Author Archives: A. N. Honniball

Conference: Building transformative partnerships for ocean sustainability

The World Maritime University will host its WMU Global Ocean Conference 2018, entitled, Building Transformative Partnerships for Ocean Sustainability, from 8-9 May 2018, at the World Maritime University (Malmö, Sweden). This will coincide with the inauguration of the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute.

For more information, see here. For more information on the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute, see here.

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Conference: Migrants at sea – practical and legal aspects of the refugee situation in the Mediterranean

The International Foundation for the Law of the Sea (IFLOS) shall host the 12th Maritime Talks, entitled, Migrants at Sea – Practical and Legal Aspects of the Refugee Situation in the Mediterranean, on the 17 March 2018, at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) (Hamburg, Germany).

For more information see the flyer here, and registration here.

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Conference: Framing the futures of the South China Sea

The University of Adelaide Law School shall host a round table, entitled, Framing the Futures of the South China Sea28 February 2018, at The University of Adelaide (Adelaide, Australia).

For more information see here, and registration here.

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Call for papers: Third world approaches to international law

The Faculty of Law at the National University of Singapore shall host a conference, entitled, Third World Approaches to International Law, 19-21 July 2018, at the National University of Singapore. Submissions, including upon law of the sea, are welcome until 15 March 2018.

For more information see here.

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Call for papers: ELI young lawyers award

The 2018 European Law Institute Young Lawyers Award is open for submissions until 30 April 2018. Papers must deal with “a European legal issue that could be improved”, to which many oceans possibilities could be envisaged.

For more information see here.

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Friends of Ocean Action and High-level Panel on Building a Sustainable Ocean Economy launched

During the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, a multi-stakeholder partnership, Friends of Ocean Action, was announced, 25 January 2018, with the objective “to help shape global action to deliver the UN Sustainable Development Goal 14”. For more information, see here.

At the same time, the Norwegian Prime Minister, Erna Solberg, announced a High-level Panel on Building a Sustainable Ocean Economy, “which will be made up of heads of state and government from a broad range of coastal states, including developing countries”. For more information, see here.

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Call for abstracts: VI Strathclyde postgraduate colloquium on environmental law and governance

The Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance will organise the VI Strathclyde postgraduate colloquium on environmental law and governance3 May 2018, at the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, UK). The deadline for abstract submission is 15 February 2018.

For more information see here. Areas of expertise (whereby abstracts are welcome), includes oceans among others.

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