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The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire by Susan Pedersen review – the legacy of an unlikely ... - The Guardian

The focus of her book is the Permanent Mandates Commission, a body created out of the first world war settlement. Its role was to supervise the victors in their administration of the captured enemy colonies – one of Drummond's most sensitive ...

Imperialism With an Internationalist Face - The Nation.

The Permanent Mandates Commission was set up as a body of nine (eight men, one woman, all white and European except for one Japanese member) to supervise the implementation of the mandate system. Though appointed as “independent experts,” ...

Understanding the Jewish National Home - Mondoweiss

Ben Gurion revealed in his memoirs that the members of the Permanent Mandates Commission had privately advised the Jewish Agency Executive in 1937 that the Mandate could not be implemented according to the Zionist Organization's wishes. See David ...

Palestinian Leaders Don't Want an Independent State - Middle East Forum

[2] And in June 1926, the league's permanent mandates commission was informed of an Arab complaint that "it was not in conformity with Article 22 of the Mandate to print the initials and even the words 'Eretz Israel' after the name 'Palestine' while ...

Updated: Remote-control gun installed atop wall near Bethlehem — Ma'an - Mondoweiss

FYI, the Chairman of the Permanent Mandates Commission advised the representative of Great Britain in 1932 that Article 2 of the Mandate required the development of self-governing institutions for all the inhabitants and that the “national home” had ...

Chilean soccer team puts Palestine front and center - Mondoweiss

Their petitions to return were denied by the British Mandatory administration and it was backed-up by the representatives of the so-called “civilized world” serving on the League of Nations (LoN) Permanent Mandates Commission, e.g. — See The League of ...

The Permanent Mandates Commission was the commission of the League of Nations responsible for oversight of mandates. The commission was established in 1919 under Article 22 of the League of Nations Covenant and was headquartered at Geneva.

The Permanent Mandates Commission was the commission of the League of Nations responsible for oversight of mandates. The commission was established in 1919 under Article 22 of the League of Nations Covenant and was headquartered at Geneva.