Article 25: Settlement of Disputes
Since the foundation of UNESCO in 1945, no less than 28 conventions have been negotiated and concluded under the auspices of the Organization. Of those, only eight include in their text a provision dealing specifically with the settlement of disputes between the Parties. Apparently, the members of UNESCO are not at ease with this type of provision and prefer to resolve their disputes in a consensual way. Even in the conventions that do include a provision on dispute settlement, the question, as we shall see, is addressed in a somewhat tentative way.
KeywordsGood Faith Dispute Settlement Cultural Expression Cultural Policy Conciliation Procedure
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