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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 intergovernmental organizations View PDF file
  1. Argentina  
      Law prohibiting the use of the emblem, official seal and name of the United Nations without authorization by the Secretary-General of the Organization 3
  2.   Brazil  
      Note dated 26 June 1972 from the Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations 3
  3. Canada  
      Privileges and Immunities (International Organizations) Act  
      Joint Organizing Committee for GARP Privileges and Immunities Order 1971 4
  4. Federal Republic of Germany  
      Ordinance of 18 March 1971 concerning the granting of privileges and immunities to the specialized agencies of the United Nations 5
  5. Fiji  
    (a) Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act, 1971 7
    (b) Diplomatic Privileges (International Organisations) Order, 1971 14
    (c) Diplomatic Privileges (Persons appointed to public service of Fiji) Order, 1971 15
    (d) Diplomatic Privileges (Employees of International Organisations) Order, 1971 15
    (e) Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities (Amendment) Act, 1971 15
Chapter II. Treaties concerning the legal status of the United Nations and related intergovernmental 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 17
  2. Agreements relating to meetings and installations 17
  3. Agreements relating to the United Nations Children's Fund: revised model Agreement concerning the activities of UNICEF 20
  4. Agreements relating to operational assistance: standard agreement on operational assistance 21
  5. Agreements concerning assistance from the World Food Programme 23
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 25
  2. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 25
  3. World Health Organization 26
  4. International Telecommunication Union 26
  5. International Atomic Energy Agency 36

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-sixth session  
  1. Report of the Economic and Social Council (agenda item 12)  
      Resolution [2856 (XXVI)] adopted by the General Assembly 41
  2. Question of chemical and bacteriological (biological) weapons: report of the Conference of the Committee on Disarmament (agenda item 28)  
      Resolution [2827 (XXVI)] adopted by the General Assembly 42
  3. Urgent need for suspension of nuclear and thermonuclear tests: report of the Conference of the Committee on Disarmament (agenda item 29)  
      Resolutions [2828 A and C (XXVI)] adopted by the General Assembly 45
  4. Status of the implementation of General Assembly resolution 2666 (XXV) concerning the signature and ratification of Additional Protocol II of the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America (Treaty of Tlatelolco) : report of the Secretary-General (agenda item 31)  
      Resolution [2830 (XXVI)] adopted by the General Assembly 47
  5. International co-operation in the peaceful uses of outer space : report of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (agenda item 33)  
      Resolution [2776 (XXVI)] adopted by the General Assembly 48
  6. 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 use of their resources in the interests of mankind, and convening of a conference on the law of the sea: report of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of the Sea-Bed and the Ocean Floor beyond the Limits of National Jurisdiction (agenda item 35)  
      Resolution [2881 (XXVI)] adopted by the General Assembly 50
  7. Respect for human rights in armed conflicts (a) Report of the Secretary-General (b) Protection of journalists engaged in dangerous missions in areas of armed conflict : report of the Secretary-General (agenda item 49)  
      Resolutions [2852 (XXVI), 2853 (XXVI) and 2854 (XXVI)] adopted by the General Assembly 51
  8. Elimination of all forms of racial discrimination (a) International Year for Action to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination : report of the Secretary-General (6) Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (c) Status of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination : report of the Secretary-General (agenda item 54)  
      Resolution [2783 (XXVI)] adopted by the General Assembly 57
  9. Measures to be taken against nazism and other totalitarian ideologies and practices based on incitement to hatred and racial intolerance (agenda item 57)  
      Resolution [2839 (XXVI)] adopted by the General Assembly 58
  10. Status of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (agenda item 63)  
      Resolution [2788 (XXVI)] adopted by the General Assembly 61
  11. Question of Namibia (a) 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 (b) Report of the United Nations Council for Namibia (c) United Nations Fund for Namibia: report of the Secretary-General (d) Appointment of the United Nations Commissioner for Namibia (agenda item 66)  
      Resolution [2871 (XXVI)] adopted by the General Assembly 62
  12. Status of the work of the Informal Joint Committee on Host Country Relations : report of the Secretary-General (agenda item 86) Security of missions accredited to the United Nations and safety of their personnel (agenda item 99)  
      Resolution [2819 (XXVI)] adopted by the General Assembly 65
  13. Report of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law on the work of its fourth session (agenda item 87)  
      Resolution [2766 (XXVI)] adopted by the General Assembly 67
  14. Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its twenty-third session agenda item 88)  
    (a) Report of the Sixth Committee 68
    (b) Resolution adopted by the General Assembly 104
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  
      Participation of China in the execution of the Programme (88 EX/48 and Add.l and 2 and 88 EX/49)—Resolution adopted by the Executive Board on 29 October 1971 in the course of the eighty-eighth session 107
  2. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
      Resolution 3 3/71 adopted by the Conference on 25 November 1971 107
  3. Universal Postal Union  
      Resolution CE 4 adopted by the Executive Council at its 1971 session— Reservations to the Acts of the Union 108
  4. World Meteorological Organization  
      Excerpt from the General Summary of the Abridged Report with Resolutions of the Sixth World Meteorological Congress, Geneva, 5-30 April 1971 109
  5. Intergovernmental Maritime Consultative Organization  
      Amendment procedures in conventions for which IMCO is depositary— Resolution A.249 (VII) adopted by the Assembly on 15 October 1971 110
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 International Liability for Damage Caused by Space Objects 111
  2. Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction 118
B. Treaties concerning international law concluded under the auspices of inter-governmental related to the United Nations  
  1. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
    (a) Amendments to Article V.6 of the Constitution 122
    (b) Amendment to Article VII of the Constitution 122
    (c) Amendment to Article XI of the Constitution 123
  2. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization  
    (a) Conference for Revision of the Universal Copyright Convention (Paris, July 1971) 123
    (b) Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of their Phonograms 137
  3. International Civil Aviation Organization  
    (a) Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Article 50 a). Signed at New York on 12 March 1971 141
    (b) Protocol relating to an amendment to Article 56 of the Convention on International Civil Aviation. Signed at Vienna on 7 July 1971 142
    (c) Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation. Signed at Montreal on 23 September 1971 143
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. 139 (6 April 1971): Rejappan v. Secretary-General of the United Nations  
      Conversion of a probationary appointment into a fixed-term appointment— Rule according to which the fixed-term appointment does not carry any expectancy of renewal or of conversion to any other type of appointment 149
  2. Judgement No. 140 (8 April 1971): Seraphides v. Secretary-General of the United Nations  
      A staff member holding a fixed-teim contract who passes the qualifying examination for posts reserved exclusively for permanent staff members — The individual concerned is not entitled to claim appointment to such a post where he has lost his status as a staff member as a result of the expiry of his contract 150
  3. Judgement No. 128 (22 May 1969): AI-Abed v.Secretary-General of the United Nations  
      Calculation of the lump sum due to a staff member who exercises the option available under article IV, paragraph 2, of the Regulations of the Joint Staff Pension Fund—No retirement benefit can be considered as having accrued before the day following the date of the termination of service 151
  4. Judgement No. 142 (14 April 1971): Bhattacharyya v. Secretary-General of the United Nations  
      Non-renewal of a fixed-term contract—The terms and conditions of employment of a staff member derive not only from his letter of appointment but also from the circumstances in which the contract was concluded— Where a post is abolished, the Administration has an obligation to take account of the seniority of the individual concerned and to endeavour in good faith to find him another post 152
  5. Judgement No. 143 (15 April 1971): Roy v.Secretary-General of the International Civil Aviation Organization  
      Discharge for misconduct, which led to a decision by the Tribunal to remand a case for correction of the procedure—Termination of services by mutual agreement between the applicant and the Administration— Determination of the date of termination of services 154
  6. Judgement No. 144 (16 April 1971): Samaan v.Secretary-General of the United Nations  
      Submission of a claim which should in the normal way have been subject to the appeal procedure available under article XXXIX of the UNEF Staff Regulations for Local Employees—Referral of the case to the Joint Appeals Board under Staff Rule 111.4 (b) in view of the unavailability of the normal recourse procedure because of the dissolution of UNEF— Reference to an advisory body as a final recourse does not ensure the judicial or arbitral remedy to which the staff member is entitled 155
  7. Judgement No. 145 (23 September 1971): De Bonel v. Secretary-General of the United Nations  
      Appeal against a decision to withhold a termination indemnity on the expiry of a fixed-term contract 157
  8. Judgement No. 146 (1 October 1971): Touhami v. Secretary-General of the United Nations  
      Request for the revision of a judgement of the Tribunal 158
  9. Judgement No. 147 (6 October 1971): Thawani v.United Nations Joint Staff Pension Board  
      Question of the validation for pension purposes of a period of service completed by a staff member before admission to the Joint Staff Pension Fund as a full participant—A request for validation granted by the Fund and subsequently withdrawn by the staff member concerned cannot be resubmitted after the expiry of the period of one year prescribed in article HI, paragraph 1 of the Regulations of the Fund 158
  10. Judgement No. 148 (6 October 1971): Halilovic v.United Nations Joint Staff Pension Board  
      The case of a staff member who had completed a first period of service as an associate participant in the Pension Fund and then, more than two years later a second period of service as a full participant— Appeal against a decision to refuse validation of the first period of service on the dual grounds that the request for validation had not been submitted within the time-limit of one year of the applicant's having become a full participant and because in any event the interval between the cessation of his associate participation and the commencement of his full participation had exceeded two years 159
  11. Judgement No. 149 (6 October 1971): Mirza v.Secretary-General of the International Civil Aviation Organization  
      An OPAS contract terminated by the Administration before it had run its normal course, without any fault on the part of the employee concerned or non-observance of the obligations incumbent upon him—An essential requirement for termination in such circumstances is the existence of a cause—In the absence of any specific provision in the contract, the provisions of the ICAO Field Service Staff Rules are applicable, in so far as they are the basis of the "administrative practices" to which, under the terms of its article VII, an OPAS contract is subject, even though the holder of such a contract does not have the status of a staff member of the Organization 160
  12. Judgement No. 150 (6 October 1971): Irani v.Secretary-General of the United Nations  
      The clause in the OPEX contract whereby the Organization establishes arbitration machinery to hear and to decide disputes between itself and the officer in which the latter assets non-observance of the terms of the contract—The "settlement" of such disputes implies the intervention of an independent, decision-making authority—Asa general rule, any decision taken by the Secretary-General on the recommendation of an advisory body is subject to appeal before the Tribunal—The contractual law applicable to OPEX officers is to a large extent analogous in substance to that applicable to staff members—The jurisprudence of the Tribunal concerning its competence with regard to persons who do not have the status of staff members of an international organization 162
  13. Judgement No. 151 (14 October 1971): lyengar v. Secretary-General of the International Civil Aviation Organization  
      Decision to refuse validation for pension purposes of a period of service during which the applicant had been unable to participate in the Pension Fund because he was prohibited from doing so by his Government— Question of whether the participation of the applicant in the Fund was excluded by his conditions of employment 164
  14. Judgement No. 152 (16 October 1971): Ashton v. Secretary-General of the International Civil Aviation Organization  
      Decision to declare a request for validation for pension purposes of a period of prior service irreceivable on the grounds of its late submission— Question of whether the respondent was justified in limiting the scope of the recommendations of the Joint Appeals Board through a plea of time bar based on the non-observance of time limits 166
B. Decisions of the Adminstrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization  
  1. Judgement No. 172 (3 May 1971): Flad v.World Health Organization  
      Complaint seeking the quashing of a decision to terminate an appointment on grounds of midconduct 168
  2. Judgement No. 173 (3 May 1971): Miele v. European Organization for Nuclear Research  
      Determination of the rate of an invalidity pension—The competence of the Tribunal extends, by virtue of its own Statute, to all decisions based on Staff Rules and Regulations—An organization may not file a complaint with the Tribunal 169
  3. Judgement No. 174 (3 May 1971): Chiarappa v. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
      Introduction of a new procedure for appointment to posts of a certain level Question of the validity of an appointment made according to a former procedure after the introduction of a new procedure 170
  4. Judgement No. 175 (3 May 1971): Zednik v. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.  
      Assessment of the degree of incapacity resulting from an accident while on official duty 171
  5. Judgement No. 176 (3 May 1971): Goyal v. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization  
      Determination of the amount of compensation due to complainant as a result of a previous decision by the Tribunal—A tribunal cannot establish a specific ceiling in determining the amount of such compensation unless its statute contains an express provision to that effect— Need to consider all the factors involved, and not only the basic salary of the individual concerned, in order to ensure equitable compensation for injury suffered 172
  6. Judgement No. 177 (3 May 1971): Walther and Zimmermann v. United International Bureaux for the Protection of Intellectual Property and the World Intellectual Property Organization  
      Complaint seeking reimbursement of taxes levied on salaries and allowances paid by the respondent Organization—Scope of the notion of "national income taxes" — Interpretation of the term "in accordance with the practice followed by other intergovernmental organization with headquarters located in Geneva" in article 3.17 of the Staff Regulations and Rules of the respondent Organization 174
  7. Judgement No. 178 (3 May 1971): Boyle v. International Telecommunication Union  
      Complaint seeking the quashing of a decision whereby the post held by the complainant was graded at a certain level—Limits of the Tribunal's power to interfere with such a decision 176
  8. Judgement No. 179 (8 November 1971): Varnet v. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization  
      Obligation of any person called upon to participate in a decision affecting the rights or duties of other persons to withdraw in cases in which his impartiality may be open to question on reasonable grounds—This obligation extends to persons taking part in an advisory capacity in the proceedings of decision-making bodies — The obligation exists in international organizations even in default of any specific text 177
  9. Judgement No. 180 (8 November 1971): Kotva v. International Atomic Energy Agency  
      Receivability of a complaint filed with the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organisation after expiry of the time-limit because it had originally been lodged in error with the Administrative Tribunal of the United Nations, the relevant time-limit having been duly observed — A staff member who retires under a permanent pension scheme is not entitled to termination indemnity 178
  10. Judgement No. 181 (8 November 1971): Podniesinski v. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization  
      Time-limit for appeals to the Tribunal—The time-limit begins on the day following notification of the impugned decision to staff members whether at Headquarters or away from Headquarters—The date to be taken into consideration in determining whether a complaint is submitted within the time-limit is the date of dispatch of the complaint —Non-observance of the time-limit in an appeal to the Director- General, if not invoked by the Director-General when giving his ruling, may not be pleaded at a latter stage in the proceedings 179
  11. Judgement No. 182 (8 November 1971 ) : Glynn v. World Health Organization  
      Complaint seeking the expunging of an entry from a periodic report— The purpose of periodic reports is to evaluate past performance and conduct and not to give directives for the future 180
  12. Judgement No. 183 (8 November 1971): Nowakowska v. World Meteorological Organization  
      Complaint seeking the quashing of a decision to withhold an annual salary increment 181
  13. Judgement No. 184 (8 November 1971): Farell-Natalizia v. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 182
  14. Judgement No. 185 (8 November 1971): Ozorio v. World Health Organization  
      Rule whereby a complaint is receivable only if the decision impugned is final, either because the complainant has tried all internal channels available to him or because he has received no reply from the Administration within a specified time-limit 182
  15. Judgement No. 186 (8 November 1971): Burdon v. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
      Complaint seeking the validation for pension purposes of a period of service completed by the complainant prior to enrolment in the Pension Fund 183
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. Access of representatives of non-governmental organizations to meetings I held under the auspices of the United Nations 185
  2. Question of the display of the United Nations flag on vessels engaged in FAO/UNDP projects 186
  3. Legal status of disaster relief units made available through the United Nations 187
  4. Question of credentials and letters of appointment of observer delegations of \ States to United Nations organs and conferences convened under the t auspices of the United Nations 193
  5. Question whether meetings of a committee or sub-committee of the General Assembly with limited membership may be closed to Member States not members of the committee or sub-committee—Rule 62 of the rules of procedure of the General Assembly 195
  6. Request by the Council of the European Economic Community to be invited to attend the deliberations of the Second Committe of the General Assembly with observer status 197
  7. Meaning of the sentence "Chairmen of other committees upon which all members have the right to be represented and which are established by the General Assembly to meet during the session shall be entitled to attend meetings of the General Committee and may participate without vote in the discussions" in rule 38 of the rules of procedure of the General Assembly 199
  8. Voting requirements in Main Committees of the General Assembly on proposals to amend the Charter 200
  9. Question whether rule 124 of the rules of procedure of the General Assembly is applicable when a motion for deletion relating to a part of a proposal is submitted after an amendment for deletion of that same part has been rejected 200
  10. Question whether there is any legal objection to the proposal that the preparatory committee for the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment establish a sub-committee to consider or prepare drafts of international legal instruments 201
  11. Question whether a Member State of the United Nations not a member of the Economic and Social Council which has been invited under Article 69 of the Charter and rule 75 of the rules of procedure of the Council to participate in the deliberations of the Council on a matter of particular concern to that Member may be a co-sponsor of a draft resolution submitted on the matter 203
  12. Interpretation of Economic and Social Council resolution 1621 A (LI) with regard to the enlargement of the Committee on Natural Resources established by the Council 204
  13. Question whether the Committee on Crime Prevention and Control is a subsidiary organ of the Economic and Social Council 205
  14. Question whether a Member State of the United Nations not within the geographical scope of the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East may be admitted to membership of the Commission 206
  15. Question of the admission to membership of the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East of a State within the Commission's geographical scope which has become a Member of the United Nations 211
  16. Application of the Republic of Nauru for full membership in the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East 212
  17. Question of the admission of the Cook Islands as an associate member of the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East 213
  18. Fundamental legal issues raised by the draft of an Asian Clearing Union Agreement to be concluded between the "central banks and monetary authorities" of various countries—Question of the law governing such an agreement—Question whether the Clearing Union thus established would be endowed with legal personality and could claim privileges and immunities— Determination of the entities eligible to become parties to the Agreement 215
  19. Conference of European Ministers Responsible for Social Welfare— Provisions of the draft rules of procedure of the Conference concerning the examination of credentials and the elections—Question whether non- European Members of the United Nations might be invited to send observers to the conference 218
  20. Question whether the administrative costs of the United Nations volunteers programme can be paid from the special voluntary fund established by General Assembly resolution 2659 (XXV) 221
  21. The respective spheres of application of the procedure for the registration of treaties with the Secretariat and the filing and recording procedure— The purposes of the two proceduies/td> 222
  22. Practice of the Secretary-General with regard to the registration of treaties by intergovernmental organizations other than the United Nations and the specialized agencies 223
  23. Position of the Secretary-General regarding possible reservations to multilateral conventions concluded under the auspices of the League of Nations the custody of which has been accepted by the Secretariat under General Assembly resolution 24 (I) 224
  24. Multilateral treaties in respect of which the Secretary-General performs depositary functions—Participation of Member States to such treaties— Notifications of succession 226
  25. Conditions under which a State may accede to the Agreement establishing the African Development Bank—Form of the instrument of accession 227
B. Legal opinions of the secretariat of itner-governmental organizations related to the United Nations  
  1. International Labour Office 228
  2. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 229
  3. Universal Postal Union 230

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

Chapter VII. Decisions and advisory opinions of international tribunals  View PDF file
    International Court of Justice  
      Legal Consequences for States of the Continued Presence of South Africa in Namibia (South West Africa) notwithstanding Security Council resolution 276 (1970): Advisory Opinion delivered on 21 July 1971 239
Chapter VIII. Decisions of national tribunals  View PDF file
  1. Italy  
      Supreme Court (Second Penal Section)  
      Italian Republic v. A. and another: Decision of 21 May 1969  
      Immunity from criminal jurisdiction of a member of the family of a permanent representative to FAO—Interpretation of article XI, section 24 of the Headquarters Agreement between Italy and FAO in conjunction with the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations 245
  2. Switzerland  
      Republic and Canton of Geneva : Court of Civil Justice.  
      Stahel v. Bastid: Decision delivered by the First Chamber on 14 May 1971  
      Appeal against a decision by which the Court of First Instance had declared itself incompetent to hear an action brought against an employer's deputy member of the ILO Governing Body—The immunities from jurisdiction enjoyed by the members of the Governing Body can be claimed only during the meetings in which they have to take part 247
  3. United States of America  
    (a) United States Court of Claims  
      Frank S. Scott Jr. v. the United States; Alvin C. Warnick and Barbara W. Warnick v. the United States: Judgement of 16 October 1970  
      American citizen living in a foreign country and exempted therein from income tax under an agreement between that country and an international organization—Such tax exemption does not by itself preclude a finding of "bonafide residency" in a foreign country within the meaning of section 911 (a) (1) of the United States Internal Revenue Code 248
    (b) Civil Court of the City of New York, New York County, Part XXII, Small Claims Court  
      Esterya Menon v. Alice E. Weil et al.: Judgement of 26 March 1971  
      Actions instituted against United Nations officials —Suggestion of immunity presented by the Department of State—Court cannot enquire into propriety of the suggestion—Actions dismissed 249

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-sixth session) 254
    (B) Other documents of legal interest 262
  2. Committee on Applications for Review of Administrative Tribunal Judgements  
    Documents of legal interest 262
  3. Executive Committee of the High Commissioner's Programme  
    Documents relating to an agenda item of legal interest (fourteenth session)  
    (A) Documents relating to an agenda item of legal interest (fourteenth session) 262
    (B) Other documents of legal interest 263
  4. United Nations Council for Namibia  
      Documents of legal interest 263
  5. Special Committee on the Question of Denning Aggression  
      Documents relating to agenda items of legal interest 263
  6. Committee on the Peaceful Uses of the Sea-Bed and the Ocean Floor Beyond the Limits of National Jurisdiction  
      Documents of legal interest 263
  7. International Law Commission  
    Documents relating to agenda items of legal interest (twenty-third session)  
    (A) Documents relating to agenda items of legal interest (twenty-third session) 264
    (B) Other documents of legal interest 264
  8. United Nations Commission on International Trade Law  
    (A) Documents relating to agenda items of legal interest (fourth session) 264
    (B) Other documents of legal interest 265
  9. United Nations Conference on the Law of Treaties  
      Document of legal interest 265
  10. Fourth United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders  
      Document of legal interest 265
II. Security Council and subsidiary organs  
    Security Council  
      Document of legal interest 266
III. Economic and Social Council and subsidiary organs  
  1. Economic and Social Council and Sessional committees  
    (i) Documents relating to agenda items of legal interest (fiftieth session) 266
    (ii) Documents relating to an agenda item of legal interest (fifty-first session) 267
  2. Commission on Human Rights  
    (A) Documents relating to agenda items of legal interest (twenty-seventh session)  
    (B) Other documents of legal interest 269
  3. Commission on the Status of Women  
      Document of legal interest 270
  4. Commission on Narcotic Drugs  
      Document of legal interest 270
  5. Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East  
      Document of legal interest 270
  6. Economic Commission for Africa  
      Document of legal interest 270
  7. United Nations Conference for the Adoption of a Protocol on Psychotropic Substances  
      Documents of legal interest 270
  8. UN/IMCO Conference on International Container Traffic  
      Documents of legal interest 270
IV. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development  
    Documents of legal interest 270
V. United Nations Institute for Training and Research  
    Documents of legal interest 271
VI. United Nations Social Development Research Institute  
    Documents of legal interest 271
VII. Secretariat  
    Office of Public Information 271
VIII. International Court ofJustice  
  1. General 271
  2. Reports of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders 272
  3. Pleadings, Oral Arguments, Documents 272
B. Legal documents index of inter-governmental organizations related to the United Nations  
I. International Labour Organisation  
  A. Representative organs  
    (1) International Labour Conventions and Recommendations adopted in 1971 272
    (2) Amendment to the Standing Orders of the International Labour Conference 274
  B. Quasi-judicial bodies and Committees of Experts 274
II Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
  A. Constitutional questions 274
  B. Standing Committees of the Council 275
  C. Bodies established under Article VI of the Constitution 276
  D. Conventions and agreements 276
  E. Substantive legal questions 276
  F. Periodicals 279
III. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization  
  A. Constitutional and procedural questions 279
  B. Member States 279
  C. Relations with other organizations 280
  D. International regulation: conventions and recommendations 281
  E. Conferences and other meetings 281
  F. Personnel questions 282
  G. Copyright and neighbouring rights 282
  H. Human rights 284
  I. Oceanography 284
  J. Space communications 285
IV. International Civil Aviation Organization  
  (1) Amendments to the Convention on International Civil Aviation 285
  (2) Settlement of Disputes between Contracting States—Pakistan versus India 285
  (3) Notification of Emergency—India and Pakistan 286
  (4) Guatemala City Protocol to Amend 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) 286
  (5) Montreal Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation 286
  (6) Rules of Procedure for the Council 286
  (7) Standing Rules of Procedure of the Assembly—Voting by secret ballot 286
  (8) Annexes to the Convention on International Civil Aviation, Procedures for Air Navigation Services (PANS), Regional Supplementary Procedures (SUPPS) 287
V. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development  
    International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes 287
VI. International Development Association 287
VII. International Monetary Fund 287
VIII. World Meteorological Organization 287
IX. Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization 287
X. International Atomic Energy Agency  
  1. Statute and membership of the Agency 288
  2. Agreements 288
  3. Other documents 288
Chapter X. Legal bibliography of the United Nations and related inter-governmental organizations  View PDF file
A. International organizations in general  
  1. General 289
  2. Particular questions 290
B. United Nations  
  1. General 292
  2. Particular organs  
      Administrative Tribunal 294
      General Assembly 294
      International Court of Justice 295
      Regional Economic Commissions 298
      Secretariat 298
      Security Council 298
      United Nations Forces 299
      United Nations Industrial Development Organization 299
  3. Particular questions or activities  
      Charter revision 299
      Civil war 299
      Commercial arbitration 300
      Definition of aggression 300
      Diplomatic relations 300
      Disarmament 301
      Domestic jurisdiction 303
      Environmental questions 303
      Friendly relations and co-operation among States 304
      Human rights 305
      International criminal law 309
      International waterways 310
      Intervention 311
      Law of the sea 311
      Law of treaties 316
      Law of war 318
      Membership and representation 319
      Most-favoured-nation clause 321
      Namibia (South West Africa) 321
      Narcotic drugs 321
      Outer space 322
      Peace-keeping 325
      Privileges and immunities 327
      Progressive development and codification of international law (in general) 328
      Recognition of States 329
      Refugees 329
      Right of asylum 329
      Rule of law 329
      Self-determination 330
      State responsibility 330
      State succession 331
      Technical assistance 331
      Trade and development 331
      Use of force 332
C. Inter-governmental organizations related to the United Nations  
  1. General 332
  2. Particular organizations  
      Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 333
      General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 333
      Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization 334
      International Atomic Energy Agency 334
      International Bank for Reconstruction and Development 335
      International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes 335
      International Civil Aviation Organization 336
      International Labour Organization 339
      International Monetary Fund 341
      International Telecommunication Union 342
      United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 342
      Universal Postal Union 342
      World Health Organization 343
      World Meteorological Organization 343