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Copyright (c) 2006 The American Society of International Law
American Journal of International Law

RECENT BOOKS ON INTERNATIONAL LAW: EDITED BY RICHARD B. BILDER: BOOK REVIEW: Dispute Settlement in the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. By Natalie Klein

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. xxxiii, 418. Index. $ 110, 65.

April, 2006

100 A.J.I.L. 499

Author

DAVID ANDERSON *

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During the mid-1970s, many delegations to the Third UN Conference on the Law of the Sea wished to include appropriate arrangements for dispute settlement in any new convention. Such arrangements were seen as providing some safeguard against unilateral actions that might destabilize the new convention, as well as some assurance that compromises made during the negotiations would be honored by all concerned. There was a general disposition to build upon, and utilize to the full, any existing arrangements that had been made between states. Some delegations wished to improve upon the arrangements adopted at the Geneva Conference of 1958 for the settlement of disputes. The Optional Protocol to the Geneva Conventions, having attracted relatively few ratifications, was widely considered to have been ineffective precisely because it was optional. The eventual outcome of the discussions was Part XV of the UN Law of the Sea Convention, read with section 5 of Part XI, and Annexes V, VI, VII, and VIII. Full accounts have been given in volume V of the Virginia Commentary, 1 in a series of articles in this Journal by Bernard Oxman, 2 and in a book by Andy Adede. 3

Ten years after the entry into force of the Convention, Natalie Klein is to be congratulated for having produced the monograph entitled Dispute Settlement in the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. The work, based on her doctoral dissertation completed in 2003 at Yale Law School, follows very ...
 
 
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