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The chapter gives an overview of the field of diplomatic relations. It presents the evolution and functions of diplomatic missions before discussing the composition of the members of the diplomatic mission, State representatives abroad, and the administrative staff along with their appointment procedure, functions, and immunities. Consular relations are also described as a fundamental element of contemporary diplomatic relations. The contribution also describes the legal regime devised in the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961 for the normal conduction of diplomatic relations between States and the principal differences with the immunities of international organisations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPublic International Law
Subtitle of host publicationA Multi-Perspective Approach
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9781040010235
ISBN (Print)9781032587479
StatePublished - Jan 1 2024

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Economics, Econometrics and Finance
  • General Social Sciences
  • General Environmental Science
  • General Engineering
  • General Computer Science


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