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>> The “Enrica Lexie” Incident (Italy v. India), Provisional Measures

Public hearing to begin on 10 August 2015

24 July 2015

By Order dated 24 July 2015, the President of the Tribunal, Judge Vladimir Golitsyn, fixed 10 August 2015 as the date for the opening of the public hearing in the case. A copy of the Order of the President is available on the website of the Tribunal. The hearing is expected to last two days. The schedule of the hearing will be announced on the website of the Tribunal.

>> Order

>> Press Release


Request for provisional measures submitted to the Tribunal by the Italian Republic against the Republic of India

22 July 2015

On 21 July, the Italian Republic submitted a request to the Tribunal for the prescription of provisional measures under article 290, paragraph 5, of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (“the Convention”) in a dispute with the Republic of India over the incident involving the MV Enrica Lexie, an oil tanker flying the Italian flag.

>> Press Release



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

Special Chamber prescribes provisional measures

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 today delivered its Order on a Request for provisional measures filed by Côte d’Ivoire. Judge Boualem Bouguetaia, President of the Special Chamber, read the Order at a public sitting of the Chamber.

>> Order

>> Press Release


>> Request for an advisory opinion submitted by the Sub-Regional Fisheries Commission (SRFC)

Advisory Opinion

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea today delivered its Advisory Opinion on the Request submitted to the Tribunal by the Sub-Regional Fisheries Commission (SRFC) under article 138 of the Rules of the Tribunal.

This is the first time in the history of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea that an advisory opinion is being rendered by the full Tribunal.

>> Advisory Opinion

>> Press Release

>> Webcast of the Reading of the Advisory Opinion


Capacity Building

 >> ITLOS-Nippon Programme

The ninth ITLOS-Nippon Programme will run from 15 July 2015 to 31 March 2016.

 

>> Internship Programme:

The next available internships are from January to March 2016. 

Application deadline: 30 September 2015.

 

 

 >> IFLOS Summer Academy 2015

The ninth session of the Summer Academy will be held from 26 July to 21 August 2015.