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Research guide Settlement of International Disputes

Judicial Settlement of International Disputes | Research Guide International Law

International dispute settlement is concerned with the techniques and institutions which are used to solve international disputes between States and/or international organizations. International disputes can be solved either by use of force (coercion) or by peaceful settlement. Techniques used for peaceful settlement of international disputes are negotiation, inquiry, mediation, conciliation, arbitration, judicial settlement, resort to regional agencies or arrangements, or other peaceful means of their own choice (Art. 33, UN Charter).

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Library blog Interview Professor Yves Daudet

Professor Daudet

Professor Daudet officially retired as Secretary-General of The Hague Academy of International Law. A special farewell ceremony and reception were held in his honor during which the new Secretary- General, Professor Jean- Marc Thouvenin was formally introduced. Mr Daudet graciously agreed to be interviewed. Find out more how he looks back on his time at the Academy, his many highlights and accomplishments and how he will continue to stay involved in the future of the Academy.

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News and events Mare Liberum in Suriname

Last month, The Peace Palace Library donated a copy of Mare Liberum to the Anton de Kom University in Suriname. The book was donated on the first day the Anton de Kom University opened its new law faculty.
Mare Liberum in Suriname

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Syria Crisis: Humanitarian Law, Warfare, Refugees

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The Syrian civil war is an ongoing multi-sided armed conflict in Syria in which international interventions have taken place. The war grew out of the unrest of the 2011 Arab Spring and escalated to armed conflict after President Bashar al-Assad’s government violently repressed protests calling for his removal. Violence in Syria has escalated amid an absence of meaningful efforts to end the war. A confidential list of individuals and units are believed to be responsible for crimes against humanity, breaches of international humanitarian law and gross human rights violations. We have created a Library Special on the Syrian civil war in order to provide you easy access to our collection. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask the librarian: r.steenhard@ppl.nl

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South China Sea Territorial Disputes

A Chinese radar station and Chinese mother ships and reef cutting boats at Subi Reef, seen from a Philippine Naval Islander plane en route between Pag-asa, known internationally as Thitu, and Puerto Princesa, Palawan, over the South China Sea on August 15, 2013. (Photo by Ashley Gilbertson / VII Photo)

China claims most of the South China Sea, through which more than $5 trillion of world trade passes every year. Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei, the Philippines and Taiwan have rival claims. In addition to substantial natural resources, the South China Sea is of paramount strategic significance to the Asian security paradigm and to global stability. We have created a Library Special on this topic in order to provide you easy access to our collection: a selective bibliography, newsletters, books, articles and online resources.

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Peace Palace Library showcase

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You can find the showcase in our Reading Room.