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If members of the diplomatic staff of the mission are to be appointed from among persons of Chinese or third country nationality, the approval of the Chinese organ in charge must be obtained and this may be withdrawn at any time by the said organ.
An ad hoc diplomatic courier must hold a certificate bearing testimony to his or her position as an ad hoc courier issued by the organ in charge from the sending State, and will enjoy the same immunities as the diplomatic courier while charged with the carrying of the diplomatic bag.
A diplomatic bag may be entrusted to the captain of a commercial aircraft, but he must be provided with an official document issued by the consignor country indicating the number of packages constituting the bag.
www.novexcn.com /diplomatic_privlidg_immuni.html   (1931 words)

 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations - e Diplomat
In cases where no member of the diplomatic staff of the mission is present in the receiving State, a member of the administrative and technical staff may, with the consent of the receiving State, be designated by the sending State to be in charge of the current administrative affairs of the mission.
The diplomatic courier, who shall be provided with an official document indicating his status and the number of packages constituting the diplomatic bag, shall be protected by the receiving State in the performance of his functions.
A diplomatic bag may be entrusted to the captain of a commercial aircraft scheduled to land at an authorized port of entry.
www.ediplomat.com /nd/treaties/diplomatic_relations.htm   (4507 words)

 The Law of Ukraine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Diplomatic rank is a special title, which is given to the public servants in compliance with this Law.
Diplomatic ranks shall be conferred by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine to the persons who are public servants pursuant to the Law of Ukraine “On Public service” and do public service, which principles, tasks and functions conform to diplomatic service in Ukraine and are defined by the Law of Ukraine “On Diplomatic Service”.
Regular diplomatic rank outside the post occupied may be conferred to the diplomatic employee for thorough service in case of retirement (resignation due to health condition).
www.welcometo.kiev.ua /pls/ili/docs/a_law_eng/E253-IV.html   (424 words)

 General Council of Diplomacy - diplomatic passport, second citizenship, Honorary position, immigration, naturalization
Diplomatic immunity is a principle of international law by which certain foreign government officials are not subject to the jurisdiction of local courts and other authorities for both their official and, to a large extent, their personal activities.
The special privileges and immunities accorded foreign diplomatic and consular representatives assigned to the United States and other countries reflect rules developed among the nations of the world regarding the manner in which civilized international relations must be conducted.
Diplomatic Immunity - under International Law, the office and residence of diplomats are extended sovereign status, as such they are off limits to all governments and their agents - even in the host country.
www.generalcouncil.info /Diplomatic_passport.html   (986 words)

 Diplomatic rank - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The relative ranks of diplomats from different nations had been a source of considerable dispute, made more so by the insistence of major nations to have their diplomats ranked higher than those of minor nations, to be reflected in such things as table seatings.
The appropriate diplomatic ranks used would be determined by the precedence among the nations; thus the exchanges of ambassadors (the highest diplomatic rank) would be reserved among major nations, or close allies and related monarchies.
The term Attaché is used for any diplomatic agent who does not fit in the standard diplomatic ranks, often because they are not (or were not traditionally) members of the sending country's diplomatic service or foreign ministry, and were therefore only "attached" to the diplomatic mission.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Diplomatic_rank   (1929 words)

 Klingon Imperial Diplomatic Corps: Ranking System
The rank of Staff Officer is awarded to members who have begun to participate regularly in the activities or responsibilities of their department and have made a significant effort in attempting to recruit new members to the Klingon Imperial Diplomatic Corps and to spread word of the KIDC in their local area or sector.
The rank of 2nd Lieutenant is awarded to members who have begun to show improved responsibility with regards to activities and events within the Klingon Imperial Diplomatic Corps.
The rank of Major is awarded to members who have shown an ability to take responsibility for important aspects of major events and promotions that are organized by the Klingon Imperial Diplomatic Corps.
www.klingon.org /club/ranks.html   (1362 words)

 Bilateral Diplomacy - The Embassy & Consultates by Kishan Rana
The bulk of diplomatic missions are of a bilateral character, the exceptions being the missions accredited to multilateral agencies, like the UN Headquarters in New York, or WTO in Geneva, or the Disarmament Commission, or the UN specialized agencies that are located there.
One instance of junior diplomats playing a crucial role was during the Cultural Revolution in China in 1966—69, when these language specialists, networking among themselves, became the principal information sources on the hand-written “wall newspapers” (through which different groups of activists propelled the events of the time).
Consequently, the ranks of second and third secretary are reserved for support staff and the junior-most diplomatic level official is given the rank of first secretary, even on first appointment.
textus.diplomacy.edu /Thina/txGetXDoc.asp?IDconv=2782   (5394 words)

 History of Diplomacy - e Diplomat
Originally diplomats were sent only for specific negotiations, and would return immediately after their mission concluded.
Diplomats were usually relatives of the ruling family or of very high rank in order to give them legitimacy when they sought to negotiate with the other state.
An ambassador at this time was almost always a nobleman - the rank of the noble varied with the prestige of the country he was posted to.
www.ediplomat.com /nd/history.htm   (778 words)

 Rank - Memory Alpha - A Wikia wiki
In military and civilian service organizations of many intelligent cultures, rank (sometimes denoted by rank insignia on uniforms) is how the jobs of different personnel are organized in a hierarchy of authority.
In the Starfleet of the Federation, its predecessor the Earth Starfleet, the Bajoran Militia and the Klingon Defense Force, the tendency towards using the ranks equivalent to the planet Earth's naval and ground forces exists.
This is a representative selection of ranks is based on several military rank structures used by various races and cultures.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Rank   (254 words)

 Latvia - Flags from "Flaggenbuch"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
EEandMP used to be the title of the head of a diplomatic mission to a country considered to be of lesser importance.
Diplomatic relations normally operate on the basis of reciprocity, and since most (if not all) countries before WWII would send only an envoy or a minister to Riga, Latvia may well have sent only envoys and not ambassadors to other countries.
The heads of the Latvian diplomatic missions in Washington and Berlin in 1940 were all designated envoys EandMP; it would not surprise me if the same were true of the Latvian chiefs of mission in other capitals.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/lv-flgg.html   (1219 words)

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The words "diplomatic agent" are defined by Article 1 of the Convention as follows: "(e) a 'diplomatic agent' is the head of the mission.
It is possible to conceive of dependents who are not members of a diplomat's family forming part of his household and for this reason the certificate does not, in my judgment, provide conclusive proof that the children fall within the provisions of Article 37.
However far the diplomat has himself bowed to the foreign court's jurisdiction, he remains immune (subject of course to the exceptions in the Act of 1964, which in this case I have discounted), unless his sending state says otherwise: unless it waives his immunity.
www.hiltonhouse.com /cases/ReP2_Minor_UK.txt   (3851 words)

A diplomatic mission in the capital city of a foreign country headed by an ambassador.
The highest diplomatic status that one nation can bestow on another; it requires the granting nation to extend to the most favored nation all those privileges that have been or may be granted to any third nation.
In a diplomatic context, a body such as the U.S. Senate may attach a reservation to a treaty under consideration without necessitating the renegotiation of the point in question, as would be the case with an amendment.
www.u-s-history.com /pages/h1451.html   (4251 words)

 POLICY AND PROCEDURE # 94  Diplomatic Immunity
It is understood that dealing with diplomatic immunity poses particular problems for law enforcement officers and that officers may be overly generous in applying immunity if they do not understand its purpose or rules.
Diplomatic Mission - encompasses both the chancery where embassy work is performed and the residence of the head of the mission.
Diplomatic Immunity - full or limited criminal immunity which the personnel of a foreign diplomatic mission and, in varying degrees, their family members enjoy because they serve as representatives of a sovereign state and require special rights and guarantees for the effective functioning of the mission.
www.musc.edu /publicsafety/policies/PP94.html   (2314 words)

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Article 17 The precedence of the members of the diplomatic staff of the mission shall be notified by the head of the mission to the Ministry for Foreign Affairs or such other ministry as may be agreed.
Article 20 The mission and its head shall have the right to use the flag and emblem of the sending State on the premises of the mission, including the residence of the head of the mission, and on his means of transport.
Article II Members of the mission not being nationals of the receiving State, and members of their families forming part of their household, shall not, solely by the operation of the law of the receiving State, acquire the nationality of that State.
fletcher.tufts.edu /multi/texts/BH408.txt   (4043 words)

 CONSUL - Online Information article about CONSUL
CORPS (pronounced as in French, from which it is taken, being a late spelling of tors, from Lat.
In 1832 the restriction as to engaging in trade was withdrawn, except as regards salaried members of the British consular service.
In the general consular service appointments are sometimes made to the higher officesfrom the ranks, but more usually from a select list of nominees, who must pass a qualifying examination.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /COM_COR/CONSUL.html   (5664 words)

 Vienna Convention
The obligations of third States under paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 of this Article shall also apply to the persons mentioned respectively in those paragraphs, and to official communications and diplomatic bags, whose presence in the territory of the third State is due to force major.
A diplomatic agent shall not in the receiving State practise for personal profit any professional or commercial activity.
For the purpose of the present Protocol, the expression " members of the mission " shall have the meaning assigned to it in Article 1, sub-paragraph (b), of the Convention, namely" the head of the mission and the members of the staff of the mission".
us-africa.tripod.com /diplomaticservices/info.html   (5459 words)

 VIENNA CONVENTION ON DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The immunity of a diplomatic agent from the jurisdiction of the State does not exempt him from the jurisdiction of the sending State.
Waiver of immunity from jurisdiction in respect of civil or administrative proceedings shall not be held to imply waiver of immunity in respect of the execution of the judgement, for which a separate waiver shall be necessary.
Except in so far as additional privileges and immunities may be granted by the receiving State, a diplomatic agent who is a national of or permanently resident in that State shall enjoy only immunity from jurisdiction, and inviolability, in respect of official acts performed in the exercise of his functions.
www.un.int /usa/host_dip.htm   (5224 words)

 Rank Flags 1931-1939 (Spain)
The military and diplomatic rank flags used during 1938-1977 (and some up to nowadays, namely the naval ones) were actually first approved in 1923, to replace previous rank flags adopted in 1878.
After the (second) Spanish Republic was proclaimed on 14th April 1931, adopting the red-yellow-purple tricolour, a Decree of May 5th 1931 approved new rank flags.
Most of them were very similar to the 1923-1931 ones, in which the bottom or fly stripe (depending on horizontal or vertical arrangement) was changed from red to purple.
www.fotw.net /Flags/es^rk931.html   (309 words)

 Privileges and Immunities in Diplomatic Relations
On 14 April 1961, the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations was adopted by the United Nations Conference on Diplomatic Intercourse and Immunities.
In cases where not member of the diplomatic staff of the mission is present in the receiving State, a member of the administrative and technical staff may, with the consent of the receiving State, be designated by the sending State to be in charge of the current administrative affairs of the mission.
The sending State or the mission may designate diplomatic couriers [ad hoc.] In such cases the provisions of paragraph 5 of this Article shall also apply, except that the immunities therein mentioned shall cease to apply when such a courier has delivered to the consignee the diplomatic bag in his charge.
www.uia.org /legal/app54.php   (4840 words)

 The Washington Diplomat
ambassador –; an official envoy or diplomatic agent of the highest rank accredited to a foreign government as the official resident representative of his own government; or an official appointed for a special, often temporary, diplomatic assignment
Legation –; a diplomatic mission in a foreign country headed by a minister.
Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations – UN convention, adopted in 1961, formalizing the rights and privileges of diplomatic agents.
www.washdiplomat.com /glossary.html   (810 words)

 International Documents - Foreign and Domestic Diplomatic Missions - The University Libraries - UNC Greensboro
The staffs of the embassies and other overseas posts are there ostensibly in order to manage diplomatic relations with other countries and with international institutions; to promote peace in volatile regions of the world; to encourage trade rules which will benefit the United States; and to provide certain services to Americans traveling or living abroad.
The Diplomatic List provides the names of all of the diplomatic staff (those staff having diplomatic rank) of all of the United States missions.
The preface to this document discusses the laws of "diplomatic immunity" under the Vienna Convention and lists national holidays of foreign countries.
library.uncg.edu /depts/docs/international/embassy.asp   (660 words)

 USUN - Host Country Affairs - Parking Program for Diplomatic Vehicles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
If the Diplomatic Parking Review Panel concludes that a notice of parking violation is valid, the amount due will be paid within seven (7) days of such decision, unless a notice of appeal is filed pursuant to paragraph 13 of this Parking Program.
The vehicle is owned or leased by a diplomat, a consular officer, a Mission, a Consulate, a United Nations official with diplomatic status (“UN Official”) or the United Nations.
A vehicle registered to a private citizen that is "rented by" or "on loan to" a diplomat, consular officer, Mission, Consulate, UN Official or the United Nations, even if a written agreement for such use exists.
www.un.int /usa/host_parking_program.htm   (4044 words)

 Franklin's Legacy: University of Pennsylvania Archives
As early as 1754, he represented the Province of Pennsylvania at the Albany Congress, where his "Plan of Union" was adopted as the best option for uniting the English colonies in the War against the French and their Indian allies.
Franklin therefore served a total of twenty seven years as a diplomat of international rank, a tenure probably unsurpassed by any University of Pennsylvania alumnus, faculty, or Trustee in all the years since that time.
Born 1940; University of Pennsylvania, LL.M., 1972; Ambassador of Ethiopia to Austria and the United Nations, 1992-1996; Ambassador of Ethiopia to Switzerland and the United Nations, 1996-2000, 2001-present; Ambassador of Ethiopia to the United Nations, 2000; living.
www.archives.upenn.edu /histy/notables/political/pennambassadors.html   (1361 words)

 Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Republic of Armenia Official Site
As a long-time professional diplomat, Ambassador Melik-Shakhnazarian served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Soviet Union and in several Soviet representations abroad.
Between 1969-71 he studied at the Diplomatic School of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Soviet Union.
In 1997, he received the diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and from 1998 to 2000 was Special Envoy.
www.armeniaforeignministry.com /pr_04/040119melik_shahnazarian.html   (638 words)

This publication contains the names of the members of the diplomatic staffs of all missions and their spouses.
Members of the diplomatic staff are the members of the staff of the mission having diplomatic rank.
A diplomatic agent's family members are entitled to the same immunities unless they are
www.state.gov /s/cpr/rls/dpl/c8732.htm   (381 words)

This article is without prejudice to any practice accepted by the receiving State regarding the precedence of the representative of the Holy Sea.
(b) articles for the personal use of a diplomatic agent or members of his family forming part of his household, including articles intended for his establishment.
Expressing their wish to establish rules between them concerning acquisition of nationality by the members of their diplomatic missions and of the families forming part of the household of those members,
www.cabinda.net /Cabinda_Embassy.htm   (5825 words)

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