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C1518/414/20A/23916/17460 · File · 1930-1931
Part of League of Nations Refugees Mixed Archival Group (Nansen Fonds)

Subject of the file: Securing employment for refugees for the construction of the pipe-line. Includes notes exchanged with the Information and Mandates Section and Armenian, English, French and German language press (London, Geneva, Paris, New York) cuttings as well as an excerpt of the Official Gazette (Palestine) with the Convention concluded between the Irak Petroleum Company and the British High Commissioner for the Palestine, article XI concerned employment of workers.

Document · 1932.04.22
Part of Private Archives

Extract from the "Irish Press" on the meeting held by the International Labour Conference; E. de Valera's accession to power, he became Prime Minister of the Irish Free State; S. Lester's action to solve the difficulty of the Committee of 19 that dealt with the Sino-Japanese dispute; Ireland's turn to preside the next general meeting of the League of Nations.

Document · 1932.07.20
Part of Private Archives

Extract from the "Irish Press" on the decision taken by the Council of the League of Nations to convene a world economic conference: this was the result of a resolution of the Lausanne Conference asking the League of Nations to convene such a conference; S. Lester's point of view on the request addressed to the League of Nations by the Lausanne Conference; the Jouhaux-O'Rahilly resolution of the International Labour Conference proposed the same action; necessity for adequate representation of the small Powers.

Document · 1932.08.04
Part of Private Archives

Extract from the "Journal de Genève" on the Anglo-Irish economic dispute: tariff walls dispute, and question of the arbitration in the land-annuities dispute to be paid by the Irish Free State: will the arbitration be a British one or an international one since the States in conflict were both members of the League of Nations?

Document · 1932.07.18
Part of Private Archives

Extract from the "Journal de Genève" on the Anglo-Irish economic dispute (customs tariffs) and the difficult negotiations regarding its arbitration; the British Press held E. de Valera responsible for the failure of the Anglo-Irish negotiations in this matter.

Document · 1932.09.02
Part of Private Archives

Extract from the "Irish Times": report from the Mar Shimun, hereditary Patriarch of the Assyrians, to the League of Nations to denounce his own deportation to Cyprus and the grievances of his people betrayed by the League of Nations, that gave their old lands and homes to Turkey and handed them over to an Arab Government; secret meeting, in Paris, of the League of Nations Minorities' Committee of Three (one of whom was S. Lester) to deal with the Assyrian question.

Document · 1933.03.02
Part of Private Archives

Extract from the "Journal de Genève": Report of the League of Nations Committee of Three accepted by Colombia, but not by Peru; counter-proposals made by the representative of the Peruvian Government; the Peruvian Government tried to explain that Leticia's cession to Colombia, under the 1922 treaty, was unjustified.