ERIC Number: ED266050
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Charter of the United Nations and Statute of the International Court of Justice.
United Nations, New York, NY. Office of Public Information.
The Charter of the United Nations is divided into 19 chapters. Following a preamble, Chapter I outlines the purposes and principles of the organization; Chapter II, the membership; and Chapter III, organization. Chapter IV describes the composition, functions, powers, and voting procedure of the General Assembly. Chapter V outlines the functioning of the Security Council. Settlement of disputes is the topic of Chapter VI. Chapter VII focuses on United Nations actions with respect to threats to peace. Regional arrangements are described in Chapter VIII and international economic and social cooperation in Chapter IX. Workings of the Economic and Social Council are detailed in Chapter X; non-self-governing territories in Chapter XI; the international trusteeship system in Chapter XII; and the Trusteeship Council in XIII. Remaining chapters are devoted to the International Court of Justice, the Secretariat, miscellaneous provisions, transitional security arrangements, amendments, and ratification. The Statute of the International Court of Justice outlines the organization of the Court, the competence of the Court, procedure, advisory opinions, and the amendment procedure. (LP)
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Governance, Government (Administrative Body), International Cooperation, International Law, International Relations, Peace, Policy Formation, Trustees, World Affairs, World Problems
United Nations Sales Section, New York, NY 10017 (Sales No. DPI/511, $1.00).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations, New York, NY. Office of Public Information.