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First General Course:
The Organization of
International Dispute Settlement

What types of situations give rise to disputes in the international arena? How are these different disputes settled? What dispute resolution mechanisms are available? The course will focus on investment and commercial arbitration, ICJ and WTO dispute settlement procedures as well as on certain other contemporary dispute settlement mechanisms. The main characteristics of each dispute settlement institution and procedure will be examined, with emphasis put on the types of disputes that can be brought before each one as well as other relevant issues of jurisdiction.

Prof. Laurence Boisson de Chazournes

  • Professor, University of Geneva

Prof. Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler

  • Program Director;
  • Professor, University of Geneva