Ethiopia’s quest for access to the sea: Success rests on good relations with its neighbours

Press/Media: Expert Comment


While international law does provide pathways for a landlocked state to gain access to a coastline, that access depends almost entirely on striking deals with neighbours.

Period11 Jan 2024

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  • Somalia
  • Ethiopia
  • Somaliland
  • Red Sea
  • Gulf of Aden
  • Berbera
  • Horn of Africa