||Settlement of disputes
||In case of difficulty arising from the application of this
Convention, the parties concerned shall endeavour to achieve
a friendly settlement.
||Unless one of the parties concerned objects, the Standing
Committee may examine the question, by placing itself at the
disposal of the parties concerned in order to reach a satisfactory
solution as rapidly as possible and, where appropriate, to formulate
an advisory opinion on the subject.
||Each party concerned undertakes to accord the Standing Committee
without delay all information and facilities necessary for the
discharge of its functions under the preceding paragraph.
||If the parties concerned cannot settle the dispute in accordance
with the provisions of Article 25, they may, by common agreement,
submit it to arbitration, the procedure of which is provided
for in the appendix to this Convention. In the absence of such
an agreement within six months following the first request to
open the procedure of conciliation, the dispute may be submitted
to arbitration at the request of one of the parties.
||Any Party may, at any time, declare that it recognises as
compulsory ipso facto and without special agreement in respect
of any other Party accepting the same obligation the application
of the arbitration procedure provided for in the appendix to