Procedure at International Conferences: A Study of the Rules of Procedure at the UN and at Inter-governmental Conferences / Edition 2

Procedure at International Conferences: A Study of the Rules of Procedure at the UN and at Inter-governmental Conferences / Edition 2

by Robbie Sabel
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521545552

ISBN-13: 9780521545556

Pub. Date: 03/31/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book is a study of the rules of procedure of international inter-governmental conferences. It will be invaluable to any representative attending an international conference or an assembly of an international organisation. It provides, for the first time, a practical manual with examples and precedents of how conferences apply rules of procedure. For the

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This book is a study of the rules of procedure of international inter-governmental conferences. It will be invaluable to any representative attending an international conference or an assembly of an international organisation. It provides, for the first time, a practical manual with examples and precedents of how conferences apply rules of procedure. For the academic the book is of particular interest as it examines whether a new branch of customary international law has developed, namely that of procedure at international conferences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521545556
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the second edition; Abbreviations and conference references; Introduction; 1. Historical development of rules of procedure of conferences and attempts to establish model rules; 2. Adoption of rules of procedure; 3. Rules of procedure and international law; 4. Invitations, participation and credentials; 5. Presiding officer and other officers of the conference; 6. Meetings; 7. Statements by delegations; 8. Submission of proposals; 9. Adjournment and closure of debate; 10. Amendments; 11. Withdrawal and reconsideration of motions and proposals; 12. Procedural motions and points of order; 14. Decision taking and method of voting; 15. Majority required; 16. Consensus; 17. Separate votes; 18. Conduct of voting: interruption of voting and correction of vote; 19. Languages records and documents; 20. Committees; 21. Suspension and amendment of rules of procedure; Bibliography.

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