Hosted by the Chinese (Taiwan) Society of International Law, in partnership with the ASIL Law in the Pacific Rim Region Interest Group, the 2015 ILA-ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum will be held 25th-26th May 2015, in Taipei, Taiwan. The theme is Integrating the Asia-Pacific: Why International Law Matters. Panels relevant for the law of the sea include B1 (Law of the Sea: Maritime Disputes) and A2 (Law of the Sea: South China Sea).
For more information and registration see here. A preliminary programme is available here.
The South China Sea Institute, Xiamen University, and the Centre for Polar and Deep Ocean Development, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, are organizing the 10th session of the Marco Polo — Zheng He Academy of International Oceans Law and Policy. This year’s session happens between 6 and 31 July in Xiamen and Shanghai, China. You can check the brochure by clicking in the image below.
MARSAFENET is organising a training school that will address specific subjects mainly relating to maritime delimitation and environmental protection. Attention will be paid to the settlement of maritime disputes including ITLOS and ICJ jurisprudence and arbitration procedures. It happens at Sarajevo on 5-7 May 2015 and the submission deadline is 30 March 2015. The call can be found here.
Côte d’Ivoire has submitted a request under UNCLOS article 290(1) to the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea formed to deal with the Ghana/Côte d’Ivoire maritime boundary dispute (Case No. 23).
For full details of the provisional measures requested see here.
The twentieth session of the Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy will be held July 5-25, 2015. The deadline to submit applications is May 1, 2015. The Rhodes Academy general information booklet, 2015 program brochure, and 2015 schedule are available here.