Refers to two enclosed notes about the UNO Committee and the allowance for C. Kisch.
Comments on Opium Board and Guarantee Fund; proposal for codification; collection of contributions from non-Member States; separate collection by the International Labour Organization and collections from Member States.
Expressed S. Lester's opinion that the work of the opium board should be moved to Princeton University; memo inlcudes extract of Felkin telegram indicating a negative response to this proposal from the U.S. State Department.
Comments on International Labour Organization's request for an extra contribution of one million francs from member states; Swedish contribution; division of work between Geneva and Princeton; the publication of the Staistical Monthly Bulletin and the Yearbook; the Wireless Arbitration Committee; and the payment of Judges.
Speech from the Secretary-General to the Assembly drafted by S. Jacklin traditionally contained four points: results of previous years, progress during the current year, presentation of the draft budget for the following year, and the position of the Working Capital Fund. S. Jacklin suggests that the speech for 1946 deal with the current year only and a financial statement as of 31 March 1946.
Describes difficulty in collecting contributions from Latin-American and other countries in the Western hemispere.
Regarding Member State conributions; the EPN and Wireless cases; succession planning for the office of Treasurer; and a meeting of the Supervisory Commission.
Discusses traditional statement made by the Secretary-General to the Assembly.
Refers to New York Times article dated 6 February 1941.
S. Jacklin advises S. Lester against a presentation by the Treasurer to the Finance Committee because of the comprehensive documentation and presentation by the Chairman of the Supervisory Commission; comments on the expanded role of the Supervisory Commission during World War II.