Un Headquarters Agreement


Decidedly assembled by the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in Congress, that the president is authorized, on the United States side, to conclude the agreement between the United States of America and the United Nations on the headquarters of the United Nations, signed at Success Lake, New York, on June 26, 1947 (the so-called “agreement”), by amendments to which the amendments do not violate the general content of that agreement and do not impose additional obligations on the United States. , as the President considers it necessary and appropriate, and at his discretion, after consultation with the competent State and local authorities, to conclude with the United Nations the complementary agreements necessary to achieve the objectives of this agreement. Provided that a complementary agreement reached pursuant to Section 5 of the agreement contained in this agreement is subject to congressional approval. The agreement follows: the provisions of this agreement complement the provisions of the general agreement. To the extent that one provision of this agreement and provisions of the general convention relate to the same purpose, the two provisions are, as far as possible, considered complementary, so that both provisions apply and the effect of the other is not limited; In any event, the provisions of this agreement are a priority. (a) Any dispute between the United Nations and the United States regarding the interpretation or application of this agreement or complementary agreement, which is not resolved by agreed negotiations or other settlement terms, is referred to a three-arbitrator tribunal appointed by the Secretary-General, a tribunal appointed by the Secretary of State of the United States. and the third, elected by these two, or, if they do not agree on a third party, by the President of the International Court of Justice. The aforementioned agreement provides that it will enter into force through an exchange of notes between the United States and the Secretary-General of the United Nations: article 28 and other articles of the Charter of the United Nations, which provide for the creation of a permanent headquarters of the United Nations; and the Secretary-General and the relevant authorities of the United States jointly regulate the channels through which they communicate on the application of the provisions of this agreement and other headquarters matters, and may conclude the complementary arrangements necessary to achieve the objectives of this agreement.