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GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions


Arbitration, a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), is a way to resolve disputes outside the courts. The dispute will be decided by one or more persons, which renders the "arbitration award". An arbitration award is legally binding on both sides and enforceable in the courts.

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Organizations relating to Arbitration

World Federation of Insurance Intermediaries / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1999
International Congress of Maritime Arbitrators / Franklin Square NY, USA
Fellowship of the Least Coin - Global Movement of Prayer for Peace, Justice and Reconciliation / Cavite, Philippines / Est. 1956
UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1976
Revised General Act for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes / Est. 1949
Convention Concerning Courts Jurisdiction and the Enforcement of Judgements in Civil and Commercial Matters / Est. 1968
Agreement on the Application among the Member States of the European Communities of the Council of Europe Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons / Est. 1987
Inter-American Convention on the Granting of Political Rights to Women / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1948
Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1983
Adjudicating Committee for the Nordic Council\'s Literature Prize / Reykjavik, Iceland / Est. 1961
Protocol Concerning the Adhesion of States Not Represented at the Third Conference on Private International Law to the Convention of June 12 1902, Relating to the Settlement of the Conflicts of Laws and Jurisdictions as Regards Divorce and Separation / Est. 1923
Program on Negotiation / Cambridge MA, USA / Est. 1983
Internationales Bildungs- und Begegnungswerk / Dortmund, Germany / Est. 1986
International Court of Justice / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1946
Convention on the Settlement by Arbitration of Civil Law Disputes Arising out of Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation Relationships / Est. 1972
Inter-American Commercial Arbitration Commission / Est. 1934
Convention Regarding the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments / Est. 1932
Convention Relating to the Settlement of the Conflict of Laws Concerning Marriage / Est. 1902
Geneva Forum / Geneva, Switzerland
European Convention on International Commercial Arbitration / Est. 1961
Nordisk Skibsrederforening / Oslo, Norway / Est. 1889
International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea / Hamburg, Germany
American Treaty on Pacific Settlement / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1948
Convention Relating to the Settlement of the Conflict of Laws and Jurisdictions as Regards to Divorce and Separation / Est. 1902
Convention for the Execution of Foreign Arbitral Awards / Est. 1927

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World Problems relating to Arbitration

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Uncoordinated international river basin development
Conflicting claims to shared inland water resources
Bureaucratic fragmentation
Deliberate lying by corporation officials
Threatened habitats of wastewater treatment areas
Deception by government
Family feuds
Violation of amnesty
Border incidents and violence
Autoimmune disease
Silting of water systems
Confusion of paternity
Police corruption
Inadequate national law enforcement
White-collar crime
Student revolt
Economic unrest
Anti-satellite arms race
Prohibitive cost of linguistic interpretation in legal proceedings
Inadequate negotiation of entrance terms for transnational corporations
Racial disparities in criminal convictions
Ethnic conflict
Lack of impartiality of the judiciary
Denial of right to collective bargaining
Financial and economic disputes between states and nationals of other states

Action Strategies relating to Arbitration

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Organizing movements of reconciliation
Negotiating international regimes
Mediating environmental disputes
Negotiating binding agreements
Negotiating convention for the elimination of nuclear weapons
Developing practical procedures for dispute management
Loving unconditionally
Using ecosystem approach for settlement planning
Using ecological approach for environmental infrastructure
Adjudicating human rights
Developing critical judgement
Negating ambiguous decision-making
Decentralizing decisions to the lowest appropriate level
Tackling global debt issue
Promoting international cooperation on the environment
Advancing conflict prevention
Settling disputes
Appointing an ombudsman
Undertaking settlement design
Applying historical precedent
Granting assistance

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