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Resources and Conflict: ITLOS settles dispute between neighbors

By: Lenore Livingston             The Dispute A decade long maritime boundary dispute was settled between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS).[1] The Hamburg, Germany based tribunal ruled in favor of Ghana, thereby allowing Ghana to continue its deep-water oil and gas project in the Gulf of…