Monthly Archives: July 2016

Seminar: Visserij in de Poolgebieden, 14 September 2016

The Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (NILOS) will host a seminar (in dutch only) entitled, Visserij in de Poolgebieden, on the 14 September 2016, at Universiteit Utrecht (Utrecht, The Netherlands). Participation is free, but registration encouraged due to space constraints.

For more information see here, and the programme here.

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Conference: Can We Move Beyond Disputes in the South China Sea?

The University of New England is hosting a round table entitled “Can We Move Beyond Disputes in the South China Sea?”. The event occurs on Monday 1 August 2016 at the CB Newling Campus of the University of New England in Armidale, Australia. More information on the panelists and the presentations can be found here.

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Webinar: Protecting the high seas through a new marine biodiversity treaty under UNCLOS, 26 July 2016

MPA Action Agenda, MPA News, and the EBM Tools Network (co-coordinated by NatureServe and OpenChannels.org), will host a webinar entitled, Protecting the high seas through a new marine biodiversity treaty under UNCLOS, on 26 July 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM CEST.

For more information see here, and registration here.

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49th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting Communique and Joint Statement SCS

Reference to the PCA, South China Sea Arbitration Award of 12 July 2016, was dropped from the communique issued by the first meeting of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) foreign ministers since the issue of the Award, following objection by Cambodia. The communique and joint-statement emphasize the peaceful settlement of disputes, and reaffirm the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea.

See the Joint Communiqué of the 49th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, and the Joint Statement of the Foreign Ministers of ASEAN Member States and China on the Full and Effective Implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea.

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Humanity at Sea: Maritime Migration and the Foundations of International Law, 27th July 2016

The City University of London will host a book discussion, entitled, Humanity at Sea: Maritime Migration and the Foundations of International Law, on the 27 July 2016, in room AG21, City University London – College Building (London, UK). The event is free, but registration is required.

Form more information see here. Information on the book to be discussed can be found here.

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Netherlands: World Port Days

The Rotterdam World Port Days will be held from the 2-4 September 2016, with events across the city centre and port area of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Entrance is free, but some excursions require the purchase of a ticket.

For more information, and programme, see here.

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Conference: Obligations of States in Undelimited Maritime Areas

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law is holding in London, the UK, an event entitled “Obligations of States in Undelimited Maritime Areas”. This event will analyse and discuss the obligations of States in regard to undelimited areas pending agreement on maritime boundary delimitation. In particular, the event will focus on the obligations of States under Articles 74(3) and 83(3) of UNCLOS to refrain from activities that could jeopardise or hamper the reaching of a final agreement on maritime delimitation. The event occurs on 22 July 2016 and is free to attend, but registration is required. Further information about the venue, the guest speakers and the registration is available here.

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