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>> Dispute Concerning Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary between Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire in the Atlantic Ocean (Ghana/Côte d'Ivoire)

Côte d'Ivoire seeks provisional measures

On 27 February 2015 the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea formed to deal with the dispute concerning delimitation of the maritime boundary between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire in the Atlantic Ocean received a request for the prescription of provisional measures. The request was submitted by Côte d’Ivoire under article 290, paragraph 1, of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.

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President Golitsyn welcomes delegation of Judges of the International Court of Justice to Hamburg

The President of the International Court of Justice, Mr Peter Tomka, together with a delegation of five other judges of the ICJ, Judges Hisashi Owada, Antônio Cançado Trindade, Xue Hanquin, Giorgio Gaja and Julia Sebutinde, and its Registrar, Mr Philippe Couvreur, visited the Tribunal on 26 and 27 January 2015. The ICJ delegation was welcomed by the President of the Tribunal, Judge Vladimir Golitsyn, and the Registrar, Mr Philippe Gautier, and subsequently joined by Judges Chandrasekhara Rao, José Luis Jesus, Shunji Yanai, Helmut Türk and David Attard. The occasion provided the judges of the two judicial institutions with the opportunity to hold extensive discussions and exchange views on various aspects of international law of interest to both the Tribunal and the Court, in particular on legal and practical issues involved in the handling of law-of-the-sea cases.

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