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Legal Research Tutorial: Charter of the United Nations

Charter of the United Nations - Parts of the Reference

Reference list citation

U.N. Charter art. 2, para. 1.

In-text citation:

(U.N. Charter art. 2, para. 1)

Most Charter of the United Nations APA citations have three basic elements:

  1. Name of the agreement
  2. Article number
  3. Paragraph number

Parts of the Reference

Name of the agreement

U.N. Charter

Article number

art. 2,

Paragraph number

para. 1.


See The University of Akron's Bluebook Quick Reference: Abbreviations and How-tos for help with abbreviations​.

More info

See Publication Manual, 11.9