United Nations Charter


United Nations Charter
constitution of the United Nations

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • United Nations Charter — Signed 26 June 1945 Location San Francisco, California, United States Effective 24 October 1945 Condition Ratification by China, France, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, United States and by a majority of the other signatory states. Parties… …   Wikipedia

  • United Nations Charter — The Charter of the United Nations, an exercise of the treaty making power of the United States so far as participation by the United States is concerned. Rice v Sioux City Cemetery, 349 US 70, 99 L Ed 897, 75 S Ct 614. Drawn up at the United… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • United Nations Charter —    The United Nations (UN) Charter, signed at the San Francisco Conference on 26 June 1945, outlined the principles on which the UN was formed and in 15 chapters provided details of its basic principles, structure, and organization. It came into… …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter — sets out the UN Security Council s powers to maintain peace. It allows the Council to determine the existence of any threat to the peace, breach of the peace, or act of aggression and to take military and nonmilitary action to restore… …   Wikipedia

  • Chapter I of the United Nations Charter — lays out the purposes and principles of the United Nations organization. These principles include the equality and self determination of nations and the obligation of member countries to obey the Charter, to cooperate with the UN Security Council …   Wikipedia

  • Chapter IV of the United Nations Charter — contains the Charter s provisions dealing with the UN General Assembly, specifically its composition, functions, powers, voting, and procedures. Contents 1 Primacy of the General Assembly 2 Articles 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16 3 Article 17 …   Wikipedia

  • Amendments to the United Nations Charter — can be made by a procedure set out in Chapter XVIII of the UN Charter. The UN Charter has been amended five times since 1945 [http://www.yclub.org/GUNA2005/UNFacts.htm] .Amendment process [http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Charter of the United… …   Wikipedia

  • Chapter II of the United Nations Charter — deals with membership of the United Nations organization. Membership is open to the original signatories and all other peace loving states which accept the obligations contained in the present Charter and, in the judgment of the Organization, are …   Wikipedia

  • Chapter XVI of the United Nations Charter — contains miscellaneous provisions prohibiting secret treaties, establishing the UN Charter as supreme over any other treaties, and providing for privileges and immunities of UN officials and representatives. Contents 1 Article 102 2 Article 103 3 …   Wikipedia

  • Chapter V of the United Nations Charter — contains provisions establishing the United Nations Security Council. Article 23 establishes the composition of the Security Council, with five permanent members (the Republic of China, France, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, and the United …   Wikipedia


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