Maltese professor made vice-president of international maritime law tribunal


David Attard elected to International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea position

Leading international maritime law professor David Attard has been elected vice-president of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.
PN congratulates Prof. Attard
Prof. Attard will serve a three-year term in the post. He has been a member of the tribunal since 2011.

David Attard 1aIn a statement announcing his appointment, the government said Prof. Attard’s achievements built on Malta’s long tradition of maritime law expertise, which started when Arvid Pardo began the process that led to the United Nations Law of the Sea with his historic speech at the UN General Assembly 50 years ago.

Mr Pardo was Malta’s permanent representative to the UN at the…

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