Conflict Resolution by Peaceful Means

  • Max Habicht
Part of the World Academy of Art and Science book series (WAAS)


Peaceful settlement of conflicts, whether between individuals or nations, requires machinery, not merely declarations of willingness to keep the peace.


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  1. 1.
    See f.e. the ex aequo et bono decision on the Free Zone Case between France and Switzerland in United Nations, Reports of International Arbitral Awards, Vol. III, 1949 p. 1457–1476.Google Scholar
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    See Message du Conseil fédéral à l’Assemblée fédérale du 23/11/65 No. 9359; Switzerland and Great Britain have also, on July 7, 1965, signed a treaty on conciliation, judicial settlement, and arbitration which however does not follow the Model-Treaty. The other treaties mentioned have been signed: with Cameroun on January 22, 1963, with Costa Rica on January 15, 1965, with Ivory Coast on October 22, 1962, with Israel on August 2, 1965, with Liberia on July 23, 1963, with Madagascar on May 11, 1965, with Niger on August 2, 1963Google Scholar
  3. 1.
    See Habicht cited above, page 88.Google Scholar
  4. 2.
    Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass. First Edition 1958, Second Edition 1960.Google Scholar
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    Cf Habicht: Post-War Treaties for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes. Harvard University Press 1931, pp. 552 et seq. Treaty between Belgium and Danemark of March 3, 1922; pp. 562 et seq. Treaty between Belgium and Finland of nov. 19, 1927 pp. 422 et seq. Treaty between Belgium and Sweden of September 27, 1927; pp. 544 et seq. Treaty between Chile and Italy of December 2, 1927.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • Max Habicht
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  1. 1.Universities of Zurich and HarvardGenevaSwitzerland

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