Chapter

The Council Meets

Sydney D. Bailey and Sam Daws

in The Procedure of the UN Security Council

Third edition

Published in print April 1998 | ISBN: 9780198280736
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598746 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198280734.003.0002
 The Council Meets

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Provides an account of the different types of meetings and consultations that take place at the UN Security Council, and gives details of their characteristics. Interpretation and translation, documentation, and communications are also discussed. The different sections of the chapter cover: The two different types of meetings that take place at the Council — formal meetings and informal consultations; Convening a meeting; Notice of meetings; Place of meeting; ‘Periodic’ meetings; ‘Orientation’ and ‘exchange of views’ meetings; Private (closed) meetings; Informal consultations; Duration of meetings; The agenda; Rejection of items; Interpretation and translation; Documents and records; and Communications.

Keywords: closed meetings; communications; consultations; Convening a meeting; Documents; Duration of meetings; exchange of views meetings; formal meetings; informal consultations; Interpretation; meeting agenda; meetings; Notice of meetings; orientation meetings; periodic meetings; Place of meeting; private meetings; records; Rejection of items; translation; UN Security Council; UN

Chapter.  33622 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: International Relations

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