Dispute settlement procedure (争端解决程序)

Synonyms:
Dispute settlement process

Dispute settlement procedure (争端解决程序 zhēngduān jiějué chéngxù) refers to the process of the WTO resolving disputes, which consists three main stages: (i) consultations between member countries; (ii) adjudication by panels; (iii) the implementation of adjudication.

  •  (zhēng) as in arguing (争论 zhēnglùn) or war (战争 zhànzhēng).
  •  (duān) as in extremes (极端 jíduān) and north pole (北端 běiduān).
  • 解决 (jiějué) derives from

 (jiě) as in answering (解答 jiědá) or understand (了解 liǎojiě);  (jué) as in determination (决心 juéxīn) or deciding (决定 juédìng).

解决 (jiějué) as in solving a problem (解决问题 jiějué wèntí) or resolving contradictions (解决矛盾  jiějué máodùn).

Also see: dispute settlement.

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