Photos 20th Anniversary Celebrations

1 The Tribunal's entrance hall

2 Panel 1: The Tribunal’s jurisprudence and its contribution to the Rule of Law

3 Welcoming remarks, Vladimir Golitsyn, President of the Tribunal

4 Judge David Anderson, former ITLOS Judge

5 Judge José Luis Jesus, ITLOS

6 Judge Elsa Kelly, ITLOS

7 Judge Jin-Hyun Paik, ITLOS

8 Judge Tullio Treves, former ITLOS Judge

9 Panel 2: The contribution of the Tribunal to the progressive development of International Law

10 Judge Shunji Yanai, ITLOS

11 Professor Doris König, Justice, Constitutional Court of the Federal Republic of Germany

12 Professor Francisco Orrego Vicuña, Heidelberg University Center for Latin America

13 Professor Bernard H. Oxman, University of Miami School of Law

14 Professor Tullio Scovazzi, University of Milano-Bicocca

15 Professor Yoshifumi Tanaka, University of Copenhagen

16 Judge Peter Tomka, International Court of Justice

17 Panel 3: The contribution of the Tribunal to the Rule of Law: the point of view of practitioners

18 Judge Rüdiger Wolfrum, ITLOS

19 Professor Alan Boyle, Edinburgh Law School

20 Professor Alain Pellet, Emeritus Professor of the University Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, former member and former President of the International Law Commission

21 Mr Paul Reichler, Partner, Co-Chair, International Litigation and Arbitration Department Foley Hoag LLP

22 Sir Michael Wood, Barrister, Member of the International Law Commission

23 Symposium participants

24 Panel 4: Improving working methods in international adjudication

25 Judge Ronny Abraham, President of the ICJ

26 Judge Joseph Akl, ITLOS

27 Judge Carl Baudenbacher, President of the EFTA Court

28 Vice-President Boualem Bouguetaia, ITLOS

29 Symposium participants

30 Judge Jean-Pierre Cot, ITLOS

31 Judge Albert Hoffmann, ITLOS

32 Judge Tafsir Ndiaye, ITLOS

33 Vice-President Boualem Bouguetaia, ITLOS

34 Visit of the Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-Moon, and Mrs Ban Soon-taek to the Tribunal

35 President Vladimir Golitsyn and Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon

36 President Vladimir Golitsyn and Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon

37 President Vladimir Golitsyn and Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon

38 Secretary General Ban addresses the judges of the Tribunal

39 The judges of the Tribunal with Secretary-General Ban

40 The Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-Moon,addressing the staff members of the Tribunal

41 The Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-Moon, the Registrar of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, Mr Philippe Gautier and staff members of ITLOS

42 The commemorative ceremony in the City Hall of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg

43 Commemorative ceremony in the City Hall. From left to right: Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-Moon, President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mr Joachim Gauck, First Mayor of the City of Hamburg and President Vladimir Golitsyn

44 President Vladimir Golitsyn, signing the Golden Book of the City of Hamburg. Behind him (from left to right) The Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-Moon, the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mr Joachim Gauck and the First Mayor of the City of Hamburg, Mr Olaf Scholz

45 President Vladimir Golitsyn, signing the Golden Book of the City of Hamburg

46 The Secretary-General, the Federal President and the First Mayor of the City of Hamburg meet the Judges

47 From left to right: The Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-Moon, the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mr Joachim Gauck and the First Mayor of the City of Hamburg, Mr Olaf Scholz

48 President Vladimir Golitsyn, giving his speech

49 Musical Interlude

50 The Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-Moon, delivering his speech

51 President Gauck addresses the guests during the commemorative ceremony in the City Hall

52 President Vladimir Golitsyn speaking to the guests of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea