Distinguished Visitor Lecture Climate Change before the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) and the International Court of Justice (ICJ)

Event Date

From Tuesday 20 Feb 2024 - 05:00 PM To Tuesday 20 Feb 2024 - 06:20 PM


Wee Chong Jin Moot Court (Block B, Level 1) NUS Bukit Timah Campus 469 Bukit Timah Road


National University of Singapore Faculty of Law

Practice Area

International Law

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Public CPD Points


Event Outline

ITLOS and the ICJ have been asked for advisory opinions on the legal consequences of climate change. The requests, question the role of international law in addressing inequalities between emitting and affected states, particularly the obligations of developed states. ITLOS focuses on the Law of the Sea, while the ICJ considers a broader spectrum of international law aspects. The lecture will delve into these complex issues.

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