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ICJ announces October 2021 date for verdict on Kenya Somalia Maritime Dispute

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is to deliver its verdict on the disputed maritime border between Somalia and Kenya.
Peace Palace The Hague Image by E Buxton

Chile updates maritime limits leading to tension with Argentina

Chile has released a new version of Nautical Chart 8, covering its Southern waters, that has been denounced by Argentina as violating the 1984 Treaty of Peace and Friendship between the two countries.
Chile’s Nautical Chart 8, as annotated by Daniel Filmus of the Argentine Foreign Ministry

Ghana and Togo Resolve Land Boundary Dispute

Ghana and Togo have resolved a long-standing land boundary dispute between the two counties at the Pumakom border in the Pusiga District in the Upper East Region.
Image courtesy of Graphic Online: Major General Emmanuel Kotia and Mr Douti Lardja being briefed on the border dispute

Ghana and Togo Target November 2021 for completion of Maritime Boundary Delimitation Agreement

Ghana and Togo are looking forward to a November 2021 timeline to sign a Maritime Boundary Delimitation Agreement, the Minister in charge of National Security, Albert Kan-Dapaah, has revealed.
Ghana Togo Map

Sudan Rejects Ethiopia Proposal to Fill the GERD

Sudan has reportedly received an agreement proposal from Ethiopia regarding the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).
The GERD ( Ethiopian Dam) Source of Image:

ITLOS Rejects UK claim to the Chagos Islands

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) has affirmed that The Chagos archipelago is part of Mauritius rather than the UK.

Maritime dispute talks postponed

Talks between Israel and Lebanon, due to take place this week to discuss the ongoing maritime dispute between the two states, have now been postponed according to sources.

Third Annual Milefsky Award Honours the Cameroon-Nigeria Mixed Commission

IBRU, Durham University’s Centre for Borders Research, has awarded its third annual Raymond Milefsky Award to the Cameroon-Nigeria Mixed Commission (CNMC).

Second Annual IBRU Milefsky Award Honours Akihiro Iwashita

IBRU, Durham University’s Centre for Borders Research, has awarded its second annual Raymond Milefsky Award to Professor Akihiro Iwashita. Professor Iwashita is one of Japan’s leading boundary practitioners based at the Slavic-Eurasia Center at Hokkaido University.
Professor Akihiro Iwashita

Border Network for Human Rights receives IBRU’s Milefsky Award

IBRU, Durham University’s Centre for Borders Research, has awarded its first annual Raymond Milefsky Award to the Border Network for Human Rights (BNHR), an El Paso, Texas-based organisation dedicated to fostering human rights along the US-Mexico border.
Border network for Human Rights