22 U.S.C. § 287 : US Code - Section 287: Representation in Organization

Search 22 U.S.C. § 287 : US Code - Section 287: Representation in Organization

    (a) Appointment of representative; rank, status, and tenure; duties
      The President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate,
    shall appoint a representative of the United States to the United
    Nations who shall have the rank and status of Ambassador
    Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and shall hold office at the
    pleasure of the President. Such representative shall represent the
    United States in the Security Council of the United Nations and may
    serve ex officio as representative of the United States in any
    organ, commission, or other body of the United Nations other than
    specialized agencies of the United Nations, and shall perform such
    other functions in connection with the participation of the United
    States in the United Nations as the President may, from time to
    time, direct.
    (b) Appointment of additional representatives; rank, status, and
      tenure; duties; reappointment unnecessary
      The President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate,
    shall appoint additional persons with appropriate titles, rank, and
    status to represent the United States in the principal organs of
    the United Nations and in such organs, commissions, or other bodies
    as may be created by the United Nations with respect to nuclear
    energy or disarmament (control and limitation of armament). Such
    persons shall serve at the pleasure of the President and subject to
    the direction of the Representative of the United States to the
    United Nations. They shall, at the direction of the Representative
    of the United States to the United Nations, represent the United
    States in any organ, commission, or other body of the United
    Nations, including the Security Council, the Economic and Social
    Council, and the Trusteeship Council, and perform such other
    functions as the Representative of the United States is authorized
    to perform in connection with the participation of the United
    States in the United Nations. Any Deputy Representative or any
    other officer holding office at the time the provisions of this
    Act, as amended, become effective shall not be required to be
    reappointed by reason of the enactment of this Act, as amended.
    (c) Appointment of special and alternate representatives; number;
      senior representative; duties
      The President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate,
    shall designate from time to time to attend a specified session or
    specified sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations
    not to exceed five representatives of the United States and such
    number of alternates as he may determine consistent with the rules
    of procedure of the General Assembly. One of the representatives
    shall be designated as the senior representative.
    (d) Additional appointees; conditions governing certain
      appointments; designation of certain State Department officers to
      sit on Security Council
      The President may also appoint from time to time such other
    persons as he may deem necessary to represent the United States in
    organs and agencies of the United Nations. The President may,
    without the advice and consent of the Senate, designate any officer
    of the United States to act without additional compensation as the
    representative of the United States in either the Economic and
    Social Council or the Trusteeship Council (1) at any specified
    session thereof where the position is vacant or in the absence or
    disability of the regular representative or (2) in connection with
    a specified subject matter at any specified session of either such
    Council in lieu of the regular representative. The President may
    designate any officer of the Department of State, whose appointment
    is subject to confirmation by the Senate, to act, without
    additional compensation, for temporary periods as the
    representative of the United States in the Security Council of the
    United Nations in the absence or disability of the representatives
    provided for under subsections (a) and (b) of this section or in
    lieu of such representatives in connection with a specified subject
    matter.
    (e) Appointment of representative to European office of United
      Nations; rank, status, and tenure; duties
      The President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate,
    shall appoint a representative of the United States to the European
    office of the United Nations, with appropriate rank and status who
    shall serve at the pleasure of the President and subject to the
    direction of the Secretary of State. Such person shall, at the
    direction of the Secretary of State, represent the United States at
    the European office of the United Nations, and perform such other
    functions there in connection with the participation of the United
    States in international organizations as the Secretary of State
    may, from time to time, direct.
    (f) Representation by President or Secretary of State
      Nothing contained in this section shall preclude the President or
    the Secretary of State, at the direction of the President, from
    representing the United States at any meeting or session of any
    organ or agency of the United Nations.
    (g) Compensation
      All persons appointed in pursuance of authority contained in this
    section shall receive compensation at rates determined by the
    President upon the basis of duties to be performed but not in
    excess of rates authorized by sections 3961, 3962, and 3963 of this
    title for chiefs of mission, members of the Senior Foreign Service,
    and Foreign Service officers occupying positions of equivalent
    importance, except that no member of the Senate or House of
    Representatives or officer of the United States who is designated
    under subsections (c) and (d) of this section as a representative
    of the United States or as an alternate to attend any specified
    session or specified sessions of the General Assembly shall be
    entitled to receive such compensation.
    (h) Appointment of representative to Vienna office of United
      Nations; rank, status, and tenure; duties
      The President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate,
    shall appoint a representative of the United States to the Vienna
    office of the United Nations with appropriate rank and status, who
    shall serve at the pleasure of the President and subject to the
    direction of the Secretary of State. Such individual shall, at the
    direction of the Secretary of State, represent the United States at
    the Vienna office of the United Nations and perform such other
    functions there in connection with the participation of the United
    States in international organizations as the Secretary of State
    from time to time may direct. The representative of the United
    States to the Vienna office of the United Nations shall also serve
    as representative of the United States to the International Atomic
    Energy Agency.