Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
- Arbitral tribunals — International courts and tribunals, procedure — Arbitration
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 Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) is based on the two Conventions for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes of 29 July 1899 (‘Hague Convention I ’) and 18 October 1907 (‘Hague Convention I ’) adopted by the Hague Peace Conferences (1899 and 1907) . 2 The modern practice of arbitration as a means of peaceful settlement of international disputes , said to begin with the Jay Treaty (1794) between Great Britain and the United States, became widespread in the international community during the 19 th century. However, disputing States...