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 Watts programme of research and events on territorial disputes and ocean governance. He is also a Lecturer in Public International Law at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, and Visiting Scholar (2018-2020) at the University of Tokyo, Japan, where he conducts research on seabed mining, energy policy and sustainability. Dr Yiallourides' research spans a number of areas of international law, including the law of the sea, the laws concerning the acquisition and attribution of territory, environmental and natural resources law, and the peaceful settlement of international disputes. Dr Yiallourides' research publications can be accessed on SSRN.

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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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