The 2002 Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea: Why Has It Not Brought More Peace and Cooperation? - PRIO

The 2002 Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea: Why Has It Not Brought More Peace and Cooperation?

Book Chapter

Tønnesson, Stein (2015) The 2002 Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea: Why Has It Not Brought More Peace and Cooperation?, in Le, Thuy Trang; & Trong Thuy Tran, eds, Power, Law, and Maritime Order In the South China Sea. Lanham: Lexington Books (91–100).

​​The failure of the DOC to generate more peace in the South China Sea is mainly due to the lack of clarity as to which areas are disputed and which are not. The chapter provides ideas for how this may be clarified.

Rowman & Littlefield

Authors

Stein Tønnesson

Stein Tønnesson

Research Professor