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Legal Documents Connected with UNO

  • Annual Contributions received by UNO for 2020: India Contributed US$ 23,396,496 - Subsequent to the end of the 30 day due period (1 February 2020), 45 additional Member States have paid their 2020 regular budget assessment in full.
  • Annual report of the Security Council to the General Assembly - Rule: 125- 139 125. The Security Council will take the necessary action to ensure the timely submission of its report to the General Assembly in accordance with Article 24, paragraph 3, of […]
  • Charter of the United Nations - The Charter of the United Nations was signed on 26 June 1945, in San Francisco, at the conclusion of the United Nations Conference on International Organization, and came into force on 24 […]
  • Charter of the United Nations - Preamble Chapter I: Purposes and Principles Chapter II: Membership Chapter III: Organs Chapter IV: The General Assembly Chapter V: The Security Council Chapter VI: Pacific Settlement of Disputes Chapter VII: Action with […]
  • COURT ETIQUETTE: UNDT and UNAT - 2020 UNDT COURT ROOM ETIQUETTE 1 The Judge will usually be robed for public hearings. 2 Counsel will wear formal business attire. 3 When the Judge enters the courtroom, all persons present […]
  • Format of Security Council Meeting - Format of meetings 21. In an effort further to advance the resolution of a matter under consideration, the members of the Security Council agree to use a range of meeting options from […]
  • Guidelines for the submission of proposals in the General Assembly - A minimum of four full business days’ advance notice before consideration of the item is required to process a proposal (draft resolution/draft decision) as a limited distribution (“L.”) document in all official languages. (This period includes three full days for processing, counting from the day following the day of submission, and takes into account rule 78 of the rules of procedure of the General Assembly.
  • Human Rights Bodies PAST AND PRESENT OF THE UNITED NATIONS - Charter-based bodies Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review Commission on Human Rights (replaced by the Human Rights Council) Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council Human Rights Council Complaint Procedure Treaty-based bodies […]
  • Important ISA for UN audits - All United Nations staff are obligated to comply with the Financial Regulations and Rules and with administrative instructions issued in connection with those Regulations and Rules. Any staff member who contravenes the Financial Regulations and Rules or corresponding administrative instructions may be held personally accountable and financially liable for his or her actions.
  • International Court of Justice - International Court of Justice under the United Nation Charter-1945 Article 92 The International Court of Justice shall be the principal judicial organ of the United Nations. It shall function in accordance with […]
  • Johannesburg Declaration on Sustainable Development-2002 - Adopted at the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD), Johannesburg, South Africa, 26 August- 4 September 2002-We, the representatives of the peoples of the world, assembled at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 2 to 4 September 2002, reaffirm our commitment to sustainable development.
  • Legal Principles Governing Activities of States in Exploration and Use of Outer Space-1962 - The activities of States in the exploration and use of outer space shall be carried on in accordance with international law, including the Charter of the United Nations, in the interest of maintaining international peace and security and promoting international co-operation and understanding.
  • Monitoring core international human rights treaties - Monitoring core international human rights treaties by Human rights treaty bodies Six of the Committees (CCPR, CERD, CAT, CEDAW, CRPD, and CED,) can, under certain conditions, receive petitions from individuals. Committee on the […]
  • Pakistan wrote letter for an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council on the situation of Kashmir-13/08/2019 -    
  • Principles Governing The Use by States of Artificial Earth Satellites for International Direct Television Broadcasting-UNO 1982 - Believing that the establishment of principles for international direct television broadcasting will contribute to the strengthening of international cooperation in this field and further the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations,
  • STATUTE OF THE UNITED NATIONS APPEALS TRIBUNAL - The Appeals Tribunal shall be competent to hear and pass judgement on an appeal filed against a judgement rendered by the United Nations Dispute Tribunal
  • STATUTE OF THE UNITED NATIONS DISPUTE TRIBUNAL - The UN Dispute Tribunal hears and passes judgement on an application filed by an individual(employee),  against the Order of  Secretary- General of the United Nations for non-compliance with the terms of appointment or the contract of employment. The terms “contract” and “terms of appointment” include all pertinent regulations and rules and all relevant administrative issuances in force at the time of alleged non- compliance.
  • The preamble of the United Nation - WE THE PEOPLES OF THE UNITED NATIONS DETERMINED to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and to reaffirm faith […]
  • THE SECURITY COUNCIL - CHAPTER V: COMPOSITION Article 23 The Security Council shall consist of fifteen Members of the United Nations. The Republic of China, France, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the United Kingdom of […]
  • Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - his Agenda is a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity. It also seeks to strengthen universal peace in larger freedom. We recognise that eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions, including extreme poverty, is the greatest global challenge and an indispensable requirement for sustainable development.
  • UN Convention on the Rights of the Child-Rules of procedure-2019 - The Committee on the Rights of the Child shall hold meetings as may be required for the effective performance of its functions in accordance with the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
  • UN Guidelines for gender-inclusive language in English - These Guidelines include a number of strategies to help United Nations staff use gender-inclusive language. They may be applied to any type of communication, whether it is oral or written, formal or informal, or addressed to an internal or external audience.
  • UN Programme of Assistance in Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law - Recognizing the major contribution of the Programme of Assistance to the teaching and dissemination of international law for the benefit of lawyers i n all countries, legal systems and regions of the world for more than half a century and the importance of ensuring the successful continuation of the Programme for the benefit of present and future generations of lawyers,
  • United Nations Charter (full text-english) - WE THE PEOPLES OF THE UNITED NATIONS DETERMINED to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and small, and to establish conditions under which justice and respect for the obligations arising from treaties and other sources of international law can be maintained, and to promote social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom,
  • United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 - PREAMBLE The States Parties to this Convention, Prompted by the desire to settle, in a spirit of mutual understanding and cooperation, all issues relating to the law of the sea and aware […]
  • United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS Interministerial Committee of Human Rights The UN Convention  on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Signed in New York on March 30, 2007 (November 5, 2007) CONVENTION ON THE […]
  • United Nations Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations - Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations United Nations New York, 2018 Secretary-General’s bulletin ST/SGB/2018/1 1 January 2018 Under the Charter of the United Nations, the General Assembly provides staff regulations […]
  • UNO Space Laws and Co-operation - Contents Part one. United Nations treaties A. Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies B. Agreement […]
  • Vienna Convention on Consular Relations and Optional Protocols- 24 APRIL 1963 - Believing that an international convention on consular relations, privileges and immunities would also contribute to the development of friendly relations among nations, irrespective of their differing constitutional and social systems,
  • Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, 1961 -   Done at Vienna on 18 April 1961. Entered into force on 24 April 1964. United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 500, p. 95. Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations Done at Vienna on 18 April 1961 The States Parties to the […]
  • Yasser Arafat’s 1974 UN General Assembly speech (1974) - The roots of the Palestinian question reach back into the closing years of the nineteenth century, in other words, to that period we call the era of colonialism and settlement as we know it today. This is precisely the period during which zionism as a scheme was born; its aim was the conquest of Palestine by European immigrants

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