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By Cymie Payne,Peter Sand

In Gulf struggle Reparations and the UN reimbursement fee: Environmental Liability, specialists who held management positions and labored without delay with the UNCC draw on their event with the establishment and supply a accomplished view of the United countries repayment Comission and its paintings within the aftermath of the Gulf War.

In this quantity, the 1st of 2 at the UNCC's paintings, the authors clarify that the United countries defense Council tested the advert hoc repayment fee to deal with reparations as an element of the ceasefire following Iraq's 1990-91 invasion and career of Kuwait. The authors additionally describe how the paintings of the United international locations repayment fee addressed very important questions of nation accountability, environmental legal responsibility, mass claims processing, overseas legislations, and dispute payment associations within the post-armed clash context. Readers also will research that the scope and the dimensions of the UNCC used to be notable, due to the fact nearly 2.7 million claims from 80-plus international locations have been submitted to the fee (which offered in way over $55 billion and has paid out greater than 1/2 that total), and that this resulted in the improvement of cutting edge procedural, institutional and managerial ways in dealing with mass, environmental, and company claims at a scale that's unheard of. also, the books word that the fee additionally contributed to the evolution of foreign jurisprudence in those areas.

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