The Secretary-General’S Trust Fund
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paragraph 146 in volume 1, chapter 8, Finance and Administration

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At the 43rd plenary meeting of the forty-fourth session of the General Assembly on 1 November 1989, devoted to the report of the Court, the Secretary-General announced the creation of the Secretary-General’s Trust Fund to assist States in the settlement of disputes through the Court.1 The Trust Fund was designed to provide a practical means of overcoming financial obstacles to the judicial settlement of legal disputes by the Court. The Secretary-General explained that…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Secretary-General’S Trust Fund”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 19 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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