News & Cases

08 July 2014

Bay of Bengal Maritime Boundary Arbitration between Bangladesh and India (Bangladesh v. India)

On 7 July 2014, the Arbitral Tribunal constituted under Annex VII of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea in the Bay of Bengal Maritime Boundary Arbitration (Bangladesh v. India) rendered its Award. The Award establishes the course of the maritime boundary line between Bangladesh and India in the territorial sea, the exclusive economic zone, and the continental shelf within and beyond 200 nautical miles.

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30 June 2014

Atlanto-Scandian Herring Arbitration

30 June 2014, The Hague - On 30 June 2014, in accordance with the Parties’ request of 27 June 2014 and Article 13(3) of the Rules of Procedure, the Arbitral Tribunal issued Procedural Order No. 2 staying the proceedings for a period of 60 days.

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23 June 2014

Permanent Court of Arbitration enters into Host Country Agreement with Vietnam

On 23 June 2014, at a ceremony held at the Government Guest House in Hanoi, the Secretary-General of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, H.E. Mr. Hugo Hans Siblesz, and the First Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, H.E. Mr. Ho Xuan Son, signed a Host Country Agreement that would facilitate the PCA’s work in conducting arbitral proceedings within the country. The Agreement took effect immediately upon signing. At the ceremony, letters of cooperation between Viet Nam and the PCA were also exchanged.

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17 June 2014

Republic of Croatia/Republic of Slovenia

A two-week hearing in the arbitration concerning a territorial and maritime dispute between the Republic of Croatia and the Republic of Slovenia was concluded on the 13 of June. The hearing was held at the seat of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Peace Palace in The Hague, the Netherlands.

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