068- The Continental Shelf Case (Libya vs Malta)

068- The Continental Shelf Case (Libya vs Malta) On July 26th, 1982, Libya and Malta notified the International Court of Justice (ICJ) of a special agreement in which it requested the Court to answer the question presented as follows: “What principles and rules of international law are applicable to the delimitation of the areas of […]

063- The Continental Shelf Case (Tunisia vs Libya)

063- The Continental Shelf Case (Tunisia vs Libya) On December 1st, 1978, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) received a special agreement signed by Libya and Tunisia concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf of each of the countries concerned. Article 1 of the Compromise presented the question of law as follows: “What principles and […]

062- Aegean See Continental Shelf Case (Greece vs Turkey)

062- Aegean See Continental Shelf Case (Greece vs Turkey) On August 10th, 1976, Greece filed before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) an application instituting proceedings against Turkey in a dispute concerning the continental shelf of the Aegean Sea. It claimed that the Greek islands in the region were entitled to a portion of the […]

052- North Sea Continental Shelf (Germany vs Netherlands)

052- North Sea Continental Shelf (Germany vs Netherlands) On February 20th, 1967, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) was seized by way of Special Agreement of a dispute concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf of the North Sea between Germany and the Netherlands. In particular, it was asked to answer the following question: “What […]

051- North Sea Continental Shelf (Germany vs Denmark)

051- North Sea Continental Shelf (Germany vs Denmark) On February 20th, 1967, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) was seized by way of Special Agreement of a dispute concerning the delimitation of the continental shelf of the North Sea between Germany and Denmark. In particular, it was asked to answer the following question: “What principles […]