Permanent Court of Arbitration finds in favour of Philippines’ claims in South China Sea


Re: The Republic of the Philippines v The People’s Republic of China (PCA Case Nº 2013-19)

A tribunal constituted under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, Annex VII issued a unanimous award in favour of the Republic of the Philippines, in arbitration proceedings instituted against the People’s Republic of China regarding its activity in the South China Sea.

Prof. Philippe Sands QC was involved in this case.