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of the Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations
makes every effort to provide the most up-to-date
information available to it at this website.
should be understood that information contained
therein may not necessarily reflect all
information made available to the Division,
although it is revised and updated continuously.
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any opinion whatsoever on the part of the
Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the
legal status of any country, territory, city or area
or of its authorities, or concerning the
delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.
Publication on this site of information concerning
developments relating to the law of the sea
emanating from actions and decisions taken by States
does not imply recognition by the United Nations of
the validity of the actions and decisions in
under Article 102 of the Charter of the United
Nations of an instrument, such as a maritime
boundary delimitation agreement, submitted by a
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Secretariat on the nature of the instrument, the
status of a party, or any similar question. It is
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treaty or an international agreement if it does not
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party a status which it would not otherwise have.