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Notes Verbales

Introduction

To facilitate access by Member States, international organizations and other interestedentities to notes verbales issued by the Legal Counsel on matters concerningthe registration and publication of treaties and depositary requirements, the relevant notes are made available on-line:

The notes address the following issues:

  • Submission of treaties for registration in electronic format;
  • Completeness of registration submissions;
  • Registration requirements (the check list);
  • Publication requirements (desktop publication);
  • Translations ( formal or courtesy) to expedite the registration and publication of treaties;
  • Model instruments (certifying statement, full powers, accession, ratification, acceptance or approval, reservation/declaration, modification of reservation, withdrawal of reservation (s));
  • Information on the deposit of binding instruments (requirements for the deposit);
  • Extension of time limits to lodge objections to late reservations;
  • Full powers;
  • Treaty publication on the Internet at11 https://treaties.un.org
FEATURED EVENT
2013 TREATY EVENT: TOWARDS UNIVERSAL PARTICIPATION AND IMPLEMENTATION
(24-26 September and 30 September-1 October 2013, United Nations Headquarters in New York, North Lawn Building, Room 1034)