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Selected Bibliography on the United Nations and Specialized Agencies ?

UNITED NATIONS

GENERAL

The United Nations Conference on International Organization, San Francisco,

Calif., April 25-June 26, 1945. Selected documents. Department of State publication 2490. Buckram. 992 pp. $2.75.

Stanford University, Stanford University, Calif.
University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif.
Los Angeles Public Library, Los Angeles, Calif.
University of Washington, Seattle, Wash.
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Charter of the United Nations and Statute of the International Court of Justice,

and Interim Arrangements. Facsimile, in five languages. Signed at the United Nations Conference on International Organization, San Francisco, June 1945.

Department of State publication 2368. 232 pp. 60 cents. Index to the Charter of the United Nations and the statute of the International

Court of Justice. 5 cents. Covenant of the League of Nations and Charter of the United Nations: Points of

Difference. By Clyde Eagleton. A comparative analysis of the two documents.

Department of State publication 2442. 14 pp. 5 cents. United Nations Participation Act of 1945. Public Law 264, 79th Congress, First

Session, December 20, 1945. (United States Government Printing Office.) Yearbook of the United Nations, 1946–47, Vol. I. Contains a narrative account

of the development of the United Nations including the San Francisco conference, the Preparatory Commission, and the meetings of the United Nations up to July 1, 1947. The narrative is supported by the texts of resolutions and the action taken by United Nations bodies. Brief accounts of the special

ized agencies are also included. 991 pp. $10. Yearbook on Human Rights. 1946. $5. United Nations Bulletin. A publication which carries accounts and analyses of

proceedings and decisions and provides background information on the various meetings and forthcoming events of the United Nations. Vol. VI, No. 1, January 1, 1949, contains a concise account of the work of the United Nations

and its related agencies for 1948. $3 a year, 15 cents a copy. United Nations Treaty Series. A monthly publication which lists treaties and

international agreements registered filed and recorded with the Secretariat of the United Nations. This publication is a continuation of the League of

Nations Treaty Series. $3.75 an issue. Everyman's United Nations. Deals with the work of the United Nations from

its beginning and with the work and structure of the specialized agencies. Contains also a section on the organizational set-up of the United Nations.

(Supersedes Guide for Lecturers and Teachers.) Paper bound. 201 pp. $1. The United Nations and You: Questions and Answers for United Nations Day.

Pamphlet free to teachers, study-group leaders, and libraries. United Nations

Department of Public Information, Lake Success, N. Y. 15 pp. Basic Facts About the United Nations. Pamphlet. 24 pp. 15 cents. Structure of the United Nations (Revision, April 1948.) Describes the basic

structure of the United Nations including the main organs, commissions, committees, etc. Lists terms of reference and membership of these bodies. United

Nations Department of Public Information, Lake Success, N.Y. Free. What the United Nations Is Doing (series). For Non-Self-Governing Territories ;

For Refugees and Displaced Persons; For the Status of Women; For Better

World Trade; the Economic Commission for Europe. 15 cents each. What It Is (series). The International Bank; International Civil Aviation

Organization; International Children's Emergency Fund; International Trade

be addressed to the International Documents Service, Columbia University Press, New York 27, N. Y. Department of State publications may be obtained from the Superintendent of Documents, United States Government Printing Office, Washington 25, D. C. Department of State free publications may be obtained from the Division of Publications, Department of State.

Organization; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization; the United Nations. United Nations Department of Public Information,

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3302. 66 pp. 35 cents. Strengthening the United Nations. Statements by Secretary Marshall and

Ambassador Austin before the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Department

of State publication 3159. 10 pp. 10 cents. Toward a Stronger United Nations: Questions and Answers Concerning the

Status and Development of International Cooperation. Department of State

publication 3373. 12 pp. Free. The United States and the United Nations: Report by the President to the

Congress for the Year 1947. Department of State publication 3024. 463 pp.

60 cents. The United Nations: Three Years of Achievement. A detailed and specific dis

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3255. 19 pp. 10 cents. Annual Reports of the Secretary-General of the United Nations on the Work of

the Organization. $1.50. Delegations to the United Nations. Lists of delegates to the various United

Nations organs, revised periodically. 25 cents. Monthly Bulletin of Statistics. A bulletin containing information on fuel and

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wages, and prices. $5 a year, 50 cents a copy. Transportation and Communications Review. Quarterly publication which suc

ceeds Summary of Important Events in the field of Transport and Communi

cations. $2 a year, 50 cents a copy. List of Multilateral Treaties and Agreements Relating to Transport and Com

munications Questions. 75 cents.

GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Rules of Procedure of the General Assembly. U.N. document A/520. Publica

tion 1948.1.1. 20 cents. Resolutions of the General Assembly. Resolutions of the First and Second Regular Sessions, the First and Second Special Sessions, and the First Part of the Third Regular Session. U.N. documents A/64, A/64 Add. 1, A/519, A/310.

Approximately $1.50 for each set of resolutions. The General Assembly. Background Paper no. 16. Description of the functions

and powers of the General Assembly, together with a chart showing the structure. United Nations Department of Public Information, Lake Success, N. Y.

15 pp. Free. The Interim Committee of the General Assembly: The Little Assembly", A

Legislative History. Department of State publication 3204. 32 pp. - 20 cents.

SECURITY COUNCIL

Provisional Rules of Procedure of the Security Council. U.N. publication

1948.I.2. 20 cents. The Security Council. Background paper no. 31. Information on historical

background, functions and powers, membership and activities of the Council,

together with a chart of the Council and its organs. United Nations Depart

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July 16, 1947 to July 15, 1948. U.N. document A/620. $1.50.

ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION

International Control of Atomic Energy: Growth of a Policy. Department of

State publication 2702. 281 pp. 45 cents. International Control of Atomic Energy: Policy at the Crossroads. An informal

summary record of the policy developments concerning the international con

trol of atomic energy. Department of State publication 3161. 251 pp. 45 cents. İnternational Control of Atomic Energy: Third Report of the United Nations

Atomic Energy Commission to the Security Council. Department of State

publication 3179. 78 pp. 25 cents. Atomic Impasse, 1948. A collection of speeches by Frederick Osborn, Deputy

U.S. Representative to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission. Depart

ment of State publication 3272. 48 pp. 15 cents. Proposals and Recommendations of the United Nations Atomic Energy Commis

sion. Office of United Nations Affairs, Washington 25, D. C.

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL

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of Functional Commissions of the Economic and Social Council. 25 cents. The Economic and Social Council. Background paper no. 10. Describes the

origin, membership and achievements of the Economic and Social Council. United Nations Department of Public Information, Lake Success, N. Y. 29

pp. Free. Report of the Economic and Social Council to the General Assembly. U.N. docu

ment A/625. 90 cents. Resolutions Adopted by the Economic and Social Council. Resolutions of the

first seven sessions. Approximately 90 cents for each set of resolutions. A Survey of the Economic Situation and Prospects of Europe. U.N. publica

tion 1948.II.E.1. $2.50. Salient Features of the World Economic Situation, 1945–1947. Supplement (dis

cussion of report in Economic and Social Council). $2.50. ECOSOC 1948: A Review and a Forecast. By Walter M. Kotschnig. Department

of State Bulletin, January 2, 1949, pp. 3–23. 15 cents.

TRUSTEESHIP COUNCIL

Rules of Procedure of the Trusteeship Council. T/1/rev.4 U.N. publication

1947.1.9. 25 cents. The Trusteeship Council. Background paper no. 22. Historical paper on the

functions and powers of the Trusteeship Council, general provisions of the Trusteeship agreements, and membership of the Council. United Nations De

partment of Public Information, Lake Success, N. Y. Free. Report of the Trusteeship Council to the General Assembly Covering Its Sec

ond and Third Sessions, April 29, 1947-August 5, 1948. 50 cents. Resolutions Adopted by the Trusteeship Council During Its Three Sessions.

Each set of resolutions, 10 cents.

NON-SELF-GOVERNING TERRITORIES

The United States and Non-Self-Governing Territories. Development of inter

national responsibility regarding dependent areas, the work of the United Nations in this connection, and the future responsibilities of the United States in the role of administrator of certain trust territories. Department of State

publication 2812. 106 pp. 30 cents. Summaries and Analysis of Information on Non-Self-Governing Territories Trans

mitted to the Secretary-General during 1947. U.N. publication 1948. VI.B.1.

Paper cover. 509 pp. $4.00. Report of the Caribbean Commission to the Governments of the French Republic,

the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, the United States of

America for the Year 1947. Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, 1948. 32 pp. Proceedings of the South Pacific Commission, First Session, Sydney, Australia,

11th May,21st May, 1948. Mimeographed. 13 pp. Second Session, Sydney, Australia, October 25th-November 2nd, 1948. 45 pp.

INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE Yearbook of the International Court of Justice, 1947–1948. Annual publication

which contains information concerning its organization, jurisdiction, and activi

ties. ICJ/Series E/2. $2.20. The International Court of Justice. Background paper no. 33. Information on

the historical background, composition, and jurisdiction of the court, with a short history of its proceedings. United Nations Department of Public

Information, Lake Success, N.Y. 16 pp. Free. Reports of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders: Conditions of Admission

of a State to Membership in the United Nations. Advisory Opinion of May

28, 1948. ICJ/Series A/B/2. Reports of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders: The Corfu Channel Case

(Preliminary Objection). Judgment of March 25, 1948. ICJ/Series A/B/1. Acts and Documents Concerning the Organization of the Court. No. 1,

Charter of the United Nations, Statute and Rules of the Court, and other

Constitutional Documents. ICJ/Series D/1. DOCUMENTS OF PARTICULAR INTEREST ON THE UNITED NATIONS

DURING 1948

Progress Report on Human Rights. Department of State publication 3262. 16 pp.

10 cents. A Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Adopted during the First Part of

the Third Session of the General Assembly in Paris on December 10, 1948. U.N. document A/811. Also contained in United Nations Bulletin, vol. VI, no. 1,

January 1, 1949. United Nations Action on Human Rights in 1948. Address by James Simsarian.

Department of State Bulletin, January 2, 1949, pp. 3–23. 15 cents. Protocol on Narcotic Drugs. U.N. document A/666 and corr. 1. Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. Adopted during the First

Part of the Third Session of the General Assembly in Paris on December 9,

1948. U.N. document A/760. Concerning Freedom of Information. United Nations resolution and United

States statements and discussion on freedom of information. Department of State publication 2977. 13 pp. 10 cents.

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