Monthly Archives: January 2017

PCA: Conciliation between the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste and the Commonwealth of Australia (update)

The conciliation proceedings between the Government of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste and the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia, pursuant to article 298 and Annex V of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, has resulted in measures intended to facilitate the conciliation, reported within a Trilateral Joint Statement issued 9 January 2017. After further exploration of negotiating positions, Timor-Leste  has written to the tribunals to withdraw the two claims it had initiated with Australia under the Timor Sea Treaty, reported within a Trilateral Joint Statement issued 24 January 2017.

See Trilateral Joint Statement – PCA Case Nº 2016-10 (9 January 2017) and Trilateral Joint Statement – PCA Case Nº 2016-10 (24 January 2017).

 

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Call for papers: Twentieth International Congress of Maritime Arbitrators

The Twentieth International Congress of Maritime Arbitrators (ICMA XX) will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark from 25 to 29 September 2017. Papers on any subject matter relevant to the practice of maritime law and maritime arbitration of both a procedural and substantive nature are invited. Those wishing to present papers are requested to submit a summary of no more than 250 words by 15 January 2017. More information here.

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Call for papers: Asia and international law in times of uncertainty

The 6th Biannual Asian Society of International Law (ASIANSIL), entitled, Asia and International Law in Times of Uncertainty, will be held 25 – 26 August 2017 in Seoul (Republic of Korea). Topics suggested within the call for papers include three Law of the Sea sessions: South China Sea Arbitral Award and its Implications for the Law of the Sea; Maritime Security and International Law;  Protection of the Marine Environment in Asia. A further junior scholars workshop call for papers also includes law of the sea.

For more information see the website; conference call for papers; junior scholars workshop call for papers.

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Call for papers: Natural marine resource management in a changing climate

The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (UiT) and the Elisabeth Haub School of Law (Pace University) shall host a workshop, entitled, Natural Marine Resource Management in a Changing Climate, 13 – 14 June 2017, at the University of Tromsø (Norway). Interested participants are invited to submit an abstract by 1 March 2017.

For more information see the call for participation and abstracts, and the announcement here.

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Conference: Protecting the ‘Commons’ in the Arctic – The role of the EU

The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS) shall host a conference, entitled, Protecting the ‘Commons’ in the Arctic: The role of the EU, 28 – 29 June 2017, at the University of Tromsø (Norway).

For more information see the programme, and here.

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PhD summer course: Methodology and legal science within the international law of the sea

The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS) will host a PhD summer course, entitled, Methodology and legal science within the international Law of the sea, 15 – 16 June 2017, at the University of Tromsø (Norway). Applications are open until 3 April 2017.

For further information and to apply, see here.

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Conference: Oceans and Space: New Frontiers in Investment Protection?

The Frankfurt Investment Law Workshop 2017 will address the topic “Oceans and Space: New Frontiers in Investment Protection?”. The workshop,  will be held at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany on 10 and 11 March 2017. It is expected to “look at new models of balancing regulatory and commercial interests and ask how the law of the sea, space law and international investment law can interact to shape investment protection regimes beyond areas of territorial sovereignty”. The program of the event is available here.

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