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Book IX International Transactions, 34 International Conferences

Ivor Roberts

From: Satow's Diplomatic Practice (6th Edition)

Edited By: Sir Ivor Roberts KCMG

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From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 21 September 2023

Diplomatic relations
34.1 An international conference is a meeting of State representatives for the discussion or settlement of questions of international concern, which may include meetings for the determination of political questions, or for the treatment of matters of a social or economic order. The term ‘congress’ was used in the past to refer to formal assemblies of Plenipotentiaries for the conclusion of peace and the redistribution of territory, as, for example, the Congress of Vienna (1814–15) after the Napoleonic Wars, the Congress of Paris (1856) after the Crimean War, and...
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