16. Memorandum NSC–U/DM–109D From the Chairman of the National Security Council Under Secretaries Committee (Ingersoll) to President Ford1 2
- Report on the Caracas Session of the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea
In response to NSDM 260, I am forwarding herewith a report concerning the Caracas session of the Law of the Sea Conference by Ambassador John R. Stevenson and John Norton Moore, your Special Representative and Deputy Special Representative for the Conference, and reports of the US Delegation.
The next session of the Conference will be held in Geneva from March 17 to May 10. The Under Secretaries Committee is currently reviewing proposed changes in the instructions to the US Delegation and will be forwarding recommendations to you in the near future.
- Source: Department of State, RG 59, L/OES Files: Lot 79 D 163, LOS Conference General 1975, Undated–February 11, 1975. Confidential. Only the summary of the 29-page report is published. NSDM 260 is published as Document 14.↩
- Ingersoll transmitted the report of the delegation to the June 20–August 29, 1974 (Caracas)UNCLOS III session.↩