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Sir Geoffrey Palmer

Sir Geoffrey Palmer
Distinguished Fellow
Faculty of Law and New Zealand
Centre for Public Law
Victoria University of Wellington

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Courts and Tribunals
International Adjudication and Arbitration
Perspectives on International Dispute Settlement from a Participant
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Courts and Tribunals
International Adjudication and Arbitration
Perspectives on International Dispute Settlement from a Participant
A. Legal Instruments
Hague Conventions of 1899 and 1907.

Charter of the United Nations and Statute of the International Court of Justice, San Francisco, 26 June 1945.

International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, Washington, 2 December 1946, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 161, p. 72.

Security Treaty between Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America, San Francisco, 1 September 1951.

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, Montego Bay, 10 December 1982, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1833, p.3.

Marrakesh Agreement establishing the World Trade Organization (with final act, annexes and protocol), Marrakesh, 15 April 1994, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1867, p. 3.
B. Jurisprudence
C. Documents
Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand, Mr. Geoffrey Palmer, Address to the United Nations General Assembly, Foreign Affairs Review, vol. 35, 1985, p. 21.

United States Secretary of State, Mr. George Shultz, Press Conference, San Francisco, 11 August 1986.

Jim Bolger, “Foreword”, in Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade New Zealand at the International Court of Justice: French Nuclear Testing in the Pacific, Ministry of Foreign Trade, Wellington, 1995.

Report of the Secretary-General’s Panel of Experts on Accountability in Sri Lanka, 31 March 2011.

Report of the Secretary-General’s Panel of Inquiry on the 31 May 2010 Flotilla Incident, September 2011.
D. Doctrine
R. Fisher, International Conflict for Beginners, Harper & Row Publishers, New York, 1969.

R. Fisher and W. Ury, Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1981.

R. Higgins, Problems and Process: International Law and How We Use It, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1995.