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Executive Order 9698--Designating public international organizations entitled to enjoy certain privileges, exemptions, and immunities

Source: The provisions of Executive Order 9698 of Feb. 19, 1946, appear at 11 FR 1809, 3 CFR, 1943-1948 Comp., p. 508, unless otherwise noted.

By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 1 of the International Organizations Immunities Act, approved December 29, 1945 (Public Law 291, 79th Congress), and having found that the United States participates in the following-named international organizations pursuant to a treaty or under the authority of an act of Congress authorizing such participation or making an appropriation therefore, I hereby designate such organizations as public international organizations entitled to enjoy the privileges, exemptions, and immunities conferred by the said International Organizations Immunities Act:
The Food and Agriculture Organization.
The International Labor Organization.
The United Nations.

With respect to the designation of such other international organizations as may be entitled to the privileges, exemptions, and immunities conferred by the said Act, the Department of State is hereby designated as the agency to receive applications for the granting of such privileges, exemptions, and immunities. The Secretary of State shall require such information as he may deem necessary from the international organizations making such applications, and shall submit recommendations to the President as to whether the applicant organizations should be designated as public international organizations entitled to enjoy the privileges, exemptions, and immunities conferred by the said Act.

[EO 9698 amended by EO 10083 of Oct. 10, 1949, 14 FR 6161, 3 CFR, 1949-1953 Comp., p. 284; EO 10533 of June 3, 1954, 19 FR 3289, 3 CFR, 1954-1958 Comp., p. 194]


Editorial note: The following public international organizations, together with the Executive Orders which so designated them, are entitled to enjoy the privileges, exemptions, and immunities provided for in the International Organizations Immunities Act, and are considered as public international organizations of which the United States is a member by treaty or statute within the meaning of section 316(b) of the Act and as public international organizations in which the United States participates by treaty or statute within the meaning of section 319(b) of the Act:
African Development Bank (EO 12403, Feb. 8, 1983)
African Development Fund (EO 11977, Mar. 14, 1977)
Asian Development Bank (EO 11334, Mar. 7, 1967)
Caribbean Organization (EO 10983, Dec. 30, 1961)
Commission for the Study of Alternatives to the Panama Canal (EO 12567, Oct. 2, 1986)
Criminal Police Organization (EO 12425, June 16, 1983)
Customs Cooperation Council (EO 11596, June 5, 1971)
European Space Research Organization (EO 11760, Jan. 17, 1974)
Food and Agriculture Organization, The (EO 9698, Feb. 19, 1946)
Great Lakes Fishery Commission (EO 11059, Oct. 23, 1962)
Inter-American Defense Board (EO 10228, Mar. 26, 1951)
Inter-American Development Bank (EO 10873, Apr. 8, 1960)
Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (EO 9751, July 11, 1946)
Inter-American Investment Corporation (EO 12567, Oct. 2, 1986)
Inter-American Statistical Institute (EO 9751, July 11, 1946)
Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (EO 11059, Oct. 23, 1962)
Intergovernmental Committee for European Migration (formerly the Provisional Intergovernmental Committee for the Movement of Migrants from Europe) (EO 10335, Mar. 28, 1952)
Intergovernmental Maritime Consultative Organization (EO 10795, Dec. 13, 1958)
International Atomic Energy Agency (EO 10727, Aug. 31, 1957)
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EO 9751, July 11, 1946)
International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (EO 11966, Jan. 19, 1977)
International Civil Aviation Organization (EO 9863, May 31, 1947)
International Coffee Organization (EO 11225, May 22, 1965)
International Committee of the Red Cross (EO 12643, June 23, 1988)
International Cotton Advisory Committee (EO 9911, Dec. 19, 1947)
International Development Association (EO 11966, Jan. 19, 1977)
International Fertilizer Development Center (EO 11977, Mar. 14, 1977)
International Finance Corporation (EO 10680, Oct. 2, 1956)
International Food Policy Research Institute (EO 12359, Apr. 22, 1982)
International Hydrographic Bureau (EO 10769, May 29, 1958)
International Institute for Cotton (EO 11283, May 27, 1966)
International Joint Commission--United States and Canada (EO 9972, June 25, 1948)
International Labor Organization, The (functions through staff known as The International Labor Office) (EO 9698, Feb. 19, 1946)
International Maritime Satellite Organization (EO 12238, Sept. 12, 1980)
International Monetary Fund (EO 9751, July 11, 1946)
International Pacific Halibut Commission (EO 11059, Oct. 23, 1962)
International Secretariat for Volunteer Service (EO 11363, July 20, 1967)
International Telecommunication Union (EO 9863, May 31, 1947)
International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (EO 11718, May 14, 1973)
International Wheat Advisory Committee (EO 9823, Jan. 24, 1947)
Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (EO 12647, Aug. 2, 1988)
Multinational Force and Observers (EO 12359, Apr. 22, 1982)
Organization for European Economic Cooperation (EO 10133, June 27, 1950) (now known as the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development; 28 FR 2959, Mar. 26, 1963)
Organization of African Unity (EO 11767, Feb. 19, 1974)
Organization of American States (includes Pan American Union) (EO 10533, June 3, 1954)
Pacific Salmon Commission (EO 12567, Oct. 2, 1986)
Pan American Health Organization (includes Pan American Sanitary Bureau) (EO 10864, Feb. 18, 1960)
Preparatory Commission of the International Atomic Energy Agency (EO 10727, Aug. 31, 1957)
Preparatory Commission for the International Refugee Organization and its successor, the International Refugee Organization (EO 9887, Aug. 22, 1947)
South Pacific Commission (EO 10086, Nov. 25, 1949)
United International Bureau for the Protection of Intellectual Property (EO 11484, Sept. 29, 1969)
United Nations (EO 9698, Feb. 19, 1946)
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (EO 9863, May 31, 1947)
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (EO 12628, Mar. 8, 1988)
Universal Postal Union (EO 10727, Aug. 31, 1957)
World Health Organization (EO 10025, Dec. 30, 1948)
World Intellectual Property Organization (EO 11866, June 18, 1975)
World Meteorological Organization (EO 10676, Sept. 1, 1956)
World Tourism Organization (EO 12508, Mar. 22, 1985)


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