Wednesday, December 8, 2010

What Happens to an Island State under International Law When the Island Sinks?

If your country disappears, so that your entire population is forced to resettle in some other existing polity, do you remain a nation with a seat at the United Nations? This is a problem that some low-lying Pacific Island nations, including the Tuvalu and the Marshall Islands, already are confronting. Here is an interesting article about the problem.

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