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(p. 241) 12. The peaceful settlement of disputes 

(p. 241) 12. The peaceful settlement of disputes
(p. 241) 12. The peaceful settlement of disputes

Anders Henriksen

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date: 09 July 2020

This chapter discusses some of the more relevant methods for peaceful dispute settlement. It begins by introducing a number of non-adjudicatory settlement mechanisms and providing a brief overview of the role played by the UN. It then discusses the adjudicatory means of settling disputes, including international arbitration; the competences and powers of the International Court of Justice; issues of access to the Court and the Court's jurisdiction in contentious cases; the power of the Court to issue provisional measures; the effects of the Court's decisions; the relationship between the Court and the UN Security Council; and the Court's competence to issue advisory opinions.

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