Australian Treaty Series 1963 No 32
DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE
AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF AUSTRALIA AND THE UNITED NATIONS RELATING TO A SEMINAR ON THE ROLE OF THE POLICE IN THE PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS
The Government of Australia (hereinafter called “the Government”) and the United Nations, desiring to give effect to the provisions of General Assembly resolution 926(X) concerning the programme of advisory services in human rights, have agreed as follows:
1. A United Nations seminar on the role of the police in the protection of human rights shall be held in Canberra, Australia, in April-May 1963.
2. The duration of the seminar shall be two weeks.
3. The purpose of the seminar shall be to give the national participants and other persons attending the seminar an opportunity to exchange views and experiences on the role of the police in the protection of human rights.
Participation in the seminar shall be open to:
(a) National participants, alternates and observers nominated by the governments of states and territories within the geographical scope of the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East, with the addition of Australia and New Zealand, and confirmed by the Secretary-General. A chairman shall be elected by the national participants from among themselves to preside at the seminar. Vice-chairmen and rapporteurs shall also be elected as appropriate in the same manner.
(b) Observers from other States Members of the United Nations.
(c) Members of the United Nations Secretariat.
(d) Representatives of any specialized agencies of the United Nations or of any intergovernmental organizations who may be invited by the United Nations to send observers.
(e) Such observers from non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council as may be invited by the United Nations.
2. Officials of the specialized agencies invited by the seminar shall enjoy the privileges and immunities provided under the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the Specialized Agencies.
3. Without prejudice to the provisions of the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations, all participants and all persons performing functions in connexion with the seminar shall enjoy such privileges and immunities, facilities and courtesies as are necessary for the independent exercise of their functions in connexion with the seminar and as are consistent with the laws of Australia.
4. All participants and all persons performing functions in connexion with the seminar, who are not nationals of Australia, shall have the right of entry into and exit from Australia. They shall be granted facilities for speedy travel. Visas, where required, shall be granted free of charge.
1. This Agreement shall come into force upon signature, or, if it is not signed on the same day on behalf of both parties, on the day on which the second signature is affixed.
2. This Agreement may be modified by written agreement between the United Nations and the Government.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned, duly authorized representatives of the United Nations and the Government, respectively, have signed this Agreement this 13th day of May, 1963 in two copies.
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF FOR THE UNITED NATIONS:
G BARWICK JOHN P HUMPHREY  The seminar was held 29 April-13 May 1963 in Canberra.
 The Convention of 13 February 1946: ATS 1949 No. 3and 1995 No. 15 p. 13; Act 1948 No. 72; UKTS 1950 No. 10 (Cmd. 7891); Cmd. 6753; SP 146 p. 489; UNTS 1 p. 15; TIAS 6900; CTS 1948 No. 2; NZTS 1948 No. 9.
 The Agreement entered into force 13 May 1963.
Treaty Notes  ATS 32
|Title:||Agreement with the United Nations [UN] relating to a Seminar on the Role of the Police in the Protection of Human Rights|
|Place of Signing:||Canberra|
|ATS Citation:|| ATS 32|
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|Bilateral Country:||INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS|
|Treaty Subject:||United Nations|
|Treaty Subject (Web):||HUMAN RIGHTS;United Nations|
|New TS Number:||80;64|
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|Treaty Status (Australia):||No Longer In Force|
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|Withdrawal Place:||Expired on completion of all activities connected with seminar – Seminar concluded on 13 May 1963.|
|Other Series References:||UNTS 463 p. 187.|
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General Assembly resolution 926(X)
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