Functions of a Diplomatic Mission
Professor Eileen Denza
- Diplomatic missions — Governments — Consular relations — Diplomatic relations — Customary international law — State practice — Diplomatic immunity
1. The functions of a diplomatic mission consist inter alia in: (a) representing the sending State in the receiving State; (b) protecting in the receiving State the interests of the sending State and of its nationals, within the limits permitted by international law; (c) negotiating with the Government of the receiving State; (d) ascertaining by all lawful means conditions and developments in the receiving State, and reporting thereon to the Government of the sending State; (e) promoting friendly relations between the sending State and the receiving State, and...