Yearbook of the United Nations 1978

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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.



World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

During 1978, six States deposited instruments of ratification of or accession to the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (wipo). Of these, the membership of three States became effective in 1978: the Central African Empire (23 August), Sri Lanka (20 September) and Jamaica (25 December), bringing the number of States party to the WIPO Convention to 81. Membership of three further States was to become effective as follows: Mongolia (28 February 1979), the Republic of Korea (1 March 1979) and Yemen (29 March 1979), increasing the number of States parties to 84.


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