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The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) is an independent judicial body established by the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. It has jurisdiction over any dispute concerning the interpretation or application of the Convention, and over all matters specifically provided for in any other agreement which confers jurisdiction on the Tribunal. Disputes relating to the Convention may concern the delimitation of maritime zones, navigation, conservation and management of the living resources of the sea, protection and preservation of the marine environment and marine scientific research.

The public hearing concluded on 25 September 2023. The Tribunal will now deliberate on the case. Read more
Judge Albert Hoffmann, President of the Tribunal, opened the second ITLOS Workshop for Legal Advisers… Read more

Seven Members of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea were elected on 14 June 2023 at the… Read more

On 12 June 2023, Judge Albert Hoffmann, President of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea,… Read more

On 1 June 2023, Judge Albert Hoffmann, President of the Tribunal, opened the sixteenth regional workshop… Read more
By Order of 19 May 2023, the President of the Special Chamber, Judge Albert Hoffmann, fixed the following… Read more