Other General Assembly documents related to oceans and the law of the sea
and issued under that agenda item

Last updated 03 October 2014

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A/69/401

Letter dated 19 September 2014 from the PR of the Philippines to the UN addressed to the SG (Agenda item 74 (a) Oceans and the law of the sea)


A/68/981

Letter dated 22 August 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Viet Nam to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/980

Letter dated 22 August 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Viet Nam to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/956

Letter dated 24 July 2014 from the Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/943

Letter dated 3 July 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Viet Nam to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/942

Letter dated 3 July 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Viet Nam to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/907

Letter dated 9 June 2014 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of China to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/906

Letter dated 6 June 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Viet Nam to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/902

Letter dated 30 May 2014 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Turkey to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/897

Letter dated 28 May 2014 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Viet Nam to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/887

Letter dated 22 May 2014 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of China to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/883

Letter dated 19 May 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/870

Letter dated 7 May 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Viet Nam to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/857

Letter dated 25 April 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/822-S/2014/234

Identical letters dated 28 March 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Honduras to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council


A/68/817

Letter dated 25 March 2014 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of El Salvador to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/759

Letter dated 13 February 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/743

Note verbale dated 6 February 2014 from the Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/741

Letter dated 20 January 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/644–S/2013/720

Letter dated 5 December 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/595

Letter dated 25 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Fiji to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/593–S/2013/662

Letter dated 12 November 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/581

Letter dated 11 November 2013 from the Permanent Representative of El Salvador to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/555–S/2013/634

Letter dated 29 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/548

Letter dated 23 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/68/537–S/2013/622

Letter dated 17 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/67/852

Note verbale dated 29 April 2013 from the Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/67/838

Letter dated 19 March 2013 from the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity addressed to the Secretary-General


A/67/836

Note verbale dated 14 March 2013 from the Permanent Mission of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/67/810

Letter dated 15 March 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Monaco to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/67/622

Letter dated 6 December 2012 from the Permanent Representative of Viet Nam to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General, transmitting the report on the implementation by Viet Nam of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea


A/67/762

Letter dated 20 February 2013 from the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/67/761

Letter dated 20 February 2013 from the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/67/684

Letter dated 21 December 2012 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/67/593

Letter dated 21 November 2012 from the Permanent Representatives of Kuwait and Saudi Arabia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/67/542

Letter dated 19 October 2012 from the Permanent Representative of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/67/395

Draft terms of reference for UN-Oceans


A/66/851

Letter dated 15 June 2012 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/66/566

Workshop to discuss implementation of paragraphs 80 and 83 to 87 of resolution 61/105 and paragraphs 117 and 119 to 127 of resolution 64/72 on sustainable fisheries, addressing the impacts of bottom fishing on vulnerable marine ecosystems and the long-term sustainability of deep-sea fish stocks: Letter dated 27 October 2011 from the Moderator of the Workshop to the President of the General Assembly


A/66/388

Letter dated 27 September 2011 from the Permanent Representative of Argentina to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Ministerial Declaration adopted at the thirty-fifth annual meeting of the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the Group of 77


A/65/896–S/2011/407

Letter dated 29 June 2011 from the Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

XVI Ministerial Conference and Commemorative Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement: Final Document


A/65/673

Letter dated 23 December 2010 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Nicaragua to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/65/670

Letter dated 22 December 2010 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Nicaragua to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/65/579

Letter dated 16 November 2010 from the Permanent Representative of Nicaragua to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/65/561

Letter dated 5 November 2010 from the Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/65/558

Letter dated 3 November 2010 from the Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/65/547

Letter dated 28 October 2010 from the Permanent Representative of Nicaragua to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/65/528

Letter dated 13 October 2010 from the President of the Review Conference addressed to the President of the General Assembly


A/65/489

Letter dated 1 October 2010 from the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Draft comprehensive convention on the suppression of acts of piracy at sea


A/65/486

Letter dated 29 September 2010 from the Permanent Representative of Yemen to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Ministerial Declaration adopted at the thirty-fourth annual meeting of the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the Group of 77


A/64/569-S/2009/649

Letter dated 10 December 2009 from the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/63/970-S/2009/518

Letter dated 24 July 2009 from the Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Sharm El Sheikh Summit Declaration


A/63/965-S/2009/514

Letter dated 24 July 2009 from the Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Final Document of the Fifteenth Summit Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries


A/63/858

Letter dated 8 May 2009 from the Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Ministerial meeting of the non-aligned movement Coordinating bureau: Final Document


A/63/580

Letter dated 26 November 2008 from the Permanent Representatives of Egypt and Yemen to the United Nations addressed to the President of the General Assembly

Consultative meeting of Arab States bordering the Red Sea concerning piracy off the coast of Somalia and the means to combat it: Concluding statement


A/63/485

Letter dated 13 October 2008 from the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Rejecting the contents of the letter (A/62/900) of 1 July 2008 from the Permanent Representative of Argentina to the United Nations


A/63/464

Letter dated 3 October 2008 from the Permanent Representative of Antigua and Barbuda to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Ministerial Declaration adopted at the thirty-second annual meeting of the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the Group of 77


A/62/929

Letter dated 8 August 2008 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Cuba to the United Nations addressed to Secretary-General

Fifteen Ministerial Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement: Final Document


A/62/900

Letter dated 1 July 2008 from the Permanent Representative of Argentina to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Concerning the content of the document entitled “Assessment of Assessments-Progress Report-20 June 2008” presented at the ninth meeting of the United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea


A/62/841–S/2008/310

Identical letters dated 8 May 2008 from the Permanent Representatives of Canada, Denmark, Greece, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, the Republic of Korea and Spain to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General, the President of the General Assembly and the President of the Security Council

"The international community has repeatedly stated its concern about the escalation of acts of piracy and armed robbery against commercial and humanitarian ships in the waters off Somalia ..."


A/62/733

Letter dated 29 February 2008 from the Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/62/697

Letter dated 14 February 2008 from the Permanent Representative of Nicaragua to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/62/518

Letter dated 22 October 2007 from the Permanent Representatives of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Annex to the letter dated 22 October 2007 from the Permanent Representatives of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Signapore Statement on enhancement of safety, security and environmental protection in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore, Signapore, 6 September 2007


A/62/486

Letter dated 10 October 2007 from the Permanent Representatives of El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Managua Declaration: The Gulf of Fonseca, a zone of peace, sustainable development and security


A/61/998

Note verbale dated 8 June 2007 from the Permanent Missions of Australia and Indonesia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Annex to the note verbale dated 8 June 2007 from the Permanent Missions of Australia and Indonesia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Joint ministerial statement - Regional Ministerial Meeting on Promoting Responsible Fishing Practices, including Combating Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing in the Region


A/61/584

Identical letters dated 15 November 2006 from the representatives of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the General Assembly

Annex to the identical letters dated 15 November 2006 from the representatives of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the General Assembly

Kuala Lumpur Statement on enhancement of safety, security and environmental protection in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore

Kuala Lumpur, 20 September 2006


A/61/472-S/2006/780

Letter dated 19 September 2006 from the Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Fourteenth Summit Conference of Heads of State or Government of the Non-Aligned Movement, Havana, 11-16 September 2006: Final Document


A/61/372

Letter dated 18 September 2006 from the Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Annex "National environmental policy for the sustainable development of Mexico’s oceans and coasts: Strategies for their conservation and sustainable use"


A/61/160

Note by the Secretary-General

Letter dated 23 June 2006 from the secretary-general of the International Maritime Organization addressed to the Secretary-General
Report of the Ad Hoc Consultative Meeting of senior representatives of international organizations on the "genuine link"


A/60/853-E/2006/75

Letter dated 16 May 2006 from the Permanent Representative of Saint Lucia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Plan of Implementation of the Decolonization Mandate 2006-07


A/60/529

Identical letters dated 28 October 2005 from the Permanent Representatives of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the General Assembly

Annex I - The Batam Joint Ministerial Statement on the Straits of Malacca and Singapore
Annex II - JAKARTA STATEMENT ON ENHANCEMENT OF SAFETY, SECURITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION IN THE STRAITS OF MALACCA AND SINGAPORE, Jakarta, Indonesia, on 8 September 2005


A/60/68

Letter dated 29 March 2005 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya to the
United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Declaration of a Libyan fisheries protection zone in the Mediterranean Sea


A/59/555

Letter dated 5 November 2004 from Permanent Representative of Chile to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

In reference to the letter of 20 October 2004 from the Permanent Representative of Bolivia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General


A/59/445

Letter dated 20 October 2004 from Permanent Representative of Bolivia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Declaration on the Centennial of the 1904 Treaty


A/58/807–S/2004/407

Letter dated 18 May 2004 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Cuba to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

A  press release on the adoption by the United Nations Security Council of resolution 1540 (2004) and how it relates to the so-called Proliferation Security Initiative


A/57/855

Letter dated 1 August 2003 from the Permanent Representative of Georgia to the United nations addressed to the President of the General Assembly

Statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia on 31 July 2003


A/57/712

Letter dated 17 January 2003 from the Permanent Representative of Guatemala to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Information concerning the Convention for Cooperation in the Protection and Sustainable Development  of the Marine Environment of the North-East Pacific


A/57/695

Letter dated 12 December 2002 from the Permanent Representative of the Bahamas to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Annex to the letter dated 12 December 2002 from the Permanent Representative of the Bahamas to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Position of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas with respect to the sinking of the Prestige and the oil spill off of the coast of Spain with reference to the comments made by the Permanent Representative of Spain to the United Nations. 


A/57/641

Letter dated 3 December 2002 from the Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Comments of Turkey with regard to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea in view of the forthcoming twentieth anniversary commemoration of its opening for signature


A/57/337

Letter dated 22 August 2002 from the Permanent Representative of Nicaragua to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

In reference to the letter from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Honduras concerning the public announcement by the Nicaraguan authorities of future hydrocarbon concessions in areas under Nicaraguan jurisdiction


A/57/331

Letter dated 22 August 2002 from the Permanent Representative of Fiji to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Communiqué issued by the Heads of State and Government and representatives of the 16 member States of the Pacific Islands Forum at its thirty-third meeting, which was held in Fiji from 15 to 17 August 2002


A/57/299

Letter dated 12 August 2002 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Honduras to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Communication dated 6 August 2002 from the Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, transmitting a protest note dated 30 July 2002 from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Honduras, addressed to the Government of Nicaragua concerning the publication by the Nicaraguan Energy Institute of a “Map of areas opened for oil exploration”


A/57/261

Letter dated 25 July 2002 from the Permanent Representative of Nicaragua to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Note dated 22 July 2002 addressed to the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Honduras, in which the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Nicaragua responds to the letter dated 16 July 2002 sent by the Government of Honduras to the Government of Nicaragua concerning the announcement made by the Nicaraguan authorities about a call for tenders for petroleum exploration in various parts of the territory of Nicaragua


A/57/219

Letter dated 17 July 2002 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Honduras to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Communiqué dated 16 July 2002, containing the protest note which the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Honduras addressed to the Government of Nicaragua, concerning the announcement by the Nicaraguan Government that in the next few months it will auction off hydrocarbons leases throughout the national territory, including the Honduran maritime areas to which Nicaragua has formally laid claim following the filing of its complaint with the International Court of Justice on 8 December 1999


A/57/72

Note by the Secretary-General

IMO Assembly resolution A.922(22) on the Code of Practice for the Investigation of Crimes of Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships


A/56/1017

Letter dated 26 July 2002 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Position of the Islamic Republic of Iran concerning the legal regime of the Caspian Sea, with reference to the joint letter dated 15 April 2002 from the Permanent Representatives of Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan to the United Nations, which has been circulated as a document of the General Assembly (A/56/927)


A/56/927

Letter dated 15 April 2002 from the Permanent Representatives of Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

In reference to the letter dated 28 February 2002 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General (document A/56/850) concerning the delimitation of the bed of the Caspian Sea


A/56/850

Letter dated 28 February 2002 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Position of the Islamic Republic of Iran with reference to the agreement signed by the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Azerbaijan on the Caspian Sea, on 29 November 2001


A/56/304

Letter dated 16 August 2001 from the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Note verbale dated 21 July 2001 from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Tehran concerning illegal activities in the Alborz oil field in the Caspian Sea


A/55/536

Letter dated 31 October 2000 from the Permanent Representative of New Zealand to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Transmitting, on behalf of the countries of the Pacific Islands Forum represented in New York, the communiqué issued by the Heads of State and Government and representatives of the 16 States members of the Pacific Islands Forum at its thirty-first meeting, held at Tarawa from 27 to 30 October 2000


A/55/311

Note by the Secretary-General

Transmitting to the members of the General Assembly the letter dated 8 June 2000 from the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization concerning acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships and seafarers in various parts of the world


S/2000/821

Letter dated 20 August 2000 from the Permanent Representative of Iraq to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Letter dated 14 August 2000 from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Iraq, concerning the question of the delimitation of the continental shelf in the Arabian Gulf


A/54/649-S/1999/1216

Letter dated 2 December 1999 from the Permanent Representative of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Final communiqué adopted by the Supreme Council of the Gulf Cooperation Council at its twentieth session, held in Riyadh from 27 to 29 November 1999


A/53/1014-S/1999/761

Letter dated 6 July 1999 from the Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Press communiqué issued by the Ministerial Council of the Gulf Cooperation Council at its resumed seventy-first regular session, held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on 3 July 1999


A/53/890

Letter dated 30  March 1999 from the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Statement made by the spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran on 16 December 1998 protesting about the conclusion of contracts between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Shell and Lasmo oil companies on the exploration of the resources of the Caspian Sea


A/53/869-S/1999/308

Letter dated 22 March 1999 from the Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Press release issued by the Ministerial Council of the Gulf Cooperation Council at its seventieth session, held at the seat of its secretariat in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on 14 and 15 March 1999


A/53/869/Corr.1-S/1999/308/Corr.1
(Arabic only)

Letter dated 22 March 1999 from the Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Press release issued by the Ministerial Council of the Gulf Cooperation Council at its seventieth session, held at the seat of its secretariat in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on 14 and 15 March 1999


A/53/741

Letter dated 11 December 1998 from the Permanent Representative of Azerbaijan to the United Nations address to the Secretary-General

Statement adopted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan on 10 December 1998 (geological and geophysical prospecting in an area of the Caspian Sea)


A/53/667-S/1998/1071

Letter dated 7 October 1998 from the Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Final Document of the Twelfth Conference of Heads of State or Government of Non-Aligned Countries, held at Durban, South Africa, from 29 August to 3 September 1998


A/53/524

Letter dated 16 October 1998 from the Permanent Representative of Portugal to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Results of the work of the Independent World Commission on the Oceans.


A/53/453

Letter dated 30 September 1998 from the Permanent Representatives of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Turkmenistan to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Joint statement of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and the President of Turkmenistan, on issues relating to the Caspian Sea, signed at Tehran on 8 July 1998


A/53/416

Letter dated 16 September 1998 from the Permanent Representative of the Federated States of Micronesia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Communiqué issued by the Heads of State and Government and representatives of the 16 member States of the South Pacific Forum at its twenty-ninth meeting, held in Palikir, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, on 24 and 25 August 1998


A/52/1011

Letter dated 6 August 1998 from the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Statement of the Foreign Ministry of the Islamic Republic of Iran on the Agreement signed on 6 July 1998 by the President of the Russian Federation and the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan regarding the legal status of the Caspian Sea


A/52/970-S/1998/574

Letter dated 27 May 1998 from the Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Communiqué of the Ministerial Meeting of the Coordinating Bureau of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries, held at Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, on 19-20 May 1998


A/52/913

Letter dated 20 May 1998 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Statement of the Foreign Ministry of the Islamic Republic of Iran on the results of the Kazakhstan-Russian consultations reflected in the statement dated 13 February 1998 of the Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry


A/52/802

Letter dated 19 February 1998 from the Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Statement dated 13 February 1998 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the results of the Kazakhstan-Russian consultations on questions relating to the legal status of the Caspian Sea


A/52/795

Letter dated 18 February 1998 from the Permanent Representative of Malta to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Text of the Declaration of Malta issued by the twenty-fifth Convocation Pacem in Maribus, which was held in Malta from 15 to 18 November 1997.


A/52/774

Letter dated 20 January 1998 from the Permanent Representatives of Bulgaria and Turkey to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Joint statement on the Agreement between the Republic of Turkey and the Republic of Bulgaria on the determination of the boundary in the mouth of the Rezovska/Mutludere River and delimitation of the maritime areas between the two States in the Black Sea, signed by the Prime Ministers of the two countries on 4 December 1997 at Sofia


A/52/588

Letter dated 11 November 1997 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Position of the Islamic Republic of Iran concerning the exploitation of the resources of the Caspian Sea


A/52/458

Letter dated 10 October 1997 from the Permanent Representative of Portugal to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

On behalf of the delegations of the Republic of Angola, Brazil, Chile, Fiji, India, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Malta, Mexico, Morocco, the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and of my own, transmitting a note on the Independent World Commission on the Oceans


A/52/424

Letter dated 1 October 1997 from the Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Position of Kazakhstan on the legal status of the Caspian Sea


A/52/413

Letter dated 23 September 1997 from the Permanent Representative of the Marshall Islands to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Communiqué of the twenty-eighth South Pacific Forum, held at Rarotonga, Cook Islands, from 17 to 19 September 1997


A/52/361-S/1997/720

Letter dated 16 September 1997 from the Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Note verbale dated 24 August 1997 from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates addressed to the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Abu Dhabi, protesting against the naval exercises which, according to maritime circular No. 13/76 of the Ports and Navigation Authority of the Islamic Republic of Iran annexed to note No. 1397 dated 21 July 1997 from its Embassy in Abu Dhabi, were carried out by Iran from 11 to 13 August 1997 on Abu Musa, an island that belongs to the United Arab Emirates


A/52/325

Letter dated 3 September 1997 from the Chargé d'Affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

In reference to the joint statement signed by the Presidents of Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan on 27 February 1997 (A/52/93) and relating to the legal status of the Caspian Sea


A/52/324

Letter dated 3 September 1997 from the Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Reflecting the position of the Islamic Republic of Iran concerning the legal regime of the Caspian Sea


A/52/318

Letter dated 29 August 1997 from the Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan on 29 August 1997


A/52/260

Agreement concerning the Relationship between the United Nations and the International Seabed Authority


A/52/186-S/1997/477

Letter dated 18 June 1997 from the Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Letter of protest dated 20 May 1997 from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates addressed to the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Abu Dhabi, concerning the announcement made by the assistant to the Minister of Roads and Transport for the construction and development of seaports and airports in the Islamic Republic of Iran (the Greater Tunb island).


A/52/180

Letter dated 10 June 1997 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Extract from a communiqué issued by the Ministerial Council of the Gulf Cooperation Council at its sixty-third session, held at Riyadh on 31 May 1997


A/52/160

Letter dated 27 May 1997 from the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

In reference to the letter dated 3 February 1997 from the Chargé d'affaires of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General (A/52/71), transmitting the note verbale of 2 March 1997 from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Tehran, concerning the presence of a barge in territorial waters of the United Arab Emirates ...


A/52/154-S/1997/383

Identical letters dated 20 May 1997 from the Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and to the President of the Security Council

Two letters of protest, Nos. 034/04/80-573 and 034/04/80-574, dated 4 May 1997, from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates addressed to the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran at Abu Dhabi, concerning the statement made by the Deputy Minister of Roads and Transport in the Islamic Republic of Iran, concerning construction by the Islamic Republic of Iran of an airport on the island of Abu Musa…


A/52/139

Letter dated 7 May 1997 from the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

97th Conference of the Inter-Parliamentary Union


A/52/93

Letter dated 14 March 1997 from the Permanent Representatives of Kazakstan and Turkmenistan to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Joint statement on issues relating to the Caspian Sea, signed by the Presidents of the Republics of Kazakstan and Turkmenistan in Almaty on 27 February 1997


A/52/71

Letter dated 3 February 1997 from the Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates addressed to the Secretary-General

Note No. OK1/7/2-50, dated 28 January 1997, from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates addressed to the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Abu Dhabi, "setting forth the Ministry's vigorous protests against the violation of the territorial waters of the United Arab Emirates on 19 January 1997 by a logistic landing ship flying the Iranian flag..."


A/51/771-S/1997/10

Identical letters dated 2 January 1997 from the Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and to the President of the Security Council

Note verbale No. WK 1/10/20-548 dated 30 November 1996 from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates addressed to the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Abu Dhabi. The note draws the Embassy's "attention to the repeated acts of maritime piracy carried out by Iranian forces against fishing boats belonging to citizens of the United Arab Emirates"


A/51/757-S/1996/1057

Identical letters dated 18 December 1996 from the Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council

Statement concerning the "Iranian occupation of the Greater Tunb, the Lesser Tunb and Abu Musa, three islands that form an integral part of the sovereign territory of the United Arab Emirates"


A/51/694

Letter dated 18 November 1996 from the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Allegation made by Greenpeace that Korean vessels are engaged in drift-net fishing in the Mediterranean Sea contained in your report on "Law of the sea…

A/51/687—S/1996/963

Letter dated 21 November 1996 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

New "violations of the airspace of the Republic of Cyprus and of the flight information region of Nicosia by military aircraft of the Turkish Air Force, which were recorded on 15 November 1996"


A/51/659

Letter dated 4 November 1996 from the Permanent Representative of Bahrain to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Concern of the Government of the State of Bahrain regarding the act promulgated by the Islamic Republic of Iran on 27 May 1993 delimiting the marine areas of the Islamic Republic of Iran


A/51/547

Letter dated 18 October 1996 from the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

In reference to the letter dated 26 August 1996 from the Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations (A/50/1033) regarding objections of the United Arab Emirates to certain provisions of the Act on the Marine Areas of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman, 1993


A/51/546

Letter dated 18 October 1996 from the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

In reference to the note verbale dated 20 August 1996 from the Permanent Mission of Qatar to the United Nations addressed to the Secretariat (A/50/1034) regarding objections of the State of Qatar to certain provisions of the Act on the Marine Areas of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman, 1993 ("Marine Areas Act") 


A/51/545

Letter dated 18 October 1996 from the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

In reference to the note verbale dated 25 July 1996 from the Permanent Mission of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretariat (A/50/1028), regarding objections of Saudi Arabia to certain provisions of the Act on the Marine Areas of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman, 1993


A/51/544

Letter dated 18 October 1996 from the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

In reference to the letter dated 26 August 1996 from the Permanent Representative of Kuwait to the United Nations (A/50/1029), containing the statement of the Government of Kuwait relating to certain provisions of the Act on the Marine Areas of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman, 1993


A/51/529

Letter dated 18 October 1996 from the Permanent Representatives of Azerbaijan and Kazakstan to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Joint statement on Caspian Sea questions adopted by the Presidents of the Azerbaijani Republic and the Republic of Kazakstan in Baku on 16 September 1996


A/51/487-S/1996/846

Letter dated 8 October 1996 from the Permanent Representatives of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

"Violations of airspace of the Republic of Cyprus and of the flight information region (FIR) of Nicosia by military aircraft of the Turkish Air Force"


A/51/260

Letter dated 25 July 1996 from the Permanent Representative of Yemen to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Letter from the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Yemen, protesting against the publication by the Eritrean Government of a map showing oil exploitation zones in the Red Sea that include areas subject to Yemeni sovereignty, among them what the map refers to as "the Hanish-Zuqur quadrangle"


A/51/116

Note verbale dated 5 March 1996 from the United States Mission to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt a Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities, held in Washington, D.C., from 23 October to 3 November 1995


A/50/1034

Letter dated 4 September 1996 from the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Position of Qatar with regard to the promulgation by the Islamic Republic of Iran of the act entitled "Act on the Marine Areas of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Persian Gulf and the Oman Sea, 1993"


A/50/1033

Letter dated 26 August 1996 from the Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Objections to certain provisions of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Act on the Marine Areas of 1993


A/50/1029

Letter dated 26 August 1996 from the Permanent Representative of Kuwait to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Statement issued by the Government of the State of Kuwait on the act promulgated by the Islamic Republic of Iran on 27 May 1993 concerning the delimitation of its marine areas


A/50/1028

Letter dated 27 August 1996 from the Acting Permanent Representative of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Transmitting the position of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the so-called "Act on the Marine Areas of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Persian Gulf and the Oman Sea"


A/50/809-S/1996/1056

Letter dated 13 December 1996 from the Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Document related to navigation through the Turkish Straits.


A/50/754

Letter dated 13 November 1995 from the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Text of a document related to the issue of transit and navigation in the Black Sea Straits


A/50/385

Letter dated 25 August 1995 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Yugoslavia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Statement of the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs following the decision to prevent the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia from participating in the work of the first session of the Assembly of the International Seabed Authority


A/50/339-S/1995/667

Letter dated 7 August 1995 from the Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

The Turkish position is not threatening nor does it harbour any expansionist views. (See A/50/256-S/1995/505 and A/50/279-S/1995/568). Letter invites Greece to announce that she does not harbour any territorial ambitions with regard to the so-called "lost homelands"


A/50/303-S/1995/603

Letter dated 20 July 1995 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

"Turkish threats against Greece” which were brought to the Secretary-General's attention by Ambassador Christos Zacharakis in letters dated 21 and 29 June 1995 (A/50/256-S/1995/505 and A/50/264-S/1995/526)


A/50/279-S/1995/568

Letter dated 12 July 1995 from the Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

In reference to the letter addressed to the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the Permanent Representative of Greece, dated 29 June 1995 (A/50/264-S/1995/526)


A/50/264—S/1995/526

Letter dated 29 June 1995 from the Permanent Representative of Greece to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

In reference to the letter addressed to the Secretary-General by the Permanent Representative of Turkey (A/50/256-S/1995/505) in reply to letter from the Permanent Representative of Greece dated 9 June 1995 (A/50/216-S/1995/476)


A/50/256-S/1995/505

Letter dated 21 June 1995 from the Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

In reference to the letter of the Permanent Representative of Greece circulated as a document of the General Assembly and of the Security Council (A/50/216-S/1995/476): Turkey’s position on the issue of the territorial sea in the Aegean


A/50/216-S/1995/476

Letter dated 9 June 1995 from the Permanent Representative of Greece to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Referring to the resolution adopted on 8 June 1995, by the Turkish National Assembly


A/50/90

Letter dated 2 March 1995 from the Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Statement issued on 28 February 1995 by the Presidency on behalf of the European Union on the accession of Argentina to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons


A/49/112

Letter dated  23 March 1994 from the Permanent Representative of Belize to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Concerning the situation of the territorial and maritime limits between Guatemala and Belize, in reference to a letter dated 10 March 1994 from the Permanent Representative of Guatemala to the Secretary-General


A/49/94

Letter dated  10 March 1994 from the Permanent Representative of Guatemala to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Concerning the situation of the territorial and maritime limits between Guatemala and Belize


A/48/936

Letter dated  3 May 1994 from the Permanent Representative of Thailand to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Position of the Royal Thai Government on the forfeiture of foreign fishing vessels and the imprisonment of foreign fishermen on the offence of violating fisheries laws and regulations in the exclusive economic zones


A/48/90

Letter dated 18 February 1993 from the Permanent Representative of Thailand to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand regarding rights of passage and freedom of navigation of foreign ships in Thai maritime zones


A/46/451-S/23026

Letter dated 9 September 1991 from the Permanent Representative of Guatemala to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Communique from the Government of Guatemala concerning the territorial sea and zone of exclusive economic exploitation dispute with Belize