Prince von Pless Administration (Orders)
- Minorities — International organizations, practice and procedure
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 The question of national minorities was at the heart of World War I (see also Minorities, European Protection; Minorities, International Protection; Minority Cases before International Courts and Tribunals). Among the measures for settlement of that conflict was the German-Polish Convention concerning Upper Silesia of 15 May 1922 (‘Geneva Convention on Upper Silesia’; see also German Minorities in Poland, Cases concerning the).The object of the convention was twofold: to secure the continuity of the economic and social existence of Upper Silesia, and to reduce...