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War Reparations and the UN Compensation Commission: Designing Compensation After Conflict

Timothy J. Feighery, Christopher S. Gibson, and Trevor M. Rajah (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199389735
eISBN:
9780199389759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199389735.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) is a claims reparation program created by the United Nations Security Council in May 1991 after the UN-authorized Allied Coalition Forces’ military ... More


Gulf War Reparations and the UN Compensation Commission: Environmental Liability

Cymie Payne and Peter Sand (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199732203
eISBN:
9780190259884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199732203.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The authors of this book, who held leadership positions and worked directly with the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC), draw on their experience with the institution and provide a ... More


Principles of Valuation Taken from the Uncc Perspective

Arif H. Ali and Marguerite C. Walter

in War Reparations and the UN Compensation Commission: Designing Compensation After Conflict

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199389735
eISBN:
9780199389759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199389735.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter explores the damages assessment techniques used by UNCC in processing the mass claims before it. The UNCC demonstrated a remarkable flexibility and ingenuity in its approach to ... More


The UNCC as a Model for Climate Compensation

Daniel A. Farber

in Gulf War Reparations and the UN Compensation Commission: Environmental Liability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199732203
eISBN:
9780190259884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199732203.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter highlights two main lessons from the UN Compensation Commission’s (UNCC) approach to climate compensation. The first lesson implies that the most practical measure of compensation is the ... More


Liability for Environmental Damages: Toward Principles of Sustainable Governance

Robert Costanza

in Gulf War Reparations and the UN Compensation Commission: Environmental Liability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199732203
eISBN:
9780190259884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199732203.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on achieving sustainable governance, an integrated approach based on the paradigm of “adaptive management”. It identifies six core principles that embody the essential criteria ... More


The Profound Significance of the UNCC for the Environment

David D. Caron

in Gulf War Reparations and the UN Compensation Commission: Environmental Liability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199732203
eISBN:
9780190259884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199732203.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter talks about the experience of the UN Compensation Commission (UNCC) with environmental claims and explains how an environmental claim is different from other claims in a claims process. ... More


Environmental Claims in Context: Overview of the Institution

Cymie R. Payne

in Gulf War Reparations and the UN Compensation Commission: Environmental Liability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199732203
eISBN:
9780190259884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199732203.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents the origin and structure of the UN Compensation Commission (UNCC). The UNCC initiated its work by providing humanitarian compensation for 2.7 million people displaced, injured, ... More


The Process

Julia Klee

in Gulf War Reparations and the UN Compensation Commission: Environmental Liability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199732203
eISBN:
9780190259884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199732203.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses how the UN Compensation Commission (UNCC) analyzed and quantified the environmental damage and depletion of natural resources from Iraq’s 1990 to 1991 invasion and occupation ... More


Assessment and Valuation of Damage to the Environment

Michael T. Huguenin, Michael C. Donlan, Alexandra E. van Geel, and Robert W. Paterson

in Gulf War Reparations and the UN Compensation Commission: Environmental Liability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199732203
eISBN:
9780190259884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199732203.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes the methods used by the F4 Panel’s expert consultants to assess and value the environmental damage caused by Iraq’s invasion and occupation of Kuwait. It outlines the major ... More


Oversight of Environmental Awards and Regional Environmental Cooperation

Cymie R. Payne

in Gulf War Reparations and the UN Compensation Commission: Environmental Liability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199732203
eISBN:
9780190259884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199732203.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes the UN Compensation Commission’s (UNCC) oversight of funds awarded to the governments of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Iran, and Syria for environmental losses resulting from ... More


Points of Law

José R. Allen

in Gulf War Reparations and the UN Compensation Commission: Environmental Liability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199732203
eISBN:
9780190259884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199732203.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter outlines the legal principles the F4 Panel applied in reviewing and resolving claims for environmental damage and depletion of natural resources resulting from Iraq’s invasion and ... More


Environmental Principles Applied

Peter H. Sand

in Gulf War Reparations and the UN Compensation Commission: Environmental Liability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199732203
eISBN:
9780190259884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199732203.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyzes the rules applied to environmental claims in comparison to the rest of the UN Compensation Commission’s (UNCC) legal framework. The UN Security Council Resolution 687 (1991) ... More


Public Health Claims

Peter H. Sand and James K. Hammitt

in Gulf War Reparations and the UN Compensation Commission: Environmental Liability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199732203
eISBN:
9780190259884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199732203.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter talks about the public health claims that represent a small segment of the environmental damage compensated by the UN Compensation Commission (UNCC). The F4 Panel handled the ... More


Institutionalizing Peacebuilding: The UNCC, Conflict Resources, and the Future of Natural Resources in Transitional Justice

Carl Bruch and Akiva Fishman

in Gulf War Reparations and the UN Compensation Commission: Environmental Liability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199732203
eISBN:
9780190259884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199732203.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the appropriation and exploitation of natural resources during armed conflict and considers the challenges that conflict resources pose to post-conflict peacebuilding. It ... More


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