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Part II Orders and Families of International Adjudicative Bodies, Ch.13 International Claims and Compensation Bodies

David D Caron

From: The Oxford Handbook of International Adjudication

Edited By: Cesare P R Romano, Karen Alter, Yuval Shany

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 03 December 2020

Claims commissions — Claims — International organizations
International claims and compensation bodies1 are a recurring and politically significant form of international adjudication. Sitting at the space between a terrible upheaval that shreds lives and relations and an unknown future, they recur because these spaces are regrettably common. They are politically significant because states often seek ways to settle the complaints resulting from such upheavals in order for their relations to renew, to go forward. Most often these compensation commissions follow armed conflicts and revolutions, but they should be seen more...
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