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date: 26 November 2020

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One of the most important developments in international law is the multifaceted growth of international dispute resolution. There are more parties who prefer to use international law mechanisms to resolve their disputes, and more international actors have more fora available to them to which they can bring their disputes. At the heart of this development are international adjudicative bodies, a diverse group of international bodies that have a common dispute settlement function the outcome of which is binding on the parties. This chapter examines how, when, and over whom these bodies can exercise their function, as well as the nature and enforceability of their decisions.

Keywords: International organizations, membership, International organizations, practice and procedure, International organizations, resolutions, Procedural law in international organizations

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