002- Conditions of Admission of a State to Membership in the UN

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has been asked to rule on the interpretation of Article 4 of the Charter of the United Nations concerning the admission of a new State to the UN General Assembly. The Court considered that the conditions set out in Article 4 are exhaustive and that when they are met, the Security Council must issue the recommendation enabling the General Assembly to decide on the accession of the candidate State.

Advisory Opinion of 28-05-1948.pdf

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