The Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea 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.
However, it 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. This material is for
information purposes only, and the United Nations assumes no
liability whatsoever with regard to the accuracy of the data.
Regarding the content of any part of this collection, States and
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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 question.
Registration under Article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations of an instrument, such as a maritime boundary delimitation agreement, submitted by a Member State does not imply a judgement by the Secretariat on the nature of the instrument, the status of a party, or any similar question. It is the understanding of the Secretariat that its action does not confer on the instrument the status of a treaty or an international agreement if it does not already have that status and does not confer on a party a status which it would not otherwise have.