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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
A. Sweden 3
  1. The Instrument of Government (Swedish Code of Statutes 1974:152) 3
  2. The Instrument of Government (Swedish Code of Statutes 1974:152) 3
B. Republic of Korea 4
    Enforcement Decree of the Restriction of Special Taxation Act 4
Chapter II. Treaties concerning the legal status of the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations View PDF file
A. Treaties concerning the legal status of the United Nations  
  1. Status of the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations. Approved by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 13 February 1946 5
  2. Agreements relating to missions, offices and meetings  
    (a) Exchange of letters constituting an agreement between the United Nations and the Government of the Republic of Senegal concerning the organization of the 2010 Economic and Social Council Annual Ministerial Review (AMR) Regional Preparatory Meeting focusing on the theme “Women and Health”. New York, 29 December 2009 and 4 January 2010 5
    (b) Agreement between the Government of Guinea-Bissau and the United Nations for the grant under guarantee for the handover of Rear Admiral José Américo Bubo Na Tchuto to the Government of Guinea-Bissau. Bissau, 8 January 2010 9
    (c) Exchange of letters constituting an agreement between the United Nations and the Republic of Kenya concerning the United Nations Support Office for AMISOM (“UNSOA”). New York, 19 February 2010 and Nairobi, 2 March 2010 11
    (d) Exchange of notes constituting an agreement between the United Nations and the Government of Bolivia concerning the Informal Pre-sessional Meeting of the Ninth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, to be held in La Paz, Bolivia, from 17 to 20 March 2010. New York, 11 and 16 March 2010 16
    (e) Agreement between the United Nations and the Government of the Central African Republic on the Status of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in the Central African Republic. Bangui, 7 May 20109 19
    (f) Exchange of letters constituting an agreement between the United Nations and the Government of Finland regarding the arrangements concerning the High-level Symposium in preparation of the 2010 Development Cooperation Forum (DCF), focusing on “Coherent Development Cooperation: Maximizing Impact in a Changing Environment”, which will be held in Helsinki, Finland, from 3 to 4 June 2010. New York, 27 May 2010 and Helsinki, 31 May 2010 27
    (g) Memorandum of Understanding between the United Nations and the Republic of Uganda concerning the use of facilities at Entebbe by the United Nations. New York, 20 July 2010 31
    (h) Exchange of letters constituting an agreement between the United Nations and the Government of the Netherlands concerning the International Seminar on Early Warning and Business Cycle Indicators, to be held in Scheveningen, from 14 to 16 December 2009. New York, 12 November 2009 and 23 November 2009 45
    (i) Agreement between the United Nations and the Government of the State of Kuwait for the establishment in the State of Kuwait of a technical and administrative support office for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan. Kuwait City, 28 November 2010 58
  3. Agreements relating to staff members of the Organization  
      Agreement between the Republic of Austria and the United Nations on social security. Vienna, 23 April 2010 63
B. Treaties 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 68
  2. International Labour Organization 68
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization  
    (a) Agreements regarding the establishment of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Representations and Regional Offices 69
    (b) Agreements based on the standard Memorandum of Responsibilities in respect of FAO sessions 69
  4. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 69
  5. International Fund for Agricultural Development  
    (a) Basic agreement between the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) 70
    (b) Headquarters agreement between the Republic of Ghana and the International Fund for Agricultural Development on the establishment of IFAD’s country office 76
  6. United Nations Industrial Development Organization  
    (a) Memorandum of understanding between the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resources Use of the Russian Federation (Rosprirodnadzor), signed on 12 February 2010 82
    (b) Grant agreement between the United Nations Industrial Development Organization and the International Fund for Agricultural Development regarding the implementation of a project entitled“UNIDO-HLC-3A: promoting agribusiness in Africa”, signed on 4 and 16 February 2010 83
    (c) Implementation agreement between the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Ministry of Environment, Housing and Territorial Development of Colombia regarding the implementation of a project entitled “Strengthening national governance for the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) implementation in Colombia”, signed on 16 and 18 March, and 7 and 28 May 2010 83
    (d) Memorandum of understanding between the United Nations Industrial Development Organization and the International Labour Organization regarding the implementation of a programme in Guinea entitled “Projet conjoint d’appui au mouvement de la jeunesse et à certains groupes de jeunes les plus déshérités” [Joint project providing support to the youth movement and to some of the most underprivileged youth groups], signed on 4 and 10 August 2010 84
    (e) Agreement between the United Nations Industrial Development Organization and the Government of Italy regarding the Implementation of a project in Lebanon entitled “Community empowerment and livelihoods enhancement project”, signed on 7 October 2010 84
    (f) Basic cooperation agreement between the United Nations Industrial Development Organization and the Government of the Republic of Montenegro, signed on 25 October 2010 84
    (g) Letter of agreement between the United Nations Industrial Development Organization and the United Nations Environment Programme regarding the implementation of a project entitled“Assessments and guidelines for sustainable liquid biofuels production in developing countries”, signed on 26 October and 9 November 2010 85
    (h) Exchange of letters extending the agreement between the United Nations Industrial Development Organization and the Government of Japan concerning the contribution by the Government of Japan to the UNIDO Investment and Technology Promotion Office Tokyo service aimed at promoting industrial investment in developing countries from 1 January 2011 to 31 December 2013, signed on 14 December 2010 86
  7. International Atomic Energy Agency 86
  8. Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons  
      Agreement between the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the Kingdom of Denmark on the Privileges and Immunities of the OPCW 86

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. Membership of the United Nations 97
  2. Peace and security  
    (a) Peacekeeping missions and operations 97
    (b) Political and peacebuilding missions 104
    (c) Other bodies 110
    (d) Missions of the Security Council 111
    (e) Other peacekeeping matters 116
    (f) Action of Member States authorized by the Security Council 117
    (g) Sanctions imposed under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations 119
    (h) Terrorism 127
    (i) Humanitarian law and human rights in the context of peace and security 128
    (j) Piracy 131
  3. Disarmament and related matters  
    (a) Disarmament machinery 132
    (b) Nuclear disarmament and non-proliferations issues 134
    (c) Biological and chemical weapons issues 136
    (d) Conventional weapons issues 138
    (e) Regional disarmament activities of the United Nations 141
    (f) Other issues 145
  4. Legal aspects of peaceful uses of outer space  
    (a) The Legal Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space 148
    (b) General Assembly 149
  5. Human Rights  
    (a) Sessions of the United Nations human rights bodies and treaty bodies 151
    (b) Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and all forms of discrimination 155
    (c) Right to development and poverty reduction 160
    (d) Right of peoples to self-determination 163
    (e) Economic, social and cultural rights 165
    (f) Civil and political rights 173
    (g) Rights of the child 180
    (h) Migrants 182
    (i) Internally displaced persons 183
    (j) Minorities 185
    (k) Indigenous issues 186
    (l) Terrorism and human rights 187
    (m) Promotion and protection of human rights 188
    (n) Persons with disabilities 190
    (o) Contemporary forms of slavery 191
    (p) Miscellaneous 191
  6. Women  
    (a) Commission on the Status of Women 193
    (b) General Assembly 194
  7. Humanitarian matters  
    (a) Economic and Social Council 196
    (b) General Assembly 196
  8. Environment  
    (a) Economic and Social Council 199
    (b) General Assembly 199
  9. Law of the Sea  
    (a) Reports of the Secretary-General 201
    (b) Consideration by the General Assembly 207
  10. Crime prevention and criminal justice  
    (a) Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption 208
    (b) Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice 209
    (c) Economic and Social Council 210
    (d) General Assembly 210
  11. International drug control  
    (a) Commission on Narcotic Drugs 214
    (b) Economic and Social Council 219
    (c) General Assembly 219
  12. Refugees and displaced persons  
    (a) Executive Committee of the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 222
    (b) United Nations Economic and Social Council 222
    (c) General Assembly 223
  13. International Court of Justice  
    (a) Organization of the Court 226
    (b) Jurisdiction of the Court 227
    (c) General Assembly 227
  14. International Law Commission  
    (a) Membership of the Commission 228
    (b) Sixty-second session of the International Law Commission 228
    (c) Sixth Committee 231
    (d) General AssemblyGeneral Assembly 231
  15. United Nations Commission on International Trade Law  
    (a) Forty-third session of the Commission 232
    (b) General Assembly 235
  16. Legal questions dealt with by the Sixth Committee and other related subsidiary bodies of the General Assembly 236
    (a) Responsibility of States for internationally wrongful acts 236
    (b) Criminal accountability of United Nations officials and experts on mission 238
    (c) United Nations Programme of Assistance in the teaching, study, dissemination and wider appreciation of international law 241
    (d) Diplomatic protection 243
    (e) Consideration of prevention of transboundary harm from hazardous activities and allocation of loss in the case of such harm 245
    (f) Status of the Protocols Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and relating to the protection of victims of armed conflicts 247
    (g) Consideration of effective measures to enhance the protection, security and safety of diplomatic and consular missions and representatives 249
    (h) Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization 250
    (i) The rule of law at the national and international levels 253
    (j) The scope and application of the principle of universal jurisdiction 255
    (k) Measures to eliminate international terrorism 257
    (l) Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly 261
    (m) Administration of justice at the United Nations 262
    (n) Report of the Committee on Relations with the Host Country 264
  17. Ad hoc international criminal tribunals  
    (a) Organization of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) 266
    (b) General Assembly 268
    (c) Security Council 269
    (d) Amendments to the Statutes of ICTY and ICTR 270
    (e) Amendments to the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the ICTY and ICTR 270
B. General review of the legal activities of intergovernmental organizations related to the United Nations  
  1. International Labour Organization  
    (a) Recommendation and resolutions adopted by the International Labour Conference during its ninety-ninth session (Geneva, June 2010) 271
    (b) Guidance documents submitted to the Governing Body of the International Labour Office 273
    (c) Legislative advisory services 275
  2. Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations  
    (a) Constitutional and general legal matters 275
    (b) Legislative matters 276
  3. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization  
    (a) International regulations 280
    (b) Human rights 280
    (c) Copyright activities 281
  4. International Civil Aviation Organization  
      General Work Programme of the Legal Committee 282
  5. International Maritime Organization  
    (a) Membership of the Organization 285
    (b) Work undertaken by the Legal Committee of the IMO 285
    (c) Entry into force of instruments and amendments thereto 293
  6. Universal Postal Union  
    (a) General review of the legal activities of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) 298
    (b) Adoption of new emblem 299
  7. World Intellectual Property Organization 299
    (a) Cooperation with Member States for development activities 300
    (b) Norm-setting activities 300
    (c) International registration activities 301
    (d) Intellectual property and global issues 302
  8. International Fund for Agricultural Development  
    (a) Membership 305
    (b) Partnership agreements and memorandum of understanding 305
    (c) Other legal activities 306
  9. United Nations Industrial Development Organization  
    (a) Agreements and other arrangements 306
  10. World Trade Organization  
    (a) Membership 316
    (b) Dispute settlement 318
    (c) Waivers under article XI of the WTO Agreement 319
  11. International Atomic Energy Agency  
    (a) Member States of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) 321
    (b) Treaties under IAEA auspices 321
    (c) IAEA legislative assistance activities 324
    (d) Code of Conduct on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources 325
    (e) Safeguards agreements 326
  12. Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons  
    (a) Membership 327
    (b) Legal Status, Privileges and Immunities and International Agreements 327
    (c) OPCW legislative assistance activities 327
  13. Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization  
    (a) Membership 328
    (b) Legal Status, Privileges and Immunities and International Agreements 329
    (c) Legislative assistance activities 329
Chapter IV. Treaties concerning international law concluded under the auspices of the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations View PDF file
A. Treaties concerning international law concluded under the auspices of the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations  
  1. International Cocoa Agreement. Geneva, 25 June 2010 331
  2. Multilateral Agreement for the establishment of an international think tank for Landlocked Developing Countries. New York, 24 September 2010 363
  3. Central African Convention for the control of small arms and light weapons, their ammunition and all parts and components that can be used for their manufacture, repair and assembly. Kinshasa, 30 April 2010 369
  4. Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity. Nagoya, 29 October 2010 392
  5. Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. Nagoya, 15 October 2010 410
B. Treaties concerning international law concluded under the auspices of intergovernmental organizations related to the United Nations  
  1. International Civil Aviation Organization  
    (a) Convention on the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Relating to International Civil Aviation. Beijing, 10 September 2010 416
    (b) Protocol Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft. Beijing, 10 September 2010 427
  2. International Criminal Court  
    (a) Resolution RC/Res.5. Amendments to article 8 of the Rome Statute 435
    (b) Resolution RC/Res.6. The crime of aggression 437
Chapter V. Decisions of Administrative Tribunals of the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations View PDF file
A. United Nations Dispute Tribunal  
  1. Judgment No. UNDT/2010/019 (29 January 2010): Samardzic et al. v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 443
  2. Judgment No. UNDT/2010/044 (19 March 2010): D’Hooge v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 444
  3. Judgment No. 052/2010 (31 March 2010): Lutta v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 448
  4. Judgment No. 057/2010 (7 April 2010): Ianelli v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 449
  5. Judgment No. UNDT/2010/085 (6 May 2010): Ishak v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 451
  6. Judgment No. UNDT/156/2010 (31 August 2010): Shkurtaj v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 452
  7. Judgment No. UNDT/2010/169 (24 September 2010): Yapa v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 454
  8. Judgment No. UNDT/179/2010 (14 October 2010): Vangelova v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 456
  9. Judgment No. UNDT/191/2010 (25 October 2010): García v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 457
  10. Judgment No. UNDT/2010/203 (22 November 2010): O’Neill v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 459
  11. Judgment No. 214/2010 (16 December 2010): Kamunyi v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 461
B. Decisions of the United Nations Appeals Tribunal 464
  1. Judgment No. 2010-UNAT-001 (30 March 2010): Campos v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 465
  2. Judgment No. 2010-UNAT-005 (30 March 2010): Tadonki v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 467
  3. Judgment No. 2010-UNAT-010 (30 March 2010): Tadonki v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 467
  4. Judgment No. 2010-UNAT-013 (30 March 2010): Schook v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 468
  5. Judgment No. 2010-UNAT-018 (30 March 2010): Mahdi v. Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East 469
  6. Judgment No. 2010-UNAT-019 (30 March 2010): Carranza v. United Nations Joint Staff Pension Board 470
  7. Judgment No. 2010-UNAT-022 (30 March 2010): Abu Hamda v. Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East 470
  8. Judgment No. 2010-UNAT-023 (30 March 2010): Nock v. United Nations Joint Staff Pension Board 472
  9. Judgment No. 2010-UNAT-024 (30 March 2010): Haniya v. Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East 472
  10. Judgment No. 2010-UNAT-025 (30 March 2010): Doleh v. Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East 473
  11. Judgment No. 2010-UNAT-031 (30 March 2010): Jarvis v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 474
  12. Judgment No. 2010-UNAT-032 (30 March 2010): Calvani v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 474
  13. Judgment No. 2010-UNAT-035 (1 July 2010): Crichlow v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 475
  14. Judgment No. 2010-UNAT-059 (1 July 2010): Warren v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 476
  15. Judgment No. 2010-UNAT-062 (1 July 2010): Bertucci v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 477
  16. Judgment No. 2010-UNAT-087 (27 October 2010): Liyanarachchige v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 478
  17. Judgment No. 2010-UNAT-092 (29 October 2010): Mmata v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 479
  18. Judgment No. 2010-UNAT-100 (29 December 2010): Abboud v. Secretary-General of the United Nations 480
C. Decisions of the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization  
  1. Judgment No. 2867 (3 February 2010): A.T.S.G. v. International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) 482
  2. Judgment No. 2893 (3 February 2010): F.a.m.L. v. European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation (Eurocontrol Agency) 483
  3. Judgment No. 2899 (3 February 2010): N.W. v. European Free Trade Association (EFTA) 484
  4. Judgment No. 2900 (3 February 2010): D.Q. and D.M.W. v. European Telecommunications Satellite Organization (EUTELSAT) 484
  5. Judgment No. 2915 (8 July 2010): H.L. v. World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) 485
  6. Judgment No. 2916 (8 July 2010): R.R.J. v. International Telecommunication Union (ITU) 486
  7. Judgment No. 2919 (8 July 2010): E.C.D., E.H. and H.S. v. European Patent Organisation (EPO) 487
  8. Judgment No. 2920 (8 July 2010): H.S. and E.H. v. European Patent Organisation 488
  9. Judgment No. 2926 (8 July 2010): N.L. v. International Labour Organization (ILO) 488
  10. Judgment No. 2933 (8 July 2010): B.D. v. World Health Organization (WHO) 489
  11. Judgment No. 2944 (8 July 2010): C.C. v. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) 489
D. Decisions of the World Bank Administrative Tribunal  
  1. Decision Nos. 430 and 431 (23 March 2010): BF v. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development; and AY v. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development 491
  2. Decision No. 444 (29 December 2010): BK v. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development 493
  3. Decision No. 445 (29 October 2010): BI v. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development 495
E. Decisions of the Administrative Tribunal of the International Monetary Fund  
    Judgment No. 2010–4 (3 December 2010): Ms. “EE” v. International Monetary Fund (IMF) 497
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  
  1. Privileges and immunities [see also: additional legal opinions]  
    (a) Note Verbale to the Permanent Representative of [State] concerning the privileges and immunities of [a United Nations entity] 501
    (b) Interoffice memorandum to the Chief, Special Procedures Branch, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), concerning the request for information on extending immunity from legal process to studies and/or reports prepared for a Special Rapporteur by a group of researchers 503
    (c) Note to the President of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda concerning the immunity of defence counsel 504
  2. Procedural and institutional issues  
    (a) Interoffice memorandum to the Chief, Treaty and Legal Assistance Branch, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), concerning the establishment of the International Anti-Corruption Academy in Laxenburg, Austria 509
    (b) Letter to the President of the Economic and Social Council concerning the allocation of seats on the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 513
    (c) E-mail to the Senior Deputy Director, Head of Legal Affairs, International Maritime Organization, concerning the circulation of a letter as a document of the International Maritime Organization 514
    (d) Interoffice memorandum to the Chief, Human Rights Council Branch, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), concerning the publication of the national report of [State 1] with reference to “Republic of China (Taiwan)” in the report 516
    (e) Interoffice memorandum to the Assistant Secretary-General for Human Resources Management concerning the recognition of Kosovo nationals 517
  3. Liability and responsibility of the United Nations  
    (a) Interoffice memorandum to the Director of the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) concerning an invitation from [a development organization] to UNMAS to provide an expert on demining to a tender assessment panel 518
    (b) Interoffice memorandum to the Assistant Secretary-General, Programme Planning, Budget and Accounts, Controller, concerning a third-party claim against the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) from [the Society] 521
    (c) Interoffice memorandum to the Director of the Division for Public Administration and Development Management, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), concerning the Secretary-General’s and the Organization’s relationship with the [Alliance] 524
  4. Other issues relating to peacekeeping operations  
    (a) Note to the Under-Secretary-General, Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), regarding the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) area of responsibility 528
    (b) Note to the Military Adviser for Peacekeeping Operations, Department of Peacekeeping Operations, concerning exceptional authorization for United Nations Military Experts on Missions to carry arms 534
  5. Personnel questions  
    (a) Note to the Under-Secretary-General for Management and the Under-Secretary-General for the Department of Field Support concerning the change in casualty reporting status in Haiti 536
    (b) Interoffice memorandum to the Assistant Secretary-General for Human Resources Management concerning the Constitution of the Field Staff Union 537
  6. Miscellaneous  
    (a) Interoffice memorandum to the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women, Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, concerning the registration of “Taiwanese” representatives of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) at the fifty-fourth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (1–12 March 2010). 539
    (b) Note to the Chief of Staff, Senior Management Group, concerning an invitation for the film [Title] 540
B. Legal opinions of the secretariats of intergovernmental organizations related to the United Nations  
  1. International Labour Organization  
    Legal Opinions rendered during the International Labour Conference, 99th Session (June 2010)  
    (a) Opinion concerning the attendance of NGOs in Conference committees 543
    (b) Opinion concerning the promotion and the implementation of the Recommendation on HIV and AIDS and the world of work, 2010 543
  2. International Fund for Agricultural Development  
    (a) Interoffice memorandum to the Audit Committee concerning legal issues to be considered when developing a Code of Conduct for the Members of the Executive Board of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD or the Fund) 544
    (b) Concept note to the Executive Management Committee (EMC) regarding managing partnerships with Member States in contribution arrears 556
    (c) Interoffice memorandum concerning the representation of Member States on the Executive Board 566
    (d) Interoffice memorandum to the Finance and Administration Department regarding permissibility of the investments of the Fund’s resources in a non-Member State 570
    (e) Interoffice memorandum to the Investment and Finance Advisory Committee regarding legal considerations when dealing with downgraded and under-performing government bonds in the investments of IFAD 571
  3. United Nations Industrial Development Organization  
    (a) Interoffice memorandum regarding legitimation cards: residency requirements for citizenship of [State] 572
    (b) Interoffice memorandum regarding an invitation to the Director-General to become a member of the Wise Persons Group of the [organization] 573
    (c) Interoffice memorandum regarding recognition of Pacte Civil de Solidarité by UNIDO 574
    (d) External e-mail message regarding the Basic Cooperation Agreement between UNIDO and the Government of [State] 575
    (e) Internal e-mail message regarding the Basic Cooperation Agreement between UNIDO and the Government of [State] 576
    (f) Internal e-mail message regarding an exchange of letters between UNIDO and [United Nations agency] 578
    (g) Interoffice memorandum regarding the interpretation of staff rule 109.05(b) 578
    (h) Interoffice memorandum regarding the optimal modality for operating UNIDO Desks 581

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
A. International Court of Justice 585
  1. Judgments 585
  2. Advisory Opinions 585
  3. Pending cases as at 31 December 2010 585
B. International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea 586
  1. Judgments 586
  2. Pending cases as at 31 December 2010 587
C. International Criminal Court 587
  1. Situations under investigation in 2010  
    (a) Situation in Democratic Republic of the Congo 588
    (b) Situation in the Central African Republic 588
    (c) Situation in Uganda 588
    (d) Situation in Darfur, Sudan 588
    (e) Situation in Kenya 589
  2. Judgements 589
D. International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia 589
  1. Judgments delivered by the Appeals Chamber 590
  2. Judgments delivered by the Trial Chambers 590
E. International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda 590
  1. Judgments delivered by the Appeals Chamber 590
  2. Judgments delivered by the Trial Chambers 591
F. Special Court for Sierra Leone 591
  1. Judgements 591
G. Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia 592
  1. Judgments delivered by the Supreme Court Chamber 592
  2. Judgments delivered by the Trial Chamber 592
H. Special Tribunal for Lebanon 592
  1. Judgements 592
Chapter VIII. Decisions of national tribunals View PDF file

Part Four. Bibliography

Bibliography View PDF file
A. International organizations in general  
  1. General 597
  2. Particular questions 597
B. United Nations  
  1. General 599
  2. Prinicipal organs and subsidiary bodies  
      Genera Assembly 602
      International Court of Justice 602
      Secretariat 609
      Security Council 610
C. Intergovernmental organizations related to the United Nations  
  1. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 618
  2. General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 618
  3. International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes 619
  4. International Fund for Agricultural Development 620
  5. International Labour Organization 620
  6. International Maritime Organization 620
  7. International Monetary Fund 621
  8. Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons 621
  9. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 621
  10. World Bank Group 622
  11. World Health Organization 623
  12. World Intellectual Property Organization 623
  13. World Trade Organization 623
D. Other Legal Issues  
  1. Aviation Law 626
  2. Collective security 627
  3. Commercial arbitration 628
  4. Consular Relations 629
  5. Definition of aggression 629
  6. Diplomatic relations 630
  7. Disarmament 631
  8. Environmental questions 632
  9. Human rights 635
  10. International administrative law 645
  11. International commercial law 646
  12. International criminal law 648
  13. International economic law 649
  14. International terrorism 650
  15. International trade law 651
  16. International courts and tribunals 652
  17. Intervention and humanitarian intervention 667
  18. Jurisdiction 668
  19. Law of armed conflict 668
  20. Law of the sea 668
  21. Law of treaties 671
  22. Membership and representation 671
  23. Narcotic drugs 672
  24. Natural resources 672
  25. Non-governmental organizations 672
  26. Peaceful settlement of disputes 672
  27. Peacekeeping and related activities 672
  28. Piracy 678
  29. Progressive development and codification of international law (in general) 679
  30. Refugees and internally displaced persons 681
  31. Rule of law 682
  32. Self-defence 683
  33. Self-determination 683
  34. State responsibility 683
  35. State sovereignty 684
  36. Transitional justice 684
  37. Use of force 686