The International Court of Justice (ICJ), has today rendered its judgment in the case concerning Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan: New Zealand intervening). The Court finds that Japan’s whaling programme in the Antarctic (JARPA II) is not in accordance with three provisions of the Schedule to the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling. The judgment is here.
Monthly Archives: March 2014
The International Seabed Authority is to convene a Sensibilization Seminar on April 16, 2014. The aim of the seminar is to brief representatives and delegates of Permanent Missions and Observers of the United Nations, headquartered in New York. on current issues relating to the work of the Authority including inter alia the status of seabed mineral exploration and prospects for exploitation, the work of the Council and of the Legal and Technical Commission and issues to be considered during the twentieth session of the Authority, schedule for 14-25 July 2014, Kingston, Jamaica. The event will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. More information here.