An international conference entitled “challenges in the new ocean order: a legal perspective” is set to happen in Lisbon during Portugal’s 2015 Blue Week. The event occurs 4 June at the Feira Internacional de Lisboa (Parque das Nações). More information on the whole event can be found here and here. The program of the conference is available here.
Monthly Archives: May 2015
The University of Greenwich will host The Chagos Litigation: A Socio-Legal Dialogue Conference, on the 29th June 2015. The schedule and reservation information can be found here. Places are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.
Those interested in attending, may also wish to attend the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context New Book Series: The Chagos Islanders and International Law. The book discussion will be hosted by Queen Mary University (London), on the 27th May 2015. More information here.
The T.M.C. Asser Instituut will host a lecture entitled, Oil and Gas in the Marine Arctic: the Rights and Responsibilities of States and Peoples, by Prof. Rachael Lorna Johnstone, University of Akureyri, Iceland on the 26 May, 2015 at 15:00-17:00.
The University of A Coruña will host a training school entitled, Law of the Sea and Development, from 1-3rd July 2015, at the NAUTIC AULA of the University of A Coruña, Spain. The application deadline is the 12th June and a number of scholarships are available under the MARSAFENET COST Action.
For more information, including fees and application procedure see here.
The summer school on European Union and the Law of the Sea (EULoS) will be held for three consecutive years, alternatively, in Italy and Germany. The venue for 2015 will be the town of Imperia, where the event will take place from 31 August – 11 September 2015. Additional information, including an outline programme, can be found at http://eu-los.eu.
The Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, adopted on the 18th May 2007, entered into force on Tuesday 14th April 2015. According to the IMO the 20 current State parties represent 32.9% of the world’s tonnage.