Hilde Woker


Dr. Hilde Woker is Assistant Professor of Public International Law at Leiden University. Her research expertise is within the law of the sea, with a special interest in the continental shelf and the law-science interface within the law of the sea. She obtained her PhD from UiT – The Arctic University of Norway whilst working for the Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea in Tromsø.

Recently Published

Preliminary reflections on the ICJ Judgment in Question of the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf between Nicaragua and Colombia beyond 200 nautical miles from the Nicaraguan Coast (Nicaragua v. Colombia) of 13 July 2023

Almost 10 years after Nicaragua instituted a second delimitation case against Colombia, with respect to the delimitation of the continental shelf beyond 200 nm, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued a long-awaited (but surprising) judgment on 13 July 2023, thereby concluding the case. As one may remember, the ICJ seemed to have bifurcated the…

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