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United Nations Executive Office of the Secretary-General (EOSG) (1946-present) Series
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Sir Robert Jackson

UN.EOSG/OSG/Special Representative to Co-ordinate Humanitarian Programmes in Kampuchea - appointed in 1980: Sir Robert Jackson

Series consists of incoming and outgoing code cables, correspondence, notes for the record and of meetings with the Secretary-General and budget records, relating to Sir Robert Jackson's activities concerning the UN programme of organizing and carrying out humanitarian aid in Kampuchea and border areas; inter-action with relief organizations such as UNICEF and UNHCR; Kampuchean political issues and conflicts. Series also includes journalist William Shawcross' unfinished manuscript dealing with global relief organizations and containing a number of Sir Robert Jackson's comments on the Kampuchean situation and the UN humanitarian assistance programme in that region.

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in the VAULT

Law of the Sea Conference

The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea - UNCLOS, also called the Law of the Sea Convention or the Law of the Sea treaty, is the international agreement that resulted from the third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea - UNCLOS III, which took place from 1973 through 1982.

The Law of the Sea Convention defines the rights and responsibilities of nations in their use of the world's oceans, establishing guidelines for businesses, the environment, and the management of marine natural resources.
The Convention, concluded in 1982, replaced four 1958 treaties. UNCLOS came into force in 1994.

Series contains:

  • Credentials - 11 boxes
  • Letters from Missions and Governments - 6 boxes
  • Register in accordance with rule 40 of the rules of procedure + Ballot paper - 2 boxes

United Nations Malaysian Mission - UNMAM

Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, incoming and outgoing cables, telegrams, aides-memoires, translations, notes, meeting reports, annual reports, final reports, reports, appendices, annexes, petitions, summary records of meetings, summary records of hearings, statements, speeches, talks, interviews, announcements, resolutions, draft outlines, drafts of final reports, communications, press releases, press conference statements, weekly news summaries, reprints of news articles, periodicals, booklets, programs, lists, logs, itineraries, tables, bibliographies, election regulations, election manifests, local authority ordinances, instructions, oaths of office, forms, indemnities, resumes, biographical notes, charts, photograph albums, maps, posters, invitations, and routing slips.

Subjects include but are not limited to the following: administration; personnel; border incidents; hearings; Cobbold Report; summit meetings; Committee of Twenty-four on Colonialism; Council Negri; political party conferences; North Borneo and Sarawak elections; and local governments.

Correspondents include U Thant, UN Secretary-General; Laurence Michelmore, Representative of the UN Secretary-General, UNMAM; George J. Janecek, Deputy Representative of the UN Secretary-General, UNMAM; and J. Rolz-Bennett, British Malaysian Commission.

Protocol and Liaison Section - Subject and chronological - 1946-1969

Series consists of records created and maintained by the Protocol and Liaison Section of the Executive Office of the Secretary-General not filed in the Secretariat's Central Registry filing system. The Protocol and Liaison Section was responsible to assist delegates with protocol, functions, and with respect to diplomatic Privileges and immunities. Records document Social events and Official functions, flag and emblem issues, General Assembly protocol details, Official visits to the United Nations, the funeral of count Bernadotte, and related. Arrangement is in two sets, the subject files of an earlier period, 1946-1953, and the chronological files of 1958-1969. - the subject files are organized by year.

Related records: Central Registry files created by the Protocol and Liaison Section during this period - see series S-0472.

Code and clear cables

Series dates primarily from 1961-1973 - there are a few items dated 1980. Documented are office operations including personnel administration, contract and purchasing, facilities management, travel arrangements and visits, humanitarian activity, political events, and the activities of peacekeeping and observer missions. Records are incoming and outgoing code and clear cables, as well as numbered and unnumbered cables. Correspondence is between top echelon United Nations officials in New York and missions located in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and the Dominican Republic, including Secretaries-General U Thant and Kurt Waldheim, Deputy Chef de Cabinet and later Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs Jose Rolz-Bennett, Under Secretary General for Special Political Affairs Ralph Bunche, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs Philippe de Seynes, Controller Bruce Turner, Senior Officer for the Office of Special Political Affairs Brian Urquhart, Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs J. Peres de Cuellar, Deputy Executive Officer for Department of Public Information R. Eriksen, and Chief of Section of the Executive Office of the Secretary-General D. Blickenstaff. Arranged alphabetically by location and therein chronologically.

Public Information - subject files

Series documents appointments to the Office of Public Information, United Nations Information Centres, employee transfers and the World Fair of 1964. Records consist of correspondence, memoranda, code cables - numbered and unnumbered, political reports from information centres, newpaper clippings, brochures and United Nations official documents. Correspondents include Secretaries-General U Thant and Kurt Waldheim, Under-Secretary for Public Information H. Tavares de Sa, Assistant Secretary-General for Public Information Agha Abdul Hamid, Under-Secretary-General for Administration and Management H. Keith Matthews, Assistant-Secretary-General for Public Information G. Alatani, and Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs in charge of Public Information Joze Rolz-Bennett. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Publications Board - subject files

Series documents the activities of the Publications Board. Records consist of correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, and annual reports. Correspondents include Secretary-General U Thant, Under-Secretary for Conference Services Jiri Nosek, and Chief Editor and Executive Assistant of the Office of the Secretary-General Leo Malania. Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Please note that box 7 is oversize folder, title Publications programs.

Personal files

UN. Chef de Cabinet (1961-1973: Narasimhan)
Under-Secretary-General for General Assembly Affairs (1962-1967: Narasimhan)

Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, clear and code cables (numbered and unnumbered), itineraries, journals, brochures, invitations, letters of thanks, newspaper clippings, press releases and United Nations documents relating to the personal files of the Chef de Cabinet. Subjects include trips; speeches; boards, committees and foundations; organizations; and the United Nations International School (UNIS). Correspondents include Secretary-General U Thant, and mostly communications between the Chef de Cabinet C.V. Narasimhan and the heads and representatives of organizations, boards, foundations, colleges and universities, diplomats and countries' top officials.

Accession numbers: 66/203, 67/184, 73/176, 74/19, 74/74, 74/105, 77/4.

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