Lebanon and Israel sign a historic maritime boundary deal, triggering the immediate commencement of exploration and exploitation of oil and gas fields in the Mediterranean Sea

    Following-up on our earlier blog post (available here), the leaders of both Israel and Lebanon have yesterday signed a historic deal delimiting their maritime boundaries, marking a new era for both countries and paving the way for further offshore energy exploration in the Mediterranean Sea.  The accord will enter into force shortly, once the US … Read more

    HSF SPONSORS THE LONDON CONFERENCE ON INTERNATIONAL LAW

    The London Conference on International Law was held over two days on 10 and 11 October in London. It brought together international law practitioners, academics, judges, representatives of government and civil society and others from around the world. The theme of this year’s conference was “States in Emergency – International Law at a Time of … Read more

    Israel and Lebanon reach historic deal that will pave the way for offshore energy exploration in previously-contested areas of the Mediterranean Sea

    During the second week of October, a historic agreement was agreed in principle between the Republic of Lebanon and the State of Israel over a maritime border dispute that had erupted more than a decade ago between the two countries. The agreement, which was brokered by the United States of America given the absence of … Read more

    EFILA 8th ANNUAL LECTURE, 13 OCTOBER 2022

    We are pleased to share with you the details of the upcoming 8th EFILA Annual Lecture, taking place in Brussels on Thursday 13 October 2022 (from 15:00 CEST). This year’s EFILA Annual Lecture will focus on ‘ESG Investment Strategy’ and will consist of two parts. Read more

    THE GAMBIA v MYANMAR: ICJ PRONOUNCES ON KEY ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL LAW

    On 22 July 2022, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) dismissed all preliminary objections raised by Myanmar against a claim brought by The Gambia alleging violations of the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (the Genocide Convention). The judgment confirms that the ICJ will go on to rule on … Read more