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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law [MPEPIL]

Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary in the Atlantic Ocean (Ghana/Côte d’Ivoire)

Eirini Erasmia-Fasia

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 19 April 2021

Subject(s):
Marine environment, protection — Responsibility of states — Continental shelf — Exclusive economic zone — Delimitation — Territorial sea — UNCLOS (UN Convention on the Law of the Sea)

Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law under the direction of Professor Anne Peters (2021–) and Professor Rüdiger Wolfrum (2004–2020). 

1 On 3 December 2014, Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire reached an agreement, pursuant to Art. 15 (2) Statute of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (‘ITLOS Statute’; International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea [ITLOS] or ‘Tribunal’), to submit to a special chamber of the Tribunal the dispute concerning the Maritime Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary in the Atlantic Ocean (Special Chambers: International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea [ITLOS]; International Courts and Tribunals, Chambers). By an Order of 12 January 2015, ITLOS formed the special chamber...
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