Monthly Archives: July 2015

ITLOS: the “Enrica Lexie” Incident (Italy v. India)

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.

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Call for Papers: The Sino–Latin American Law of the Sea Symposium

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.

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European Commission: international ocean governance public consultation

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’.

For an overview see the brochure. For further information and to participate see here.

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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.

For more information see their website here, and registration here.

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