The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea has been requested by Italy to prescribe provisional measures under article 290, paragraph 5, of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea in a dispute with the Republic of India over the incident involving the MV Enrica Lexie, an oil tanker flying the Italian flag. By Order dated 24 July 2015, the President of the Tribunal, Judge Vladimir Golitsyn, fixed 10 August 2015 as the date for the opening of the public hearing in the case. More information can be found on the press release.
Monthly Archives: July 2015
The Xiamen University South China Sea Institute is holding the Sino-Latin American Symposium on the Law of the Sea. The topic of this event is “Challenges and Opportunities with Development and Utilization of Marine Resources” with a special focus on the contributions of China and Latin American countries to the modern international law of the sea. The call for papers can be found here. The event is to happen in Xiamen, China, on November 5-6, 2015. More information can be found here.
The European Commission is holding an ongoing public consultation (4th June – 15th September 2015), aimed at gathering stakeholder input into ‘how the EU could contribute to achieving better international governance of oceans and seas to the benefit of sustainable blue growth‘. The results will be combined with other sources to ‘develop a more coherent, comprehensive and effective EU policy on improving the international ocean governance framework’.
High-level Workshop: CFP: The External Dimension as a Driver for Change, Sustainable Fisheries & Regional Cooperation
The Long-Distance Advisory Council (LDAC) shall host a high-level workshop entitled ‘CFP: The External Dimension as a Driver for Change: Sustainable Fisheries & Regional Cooperation‘ in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, from 16-17th September 2015.