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What future for settlements and undertakings in international human rights resolution?

April 15, 2019

By Nino Jomarjidze and Philip Leach Resolving problems through settlements and by eliciting undertakings from governments has become a significant feature of the Strasbourg landscape. At the European Court of Human Rights (the Court), the use of friendly settlements (agreed confidentially between the parties) has been on the increase. So too, for ‘unilateral declarations’ (UD) […]