Workshop: Biofouling Management for Sustainable Shipping

The 4th ANZPAC Workshop on Biofouling Management for Sustainable Shipping, will be held 30 September – 4 October 2019, at the Melbourne Conference & Exhibition Centre (Melbourne, Australia). Several panels touch upon regulations and requirements. This event is held alongside the 1st GEF-UNDP-IMO GloFouling R&D Forum and Exhibition on Biofouling Management.

For more information see here and the programme.

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Sustainable Ocean Summit 2019

The World Ocean Council is presenting another edition of the Sustainable Ocean Summit, themed “Investing In Ocean Futures: Finance and Innovation for the Blue Economy”. This year’s event will take place in Paris, France, on November 20-22, 2019. Aside from plenary sessions, the summit will also feature workshops; one of them is entitled Assessing Threat, Risk and Environmental Impacts to Biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: Solutions, Best Practices and International Collaboration. Side events may also be proposed to the organizers. The program of the event is available here.

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Workshop: Les îles et le droit international

The Université Paris 8 is hosting a workshop entitled Les îles et le droit international“(Islands and International Law). The event includes presentations on new islands, territorial sovereignty, artificial islands and environmental/cultural risks. The event is set to happen in Paris, France, on 30 September 2019. More information is available here.

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Conference: Les apports du système du Traité de l’Antarctique au droit international

The Centre d’Etudes sur la Sécurité Internationale et les Coopérations Européennes (CESICE) and the Centre de Recherches Juridiques (CRJ) of the Université Grenoble Alpes shall host a conference entitled Les apports du système du Traité de l’Antarctique au droit international (The contributions of the Antarctic Treaty system to International Law), 5-6 December 2019, at Saint-Martin-d’Hères (France).

For more information see here.

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Conference: Governance of International Courts and Tribunals

The Europa Institute (Leiden University), Grotius Centre (Leiden University) and Amsterdam Center for International Law (University of Amsterdam) shall host a conference, entitled, Governance of International Courts and Tribunals: Ensuring Judicial Independence and Accountability20-21 September 2019, at Leiden Law School (Leiden, The Netherlands). Discussions include critical reflection upon the governance of ITLOS.

For further information see the programme and registration.

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Conference: Global Maritime Security

The Nigeria Federal Ministry of Transportation, Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigerian Navy shall host a conference, entitled, Global Maritime Security, 7-9 October 2019, at the International Conference Centre (Abuja, Nigeria). Registration is free but mandatory.

For further information see here and the programme.

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Conference: MSP Forum “global meets regional”

VASAB, IOC UNESCO, EC DG-MARE and Pan Baltic Scope are organizing the 4th Maritime Spatial Planning Forum. This event is set to happen 19-21 November 2019 in Riga, Latvia. The focus will be on global and regional MSP topics, including the results and findings of Pan Baltic Scope collaboration. Interactive workshops, plenaries and key-notes will give an opportunity to look at different MSP practices and solutions in a global scale. The application to attend is open here until November 1.

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