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

Office of Special Political Questions

Series includes sub-series DAG-1/8.0 and Accession 1981/0009.

In 1977, served as a clearing-house for information on all aspects of the assistance programme to Lesotho, regarding the complaints by Lesotho against South Africa in regards to its economic dependence on South Africa. In 1978, the Office directed two missions to investigate the South African student refugee problem in Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland and Zambia. - YUN, 1977 The Assistant Secretary-General was Abdulrahim Abby Farah - 1973-1978.

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.

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