NAMIBIA: LEGAL ASPECTS

by Elizabeth S. Landis
New York, New York, United States
April 1973
10 pages
Type: Conference Presentation
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa, Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Europe, Norway, United Nations
Language: English
Contents: Suggestions addressed to the United Nations • 1. End all dialog with South Africa • 2. Clarify status of Council for Namibia • 3. Appoint a full-time permanent Commission for Namibia • 4. Activities of the Council • 5. Supportive activities of the General Assembly • Suggestions addressed to States • 1. Actions required under Advisory Opinion • 2. Terminology: "de facto government"; "unlawful occupier" • 3. Selection of Judges of International Court • 4. Treaties with Council for Namibia • 5. Limited boycotts and related actions • 6. Negotiations with Western Powers • 7. Common Market and GATT • 8. Liberation Radio • 9. Research • Conclusions • Paper presented at the International Conference of Experts for the Support of Victims of Colonialism and Apartheid in Southern Africa in Oslo, Norway April 9-14, 1973 organized by the United Nations in cooperation with the Organization of African Unity (OAU). The paper discusses the revoking of South Africa’s mandate over Namibia, illegal occupation, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the Security Council, Bantustans, a Commissioner, the International Postal Union, non-governmental organizations, the Secretariat, the Secretary-General, United States corporations doing business in Namibia, the International Commission on Southeast Atlantic Fisheries, fish resources in or adjoining Namibian waters, extradition or double taxation treaties, African states, Third World states, visas, tourists, oil-producing countries, Namibian products, and the liberation of Southern Africa. 
Collection: Elizabeth S. Landis collection, National Archives of Namibia