The Rhodes Academy Submarine Cables Writing Award is an annual award sponsored by the International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) for a deserving paper on the international law of the sea relating to submarine cables.

Due to COVID-19, the organizers have decided to extend the deadline for the ICPC Rhodes Academy Submarine Cables Writing Competition to 1 June 2020. Please send your entries to

Information on the application for the award in 2020
Background information on submarine cables: CIL’s research project on submarine cables
Further reading: Submarine Cables: the Handbook of Law and Policy and other publications by CIL on the topic.