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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law [MPEPIL]

Conditionality

Cesare Pinelli

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 21 January 2019

Subject(s):
Codification — States, equality — Practice and procedure of international organizations — Economic sanctions — Humanitarian intervention — Resolutions of international organizations

Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.

1 The term conditionality denotes the practice of international organizations and States of making aid and co-operation agreements with recipient States conditional upon the observance of various requirements, such as financial stability, good governance , respect for human rights , democracy, peace and security (see also Financial Assistance ; Technical Assistance ; Technology Transfer ). Diverse consequences are also attached to the disrespect of the condition by the recipient State, depending on whether conditionality is based on policy dialogue, agreement and...
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