Disputes over the British Indian Ocean Territory: February 2021 update

Claire Mills, PATRICK BUTCHARD

Research output: Book/ReportTechnical report

Abstract

This briefing describes the main developments, since mid-2013, in long-running disputes over the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT), including reaction to the January 2021 ruling by the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea in a dispute between Mauritius and Maldives over the delimitation of their maritime boundaries.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherHouse of Commons
Number of pages33
Publication statusPublished - 8 Feb 2021

Keywords

  • research briefing
  • defence policy
  • institutions
  • international law
  • international orgnaisations

Research Groups

  • International Justice & Human Rights Research Group

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