September 01, 2015
by Ifesinachi Okafor-Yarwood
Republished from: ScienceDirect
The Gulf of Guinea and maritime boundary disputes.
Maritime boundary dispute resolution between Guinea Bissau and Senegal.
The role of arbitration and the ICJ in Maritime boundary dispute resolution in the Gulf of Guinea.
The role of colonialism in boundary delimitation in the African continent.
Joint development agreement.
This article discusses the role of negotiation, arbitration, and that of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in resolving maritime boundary disputes in the Gulf of Guinea region. Primarily using the cases of Guinea-Bissau and Senegal, the paper highlights that joint maritime development agreements could be a better option for resolving existing maritime boundary disputes in the region rather than outright delimitation requests.