The Registry

Regional Workshops

The Tribunal has so far held sixteen regional workshops in Dakar, Kingston, Libreville, Singapore, Bahrain, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Fiji, Mexico City, Nairobi, Bali, San José, Mindelo, Montevideo, Msida and Nice.

The purpose of the workshops is to provide government experts working in the maritime field with insight into the procedures for the peaceful settlement of disputes related to the law of the sea, as enshrined in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, with special attention given to the jurisdiction of the Tribunal and the procedure for bringing disputes before it.

The workshops are designed for officials and government experts specializing in the field of the law of the sea from Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Justice, Fisheries, Transport and the Marine Environment.