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The present Convention shall be deposited in the Archives of the United Nations Secretariat. The Secretary-General shall prepare a certified copy thereof for communication to States parties to the Convention as well as to all other States members of the United Nations. In April 1953, the United Nations Economic and Social Council requested the Secretary-General &t;to consult the Governments of all States, both Members and non-members of the United Nations, concerning the desirability of a supplementary convention and its possible contents&t;. In April 1955, the United Nations Economic and Social Council established an ad hoc Committee of ten of its member &t;for the purpose of preparing a text of a draft supplementary convention&t;.8 With regard to Article 14 of the British Draft Convention, throughout the work of the Committee on the Drafting of a Supplementary Convention on Slavery and Servitude, no amendments were made to its substance.

Keywords: ad hoc Committee; British Draft Convention; servitude; slavery; Supplementary Convention



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