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Competence and Jurisdiction in Public International Law: International Courts in the Americas

  • Luis García-Corrochano Moyano
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Abstract

Competence and jurisdiction are two inseparable terms in Public International Law; they are used, amongst others, for arbitration and in international courts. The plurality of tribunals does not question the notion of jurisdiction, but it does put the notion of competence in relative terms. International justice has either a universal scope or a regional scope; in America nine international courts have jurisdiction and competence. These nine international courts have different ways of understanding and applying the notions of competence and jurisdiction. The American courts have different competences: integration, human rights, or administrative affairs.

Keywords

International Tribunal International Court International Justice Arbitral Award Andean Community 
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Reference

  1. Treves T (1997) Recent trends in the settlement of international disputes. Cursos euromediterráneos de Derecho Internacional 1:395–437Google Scholar

Copyright information

© T.M.C. ASSER PRESS, The Hague, The Netherlands, and the authors 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Professor of Public International LawUniversidad Peruana de Ciencias AplicadasLimaPeru
  2. 2.Academia Diplomática del PerúLimaPeru

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