Documents and Resources

PCA Arbitration Rules
PCA Arbitration Rules 2012

The PCA Arbitration Rules 2012 are the PCA’s newest set of procedural rules, which parties may use for the arbitration of disputes involving various combinations of states, state entities, international organizations, and private parties.

Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) Arbitration Rules 2012
Explanatory Note of the International Bureau of the PCA Regarding Time Periods Under the PCA Arbitration Rules 2012

PCA Optional Arbitration Rules

Permanent Court of Arbitration Optional Rules for Arbitrating Disputes between Two States
Permanent Court of Arbitration Optional Rules for Arbitrating Disputes between Two Parties of Which Only One Is a State
Permanent Court of Arbitration Optional Rules for Arbitration Involving International Organizations and States
Permanent Court of Arbitration Optional Rules for Arbitration between International Organizations and Private Parties

PCA Environmental Arbitration Rules

Permanent Court of Arbitration Optional Rules for Arbitration of Disputes Relating to Natural Resources and the Environment

PCA Outer Space Rules

Permanent Court of Arbitration Optional Rules for Arbitration of Disputes Relating to Outer Space Activities

Guidelines for Adapting PCA Rules

Model arbitration and conciliation clauses for use in connection with the PCA’s arbitration and conciliation rules of procedure can be found in the “Model Clauses and Submission Agreements” section.

Guidelines for Adapting the Permanent Court of Arbitration Rules to Disputes Arising Under Multilateral Agreements and Multiparty Contracts
PCA Mediation/Conciliation Rules

Permanent Court of Arbitration Optional Conciliation Rules
Permanent Court of Arbitration Optional Rules for Conciliation of Disputes Relating to Natural Resources and the Environment
PCA Fact-finding Commissions of Inquiry Rules

Permanent Court of Arbitration Optional Rules for Fact-finding Commissions of Inquiry
PCA Founding Conventions and Internal Rules
PCA Founding Conventions

1899 Convention for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes
1907 Convention for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes

PCA Internal Rules

Rules of Procedure of the Administrative Council of the Permanent Court of Arbitration
Rules Concerning the Organization and Internal Working of the International Bureau of the Permanent Court of Arbitration
Financial Assistance Fund for Settlement of International Disputes