Public Hearings of Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia Versus Kenya) Will Begin on March 15, 2021


March 10, 2021



THE HAGUE – The International Court of Justice, the Principal Judicial Organ of the United Nations, will hold public hearings in the case concerning Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia versus Kenya) from Monday 15 to Wednesday 24 March 2021, at the Peace Palace in The Hague, the seat of the Court.

In view of the current COVID-19 Pandemic, the hearings will be held in hybrid format.

Some members of the Court will attend the oral proceedings in person in the Great Hall of Justice while others will participate remotely by video link. Representatives of the Parties to the case will participate either in person or by video link.

Guidelines for the Parties on the organization of hearings by video link can be found on the Court’s website.

Members of the diplomatic corps, the media, and the public will be able to follow the hearings through a live webcast on the Court’s website, as well as on UN Web TV, the United Nations online television channel.

Source: ICJ (International Court of Justice)

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