1 Good offices are a diplomatic means for the settlement of disputes (Diplomacy; Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes ; Judicial Settlement of International Disputes.). Among the mechanisms with a third party intervention, it is the one with the most modest involvement of the third-party. In its classical meaning, it designates the action by a third party who merely encourages the disputing subjects to resume negotiation[s] or helps them to get together. The third party is not supposed to participate in the negotiations.2 However, the term is often used...
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