Yearbook of the United Nations 1953

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The Yearbook of the United Nations stands as the authoritative reference work on the activities and concerns of the Organization. Based on official UN documents, the Yearbook provides comprehensive coverage of political and security matters, human rights issues, economic and social questions, legal issues, and institutional, administrative and budgetary matters.



Note on documentation

Resolutions adopted by the General Assembly, the Economic and Social Council and the Trusteeship Council are referred to in this Yearbook by their official numbers. The number of the session at which the resolution was adopted appears in parentheses: thus, the General Assembly’s resolution 727 (VIII) is its 727th, adopted at its eighth session; the Economic and Social Council’s resolution 482 (XVI) is its 482nd, adopted at its sixteenth session; and the Trusteeship Council’s resolution 645 (XII) is its 645th, adopted at its twelfth session. The context indicates which organ is referred to. In the case of the Security Council, the document citation of the original mimeographed resolution is given. These resolutions are, in general, reproduced in printed form in the Official Records. In the case of the International Court of Justice, the official citations are given for documents cited.


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