Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf
Outer limits of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles from the
Submissions to the Commission:
Submission by the Eastern Republic of Uruguay
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on 3 July 2017
On 7 April 2009, the Eastern
Republic of Uruguay submitted to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental
Shelf, in accordance with Article 76, paragraph 8, of the United Nations Convention
on the Law of the Sea,
information on the limits of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles
from the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured.
It is noted that the
Convention entered into force for Uruguay on 16 November 1994.
In accordance with the Rules of
Procedure of the Commission, a communication is being circulated to all Member
States of the United Nations, as well as States Parties to the Convention, in
order to make public the executive summary of the submission, including
all charts and coordinates contained in that summary.
The consideration of the submission made by Uruguay will be included in the provisional agenda of the
twenty-fourth session of the Commission to be held in New York from 10 August to
11 September 2009.
Upon completion of the consideration
of the submission, the Commission will make recommendations pursuant to Article
76 of the Convention.
Summary of the Recommendations (2016)
Pursuant to section V. paragraph 11 (3) of Annex III to the
Rules of Procedures of the Commission, the summary of the Recommendations is hereby made public.
Summary of the Recommendations
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Continental Shelf Notification
Communications received with regard to the submission made by Uruguay to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf
Communication dated 21
The designations employed in the submissions, including description of the
areas, are as contained in the communications from submitting States or in the
executive summaries. Their listing on this web site and the presentation of
material do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of
the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any
country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the
delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.