(International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea)
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea is an independent judicial body established by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea to adjudicate disputes arising out of the interpretation and application of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. The Tribunal is composed of 21 independent members, elected from among persons enjoying the highest reputation for fairness and integrity and of recognized competence in the field of the law of the sea.
Number of Delegates: 21 Delegates
Topic A: Montara Oil Spill Case - Indonesia vs. Australia
Topic B: Advisory opinion on Underwarter Cultural Heritage in the Area - Interpreting Art. 149 and 303 of UNCLOS
Bruna is a 21 years old Law student at the University of São Paulo and at the of University of Lyon, finishing her studies at 2020. Her career at Model United Nations started at the beginning of 2018, and since then she attended around 8 conferences in America, Europe, and three Harvard organized Model United Nations, being awarded twice as well as in PIMUN and USPMUN. Although she specializes in Crisis, legal committees hold a special place in her heart. Moreover, she is responsible for the creation and coaching of the first international Brazilian delegation. She is currently an international relations teacher for an NGO for high-schoolers in Brazil.
Natalie is 21 year old and currently studying international relations in her final year at the University of Geneva. So far, she has been to around twenty conferences as a delegate, chair, crisis staff and/or photographer all over Europe, including last year's edition of HamMUN, where she chaired the UN Environment Programme. This is her first time chairing a legal committee and she is exited to share her passion for international law (and her interest in maritime archeology that she discovered when researching the topics) with the delegates of ITLOS of this edition of HamMUN!