The 2022 Regional Conference of the Asian Society of International Law, hosted by the Nepalese Society of International Law-Nepal Chapter of AsianSIL, entitled, Power and the Development of International law: Asian Perspectives, will occur 29-30 July 2022, Online/Hybrid (TBC: Nepal). Abstracts are welcome until 7 April 2022 and numerous law of the sea topics are included in the non-exhaustive examples provided. For more information, see here.
Monthly Archives: February 2022
Leeds Law School (Leeds Beckett University, UK) is currently advertising for a PhD Candidate in Public International Law, in the context of Indian Ocean tuna management and with the studentship open to candidates from IOTC coastal States only. Applications are welcome until 10 March 2022. For more information see here.
The Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea of the Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations (“OLA/DOALOS”), is now accepting applications for the 2022 Session of the United Nations – The Nippon Foundation Strategic Fellowship Programme. It is intended that 11 Fellowships will be offered in 2022.
“The objective of the United Nations – The Nippon Foundation Strategic Fellowship is to assists developing States, particularly least developed countries, small island developing States and landlocked developing countries, to address identified critical needs in the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), and related instruments, as well as Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14 and other related SDGs. The Fellowship is targeted at Government officials with limited background in ocean affairs and the law of the sea who are filling key positions in their Administration and who are tasked to address the needs referred to above”.Call for Applications 2022.
Applications are welcome until 1 April 2022. For more information and to apply, see here.
The International Foundation for the Law of the Sea (IFLOS) shall host the 2022 Session of the IFLOS Summer Academy, 7 August – 2 September 2022, at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (Hamburg, Germany). Applications are welcome until 15 May 2022.
For more information, see here.
The European Commission (executive branch of the European Union) is preparing a new legislative proposal revising the Ship-Source Pollution Directive, a common framework outlining how to deal with illegal discharges from ships. This initiative aims at preventing marine pollution by ensuring that any natural or legal persons responsible for the discharge of polluting substances into EU waters are subject to adequate penalties. A public consultation is ongoing, divided into two sections: the first gathers views from citizens and the second targets experts and relevant stakeholders. The consultation is open until 3 March 2022. More information is available here.
The Centre for International and Public Law (CIPL, ANU) and the Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law (ANZSIL) will host a series of events, entitled, Looking Back to the Future in the Law of the Sea: UNCLOS III and the LOSC at 40, beginning 24 February 2022 with a webinar, entitled, Australian and New Zealand Perspectives on the Negotiations at UNCLOS III. For more information and an overview of all events planned in 2022 see here.