A Century of War and Peace: Asia-Pacific Perspectives on the Centenary of the 1899 Hague Peace Conference

A Century of War and Peace: Asia-Pacific Perspectives on the Centenary of the 1899 Hague Peace Conference

by Timothy L.H. McCormack
     
 

This, the first volume in the new series Melbourne Studies in Comparative and International Law, contains the revised and updated versions of papers presented to the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference, held at The University of Melbourne, to commemorate the centenary of the 1899 Hague Peace Conference and the 50th anniversary of the 1949 Geneva Conventions.

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This, the first volume in the new series Melbourne Studies in Comparative and International Law, contains the revised and updated versions of papers presented to the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference, held at The University of Melbourne, to commemorate the centenary of the 1899 Hague Peace Conference and the 50th anniversary of the 1949 Geneva Conventions. Within the context of the Asia-Pacific region, the collection, by a wealth of international scholars and expert practitioners, explores the major issues addressed at the Conference in 1899, including the peaceful settlement of disputes, international humanitarian law, and arms control and disarmament.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789041115324
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/01/2001
Series:
Melbourne Studies in Comparative and International Law Series, #1
Pages:
312

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. IThe Conference: Its Themes and Legacy1
1Princes and Peacemakers: The Story of the Hague Peace Conference of 18993
2Asia-Pacific Approaches to Disarmament, The Peaceful Settlement of Disputes and International Humanitarian Law17
3Significance of the Hague Peace Conference in the Asia-Pacific Region: the South Pacific Including New Zealand29
Pt. IIPeaceful Settlement of Disputes41
4A Perspective of Dispute Settlement Arrangements for the Twenty-First Century43
5International Dispute Resolution: The Role of the International Court of Justice at the Cusp of the Millenium59
6China and the Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes83
Pt. IIIInternational Humanitarian Law109
7The 1899 Hague Peace Conference and the Development of the Laws of War: Asia's Contribution to the Quest for Humanitarianism?111
8Application of International Humanitarian Law to Internal Armed Conflicts139
9Internal Disturbances and Tensions: Forgotten Conflicts155
Pt. IVArms Control and Disarmament167
10Arms Control and Disarmament: One of the Main Themes of the Hague Peace Conference of 1899169
11Arms Control and Disarmament: The Development of Approaches in the Asia-Pacific Region179
12Prospects for Nuclear Disarmament201
13Nuclear Non-proliferation in the Asia-Pacific Region213
14Addressing the Chemical and Biological Weapons Threat223
Pt. VCase Study: Cambodia233
15Achieving Peace in Cambodia235
16The Cambodian Settlement247
Pt. VIConcluding Remarks267
17Commemorating the Centenary of the 1899 Hague Peace Conference269
Notes on Contributors275
Index279
Treaties Index289

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