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

Sir Robert G. Jackson - subject files

UN. EOSG/OSG/Under-Secretary-General for UNROD/UNROB - 1972-1974: Sir Robert Jackson
UN. EOSG/OSG/Under-Secretary-General, Coordinator of Indo-China; Zambia; Cape Verde - 1975-1979: Sir Robert Jackson

Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, situation reports, news clippings, and press briefings relating to personnel matters, special accounts, budget, transportation, relief operations, working groups and contributions. Correspondents include Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs Brian Urquhart; Director of the Budget Division/Office of Financial Services Pierre L. Lavau; and Director of Field Operations Services/Office of General Services George Lansky.

Accession number: A-755, box 1-5.

Actual series size: 5 boxes - 1 box is missing.

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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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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.

Secretary-General's Travel and Trips

Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, clear and code cables, telegrams, notes, invitations, programmes, press releases, itineraries and United Nations documents relating to trips made by the Secretary-General to overseas destinations and during the 1957 Christmas holidays to Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe. Includes communications between top eschelon offials at headquarters and travel destinations. Correspondents include Secretaries-General Trygve Lie and Dag Hammarskjold; Ralph Bunche, Under-Secretary-General - without a department; and Leo Malania, Assistant to the Executive Assistant to the Secretary-General. Arranged alphabetically by country or destination.

Accession numbers: A/291, 63/208, A/384, 62/1104

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