Monthly Archives: August 2019

Conference: EU Law and Ports – New Routes, New Rules?

The Jean Monnet Chair on International and European Law of the Sea (IELoS) shall host a workshop, entitled, EU Law and Ports: New Routes, New Rules?2 September 2019, at the Palazzo San Giorgio (Genoa, Italy).

For more information and registration, see the flyer.

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Call for Papers: Environmental Crimes Law Conference 2019

The Common Good Foundation in partnership with The Resolution Centre, Jersey Law Commission, and The Resolution Journal, shall host a conference, entitled, Environmental Crimes Law Conference, 31 October – 1 November 2019, in Saint Helier, Jersey. Abstracts are welcome until 6 September 2019.

For more information see here.

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Workshop: The LOSC 25 Years after its Entry into Force – Between Comprehensiveness and Exceptionalism

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the Institute for the International Law of the Sea and for Maritime Law (University of Hamburg) shall host an international workshop, entitled, The LOSC 25 Years after its Entry Into Force: Between Comprehensiveness and Exceptionalism, 24 September 2019 at Aby-Warburg-Haus (Hamburg, Germany).

For further information see here and the programme. Registration closes 16 September 2019.

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Canada: Tuvaijuittuq MPA designated under Oceans Act

Tuvaijuittuq is the first Marine Protected Area to be designated by ministerial order under the Oceans Act for interim protection. Under the order, no new or additional human activities will be allowed to occur in the area for up to five years, with the following exceptions: the exercise of Inuit rights respecting wildlife harvesting as provided for under the Nunavut Agreement; marine scientific research consistent with the conservation objectives of the MPA; safety, security and emergency activities; certain activities carried out by a foreign national, entity, ship or state. The objective of this MPA is to contribute to the conservation, protection and understanding of the natural diversity, productivity and dynamism of the High Arctic sea ice ecosystem. This MPA encompasses an area of 319 411 km2. More information is available here.


Tuvaijuittuq Marine Protected Area. Source: Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

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