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EVENT

1899.07.29

Convention on the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes was adopted at the First Hague Peace Conference. Recommended States to institute international commissions of inquiry to deal with general international disputes.

1900.09.04

Convention on the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes entered into force.

1904.11.25

Inquiry into the North Sea Incident (aka The Dogger Bank Case). Conflict between Great Britain and Russia. The only case under the 1899 Convention.

1904.12.22

First Session of the proceedings of the Commission in the North Sea Incident inquiry.

1905.02.26

Closing Session of the proceedings of the Commission and date of the Report in the North Sea Incident inquiry.

1907.10.18

Convention on the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes was adopted at the Second Hague Peace Conference. It revised 1899 Convention. It added new provisions for assessors, agents, counsel, advocates and for summoning of witnesses. The International Bureau of the Permanent Court of Arbitration was given the function of acting as a registry for Commissions sitting at the Hague.

1910.01.26

Second Convention on the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes entered into force.

1912.05.20

Inquiry into the case arising from the capture of the vessel ‘Tavignano’ and cannot shots fired at the ‘Canouna’ and the ‘Galois’. Parties: France and Italy.

1912.07.01

First session in the Tavignano-Canouna-Galois inquiry. Overall 21 sessions took place.

1912.06.23

Closing session in the Tavignano-Canouna-Galois inquiry and the date of the report.

1918.11.01

First session in the The Steamship “Tiger” inquiry. Parties: Germany-Spain. Overall 6 session took place.

1918.11.08

Closing session in the The Steamship “Tiger” inquiry and the date of the report.

1921.03.30

Inquiry into the loss of the Dutch steamer “Tubantia”. Parties: Germany-The Netherlands.

1921.03.30

First session “Tubantia” inquiry. Overall 4 sessions took place.

1922.02.27

Closing session in the “Tubantia” inquiry and the date of the report.

1961.11.15

Inquiry in the “Red Crusader” Incident. Parties: Great Britain and Denmark.

1962.03.05

First session in the “Red Crusader” Incident inquiry. Overall 19 sessions took place.

1962.03.16

Closing session in the “Red Crusader” Incident inquiry.

1962.03.23

Report issued in the “Red Crusader” Incident inquiry.

1994.04

UN Secretary General established a Steering Committee in order to facilitate development of the PCA dispute resolution procedures.

1996.07.01

The PCA Optional Rules for Arbitration Involving International Organizations and States, Optional Rules for Arbitration between International Organizations and Private Parties, and Optional Conciliation Rules for all types of disputes entered into effect. (source: http://www.pca-cpa.org/ENGLISH/BD/intro.htm last visited Jan05/06)

1997.12.15

The PCA Optional Rules of Procedure for Fact-finding Commissions of Inquiry entered into effect.

   
         
   
   
         
         
         
   

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