The Land and Maritime Boundary between Cameroon and NIGERIA CASE
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paragraph 57A in volume 1, chapter 4, The Post-Adjudication Phase

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For several years before the institution of these proceedings in 1994, the relations between Cameroon and Nigeria had been strained over border issues relating to their 1,600 kilometres boundary extending from Lake Chad to the Gulf of Guinea (probably the longest single land frontier delimited in a single judgment or arbitral award, together with the consequent delimitation of the maritime zones of each State). In 1994 Cameroon instituted these proceedings in the International Court entitled the La…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Land and Maritime Boundary between Cameroon and NIGERIA CASE”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 26 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-5992_rose_COM_0057A>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001



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