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The Iron Rhine Arbitration and the Emergence of a Principle of General International Law

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Arbitration has played, and still plays, a significant role in the development of international law. Some well-known arbitral awards are landmarks in the theory and the consolidation of international law. As a tribute to Judge Thomas A. Mensah for his contribution to the peaceful settlement of international disputes, this chapter discusses an important aspect of a recent arbitral award, one which is relevant for the theory of the sources of international law. It refers to the Iron Rhine arbitration, an award handed down on 24 May 2005 by an arbitral tribunal under the auspices of the Permanent Court of Arbitration. The most essential aspect of the Award is its contribution to the method of integrating international environment law in the decision-making process. The chapter also discusses other important and interesting issues of international law.

Keywords: arbitral tribunal; international law; Iron Rhine arbitration; Judge Thomas A. Mensah

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