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ITLOS Election

A Special Meeting of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea was convened on Friday 6 March in order to elect a judge to fill the vacancy created by the sad death of Judge Choon-Ho Park in November last year. In accordance with the practice of the States Parties, it was accepted that the place should be filled with an individual from the Asian Group of countries.  Two nominations were received: Jin-Hyun PAIK (Republic of Korea) and Nugroho WISNUMURTI (Indonesia).  Jin-Hyun Paik was duly elected and he will hold office for the remainder of…