Saturday, October 4, 2008
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) has added two new judges. Mr Boualem Bouguetaia (Algeria) and Mr Vladimir Vladimirovich Golitsyn (Russian Federation) were sworn in this week as new members of the Tribunal. The two judges were elected on 13 June 2008 at the eighteenth Meeting of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea to serve a term of nine years, commencing October 1, 2008. The curriculum vitae of the two new judges may be found by clicking here.