Search Help for the United Nation Treaty Series Online Collection
The UNTS Search feature has 2 options: Basic Search and Advanced Search.
type of search was developed to quickly locate the relevant records
by entering a key word (or a combination of words) that you believe
are present in the title of the treaty. If you enter more than one
word you can adjust the search to:
Find those words exactly as they are entered (MATCH THIS PHRASE)
France> will find all agreements where both Brazil AND France appear
in this sequence, but not the ones where they appear as France and Brazil.
all the words entered independently of the sequence you entered them
(MATCH ALL THESE WORDS)
France> will find all agreements where both Brazil and France appear,
either as Brazil and then France OR France and then Brazil.
all treaties that have at least one of the words you entered in the
title (MATCH ANY OF THESE WORDS)
France> will find all agreements where either Brazil or France appear
you can select an agreement by its popular name from the list of available
titles, such as Antarctic Treaty, Geneva Conventions, etc. In this instance,
only the original agreement under its popular name will be displayed.
may also access from this page the UNTS Cumulative Indexes and the
Monthly Statements of Treaties and International Agreements for further
the "Search Results" list
number of documents found in the database is identified on the "Search
Results" list and is displayed in groups of 25 per screen. If
more than 25 documents were found, you would have an
option to click on the link "NEXT" to have the next 25 documents
listed or the link "PREVIOUS" to return to a previous group of 25.
entry on the list is assigned a sequential number followed by a brief
summary for the relevant record which includes main title, names
of the participants, signature/adoption date (s), subject, participants
and treaty registration number.
the complete information on the treaty selected
may click on the link "Bilateral", "Multilateral'
or "Subsequent action" to have the system display the most complete
information available for that specific treaty or subsequent treaty
action. A link to the full text of a treaty is displayed in the right
upper corner of the page pointing to the relevant image in the corresponding
language in Tiff or PDF format. Please
note that treaties subject to the Limited
Publication policy of the UN Secretariat are identified as such
online and do not have any textual component to be displayed. Also,
subsequent treaty actions registered by the UN Secretariat after
May 1998 are not displayed in UNTS format since a complete summary
information is provided for each treaty action in the system.
and print the complete text of the treaty in the selected language
you click on any of the links pointing to the full text, the
system would display the complete text available for that particular
record in the language selected. The
format could be TIFF or PDF.
To view texts in TIFF, click on the link "Download all Pages" which
would activate the tiff imaging application installed on your PC or
use the "Go to page" option. Texts in PDF are displayed in
Adobe Acrobat viewer. You
can also "ZOOM IN" or "ZOOM OUT" to make the page
fit to your screen, if necessary.Saving, printing or copying
to clipboard can be done as part of the viewing function of TIFF or