297. Conventions respecting status, immunities and privileges of international organisations.

The United Kingdom is a party to numerous international arrangements providing for the legal status, privileges and immunities of international organisations and persons connected with them1. The Charter of the United Nations stipulates that the organisation is to enjoy in the territory of each of the member states such privileges and immunities as are necessary for the fulfilment of its purposes, and that representatives of member states and officials of the organisation are similarly to enjoy such immunities as are necessary for the independent exercise of their functions2. In 1946 the General Assembly adopted a Convention on the Privileges