index records, tag 710 is
recorded in connection with tag 700.
It identifies the speaker's affiliation (country, organization, group,
specialized agency, title, office, etc.). The authority-controlled name
as found in the UNBIS Name Authority File is entered in 710 $a.
If an UNBIS
authority record for a corporate name does not exist, a new authority
record is created.
The General Assembly permits certain petitioners to address the
Committees in their personal capacity. In such cases, a triple asterisk
in place of the corporate name/country affiliation.
191 $a S/PV.2538
700 1_ $a Denktas,
710 2_ $a ***
where a speaker is also speaking on behalf
of another country or countries, the country of
affiliation of the speaker is entered in 710 $a.
700 1_ $a Durrani,
710 2_ $a Pakistan
[Mr. Durrani from Pakistan spoke on
behalf of the delegations of Bangladesh, Egypt, Jordan, Nepal, Nigeria,
Peru, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Turkey and his own delegation]
In cases where
the speaker is the President,
Vice-President, Prime Minister, or Deputy Prime Minister, King, or
Prince of a country, the title is added to the country.
Anything below the ranking mentioned (e.g., Foreign Minister, Minister
of Health) is not included.
$a Tajikistan. President
$a Vanuatu. Deputy Prime Minister
$a Brunei Darussalam. Prince
Officers of the Main UN bodies
(GA, SC, ECOSOC) - President, Vice-President - and Officers of the Main
Committees (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th Committees) - Chairman,
Vice-Chairman, Rapporteur, and Secretary -
are also recorded in tag 710.
$a UN. Security Council (59th year : 2004). President
$a UN. Economic and Social Council (2001 : New York and
$a UN. General Assembly (58th sess. : 2003-2004).
$a UN. General Assembly (58th sess. : 2003-2004). 1st
$a UN. General Assembly (58th sess. : 2003-2004). 3rd
$a UN. General Assembly (58th sess. : 2003-2004). 5th
$a UN. General Assembly (40th sess. : 1985-1986). 2nd
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