conference of the Committee on Disarmament (agenda it< m 29)  
      Resolution [2663 B (XXV)] adopted by the General Assembly 61
  6. Consideration of measures for the strengthening of international security: report of the Secretary-General (agenda item 32)  
      Resolution [2734 (XXV)] adopted by the General Assembly 62
  7. Respect for human rights in armed conflicts : report of the Secretary-General (agenda item 47)  
      Resolutions [2673 (XXV), 2674 (XXV), 2675 (XXV), 2676 (XXV) and 2677 (XXV)] adopted by the General Assembly 66
  8. Question of the punishment of war criminals and of persons who have committed crimes against humanity: report of the Secretary-General (agenda item 50)  
      Resolution [2712 (XXV)] adopted by the General Assembly 72
  9. Elimination of all forms of racial discrimination (a) International Year for Action to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination : report of the Secretary-General (b) Measures for effectively combating racial discrimination and the policies of apartheid and segregation in southern Africa : report of the Secretary-General (c) Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, submitted under article 9 of the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination (d) Status of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination: report of the Secretary-General (agenda item 53)  
      Resolution [2647 (XXV)] adopted by the General Assembly 74
  10. Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its twenty-second session (agenda item 84)  
    (a) Report of the Sixth Committee 75
    (b) Resolution adopted by the General Assembly 102
  11. 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 85)  
      Resolution [2625 (XXV)] adopted by the General Assembly 104
  12. Report of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law on the work of its third session (agenda item 86)  
      Resolution [2635 (XXV)] adopted by the General Assembly 111
  13. Status of the implementation of General Assembly resolution 2456 B (XXIII) concerning the signature and ratification of Additional Protocol II of the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America (Treaty of Tlatelolco) (agenda item 93)  
      Resolution [2666 (XXV)] adopted by the General Assembly 112
  14. Aerial hijacking or interference with civil air travel (agenda item 99)  
      Resolution [2645 (XXV)] adopted by the General Assembly 114
B. Decisions, recommendations and reports of a legal character by inter-governmental organizations related to the United Nations  
  1. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization  
      UNESCO's contribution to peace and its tasks with respect to the elimination of colonialism, and utilization of UNESCO's programme as a means of strengthening co-operation between European States in the interest of peace and security in Europe—Resolution adopted by the General Conference on 7 November 1970 during its sixteenth session 115
  2. International Telecommunication Union  
      Resolution No. 676 adopted at its twenty-fifth session by the Administrative Council 119
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  
      Treaty on the Prohibition of the Emplacement of Nuclear Weaf ons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction on the Sea-Bed and the Ocean Floor and in the Subsoil Thereof 121
B. Treaties concerning international law concluded under the auspices of inter-governmental organizations related to the United Nations  
  1. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization  
      Convention on the means of prohibiting and preventing the illicit import, export and transfer of ownership of cultural property. Adopted by the General Conference at the sixteenth session, Paris, 14 November 1970 124
  2. International Civil Aviation Organization  
      Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft. Signed at The Hague on 16 December 1970 131
  3. International Atomic Energy Agency  
      Amendment of Article VI of the Statute : Resolution adopted during the 142nd plenary meeting on 28 September 1970 135
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. 135 (26 October 1970): Touhami v. Secretary-General of the United Nations  
      A fixed-term appointment does not carry any expectancy of renewal or of conversion to any other type of appointment—Obligation to provide every staff member with a letter of appointment defining the terms and conditions of his appointment 137
  2. Judgement No. 136 (29 October 1970): Detiere v. Secretary-General of the Civil Aviation Organization  
      Obligation, when transferring a staff member, to ascertain that the positions are comparable and to have due regard to the personal interest of the staff member concerned—The fact that the two positions are of the same grade is not sufficient to ensure fulfilment of the comparability requirement 139
  3. Judgement No. 137 (30 October 1970): Khederian v. Secretary-General of the United Nations  
      Requirements that must be met if the Tribunal is to revise a judgement according to its Statute—A request for interpretation of a judgement shall be receivable only if its object is to obtain clarification of the meaning and scope of what the Tribunal decided with binding force 140
  4. Judgement No. 138 (30 October 1970): Peynado v. Secretary-General of the United Nations  
      Request for the rescission of a decision to terminate a probationary appointment— Such a decision is within the Tribunal's power, to the extent that it is vitiated by an error in fact or in law—Obligation of the administration to conduct an investigation when a staff member rebuts allegations contained in his periodic report 141
B. Decisions of the Adminstrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organisation  
  1. Judgement No. 144 (26 May 1970): Tarrab v. International Labour Organisation 143
  2. Judgement No. 145 (26 May 1970): Dhawan v. World Health Organization  
      A note written in the margin of a routing slip does not constitute a decision which may be appealed against before the Tribunal 144
  3. Judgement No. 146 (26 May 1970): McMullan v. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization  
      Unless authorized to do so by the respondent organization, the Tribunal may not hear a complaint until the internal appeal procedure has been exhausted 144
  4. Judgement No. 147 (26 May 1970): Schuster v. World Meteorological Organization  
      Non-receivability of a complaint filed directly with the Tribunal in violation of the rule that the internal appeal procedure must first be exhausted— Concept of "exceptional circumstance" justifying the waiver of rules concerning the time-limit for appealing to internal appeals bodies 145
  5. Judgement No. 148 (26 May 1970): Godinache v. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
      Complaint seeking a compensation annuity for total incapacity for work—Concept of "total incapacity for work"—Even if the incapacity for work attributable to the performance of official duties is only partial, the person concerned may nevertheless be entitled to claim a compensation annuity for total incapacity for work 146
  6. Judgement No. 149 (26 May 1970): Liotti v. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
      Procedure laid down for the reclassification of posts—An internal appeals body is entitled to recommend the rescinding, on grounds of prejudice, of a decision to withhold a regular salary increase 147
  7. Judgement No. 150 (26 May 1970): Akinola Deko v. Food aid Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
      The resignation of an official entails the termination of his appointment unless it is established that the resignation was not given voluntarily—The rules relating to disciplinary procedure only apply in so far as such a procedure has in fact been initiated 148
  8. Judgement No. 151 (26 May 1970): Silow v. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
      Complaint by an official temporarily transferred against the circumstances of his reinstatement in his original Organization 149
  9. Judgement No. 152 (26 May 1970): Kersaudy v. Food ard Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
      Granting of a "permanent appointment (first-year probationary)"—A decision to terminate the appointment of an official on probation on the grounds of unsatisfactory performance may be regarded as a measure taken in the interest of the Organization—Limits of the Tribunal's authority to review such a decision 149
  10. Judgement No. 153 (26 May 1970): Dadivas and Callanta v. World Health Organization  
      Limits of the Tribunal's authority to review a decision rejecting a request for a post reclassification—Such a decision cannot be considered prejudiced if it has been confirmed by the internal appeals bodies after a thorough examination 151
  11. Judgement No. 154 (26 May 1970): Frank v. International Libour Organisation  
      Termination of the appointment of an official who refuses to comply with a decision concerning his transfer—Limits of the Tribunal's authority to review such a decision—It is not necessary for an official to perform the duties of the original post for a certain period, before bei ig required to accept reassignment—The deliberate decision to discha ge an official under article 12.8, paragraph 1 of the ILO Staff Regulations may not be appealed against under article 13.1— Consequences stemming from the point of view of time-limits for appeals 151
  12. Judgement No. 155 (6 October 1970): Kaushiva v. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization  
      A decision placing an official on leave with pay up to the date of expiry of his contract cannot be regarded as dismissal or suspension prior to the initiation of disciplinary proceedings—It is not for the Tribunal to order any alteration of a report made on an official by the competent authorities of the Organization 154
  13. Judgement No. 156 (6 October 1970): Schmidth v. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
      Non-receivability of a complaint taken directly to the Tribunal in violation of the rule concerning exhaustion of internal appeal procedures 155
  14. Judgement No. 157 (6 October 1970): Antonaci v. International Labour Organisation  
      Complaint seeking compensation for illness attributable to the performance of official duties—The entitlement to sick leave of a person with a fixedterm contract ends upon the expiry of the contract 156
  15. Judgement No. 158 (6 October 1970): Devdutt v. World Health Organization  
      Request for reinstatement after resignation—Limits of the Tribunal's authority to review a refusal to reclassify a post which, in default of appeal, became operative 157
  16. Judgement No. 159 (6 October 1970): Bhandari v. World Health Organization  
      Complaint seeking the rescinding of a decision of dismissal for serious misconduct 158
  17. Judgement No. 160 (6 October 1970): Sood v. World Health Organization 159
  18. Judgement No. 161 (6 October 1970): Sethi v. World Health Organization 160
  19. Judgement No. 162 (6 October 1970): Raj Kumar v. World Health Organization 160
  20. Judgement No. 163 (6 October 1970): Dhawan v. World Health Organization  
      A complaint shall not be receivable unless it impugns a final decision 160
  21. Judgement No. 164 (17 November 1970): Vermaat v. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
      Commencement of the period within which an appeal against an administrative decision must be submitted 160
  22. Judgement No. 165 (17 November 1970): West v. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 161
  23. Judgement No. 166 (17 November 1970): Bidoli v. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
      Discretionary power of the Director-General in the matter of renewal of a fixed-term appointment and in the matter of appointments— Limits of the Tribunal's authority to review 162
  24. Judgement No. 167 (17 November 1970): Taylor Ungaro v. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
      Loss of "non-local" status—Any official is subject to the provisions of the Staff Rules in force at the time he concludes his con ract with the Organization 162
  25. Judgement No. 168 (17 November 1970): Kiewning-Korner Castronovo v. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 164
  26. Judgement No. 169 (17 November 1970): Loomba v. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
      Decision terminating the appointment of an official upon expiry of his probationary period—Limits of the Tribunal's authority to review such a decision 164
  27. Judgement No. 170 (17 November 1970): Nair v. Food ard Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
      Complaint impugning a decision of dismissal for serious misconduct 165
  28. Judgement No. 171 (17 November 1970): Silow v. International Labour Organisation 166
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 Secretariat of the United Nations  
  1. Exemption of United Nations publications, under Article 105 of the Charter, from a requirement in the press law of a Member State that they carry a record of the name and surname of the editor 167
  2. Use of a symbol resembling the United Nations emblem by a national organization established in connexion with the United Nations twenty-fifth anniversary— Use of the United Nations emblem on the statione ry of such an organization 168
  3. Scope of credentials in rule 27 of the rules of procedure of the General Assembly 169
  4. Question of votes by correspondence—Procedure applied by th 3 Commission on Narcotic Drugs 171
  5. Question of the participation of intergovernmental organizatioi is as observers in the Fourth Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy—Procedure to be followed for the submission to the General Assembly of a recommendation on the matter 172
  6. Extent of the participation of associate members of the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East in the work of the Commission and its subsidiary organs under paragraphs 6 and 7 of the Commission's terms of reference— Historical survey of the question of membership of regional economic commissions, in particular ECAFE and ECE 173
  7. Question whether a non-Member State can be admitted to full membership in the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East—Rights and obligations of full and associate membership in the Commission and its subsidiary bodies 177
  8. Participation of intergovernmental organizations in the work of the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East under paragraph 10 of the Commission's terms of reference—Practice of the Economic and Social Council with respect to co-operation with non-United Nations intergovernmental organizations 179
  9. Request that the Economic Commission for Latin America act as a technical adviser to a committee of a non-governmental organization—Such request should not be acceded to in the light of Economic and Social Council resolution 222 A (IX) and of the terms of reference of ECLA 180
  10. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development—Participation of the Commission of the European Economic Community in the deliberations of the Trade and Development Board and its subsidiary bodies 181
  11. Question whether a two-thirds majority is required for the reconsideration of decisions of the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme 181
  12. Eligibility of Muscat and Oman to receive assistance from the United Nations Development Programme 182
  13. Declaration on the Construction of Main International Traffic Arteries, 1950— Question whether the status of a Declaration signed by several countries is affected by the fact that it contains no provision concerning ratification and no comprehensive provisions relating to its amendment or denunciation 183
  14. Registration with the Secretariat of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and certain other multilateral treaties—Question whether an inter-governmental organization other than the United Nations or a specialized agency can register a treaty to which it is not itself a party—Practice of the Secretariat in that respect 185
  15. Agreements concluded by the World Food Programme—Under Article 102 of the Charter, only treaties and international agreements entered into by a Member of the United Nations are subject to registration with the Secretariat 186
  16. Constitution of the West Africa Rice Development Association—Policy of the Secretary-General with regard to the assumption of depositary functions 187
  17. Question whether arrears due under the 1958 International Sugar Agreement constitute "Contributions to the Administrative Budget" under article 23 of the International Sugar Agreement 1968 188
B. Legal opinions of the secretariat of inter-governmental organizations related to the United Nations  
  1. International Labour Office 188
  2. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
      Question of the law applicable to employment relationship between the Organization and its general service staff 189

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

Chapter VII. Decisions of international tribunals View PDF file
Chapter VIII. Decisions of national tribunals View PDF file

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-fifth session)  
    (1) Reports of the Economic and Social Council (agenda item 12) 202
    (2) Celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the United Nations (agenda item 21) 202
    (3) Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and P«oples: report of the Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on th î Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples (agenda item 23) 202
    (4) Special programme of activities in connexion with the tenth anniversary of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples : report of the Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples (agenda item 24) 203
    (5) (a) 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 interests of mankind: report of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of the Sea-Bed and the Ocean Floor beyond the Limits of National Jurisdiction  
      (b) Marine pollution and other hazardous and harmful effects which might arise from the exploration and exploitation of the sea-bed and the ocean floor, and the subsoil thereof, beyond the limits of national jurisdiction: report of the Secretary-General  
      (c) Views of Member States on the desirability of convening at an early date a conference on the law of the sea: report of the Secretary-General  
      (d) Question of the breadth of the territorial sea and related matters (agenda item 25) 203
    (6) International co-operation in the peaceful uses of outer space: report of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (agenda item 26) 204
    (7) General and complete disarmament: report of the Conference of the Committee on Disarmament (agenda item 27) 204
    (8) Question of chemical and bateriological (biological) weapons: report of the Conference of the Committee on Disarmament (agenda item 28) 204
    (9) Urgent need for suspension of nuclear and thermonuclear tests: report of the Conference of the Committee on Disarmament (agenda item 29) 205
    (10) Consideration of measures for the strengthening of international security : report of the Secretary-General (agenda item 32) 205
    (11) The policies of apartheid of the Government of South Africa: report of the Special Committee on the Policies of Apartheid of the Government of the Republic of South Africa (agenda item 34) 205
    (12) Permanent sovereignty over natural resources: report of the Secretary-General (agenda item 45) 206
    (13) Respect for human rights in armed conflicts : report of the Secretary-General (agenda item 47) 206
    (14) Measures to be taken against nazism and racial intolerance: report of the Secretary-General (agenda itt m 49) 206
    (15) Question of the punishment of war criminals and of persons who have committed crimes against huma lity : report of the Secretary-General (agenda item 50) 206
    (16) Elimination of all forms of racial discrimina ion (a) International Year for Action to Combat Raci ;m and Racial Discrimination : report of the Secretary-Gem ral (b) Measures for effectively combating racial discrim nation and the policies of apartheid and segregation in southern Africa: report of the Secretary-General (c) Repoi t of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, submitted under article 9 of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (d) Status of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination : report of the Secretary-General (agenda item 53)
The importance of the universal realization of the right of peoples to self-determination and of the spe îdy granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples for the effective guarantee and observance of humai rights (agenda item 60)
207
    (17) Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its twenty-second session (agenda item 84) 207
    (18) Consideration of principles of international aw 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-operatioi L among States (agenda item 85) 208
    (19) Report of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law on the work of its third session (agenda item 86) 208
    (20) Report of the Special Committee on the Que stion of Denning Aggression (agenda item 87) 208
    (21) Need to consider suggestions regarding the review of the Charter of the United Nations (agenda item 88) 209
    (22) 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 89) 209
    (23) United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law: report of the Secretary-General (agenda item 90) 209
    (24) Progressive development and codification of the rules of international law relating to international watercourses (agenda item 91) 209
    (25) Status of the implementation of General Assembly resolution 2456 B (XXIII) concerning the signature and ratification of Additional Protocol II of the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America (Treaty of Tlatelolco) (agenda item 93) 210
    (26) Review of the role of the International Court of Justice (agenda item 96) 210
    (27) Aerial hijacking or interference with civil air travel (agenda item 99) 210
  (B) Other documents of legal interest 211
  2. Executive Committee of the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees  
      Document of legal interest 211
  3. Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space  
  (A) Documents relating to an agenda item of legal interest (thirteenth session)  
      Consideration of the reports of... (6) The Legal Sub-Committee (A/AC. 105/85); (c) The Working Group on Direct Broadcast Satellites (A/AC.105/83) (agenda item 3) 212
  (B) Other documents of legal interest 212
  4. Special Committee on Principles of International Law concerning Friendly Relations and Co-operation among States (1970)  
      Documents relating to an agenda item of legal interest  
      Completion of the Special Committee's work, in the light of the debate which took place in the Sixth Committee during the twenty fourth and previous sessions of the General Assembly and in the 1964, 1966, 1967, 1968 and 1969 sessions of the Special Committee, by endeavouring to resolve in the light of General Assembly resolution 2327 (XXII), the remaining questions relating to the formulation of the seven principles (General Assembly resolution 2533 (XXIV), para. 4) (agenda item 6) 212 212
  5. United Nations Council for Namibia  
      Document relating to agenda items of legal interest 212
  6. Special Committee on the Question of Defining Aggression  
      Documents relating to an agenda item of legal interest  
      Consideration of the question of defining aggression (General Assembly resolutions 2330 (XXII), 2420 (XXIII) and 2459 (XXIV)) (agenda item 5) 213
  7. Committee on the Peaceful Uses of the Sea-Bed and th e Ocean Floor beyond the Limits of National Jurisdiction  
      Documents of legal interest 213
  8. International Law Commission  
  (A) Documents relating to agenda items of legal in erest (twenty-second session)  
    (1) Relations between States and international organizations (agenda item 2) 213
    (2) Succession of States (a) Succession in respect of treaties . . . (agenda item 3) 213
    (3) State responsibility (agenda item 4) 213
  (B) Other document of legal interest 214
  9. United Nations Commission on International Trade Law  
  (A) Documents relating to agenda items of legal interest (third session)  
    (1) International sale of goods (agenda item 4) 214
    (2) International payments (agenda item 5) 214
    (3) International commercial arbitration (agendî item 6) 215
    (4) International legislation on shipping (agende item 7) 215
  (B) Other document of legal interest 215
II. Security Council and subsidiary organs  
    Security Council  
      Documents of legal interest 215
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 (resumed forty-eighth session)  
    (1) Human rights: (a) Report of the Commissim on Human Rights (b) Co-ordination of United Nations activities with regard to policies of apartheid and racial dis crimination in southern Africa (c) Respect for human rights in armed conflicts (agenda item 2) 215
    (2) Report of the Commission on the Status of \\ omen (agenda item 3) 215
    (3) Allegations regarding infringements of trade-union rights (agenda item 4) 216
  (B) Other documents of legal interest 216
  2. Commission on Human Rights  
  (A) Documents relating to agenda items of legal interest (twenty-sixth session)  
    (1) Programme for thé observance in 1971 of the International Year for Action to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (agenda item 11)
Measures for the speedy implementation of the United Nations Declaration and the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (agenda item 12)
216
    (2) Report of the twenty-second session of the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities (agenda item 19) 216
    (3) Question of the punishment of war criminals and of persons who have committed crimes against humanity (agenda item 6) 217
    (4) Measures to be taken against nazism and racial intolerance (Commission resolution 10 (XXV)) (agenda item 13) 217
    (5) Question of the violation of human rights and fundamental freedoms, including policies of racial discrimination and segregation and of apartheid, in all countries, with particular reference to colonial and other dependent countries and territories (agenda item 10) 217
    (6) Question of human rights in the territories occupied as a result of hostilities in the Middle East, including the report of the Special Working Group of Experts (Commission resolution 6 (XXV)) (agenda item 5) 217
  (B) Other documents of legal interest 218
  3. Commission on the Status of Women  
  (A) Documents relating to agenda items of legal interest (twenty-third session)  
    (1) Implementation of international instruments and national standards for the rights of women (agenda item 3) 218
    (2) Protection of women and children in emergency or war-time, fighting for peace, national liberation and independence (agenda item 6) 218
  (B) Other documents of legal interest 218
  4. Economic Commission for Europe  
      Document of legal interest 219
IV. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development  
    Documents of legal interest 219
V. Secretariat  
  1. Office of Technical Co-operation 219
  2. Office of Public Information 219
VI. International Court of Justice  
  1. General 219
  2. Reports of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders 220
  3. Pleadings, Oral Arguments, Documents 220
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 1970 220
  B. Quasi-judicial bodies and committees of experts 223
  C. Agreements with the United Nations and other organizations 224
II Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
  A. Constitutional questions 224
  B. Standing Committees of the Council 225
  C. Bodies established under article VI of the Constitution 225
  D. Conventions and agreements 225
  E. Substantive legal questions 225
  F. Periodicals 228
III. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization  
  A. Constitutional and procedural questions 228
  B. Member States 229
  C. Relations with other organizations 229
  D. International regulation: conventions and recommendations 230
  E. Conferences and other meetings 232
  F. Institutes and other bodies 232
  G. Personnel questions 233
  H. Copyright 233
  I. Human rights 234
  J. Peace 234
  K. Oceanography 234
IV. International Civil Aviation Organization  
  (1) Revision of the Convention on International Civil Aviation with a view to including therein specific provisions covering acts of unlawful interference with international civil aviation 235
  (2) Request from Algeria for Council action under Article 54 (n) of the Convention on International Civil Aviation 235
  (3) Revision of the Warsaw Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to International Carriage by Air (12 October 1929) as amended by the Hague Protocol (28 September 1955) 235
  (4) Seventeenth Session (Extraordinary) of the Assembly—Legal aspects 235
  (5) Convention on Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft 236
  (6) Draft Convention on Acts of Unlawful Interference Against International Civil Aviation 236
  (7) Council resolutions of 1 October 1970 236
  (8) Committee on Unlawful Interference with International Civil Aviation and its Facilities 237
  (9) Work programme of the Legal Committee 237
  (10) Rules of Procedure 237
  (11) Standing Rules of Procedure of the Assembly 237
  (12) Annexes to the Convention on International Civil Aviation, Procedures for Air Navigation Services (PANS), Regional Supplementary Procedures (SUPPS) 237
V. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development 237
    International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes 238
VI. International Monetary Fund 238
VII. Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization 238
VIII. International Atomic Energy Agency  
  1. Statute and membership of the Agency 238
  2. Agreements 239
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A. International organizations in general  
  1. General 240
  2. Particular questions 240
B. United Nations  
  1. General 241
  2. Particular organs  
      General Assembly 243
      International Court of Justice 243
      Secretariat 244
      Security Council 244
      United Nations Forces 244
  3. Particular questions or activities  
      Arbitral awards 244
      Definition of aggression 244
      Diplomatic relations 245
      Disarmament 245
      Domestic jurisdiction 246
      Financing 246
      Friendly relations and co-operation among States 247
      Human rights 247
      International criminal law 249
      International waterways 249
      Intervention 249
      Law of the sea 249
      Law of treaties 251
      Membership and representation 253
      Namibia (South West Africa) 253
      Non-Self-Governing Territories 253
      Outer space 254
      Peace-keeping 255
      Permanent sovereignty over natural resources 255
      Political and security questions 255
      Progressive development and codification of international law (in general) 256
      Recognition of States 257
      Refugees 257
      Rule of law 257
      Self-determination 257
      State succession 257
      Technical assistance 258
      Trade and development 258
C. Inter-governmental organizations related to the United Nations  
  1. General 258
  2. Particular organizations 258
      Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 258
      General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 259
      Intergovernmental Maritime Consultative Organization 259
      International Atomic Energy Agency 259
      International Bank for Reconstruction and Development 260
      International Civil Aviation Organization 260
      International Labour Organisation 261
      International Monetary Fund 261
      International Telecommunication Union 261
      United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 261
      World Meteorological Organization 262