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1982

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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. Bulgaria  
      Note dated 27 July 1983 from the Permanent Mission of Bulgaria to the United Nations 3
  2. Canada  
    (a) Privileges and Immunities (International Organizations) Act 4
      (i) IMCO Privileges and Immunities Order, 1982 4
      (ii) UNESCO Privileges and Immunities Order, 1982 4
    (b) Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Act 5
      FAO (N.A.F.C.—llth Session) Privileges and Immunities Order, 1982 5
  3. Cape Verde  
      Note dated 5 August 1983 from the Permanent Mission of Cape Verde to the United Nations 6
  4. Ireland  
    Diplomatic Relations and Immunities Act 6
    (a) Intercountry Project for Statistical Computing (Privileges and Immunities) Order, 1982 6
    (b) Common Fund for Commodities (Designation of Organization) Order, 1982 8
  5. Netherlands  
      Note dated 14 June 1983 from the Permanent Mission of the Netherlands to the United Nations 11
  6. Papua New Guinea  
    United Nations and Specialized Agencies (Privileges and Immunities) Act, 1975 13
    (a) United Nations and Specialized Agencies (Privileges and Immunities) (Amendment) Act, 1977 13
    (b) United Nations and Specialized Agencies (Privileges and Immunities) (Amendment) Act, 1981 14
  7. Solomon Islands  
    (a) Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Ordinance 1978 14
    (b) Diplomatic Privileges (International Organisations) Order 1979 20
Chapter II. Treaty provisions 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 22
  2. Agreements relating to installations and meetings  
    (a) Agreement between the United Nations and Finland for the establishment of the Helsinki Institute for Crime Prevention and Control, affiliated with the United Nations. Signed at New York on 23 December 1981 22
    (b) Agreement between the United Nations and Sweden regarding the arrangements for the first meeting of the Ad Hoc Working Group of Legal and Technical Experts for the Elaboration of a Global Framework Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer. Signed at Nairobi on 14 January 1982 22
    (c) Exchange of letters constituting an agreement between the United Nations and Austria concerning the exemption from certain taxes of United Nations officials with duty station in Austria. Vienna, 12 January 1982, and New York, 27 January 1982 23
    (d) Agreement between the United Nations and Greece regarding the headquarters of the Co-ordinating Unit for the Mediterranean Action Plan. Signed at Nairobi on 11 February 1982 24
    (e) Agreement on co-operation between the United Nations (Economic Commission for Latin America) and Spain. Signed at Madrid on 12 February 1982 31
    (f) Exchange of notes constituting an agreement between the United Nations and Austria concerning the arrangements for the Second United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. New York, 10 March 1982 31
    (g) Exchange of notes constituting an agreement between the United Nations and Malta concerning the arrangements for the Seminar on the question of Palestine, to be convened in Malta from 12 to 16 April 1982. New York, 23 and 31 March 1982 33
    (h) Agreement between the United Nations and Mexico regarding the arrangements for the Meeting on the Structures for Science and Technology Policy Formulation and Implementation in Latin America and the Caribbean, to be convened in Mexico City from 27 to 30 April 1982. Signed at Mexico City on 5 April 1982 35
    (i) Agreement between the United Nations and Italy regarding arrangements for the session of the Interim Committee on New and Renewable Sources of Energy, to be held in Rome from 7 to 18 June 1982. Signed at Rome on 6 June 1982 35
    (j) Exchange of letters constituting an agreement between the United Nations and Sweden concerning the arrangements for the Workshop on Utilization of Subsurface Space, to be held in Sweden from 24 to 29 October 1982. New York, 25 May and 10 June 1982 36
    (k) Agreement between the United Nations and Mexico regarding arrangements for the eighth session of the World Food Council of the United Nations, to be held at Acapulco from 21 to 24 June 1982. Signed at Mexico City on 15 June 1982 37
    (l) Exchange of letters constituting an agreement between the United Nations and China concerning the International Meeting on Oilfield Development Techniques, to be held in China at Daqing Oilfield in September 1982. New York, 3 and 16 June 1982 39
    (m) Exchange of letters constituting an agreement between the United Nations and Australia concerning the United Nations Symposium on Coal for Electricity Generation in Developing Countries, to be held in Australia in December 1982. New York, 17 June 1982 40
    (n) Exchange of letters constituting an agreement between the United Nations and Canada concerning the Interregional Workshop on Drilling in the Mineral Industry, to be held in Sudbury, Canada, from 14 to 28 August 1982. New York, 26 May 1982, and Ottawa, 28 June 1982 41
    (o) Agreement between the United Nations and the Philippines regarding arrangements for the eighth session of the Commission on Transnational Corporations, to be held in Manila from 30 August to 10 September 1982. Signed at New York on 29 June 1982 43
    (p) Agreement between the United Nations and Panama regarding the establishment of a United Nations Information Centre in Panama. Signed at New York on 7 October 1982 44
    (q) Agreement between the United Nations and Egypt relating to the continuation and further extension of the Interregional Centre for Demographic Research and Training established at Cairo by the Agreement between the above Parties signed in New York on 8 February 1963, in Cairo on 14 November 1968, in New York on 22 June 1972 and in Cairo on 6 November 1976. Signed at New York on 20 October 1982 and at Cairo on 6 November 1982 47
    (r) Memorandum of Understanding between the United Nations and Argentina regarding the Fifth Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77. Signed at Geneva on 3 December 1982 47
    (s) Agreement between the United Nations and Jamaica regarding the arrangements for the final part of the eleventh session of the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea for the purpose of signing the Final Act and the opening of the Convention for signature, to be held at Montego Bay from 6 to 10 December 1982. Signed at New York on 3 December 1982 47
  3. Agreements relating to the United Nations Children's Fund: Revised Model Agreement concerning the activities of UNICEF  
      Agreement between the United Nations (United Nations Children's Fund) and Somalia concerning the activities of UNICEF in Somalia. Signed at Mogadiscio on 24 April 1982 49
  4. Agreements relating to the United Nations Revolving Fund for Natural Resources Exploration  
      Project Agreement (Natural Resources Exploration Project) between the United Nations (United Nations Revolving Fund for Natural Resources Exploration) and Mali. Signed at Bamako on 12 October 1981 49
  5. Agreements relating to the United Nations Capital Development Fund  
    (a) Basic Agreement between the United Nations Capital Development Fund and Gambia concerning assistance from the United Nations Capital Development Fund. Signed at Banjul on 21 January 1982 50
    (b) Basic Agreements between the United Nations Capital Development Fund and the Governments of Haiti, Cape Verde, Malawi, Uganda, Ethiopia, Botswana, United Republic of Tanzania, Central African Republic, Maldives, Niger, Guinea, Lesotho, Bhutan, Togo, Burundi, Yemen and Democratic Yemen concerning assistance from the United Nations Capital Development Fund. Signed respectively at Port-au-Prince on 21 January 1982, at Praja on 23 January 1982, at Lilongwe on 2 February 1982, at Kampala on 5 February 1982, at Addis Ababa on 12 Feburary 1982, at Gaborone on 15 February 1982, at Dar es Salaam on 25 March 1982, at Bangui on 26 April 1982, at Male on 27 April 1982, at Niamey on 27 April 1982, at Conakry on 29 April 1982, at Maseru on 12 May 1982, at Thimphu on 11 June 1982, at Lomé on 7 July 1982, at Bujumbura on 29 September 1982, at Sana'a on 16 October 1982 and at Aden on 17 October 1982 50
    (c) Basic Agreement between the United Nations Capital Development Fund and Bangladesh concerning assistance from the United Nations Capital Development Fund. Signed at Dacca on 6 March 1982 51
    (d) Basic Agreement between the United Nations Capital Development Fund and Mali concerning assistance from the United Nations Capital Development Fund. Signed at Bamako on 29 January 1982 51
    (e) Basic Agreements between the United Nations Capital Development Fund and the Governments of Afghanistan and Western Samoa concerning assistance from the United Nations Capital Development Fund. Signed respectively at Kabul on 26 May 1982 and at Apia on 5 April 1982 51
  6. Agreements related to the United Nations Environment Programme  
    (a) Agreements on the provision of junior professional officers  
      (i) Agreement between the United Nations Environment Programme and the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. Signed at Nairobi on 19 May 1982 52
      (ii) Agreement between the United Nations Environment Programme and the Federal Republic of Germany. Signed at Nairobi on 3 September 1982 52
    (b) Agreement between United Nations Environment Programme and the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya on the provision of advisory services with regard to certain environmental matters. Signed at Nairobi on 19 May 1982 52
B. Treaty provisions concerning the legal status of intergovernmental 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 53
  2. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  
    (a) Agreements for the establishment of an FAO Representative's Office 53
    (b) Agreements based on the standard "Memorandum of Responsibilities" in respect of FAO sessions 53
    (c) Agreements based on the standard "Memorandum of Responsibilities" in respect of seminars, workshops, training courses or related study tours 54
  3. World Health Organization  
      Basic Agreements on technical advisory co-operation 54
  4. Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization  
      Exchange of notes constituting an agreement between the Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to amend the Agreement regarding the Headquarters of the Organization, signed at London on 28 November 1968. London, 20 January 1982 54
  5. International Atomic Energy Agency  
    (a) 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 56
    (b) Incorporation of provisions of the Agreement on the Privileges and Immunities of the International Atomic Energy Agency by reference in other agreements 56
    (c) Provisions affecting the privileges and immunities of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Austria 57

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

Chapter III. General review of the legal activities of the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations View PDF file
A. General review of the legal activities of the United Nations  
  1. Disarmament and related matters 61
  2. Other political and security questions 75
  3. Economic, social, humanitarian and cultural questions 79
  4. Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea 95
  5. International Court of Justice 96
  6. International Law Commission 99
  7. United Nations Commission on International Trade Law 101
  8. Legal questions dealt with by the Sixth Committee of the General Assembly and by ad hoc legal bodies 103
  9. Co-operation between the United Nations and the Asian-African Legal Consultative Committee 111
  10. United Nations Institute for Training and Research 112
B. General review of the legal activities of intergovernmental organizations related to the United Nations  
  1. International Labour Organization 112
  2. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 113
  3. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 116
  4. International Civil Aviation Organization 119
  5. World Health Organization 120
  6. World Bank 121
  7. International Monetary Fund 121
  8. Universal Postal Union 123
  9. World Meteorological Organization 124
  10. Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization 126
  11. International Fund for Agricultural Development 127
  12. International Atomic Energy Agency 128
Chapter IV. Treaties concerning international law concluded under the auspices of the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations View PDF file
Chapter V. Decisions of Administrative Tribunals of the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations View PDF file
A. Decisions of the Administrative Tribunal of the United Nations  
  1. Judgement No. 289 (14 May 1982): Talan v. the Secretary-General of the United Nations  
      Request for compensation for damages caused by the delay in the payment of the life insurance benefits—The Applicant sought relief in accordance with article 2, paragraph 2(b) of the statute of the tribunal—Application of staff rule 206.2—Assessment of the damages sustained by the Applicant as a result of the delay caused by the negligence of the Respondent's services—Argument of the Applicant based on the decline during the delay in the rate of exchange of the United States dollar vis-à-vis the French franc—Obligation to compensate by the payment of interest for the damage resulting from undue delay in the payment of a sum of money—Claim for compensation for moral damage 142
  2. Judgement No. 300 (15 October 1982): Sheye v. the Secretary-General of the United Nations  
      Suspension without pay of a staff member and non-renewal of his fixed-term appointment—Mitigation by the Respondent, acting on the recommendations of the Joint Appeals Board, of the disciplinary measure imposed on the Applicant—The Secretary-General's authority in disciplinary matters—Request for rescission of the decision not to renew the Applicant's fixed term appointment—The circumstances did not create a legal expectancy of renewal of the Applicant's appointment 143
B. Decisions of the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization  
  1. Judgement No. 477 (28 January 1982): Schaffter v. Central Office for International Railway Transport  
      Claim to payment of the non-resident's allowance prescribed in article 17 of the staff regulations—Purpose of the non-resident's allowance—Factual and legal status of the complainant's stay in Switzerland—Reasons do not necessarily have to be given for a decision 145
  2. Judgement No. 479 (28 January 1982): de Alarcon v. World Health Organization  
      Objection to the method of computing compensation for significant loss of functions and of earning capacity arising in the course of short-term employment—Deduction of the retirement pension payable by the staff member's former employer unauthorized because the pension was not paid in respect of the same series of circumstances—Claims for an allowance in respect of inflation and for interest 146
  3. Judgement No. 493 (3 June 1982): Volz v. European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation  
      Non-renewal of short-term appointment—Tribunal competent under article 92 of the general conditions of employment—Complaint receivable since filed within the time-limit set in article VII of the statute of the Tribunal—As a rule Tribunal does not apply municipal law—The renewal of a short-term appointment is a matter for the Director-General's discretion 147
  4. Judgement No. 495 (3 June 1982): Olivares Silva v. Pan American Health Organization (World Health Organization)  
      Non-renewal of contract because of unavailability of funds— Contention that the decision was in breach of staff rules 910 and 920—Discretionary power of the administration to extend temporary appointments—Burden of proof in case of claims of victimization—Tribunal not satisfied that funds were not or could not have been available for extension—In the circuimstances either decision for renewal or for non-renewal can be justified—Probability that a bias against the complainant was a factor in not renewing his contract 148
  5. Judgement No. 507 (3 June 1982): Azola Blanco and Veliz Garcia v. European Southern Observatory  
      Termination of the complainants' employment because of "an extremely difficult economic situation"—Receivability of the complaints—Application of article LS II 5.04 of the local staff regulations—Relevance of application of the national case law—Decisions of the local Supreme Court can be used as an aid to interpretation—Concept of excess of power—Impugned decision was outside the Director-General's authority 149
  6. Judgement No. 536 (18 November 1982): Villegas v. International Labour Organisation  
      Applications for review and interpretation of Judgements No. 401 and 442—No formal requirements for the framing of Tribunal's judgements—Formal correctness of Judgement No. 442—Principle of res judicata—No grounds for review and interpretation of the judgements 150
  7. Judgement No. 537 (18 November 1982): Lhoest v. World Health Organization  
      Claim for termination payment under staff rule 1030.3.4— English and French versions of the rule differ—Since both texts adopted by the Executive Board are authentic, the Director-General's "correction" of the French version is null and void—Director-General's authority limited to making proposals for amendment of the staff rules—French text reflects the Executive Board's intent 151
C. Decisions of the World Bank Administrative Tribunal  
  1. Decision No. 10 (8 October 1982): Salle v. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development  
      Termination of a probationary appointment—In accordance with Personnel Manual Statements, No. 4.02, the probationer has a legal right to the observance of his condition of employment—Merits of the Bank's decision will not be reviewed by the Tribunal except for the purpose of satisfying itself that there has been no abuse of discretion and the appropriate standards of justice have been met 151
  2. Decision No. 11 (8 October 1982): van Gent v. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development  
      Applicant's contention that reassignment as a result of the abolition of his Department was not carried out properly—Provisions concerning the reassignment of Tourism Projects staff as set forth in the memorandum of February 1978 constitute part of the conditions of the Applicant's employment—Non-observance of the prescribed procedures gives the Applicant a legitimate ground of complaint 152
  3. Decision No. 12 (8 October 1982): Malta v. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development  
      Termination of the Applicant's employment through recourse to the system of disability retirement—Primary reason for this lies mainly not in the Applicant's technical skills but in the personality condition confirmed by the medical report—Inclusion in the Applicant's record of reference to the negative aspects of her performance and to her personality problems was a proper fulfilment of the Respondent's obligation to evaluate periodically her performance 153
Chapter VI. Selected legal opinions of the secretariats of the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations View PDF file
A. Legal opinions of the Secretariat of the United Nations (issued or prepared by the Office of Legal Affairs)  
  1. Use of the terms "representative" and "observer" in United Nations practice 156
  2. Status of the Palestine Liberation Organization in the United Nations—Summary of the principal developments in the evolution of the status of the PLO with the General Assembly, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council, other United Nations agencies and intergovernmental organizations 156
  3. Majority required for adoption by the General Assembly of a draft resolution before it 159
  4. Practice of the General Assembly and its Main Committees regarding statements by observers 160
  5. Practice of the General Assembly relating to statements made in the exercise of the right of reply 160
  6. Competence of Main Committees of the General Assembly to make recommendations concerning the venue of meetings which they recommend to the Assembly to convene 161
  7. Question whether Main Committees of the General Assembly, other than the Fifth Committee, have any competence to consider the financial implications of the draft resolutions they recommend for adoption by the Assembly 162
  8. Question of the participation of non-governmental organizations in the work of the General Assembly in the field of disarmament 163
  9. Legal status of the United Nations Council for Namibia—Question of its legal personality for purposes of private law and/or international law 164
  10. Legal status of the United Nations Council for Namibia in regard to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 165
  11. Question of the right to vote of Namibia, as represented by the United Nations Council for Namibia, at the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea 169
  12. Implications and consequences for the United Nations of the institution of legal proceedings in domestic courts by the United Nations Council for Namibia or the Commissioner acting on behalf of the Council 169
  13. Establishment, financing and servicing of the Preparatory Commission for the International Sea-Bed Authority and for the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea 171
  14. Questions arising from the proposed inclusion in draft resolution II of the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea in the definition of "pioneer investors" of private enterprises which have been investing funds in the development of sea-bed mining technology 172
  15. Implication of a provision in a draft resolution urging the Secretary-General to assume under the 1949 Geneva Convention relative to the protection of civilian persons in time of war responsibility for ensuring human and other rights within occupied territories attached to the occupying Power 176
  16. Question whether within the Trade and Development Board a delegation can introduce reservations to a consensus resolution after the closure of the session during which that resolution was adopted 177
  17. Procedure to follow in securing patent protection for some equipment and software developed in the framework of a project sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme 177
  18. Status of the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) with the United Nations 179
  19. Question whether the Executive Committee of the Programme of the High Commissioner for Refugees has the competence to expel or suspend a member of the Executive Committee 180
  20. Presentation of statistical information for Western Sahara and its classification as a "developing country or territory" in reports of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development—General Assembly resolution 36/46 of 24 November 1981 181
  21. Interpretation of General Assembly resolution 36/231 A of 18 December 1981 on the scale of assessments—Question whether the Committee on Contributions must consider itself bound by the four criteria set out in subparagraphs 4(a)-(d) of the resolution 182
  22. Question whether under the Financial Regulations and Rules of the United Nations a voluntary contribution may be accepted with a condition that purchases funded from the contribution be made in the donor country 183
  23. Implementation of Article 43 of the Charter of the United Nations regarding the provision of armed forces, assistance and facilities to the Security Council for the maintenance of international peace and security 183
  24. Modalities to be followed by the Economic and Social Council in connection with the request by the General Assembly that the Council consider granting membership in one of its subsidiary bodies to Namibia, represented by the United Nations Council for Namibia 185
  25. Question of the signature by the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands of the Final Act of the Third Conference on the Law of the Sea and of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 186
  26. Observation by the United Nations of elections to be held in a Member State 188
  27. The role of the Secretary-General as chief administrative officer of the United Nations 189
  28. Question of financial liability of the United Nations in a claim for compensation in respect of a deceased holder of a special service agreement 200
  29. Question of whether staff members of the United Nations may accept any honour, decoration, favour, gift or remuneration accorded by a Government 202
  30. Nationality status of a staff member claiming de facto statelessness 204
  31. Scope of the expression "accredited staff of permanent missions" as contained in General Assembly resolution 36/235 of 18 December 1981 204
  32. Scope of privileges and immunities of a permanent observer mission to the United Nations 205
  33. Privileges and immunities accorded to the representatives of intergovernmental oganizations which have acquired observer status at the United Nations on the basis of a standing invitation issued to them by the General Assembly 207
  34. Question of what constitutes under the Agreement between the United Nations and the United States of America regarding the Headquarters of the United Nations, an invitation to the Headquarters of the United Nations requiring the host State to grant admission to the invitees 209
  35. Question of the taxation, under the legislation of a Member State, of the salaries and emoluments received from the United Nations by nationals of that State working abroad for the United Nations or locally recruited by the Organization in the territory of that same State 210
  36. Conditions under which motor vehicles belonging to officials of the United Nations may be admitted free of duty in the territory of the host State 211
B. Legal opinions of the Secretariats of Intergovernmental Organizations related to the United Nations  
  1. International Labour Organisation 212
  2. International Monetary Fund  
      Borrowing Agreements between the International Monetary Fund and its members 212
  3. International Telecommunication Union  
      Exclusion of a member from the Plenipotentiary Conference and from all other conferences and meetings of the International Telecommunication Union 214

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  
    Application for review of Judgement No. 273 of the United Nations Administrative Tribunal (request for an advisory opinion) 225
Chapter VIII. Decisions of national tribunals View PDF file
  1. Australia  
    High Court of Australia  
    (a) Simsek v. Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs and Another: Decision of 10 March 1982  
      Applicant sought an order designed to ensure that he was not deported from Australia before his status as a refugee had been determined—1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and the 1967 Protocol to it—Interpretations of article 32 of the Convention 232
    (b) Koowarta v. Bjelke-Petersen and Others; Queensland v. Commonwealth: Decision of 11 May 1982  
      Racial Discrimination Act of 1975—Obligations of States Members of the United Nations with respect to racial discrimination 233
  2. Italy  
    (a) The Supreme Court of Cassation  
      Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations v. Istituto Nazionale di Previdenze per i Dirigenti di Aziende Industriali (INPDAI): Judgement No. 5399 of 18 October 1982  
      Legal actions brought against FAO by the landlords of certain premises that the organization had rented—FAO pleaded its immunity from legal process—Decision of the Tribunale Civile di Roma holding that FAO did not enjoy immunity from the jurisdiction of the Italian courts in that particular case—FAO's application to the Supreme Court of Cassation for a determination on the issue of its immunity 234
    (b) Pretore di Roma, Sezione Controversie di Lavoro  
      Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations v. Ente Nazionale di Previdenza e di Assistenza per i Lavoratori dello Spettacolo (ENPALS): Judgement of 20 October 1982  
      ENPALS claimed that social security contributions were due to it by FAO on behalf of a person who had provided services to FAO as a film editor—Services of the person in question were carried out under a series of contracts which established a relationship of employment, thus obliging FAO to provide for social security insurance—Question of receivability of the complaint under the Headquarters Agreement 236
  3. United States of America  
      United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit  
      Decision in the matter of the arbitration between Maritime International Nominees Establishment v. the Republic of Guinea and the United States of America of 12 November 1982  
      Appellant's immunity under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act—Arbitration of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes—Appellant claimed that the District Court lacked subject-matter jurisdiction to confirm the arbitration award 237

Part Four. Bibliography

Bibliography View PDF file
Legal bibliography of the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations  
A. International organizations and international law in general  
  1. General 242
  2. Particular questions 243
B. United Nations  
  1. General 244
  2. Particular organs 245
      General Assembly 245
      International Court of Justice 245
      Secretariat 246
      Security Council 247
      United Nations Forces 247
  3. Particular questions or activities 247
      Collective security 247
      Commercial arbitration 247
      Consular relations 248
      Diplomatic relations 249
      Disarmament 249
      Environmental questions 250
      Human rights 251
      International administrative law 253
      International criminal law 253
      International economic law 254
      International terrorism 255
      International trade law 255
      Intervention 256
      Law of the sea 257
      Law of treaties 261
      Law of war 262
      Maintenance of peace 263
      Membership and representation 264
      Namibia 264
      Natural resources 264
      Outer space 265
      Peaceful settlement of disputes 266
      Political and security questions 267
      Progressive development and codification of international law (general) 268
      Refugees 268
      Right of asylum 269
      Self-defence 269
      Self-determination 269
      State responsibility 270
      State sovereignty 270
      State succession 271
      Technical co-operation 271
      Trade and development 271
      Use of force 274
C. Intergovernmental organizations related to the United Nations  
  1. General 274
  2. Particular organizations 274
      Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 274
      General Agreement on Tariffs and Trades 275
      International Atomic Energy Agency 276
      International Civil Aviation Organization 276
      International Labour Organization 277
      International Maritime Organization 278
      International Monetary Fund 278
      International Telecommunication Union 280
      United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 280
      United Nations Industrial Development Organization 281
      World Bank 281
        International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes 281
      World Health Organization 282
      World Intellectual Property Organization 282