Annex IX. Participation by International Organizations

Erik Franckx, Marco Benatar, Dorothée Cambou, Karen Janssens, Helena Mampaey, Nkeiru Scotcher, Tran Van Thuy

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Within an article-wise commentary of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (1982 Convention), the present contribution takes a closer look at Annex IX, entitled “Participation by International Organizations”. After having analyzed the general purpose and function of this annex in the broader framework of the 1982 Convention, its history is briefly explained. The content of this annex is subsequently analyzed with special emphasis on how this annex has been implemented in practice so far.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: A Commentary
EditorsAlexander Proelß
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherHart Publishing
Number of pages41
ISBN (Print)9781849461924
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2017


  • Law of the Sea
  • International Law
  • Law of Treaties
  • International Organizations
  • European Union


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