Yearbook of the United Nations

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2412-1541 (online)
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The Yearbook of the United Nations—published by the Department of Public Information—stands as the authoritative reference work on the activities and concerns of the Organization. Based on official UN documents, the Yearbookprovides comprehensive coverage of political and security matters, human rights issues, economic and social questions, legal issues, and institutional, administrative and budgetary matters.
 
Yearbook of the United Nations 1972

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31 Dec 1972
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882
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9789210601979 (PDF)
http://dx.doi.org/10.18356/71a5ee4c-en

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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.

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  • Foreword

    Throughout its existence, the Yearbook of the United Nations has served as a unique and comprehensive record of the activities of the world organization, of profound value to all who are concerned in those activities. As the United Nations has expanded so dramatically, both in terms of size and in the variety of its tasks, this record has become of ever-increasing importance, not simply as an account of the past but as a guide to the future.

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    • Political and security questions

      The disarmament question, in its various aspects, continued to receive active consideration in the course of 1972 by the Conference of the Committee on Disarmament (CCD) and the General Assembly.

    • Economic and social questions

      During 1972, preparations were made for carrying out, in 1973, the first over-all review and appraisal of progress in the implementation of the International Development Strategy for the Second United Nations Development Decade. In accordance with the General Assembly’s decisions of 24 October 1970, such an evaluation was to be carried out biennially by the Assembly through the Economic and Social Council. The Committee on Review and Appraisal, an inter-governmental body of 54 members established by the Council in 1971 to discharge the Council’s review and appraisal responsibilities held its first session in 1972.

    • Questions relating to trust and non-self-governing territories and the declaration on granting independence

      Under the International Trusteeship System established by the United Nations Charter, Member States administering Trust Territories are accountable to the United Nations for the discharge of their responsibilities and obligations in the administration of the Territories.

    • Legal questions

      In a Judgment of 18 August 1972, the International Court of Justice found by 13 votes to 3 that it had jurisdiction to hear an appeal by India relating to the jurisdiction of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) . By 14 votes to 2, the Court rejected the appeal and held that the ICAO Council was competent to entertain the Application and Complaint laid before it by Pakistan on 3 March 1971.

    • Administrative and budgetary questions

      Ju its annual review of the composition of the Secretariat, in 1972, the General Assembly considered questions relating to geographical distribution of staff, long-term recruitment planning, and employment of women and youth in the United Nations Secretariat.

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