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Election of the judges for ITLOS

On 13 June the States Parties to the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea elected seven members of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (press release). Among the judges that were re-elected for another term of nine years (beginning 1 October 2008 ) is the president of the Tribunal, Judge Wolfrum (Germany). The two new judges come from Algeria (Mr Bouguetaia) and the Russian Federation (Mr Golitsyn). The seven elected members are connected to the States Parties in the following way: two seats allocated to the Group of African States, two for the Group of Asian States, one for…