The International Court of Justice (ICJ), has today rendered its Judgment in the case concerning Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan: New Zealand intervening). The Court finds that Japan’s whaling programme in the Antarctic (JARPA II) is not in accordance with three provisions of the Schedule to the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling.
The judgement is here.
The International Seabed Authority is to convene a Sensibilization Seminar on April 16, 2014. The aim of the seminar is to brief representatives and delegates of Permanent Missions and Observers of the United Nations, headquartered in New York. on current issues relating to the work of the Authority including inter alia the status of seabed mineral exploration and prospects for exploitation, the work of the Council and of the Legal and Technical Commission and issues to be considered during the twentieth session of the Authority, schedule for 14-25 July 2014, Kingston, Jamaica. The event will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. More information here.
The nineteenth session of the Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy will be held June 29-July 18, 2014. The deadline to submit applications is May 1, 2014. The Rhodes Academy general information booklet, 2014 program brochure, and 2014 schedule are available, as is the 2014 poster.