This is because the UN Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
can only resolved issues involving the sea, pursuant to the Law of the Sea
This issue concerns the UN Law of the Sea
Convention," he added.
Somalia is basing its arguments on Articles 15, 74 and 83 of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
, which both countries ratified in 1989.
Controversial as the idea was at the time, Indonesia stuck with it despite strong international opposition which led to the defeat of the archipelago concept at the 1958 Geneva Conference on the Law of the Sea
An EEZ is a concept adopted at the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea
(1982) whereby a coastal State assumes jurisdiction over the exploration and exploitation of marine resources within 200 miles from its shore.
New Delhi [India], June 15 ( ANI ): Neeru Chadha has been elected as the first Indian woman member of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
(ITLOS), a top body which adjudicates cases related to the international law of the seas
However in an interview with Sudan Tribune on Saturday, an international law expert, Faisal Abdel Rahman Ali Taha said that the courts established under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea
do not have any jurisdiction over the maritime area of Halayeb as long as the land dispute over the triangle has not yet been settled.
said former Solicitor General Estelito Mendoza during a lecture he recently delivered at the University of the Philippines Law Center in Quezon City entitled The Law of the Sea
Negotiations: The Philippines and the Archipelagic Doctrine.
ITLOS is an independent judicial body established by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
to adjudicate disputes arising out of the interpretation and application of the
The Law of the Sea
has repeatedly come in front of the Senate for ratification, but has consistently failed.
The UN Convention on the Law of the Sea
gives countries exclusive economic use 200 miles offshore and the Chinese rig is 120 nautical miles away from Vietnam.
The six Southern countries - France, Greece, Italy, Spain, Malta and Cyprus - that were complaining about an initial draft regulation, which according to them was heading towards "a European law of the sea
," were satisfied with the Lithuanian Presidency's compromise, which relies more on the international law of the sea