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Book VII The Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes and the Development and Role of International Criminal Tribunals, 29 Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes

Ivor Roberts

From: Satow's Diplomatic Practice (6th Edition)

Edited By: Sir Ivor Roberts KCMG

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From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 01 December 2020

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Diplomatic relations — Negotiations and consultation — Fact-finding and inquiry — Mediation — Good offices — Conciliation — Arbitration — Jurisdiction of states, conflicts — UNCLOS (UN Convention on the Law of the Sea)
29.1 There is little new in disputes between States—in some ways, they are as inevitable as disputes between individuals. Here we will concentrate on disputes between States while recognizing that many ‘international’ disputes may not involve States as parties.2 Disputes have varied subject matter and need not concern political matters; they may, for example, be commercial in nature. A dispute is a specific disagreement relating to rights or interests where a party considers that it has a claim against another which that other rejects. The Mavrommatis case3...
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