The League of Nations-Tenth Assembly

Archive Report

The Tenth Assembly of the League of Nations, which sat at Geneva from September 2 to September 25, 1929, was in many respects the most notable gathering of that body since the League was organized in January, 1920, The representation was more complete than at any previous Assembly, fifty-three of the fifty-four member nations having delegations present.1 The number of prime ministers (nine) and foreign ministers (twenty) attending all or part of the sessions was also greater than ever before. Whereas only four European members sent their foreign ministers to the First Assembly, in 1920, only four European members (Austria, Hungary, Italy and Spain) failed to send their foreign ministers to the Tenth Assembly.

In spite of the presence of an unusual number of European ...

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