Marco Benatar & Erik Franckx


Marco Benatar is a Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law and a Ph.D. candidate at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Erik Franckx is a Research Professor and President of the Department of International and European Law at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

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The ICJ’s Preliminary Objections Judgment in Somalia v. Kenya: Causing Ripples in Law of the Sea Dispute Settlement?

On 2 February 2017, the International Court of Justice handed down its Judgment on preliminary objections in the case concerning Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia v. Kenya). Somalia had brought the case to request that the Court determine its single maritime boundary with neighbouring Kenya. The ICJ held that it may proceed to the merits…

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