Maritime Boundary Between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire Settled

The dispute over the maritime boundary between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire was settled on Saturday, September 23, 2017 with a decision by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.

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Image caption: The Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea formed to deal with the dispute concerning delimitation of the maritime boundary between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire in the Atlantic Ocean and delivered its Order on a Request for provisional measures filed by Côte d’Ivoire. Judge Boualem Bouguetaia, President of the Special Chamber, reads the Order at a public sitting of the Chamber. The dispute was submitted, by way of special agreement concluded between the two States concerned on 3 December 2014, to a special chamber formed in application of article 15, paragraph 2, of the Statute of the Tribunal. The case was entered as No. 23 in the List of cases.