Conciliation between The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste and The Commonwealth of Australia

On 11 April 2016, pursuant to Article 298 and Annex V of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, the Government of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste initiated compulsory conciliation proceedings against the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia.


Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) (- N/A -)
Name(s) of Respondent(s) (- N/A -)
Names of Parties

Timor-Leste

 

Agent

H.E. Minister Hermenegildo Pereira

 

Deputy Agent

Ms. Elisabeth Exposto

 

Counsel

Professor Vaughan Lowe QC

Sir Michael Wood KCMG

Mr. Eran Sthoeger

 

Legal Representatives

Ms. Janet Legrand

Mr. Stephen Webb

Ms. Gitanjali Bajaj

 

 

Australia

 

Agent

Mr. John Reid

 

Co-Agent

Ms. Katrina Cooper

 

Counsel

Sir Daniel Bethlehem QC

Mr. Bill Campbell QC

Professor Chester Brown

Case number 2016-10
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Pending
Type of case Inter-state conciliation
Subject matter or economic sector Law of the sea
Rules used in arbitral proceedings - Other -
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced (Other)
Language of Proceeding English
Seat of Arbitration (by Country)
Arbitrator(s)

Conciliation Commission

 

H.E. Ambassador Peter Taksøe-Jensen (Chairman)

Dr. Rosalie Balkin

Judge Abdul G. Koroma

Professor Donald McRae

Judge Rüdiger Wolfrum

Representatives of the Claimant(s) -
Representatives of the Respondent(s) -
Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 5
Date of commencement of proceeding 11 April 2016
Date of issue of final award -
Length of Proceedings 1-2 years
Additional notes -

Attachments

Award or other decision
Decision on Competence
Press Release
Press Release No. 1 (EN)
Press Release No. 1 (FR)
Press Release No. 1 (PT)
Press Release No. 2 (EN)
Press Release No. 2 (FR)
Press Release No. 2 (PT)
Press Release No. 3 (EN)
Press Release No. 3 (FR)
Press Release No. 3 (PT)
Press Release No. 4 (EN)
Press Release No. 4 (FR)
Press Release No. 4 (PT)
Press Release No. 5 (EN)
Press Release No. 5 (PT)
Trilateral Joint Statement
Trilateral Joint Statement
Press Release No. 6 (EN)
Press Release No. 6 (FR)
Press Release No. 6 (PT)
Press Release No. 7 (EN)
Press Release No. 7 (FR)
Press Release No. 7 (PT)
Press Release No. 8 (EN)
Press Release No. 8 (FR)
Press Release No. 8 (PT)
Press Release No. 9 (EN)
Press Release No. 9 (PT)
Press Release No. 10 (EN)
Press Release No. 10 (FR)
Press Release No. 10 (PT)
Press Release No. 11 (EN)
Press Release No. 11 (PT)
Other
Presentation for Timor-Leste’s Opening Statement
Presentation for Australia’s Opening Statement
Video
Opening Session
Transcript/Minutes
Opening Session Transcript

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