Constantinos Yiallourides

About/Bio

Dr Constantinos Yiallourides is the Arthur Watts Research Fellow on the Law of the Sea at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) where he leads the Institute's Watts Programme of research and training in the law of the sea, energy, and natural resources law. He is a Lecturer in International Law at Macquarie University, Sydney, and affiliated researcher with the Macquarie Centre for Energy & Natural Resources Innovation & Transformation (CENRIT). He was previously Lecturer in International Law at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, and Postdoctoral Researcher in Energy Law & Public Policy at the University of Tokyo, Japan. Constantinos has provided expert advice and training to governments, international organizations, and other entities on a broad set of issues of international law. Constantinos’ research publications can be accessed on SSRN.

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Part I: Some Observations on the Agreement between Greece and Egypt on the Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone

Introduction Greece and Egypt signed an agreement for the delimitation of the two countries’ maritime boundaries in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea on 7 August 2020. The Greek Foreign Minister said that this was a ‘historic day’: the two states had reached an ‘exemplary agreement’ that ‘reconfirms and enshrines the effect and the right of islands to a continental…

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Part II: Analysis of Dispute Concerning Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire in the Atlantic Ocean

An overview of the Ghana/Côte d’Ivoire judgment is provided in the first part of this post. The purpose of this second part is to highlight issues of practical significance which flow from the judgment. In two important ways, the Ghana/Côte d’Ivoire judgment has demonstrated the functionality of dispute resolution processes under Part XV of…

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Part I: Analysis of Dispute Concerning Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire in the Atlantic Ocean

On 23 September 2017, the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) rendered an award in Ghana/Côte d’Ivoire. It is only the second case, following the Guyana/Suriname Arbitration of 2007, in which an international adjudicating body has ascertained the meaning and scope of Articles 74(3) and 83(3) of the United…

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