Draft Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. Article 34: Text Suggested by the Secretariat
1. This Convention shall be opened for signature at Geneva (date of ceremony of signature at close of Conference) and shall thereafter be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations. It shall be open for signature at the European Office of the United Nations from to July 1951 and shall be re-opened for signature at the Headquarters of the United Nations from 1951 to 1952.
2. This Convention shall be open for signature on behalf of all States Members of the United Nations, and also on behalf of any other state invited to attend the Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the status of Refugees and Stateless Persons or to which an invitation to sign will have been addressed by the Economic and Social Council. It shall be ratified and the instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
3. This Convention shall be open from (first date selected in paragraph 1 for opening for signature at United Nations Headquarters) for accession by the states referred to in paragraph 2 of this Article. Accession shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of accession with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.