Media General hosts ex-IMO Legal C’tee chief to clarify ITLOS judgement

Media giants Media General will on Monday host the immediate past chairman of the Legal Committee of the International Maritime Organisation, Dr Kofi Mbiah, on the ruling of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) delivered on Saturday. The former Ghana Shippers Council Chief Executive Officer will be hosted at the Executive Theater, Kanda-Accra in a lecture aimed at breaking down the ruling of the Special Chamber. The lecture will be themed: ‘Making Sense of the ITLOS Judgement on Ghana-Ivory Coast Maritime Boundary Dispute’. [caption id="attachment_50639" align="alignnone" width="565"] Dr Kofi Mbiah is the immediate past Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Shippers Authority[/caption] The event will be chaired by a former Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Justice Francis Emile Short. Though judgement was pronounced in Ghana’s favour on Saturday, operative clauses were issued by the Chamber as the implementation stage is the next phase for the two parties. A breakdown of some of the clauses will characterise Dr Mbiah’s lecture. He is also expected to do justice to the 181-page document issued by ITLOS in expounding its ruling on Saturday. By Emmanuel Kwame Amoh||Ghana ]]>

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