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Author Bruns, Kai, author

Title A cornerstone of modern diplomacy : Britain and the negotiation of the 1961 Vienna convention on diplomatic relations / Kai Bruns
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Series Key studies in diplomacy
Key studies in diplomacy.
Contents Machine generated contents note: -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS/CONTENTS/FIGURES/ABBREVIATIONS/INTRODUCTION PART I: THE PREPARATORY STAGE: 1949-19601 CODIFICATION OF INTERNATIONAL LAW: ORGANS AND PROCEDURESEvolution of the International Law Commission, 1947 to 1960/ The Sixth (Legal) Committee of the United Nations General Assembly/ The Codification Process/ Conclusion2 THE INTERNATIONAL LAW COMMISSION ON DIPLOMATIC PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES, 1949 -- 1958The Fifth to Eighth Session of the International Law Commission, 1953 to 1956/ The Ninth Session of the International Law Commission in 1957/ The Tenth Session of the International Law Commission in 1958/ Conclusion3 BRITAIN'S FOREIGN POLICY- PROCESS: PREPARING FOR THE 1961 VIENNA CONFERENCECoordinating Britain's View on the Codification of Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities/ Dealing with the 1957 Set of Provisional Draft Articles/ Preparing the Commentary for the 1958 ILC Draft ArticlesWhitehall Comments on the ILC Drafts/ Her Majesty's Home Office/ The Lord Chancellor's Office/ The Treasury and its Revenue Departments/ The Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance/ The General Post Office/ The Commonwealth Relations Office/ Late Recognition of the Problem/ The Future Convention and its Application to Commonwealth Relations/ Troubleshooting Articles/ Minor Changes and Terminological Differences/ Important Questions of Principle/ Interpretation of the More Favourable Treatment Clause/ ConclusionPART II: THE DIPLOMATIC STAGE: 1961-19644 THE PRELIMINARIES OF THE 1961 VIENNA CONFERENCEOpening of the Conference and Discussion on Participation/ Organisation of the Conference / Adoption of the Rules of Procedure/ The General Committee: Election of Vice-Presidents/Election of the Chairman of the Committee of the Whole/ Appointment and Report of the Credentials Committee/ Working Procedures of the Committee of the Whole/ Appointment of the Drafting Committee / Conclusion5 ANALYSIS OF THE 1961 VIENNA CONFERENCE NEGOTIATIONSStatistics of the Vienna Conference/ Articles and Documents adopted by the Conference/ The positive Conference Atmosphere and Spirit of Cooperation/ Types of Disputes and Negotiation ExamplesCanned Arguments/ Progressive Codification / Political, Cold War Confrontations/ Unbalanced Reciprocity, when Rules seemed to carry one-sided Benefits / Bone of Contention: Privileges and Immunities of Non-Diplomatic Staff/ Conclusion6 BRITAIN AND THE 1961 VIENNA CONFERENCE: A HAZARDOUS TASKBritain's Delegation: Composition, Communication and Instructions/ Exerting Influence/ Objectives, Negotiation Tactics and Results/ Negotiations of Commonwealth Issues at Vienna/ Article 47: Non-Discrimination/ Foreign Office Points/ Treasury Issues/ Post-Vienna: Signing and Ratification of the 1961 Vienna Convention/ Britain's Ratification of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, 1962-1964/ Conclusion7 CONCLUSIONAPPENDIX I: OVERVIEW OF THE 1961 VIENNA CONVENTION AND THE 1958 DRAFT ARTICLESAPPENDIX II: VOTING-RESULTS IN COMMITTEE AND PLENARYVoting-results in Committee of the WholeVoting-results in PlenaryAPPENDIX III: WHO'S WHOLegal Adviser Branch to the British Foreign Office, 1959-1961Whitehall Departments, 1957 to 1964Commissioners of the International Law Commission involved in Negotiations: 1957 to 1961Other Conference OfficersBIBLIOGRAPHYINDEX
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations (1961 April 18)
Diplomatic privileges and immunities.
Diplomatic and consular service.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1964.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1628921560 (electronic bk.)
9781628921564 (electronic bk.)