Experiments in international administration

Paperback | January 19, 2012

byFrancis Bowes Sayre

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919. Excerpt: ... tional Commission was her best protection against Austrian and Russian encroachment, this very natural friction has led to no serious trouble. The Crown Prince of Roumania, at the fiftieth anniversary of its creation, declared that the Danube Commission, by the considerable services which it had rendered, deserved "the admiration and the gratitude of the civilized world." Certain it is that the international Commission has successfully and efficiently performed a task which would have been utterly impossible under the sole administration of the local Roumanian government. It is too early to prophesy how the European War will affect the Danube Commission; but it seems fairly certain that whatever changes may come will end neither its usefulness nor its existence. 2.--Cape Spartel Lighthouse A curious, if comparatively unimportant, instance of international co-operation is the agreement signed at Tangier on May 31, 1865, between Morocco and the leading European states and the United States, whereby an international lighthouse was instituted at Cape Spartel, Morocco.16 Under this treaty the lighthouse and the land upon which it stands are to remain under the sovereignty of the Sultan, whose flag alone shall be hoisted on the lighthouse tower; but its "superior direction and administration" is turned over to the representatives of the contracting Powers, which agree to share equally the annual expenses for its maintenance. The lighthouse is to be protected by a Moorish guard, and all the contracting states agree to respect its neutrality. There is thus set up an international establishment, supervised by representatives of all the signatory states. These shall make regulations for the direction and management of the lighthouse which cannot be changed without ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919. Excerpt: ... tional Commission was her best protection against Austrian and Russian encroachment, this very natural friction has led to no ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 19, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217208770

ISBN - 13:9780217208772

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