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Charter of the United Nations (UN Charter)

Definition - What does Charter of the United Nations (UN Charter) mean?

The Charter of the United Nations is the founding document of the UN, and was put into place on October 26, 1945. This document is a treaty that is essentially the constitution of the United Nations.

In the context of the law, this charter provides many laws and regulations that are used in international law.

The Charter of the United Nations is also known as the "UN Charter."

Justipedia explains Charter of the United Nations (UN Charter)

The UN Charter is a fundamental resource that the United Nations uses to make decisions and create protocols with. Chapter XIV of the charter refers to the International Court of Justice.

The UN Charter is the supreme source of international law. This means that it is the document that is referred to in disputes of international law. Nations who violate international law and the UN Charter can be sanctioned or punished.

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