Nicholas A. Ioannides holds a PhD in Public International Law from the University of Bristol. In 2017-2018 he was a Nippon Fellow at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, where he did research on the rights and obligations of states in undelimited maritime areas. At the moment, he teaches Public International Law at the University of Nicosia (Cyprus). He received his LLB from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece) in 2010 and earned an LLM in Public International Law from the University of Bristol in 2012, while he was called to the bar in Cyprus in 2011. He is a member of the European Society of International Law; the Hellenic Society of International Law and International Relations; the International Law Association (Cypriot Branch); the Cyprus Bar Association and the Famagusta Bar Association.
Over the last months, a Turkish survey vessel, “HayreddinBarbarosPasa”, escorted by Turkish warships, has carried out seismic surveys within the continental shelf and the Exclusive Economic Zone (“EEZ”) of Cyprus on two occasions.