The San Francisco Conference: Iraq Signs the United Nations Charter
Delegates of fifty nations met at San Francisco between April 25 and June 26, 1945. Working on the Dumbarton Oaks proposals, the Yalta Agreement, and amendments proposed by various Governments, the Conference agreed upon the Charter of the United Nations and the Statute of the new International Court of Justice. The Charter was passed unanimously and signed by all the representatives. It came into force on October 24, 1945, when China, France, the USSR, the United Kingdom, and the United States and a majority of the other signatories had filed their instruments of ratification.
Mohammad Fadhel Jamali, Director General of Foreign Affairs of Iraq with the rank of Minister, member of the Delegation from Iraq, signing the UN Charter at a ceremony held at the Veterans' War Memorial Building on 26 June 1945.