Neeru Chadha becomes first Indian woman judge on International sea law tribunal

Posted on:15 Jun 2017 13:08:19
Neeru Chadha becomes first Indian woman judge on International sea law tribunal
15 June 2017 Current Affairs:

  • Law expert Neeru Chadha elected as the International Tribunal for the Law of the Seas (ITLOS).

  • She won a nine-year term on the 21-member court that adjudicates disputes arising from the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and agreements between countries that give it jurisdiction.

  • Neeru is the second Indian woman to occupy a top position at the United Nations after Lakshmi Pandit who served as the President of the United Nations General Assembly.


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