International Organizations in Which the United States Participates

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Committee upon its own motion, or upon the written request of 20 or more members.Article VIII--Activities--All resolutions bearing upon the national or international policy of the government of the United States, offered at any meeting of the group, shall first be referred to the Executive Committee if there be any objection to immediate consideration.The group shall adopt measures for informing the Congress of the United States of the acts or resolutions of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.Members of the group, having participated in the conferences or meetings of the Council or Committees of the Union, shall report at meetings of the group on the work in which they have taken part.Article IX--Resignations--Any member of the group may resign by written communication to the Permanent Executive Secretary of the group.Article X--Amendments--Upon the motion of any member, after 30 days' notice, these by-laws may be amended by a majority vote of the members present.A copy of the proposed amendment or amendments shall accompany the notice of any meeting called for the purpose of amending the by-laws, and no amendments other than those thus proposed shall be considered at any meeting thus called or at an annual meeting.
Boissier Léopold and Mirkine-Guetzévitch, Annuaire interparlementaire, publié sous le patronage de l'Union interparlementaire, première année, Librairie Delagrave, Paris, 1931. 747 pp.

Inter-Parliamentary Union, pp. 625-55.

Burton Theodore E., "Achievements of the Inter-Parliamentary Union," Advocate of Peace, September-October 1924, Vol. 86, pp. 543-46.
Call Arthur D., "The Inter-Parliamentary Union," Advocate of Peace, July 1923, Vol. 85, pp. 252-59.
-----, "Inter-Parliamentary Union," World Unity, May 1929, Vol. 4, pp. 90-92.
-----, "Latin American Countries and the Inter-Parliamentary Union," Pan American Union Bulletin, January 1922, Vol. 54, pp. 38-41.
-----, "Parliament of Man," Congressional Record, 73 Cong. 1 sess., Vol. 77, Pt. 5, pp. 4580-83.
-----, "Parliamentarians of the Western Hemisphere," Pan American Magazine, October 1929, Vol. 42, pp. 123-25.
There are many articles describing the several meetings of the Union. These have been omitted from the bibliography.


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