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Tribunal delivers unanimous Advisory Opinion in Case No. 31

Today, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea delivered its Advisory Opinion on the Request submitted to the Tribunal by the Commission of Small Island States on Climate Change and International Law. The Advisory Opinion was read by Judge Albert Hoffmann, who presided over the case.


ITLOS Newsletter 2024/1

The Tribunal's first newsletter for 2024 is now available.



ITLOS - Nippon Foundation Capacity Building and Training Programme

The application deadline has been extended to 22 March 2024.

 


The Tribunal deeply regrets to announce the death of Judge Tafsir Malick Ndiaye

It is with deep regret that the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea announces the death of Judge Tafsir Malick Ndiaye (Senegal).


ITLOS Newsletter 2023/2

The Tribunal's second newsletter for 2023 is now available.


President Heidar addresses the United Nations General Assembly

Judge Tomas Heidar, President of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, addressed the plenary of the seventy-eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly yesterday during its consideration of agenda item 75(a) “Oceans and the law of the sea”.


Order in The M/T "Heroic Idun" (No. 2) Case (Marshall Islands/Equatorial Guinea)

By Order of 16 November 2023, the President of the Special Chamber, Judge Albert Hoffmann, has extended the time-limit for the submission of the Memorial of the Marshall Islands to 18 December 2023.

 


Tribunal reconstitutes its chambers

On 4 October 2023, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea reconstituted its chambers during its fifty-sixth administrative session which is currently being held in Hamburg.


Judge Heidar elected as President of the Tribunal and Judge Chadha as Vice-President

Judge Heidar (Iceland) was elected today by the members of the Tribunal as President and Judge Chadha (India) as Vice-President for the period 2023–2026. The election took place during the fifty-sixth administrative session of the Tribunal.