Steering Committee member Nilufer Oral is newest Turkish member of the ILC

The SUSTAINABLEOCEAN team is honoured to report that our Steering Committee member Prof Nilufer Oral was elected as member of the International Law Commission (ILC) of the United Nations (UN) to serve in the period between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2021.

Nilufer Oral (Istanbul Bilgi University)

The election of the members of the Commission for this five-year term took place by secret ballot at the meeting of the UN General Assembly held on 3 November 2016. Prof. Nilufer Oral was elected with 144 votes in her favor.

The ILC is a subsidiary organ of the UN General Assembly, with a mandate to assist in the codification and progressive development of international law. It is composed of 34 members who serve in their individual capacities.

We are thrilled to report Prof. Oral’s election, and we wish her every success in the upcoming exciting period.