The Diplomatic Channel

THE LAW OF INTERNATIONAL RESPONSIBILITY, James Crawford and Alain Pellet, eds., Oxford University Press, 2010

14 Pages Posted: 2 Jan 2011 Last revised: 27 Aug 2012

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Michael Waibel

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law; Lauterpacht Centre for International Law; University of Cambridge - Jesus College

Date Written: September 9, 2010

Abstract

Only a small subset of international disputes ever reaches international courts and tribunals. Despite the growing prominence of judicial and arbitral proceedings, adjudication is just the tip of the iceberg. Diplomacy still reigns supreme in settling international disputes, especially when confidentiality and flexibility matter. To this day, negotiations remain the predominant tool to manage and settle international disputes.

Keywords: Negotiation, International Disputes, State Responsibility, Settlement

JEL Classification: K33

Suggested Citation

Waibel, Michael, The Diplomatic Channel (September 9, 2010). THE LAW OF INTERNATIONAL RESPONSIBILITY, James Crawford and Alain Pellet, eds., Oxford University Press, 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1733443

Michael Waibel (Contact Author)

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law ( email )

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Lauterpacht Centre for International Law ( email )

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University of Cambridge - Jesus College ( email )

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