What the League of Nations Has Accomplished in One Year; ... Year Book Volume 1

What the League of Nations Has Accomplished in One Year; ... Year Book Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...by international co-operation, for the excessive taxation due to armaments, the general economic situation must become increasingly worse." AMENDMENT OF MANDATORY COMMISSION PLAN--The Council voted to add to the Mandates Commission constitutlon, in the paragraph about final consideration of a report from a Mandatary, these words, "and, after the representative of the Mandatory Power has withdrawn, the Commission shall decide" (i. e. on the terms of the report to the Council). INVITATION TO RED CROSS---The Council voted to invite the International Red Cross to provide hospital service for the League of Nations force which is being sent to Vilna. CIVIL COMMISSION AT VILNA--The Council adopted instructions for the Civil Commission supervising the plebiscite in Lithuania, and decided that the commissioners should be M. Von Sydow of Sweden, General Burt of Great Britain, and two others, to be nominated, respectively, by the Italian and Spanish Governments. ' On this date the Government of Sweden declared its readiness to contribute soldiers to the international force of the League. COMMISSION ON TECHNICAL ORGANIZATION---The Second Commission voted to recommend that the Assembly approve of the plan of the Permanent Commission on Communications and Transport for calling an international conference at Barcelona in 1921. COMMISSION ON NEW MEMBERS--The Fifth Commission voted to recommend the admission of Austria and Costa Rica to the League of Nations. The Commission declined to recommend the admission of Azerbaijan and Ukraine, because their boundaries were not definitely known. The application of Liechtenstein was rejected because the State is so small, but the Commission voted to recommend that the Revision Committee be empowered...show more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236851986
  • 9781236851987