EU and its contribution to diplomatic and consular law 2. \Vhen, over thirty years ago, and after some years of practice at the Bar, I first entered the legal side of the British Foreign Service, I had not been working for long in the Foreign Office before I conceived the idea of writing - or at any rate compiling - a book to which (in my own mind) I gave the title of "A ~fanual of Foreign Office Law. The First Edition was produced with the financial support of the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, Freedom House, the Princeton Appointment of the Heads of Mission 2.6. The Diplomat’s Handbook is a project commissioned by the Community of Democracies, and produced by the Council for a Community of Democracies (CCD). 1.3. Within the international society, law and diplomacy have always been complementary and interdependent. Contents and activities are The rules which today apply throughout the world for the conduct of diplomatic affairs - diplomatic courier (personal inviolability) - courier ad hoc (limited inviolability) - captain of the commercial aircraft /ship (no immunity) Scanning practice in many countries Analytic Guide of the ILC on the status of diplomatic couriers and diplomatic bags (adopted in 1989) Members of the mission 2.4. A Handbook to Support Diplomatic Democratic Commitment 31 3 The Diplomat’s Tool Box 35 35 35 37 48 80 Introduction Five Caveats Tool Box Resources and Assets Fifteen Ways That Diplomats Have Made a Difference The Partners and Applications The Power of Individuals 89 Functions of diplomatic missions 2.3. Diplomatic relations are themselves the object of a series of internation-al conventions. Sources of diplomatic and consular law 1.4. Participation is almost universal. Read full-text. ... (2006),Diplomatic and Consular Law, Selected Essays with Basic … Types of diplomatic and consular missions In the performance of duties falling in its competence, the consular mission acts in accordance with the Constitution, laws, generally accepted rules of international law and ratified international treaties, as well as by-laws of … The 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations has for over 50 years been central to diplomacy and applied to all forms of relations among sovereign States. The lessons are also available in PDF format so participants can work offline. Download full-text PDF Read full-text. At the Vienna Congress in 8 5, the first attempt was made to codify diplomatic law at the international level. However, lawyers and diplomats deal with international issues differently, making them rivals to be the primary mode of international interaction. Establishment and cessation of diplomatic relations 2.2. Corps diplomatic 2.7. Download full-text PDF. DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR LAW Right of legation/ Right of Diplomatic Intercourse The rules giving special protection to ambassadors are the oldest established in international law and the Convention is respected almost everywhere. Classes of the Heads of Mission 2.5. Diplomatic law 2.1.