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Note by the Secretariat

The Treaty Section of the Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations makes every effort to provide the most up-to-date information available to it at its website at http://treaties.un.org (hereunder referred to as "UN Treaty Collection").

However, it should be understood that information contained therein may not reflect the latest information made available to the Treaty Section although it is revised and updated continuously. This material is made available for information purposes only, and the United Nations assumes no liability whatsoever with regard to the accuracy of this data. In the event of doubt regarding the content of any part of the UN Treaty Collection, it is suggested that you contact the Treaty Section via the contact form provided on the website or by fax at (212) 963-3693.

For citation purposes, the following is suggested:

  • The publication"Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General" in electronic format should be cited as: "Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General, United Nations, New York (ST/LEG/SER.E), as available on https://treaties.un.org/Pages/ParticipationStatus.aspx on (date on which the material was accessed)";
  • The full text of a treaty in image format obtained from the United Nations Treaty Series database of the Collection should be cited as: "Title of the Agreement, United Nations, New York (UNTS volume and page numbers), as available on https://treaties.un.org/Pages/UNTSOnline.aspx?id=1 (date on which the material was accessed)";
  • Titles of Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General in the UN official languages should be cited as: "List of titles of multilateral treaties deposited with the Secretary-General in e.g. English, United Nations, New York, as available on https://treaties.un.org/Pages/DB.aspx?path=DB/titles/page1_en.xml&menu=MTDSG (date on which the material was accessed)".
  • "Photographs of Treaty Actions should be cited as: "Title of the Agreement, Action type, Name of the State, United Nations, New York, as available on https://treaties.un.org/Pages/PhotoList.aspx (date on which the material was accessed)";"
  • "Depositary Notifications issued by the Secretary-General should be cited as: " CN Reference, Title of the Agreement, Action type, Name of the State, United Nations, New York, as available on https://treaties.un.org/Pages/CNs.aspx (date on which the material was accessed)";"
  • "UNTS Cumulative Index should be cited as: " Issue number, Language version, United Nations, New York, as available on https://treaties.un.org/Pages/CumulativeIndexes.aspx (date on which the material was accessed)"; "
  • Monthly Statement of Treaties and International Agreements should be cited as: " Document symbol, page number, United Nations, New York, as available on https://treaties.un.org/Pages/MSDatabase.aspx (date on which the material was accessed)";
  • Certified True Copies (CTCs) of Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General should be cited as: "Title of the Agreement, United Nations, New York, as available on https://treaties.un.org/Pages/CTCs.aspx (date on which the material was accessed)";

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)