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League of Nations Organisation chart  Palace of NationsGeneva, the League's headquarters from until its dissolution in The main constitutional organs of the League were the Assembly, the Council, and the Permanent Secretariat. It also had two essential wings: In addition, there were several auxiliary agencies and commissions.
Each body could deal with any matter within the sphere of competence of the League or affecting peace in the world.
Particular questions or tasks might be referred to either. This requirement was a reflection of the League's belief in the sovereignty of its component nations; the League sought solution by consent, not by dictation. In case of a dispute, the consent of the parties to the dispute was not required for unanimity.
The staff of the Secretariat was responsible for preparing the agenda for the Council and the Assembly and publishing reports of the meetings and other routine matters, effectively acting as the League's civil service. In the staff numbered In practice, the Assembly was the general directing force of League activities.
The number of non-permanent members was first increased to six on 22 September and to nine on 8 September Werner Dankwort of Germany pushed for his country to join the League; joining inGermany became the fifth permanent member of the Council. Later, after Germany and Japan both left the League, the number of non-permanent seats was increased from nine to eleven, and the Soviet Union was made a permanent member giving the Council a total of fifteen members.
In total, sessions were held between and The Council and the Assembly established its constitution. Its judges were elected by the Council and the Assembly, and its budget was provided by the latter.
The Court was to hear and decide any international dispute which the parties concerned submitted to it. It might also give an advisory opinion on any dispute or question referred to it by the Council or the Assembly.
The Court was open to all the nations of the world under certain broad conditions. Its constitution differed from that of the League: Albert Thomas was its first director.
It also campaigned to end child labour, increase the rights of women in the workplace, and make shipowners liable for accidents involving seamen. The Committee's purpose was to conduct inquiries, oversee the operation of the League's health work, and prepare work to be presented to the Council.
The Health Organisation also worked successfully with the government of the Soviet Union to prevent typhus epidemics, including organising a large education campaign. The French philosopher Henri Bergson became the first chairman of the committee. The board also established a system of import certificates and export authorisations for the legal international trade in narcotics.
The League secured a commitment from Ethiopia to end slavery as a condition of membership inand worked with Liberia to abolish forced labour and intertribal slavery. The United Kingdom had not supported Ethiopian membership of the League on the grounds that "Ethiopia had not reached a state of civilisation and internal security sufficient to warrant her admission.
Records were kept to control slavery, prostitution, and the trafficking of women and children. It also established the Nansen passport as a means of identification for stateless people. It was formed inand later became part of the United Nations as the Commission on the Status of Women.
Member states of the League of Nations A map of the world in —45, which shows the League of Nations members during its history Of the League's 42 founding members, 23 24 counting Free France remained members until it was dissolved in In the founding year, six other states joined, only two of which remained members throughout the League's existence.
The largest number of member states was 58, between 28 September when Ecuador joined and 23 February when Paraguay withdrew. The first member to withdraw permanently from the League was Costa Rica on 22 January ; having joined on 16 Decemberthis also makes it the member to have most quickly withdrawn.
Brazil was the first founding member to withdraw 14 Juneand Haiti the last April Iraqwhich joined inwas the first member that had previously been a League of Nations mandate. In expelling the Soviet Union, the League broke its own rule: Three of these members had been made Council members the day before the vote South Africa, Bolivia, and Egypt.
This was one of the League's final acts before it practically ceased functioning due to the Second World War.
League of Nations mandate At the end of the First World War, the Allied powers were confronted with the question of the disposal of the former German colonies in Africa and the Pacific, and the several Arabic-speaking provinces of the Ottoman Empire.
The Peace Conference adopted the principle that these territories should be administered by different governments on behalf of the League — a system of national responsibility subject to international supervision.
There were three mandate classifications:The League of Nations had several integral weaknesses that finally led to its demise. The League was supposed to present the world and encompass all countries, but many countries never even joined the organization, of which the U.S.
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