The pros and cons of appealing to the International Court of Justice in the Hague have been the subject of much debate and analysis, writes Associate Professor Maria Gavouneli, Senior Policy Advisor at ELIAMEP, in her article for the newspaper TO VIMA, noting that we are none the wiser for the multitude of conversations that have taken place, since different approaches do not negate the futility of the whole enterprise. Gavouneli explains that the Convention on the Law of the Sea stipulates for more than just one dispute settlement mechanism and suggests that Greece and Turkey could resort to the conciliation mechanism, just like Norway and Iceland did in the past or Australia and East Timor, more recently.


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