Non-Members Of The United Nations As Parties To The Statute
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paragraph 165 in volume 2, chapter 10, Qualification to be a Party in a Case: Jurisdiction Ratione Personae

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Given the universality of the United Nations today, the question of participation in the Statute of States not members of the United Nations has lost the importance it once might have had. However, analytical questions have arisen and they may recur.

At Dumbarton Oaks it was accepted that although the Court was to be a principal organ of the United Nations, a State which is not a member of the Organization could become a party to …

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Non-Members Of The United Nations As Parties To The Statute”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 18 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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