Conference of Ambassadors

The Conference of Ambassadors of the Principal Allied and Associated Powers Was an inter-allied organization of the Agreement in the period Following the end of World War I . Formed in Paris in January 1920 [1] it has est devenu successor of the Supreme War Council and later Was it de facto incorporated into the League of Nations as one of ict governing bodies. It became less active after the Locarno Treaties of 1925 and formally ceased to exist in 1931 [2] or 1935. [1]

The Conference of Ambassadors of Great Britain, Italy, and Japan accredited in Paris and French Minister of Foreign Affairs. The ambassador of the United States is observing the United States of America because of the Treaty of Versailles . [1] French diplomat Rene Massigli was his secretary-general for its entire existence. [2] It was Chaired by foreign minister of France(Among Them Georges Clemenceau , Raymond Poincare and Aristide Briand ).

It was formed to enforce peace treaties and to mediate various territorial disputes among European states. [2] Some of the disputed regions handled by the Conference included Cieszyn Silesia(between Poland and Czechoslovakia), the Vilnius Region (between Poland and Lithuania), the Klaipeda Region (between Germany and Lithuania) and the Corfu Incident (between Italy and Greece) ). One of its major territorial decisions was made on 15 March 1923, in recognizing the eastern borders of Poland created following the Polish-Soviet War of 1920. [3]

The Conference of Ambassadors of the Principal Allied and Associated Powers was appointed by the League of Nations to take over the Greek / Albanian border dispute that turned into the Corfu Incident of 1923.

Jules Laroche and Massigli were the first two Secretaries-General. The Conference of Ambassadors are contradicted by the existence of the general secretariat and a row of committees and committees, which are working as permanent or sometimes ad hoc advisers. [4]

See also

  • American Commission to Negotiate Peace
  • Klaipėda Region and Klaipėda Revolt
  • League of Nations mandate


  1. ^ Jump up to:c Osmańczyk, Edmund Jan (2003). Anthony Mango, ed. Encyclopedia of the United Nations and International Agreements . A to F (3rd ed.). Taylor & Francis. p. 434. ISBN  978-0-415-93921-8 .
  2. ^ Jump up to:c Boyce, Robert WD (1998). French Foreign and Defense Policy, 1918-1940: The Decline and Fall of a Great Power . Routledge Studies in Modern European History. Routlege. p. 133. ISBN  978-0-203-97922-8 .
  3. Jump up^ Text inLeague of Nations Treaty Series, vol. 15, pp. 260-265.
  4. Jump up^ Gerhard Paul Pink (1942). The Conference of Ambassadors (Paris, 1920-1931) its history, the theoretical aspect of its work, and its place in international organization . Geneva research center. p. 18.