New member of the International Tribunal for the Law fot the Sea

Jin-Hyun Paik (Republic of Korea) was elected member of the Tribunal for the Law of the Sea t a Special Meeting of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.

The election took place to fill the vacancy created by the death of Judge Choon-Ho Park (Republic of Korea). In accordance with article 6 of the Statute of the Tribunal, Jin-Hyun Paik will hold office for the remainder of his predecessor's nine-year term, which expires on 30 September 2014.  

Jin-Hyun Paik is currently Director of the Haesung Institute for Ethics in International Affairs (Republic of Korea) and President of the Korean Council on the United Nations System.
Since 2008, he has served as Director of the Institute of International Affairs of Seoul National University. In 1997, Mr Paik was appointed Professor at Seoul University, Graduate School of International Studies. Mr Paik has published many books and articles in the field of international law and law of the sea.

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