Jump to Content Jump to Main Navigation

Book X Envoi, 40 Advice to Diplomats

Ivor Roberts

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

Edited By: Sir Ivor Roberts KCMG

A newer edition of Satow's Diplomatic Practice is available. Latest edition (8 ed.)
Next Edition: 7th Edition Latest edition (8 ed.)

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 07 December 2023

Diplomatic relations — Consular relations — Diplomatic missions — Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties
40.1 Of the qualities necessary for the profession of a diplomat, Callières treats in his famous work De la manière de négocier avec les souverains,1 and his observations, though made nearly three hundred years ago, have still a good deal to commend them. A brief summary of their main points is given below. In modern days methods of diplomacy are certainly less subtle and tortuous than were those of the past; while the rapidity of communication now enables a negotiator to remain in constant touch with his government throughout. But national character and human...
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.