The International Association for the Law of the Sea (AssIDMer) welcomes applications for its Prix Daniel Vignes (3rd Edition), “a prize for the best article published in a journal or a collective work, to disseminate knowledge of the international law of the sea”. The deadline for applications is 15 May 2020. The prize will be officially awarded during the VIII Ordinary Meeting of the Association in 2020. The call is available here.
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The 43rd Edition of the Telders International Law Moot Court Competition will be held from Thursday 4 June until Saturday 6 June 2020. This year’s case Questions relating to Sovereignty in the Lamma Sea (Quntong v. Discovia) involves issues on the definition of island and rock under international law, as well as the conduct of private vessels and fishing activities on the EEZ. This competition is open to all European university students who are currently enrolled in their bachelors or masters phase of their study. Deadline for registration is 11 November 2019. More information is available here.
The Brazilian Institute for the Law of the Sea (IBDMAR), with the support of Dom Helder, shall host their first ITLOS moot court competition, Republic of Disali Vs. Kingdom of Brismania, 26-27 November 2019, at Dom Helder (Belo Horizonte, Brazil). Registration is open until 10 August 2019.
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The Chinese Society for the Law of the Sea is hosting another edition of its International Law of the Sea Moot Court Competition (see 2018 report here). The 2019 edition will be hosted by the Wuhan University China Institute of Boundary and Ocean Studies and it is scheduled to take place in early November 2019 in Wuhan, China. Registration deadline is 20 May 2019. More information is available here.
The Chinese Society of the Law of the Sea (CSLOS) is organizing its first International Law of the Sea Moot Court Competition. The event will be hosted by the China University of Political Science and Law and it will take place on October 27 – 28, 2018 in Beijing, China. The “Case Concerning the Interpretation of UNCLOS and Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries”, opposing the “Republic of Tranquilita” to the “Republic of Independent Marinnes”, has already been made available here. Teams that are interested in participating in the competition of this year must register before August 15, 2018. More information can be found here.
The Brazilian Institute for the Law of the Sea (IBDMAR), in partnership with the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA), shall host their first ITLOS moot court competition, Republic of Disali Vs. Kingdom of Brismania, 2-4 August 2018, at the Federal University of Bahia (Salvador, Bahia, Brazil). Registration is open until 1 June 2018.
The Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (NILOS) has announced the first edition of the International Law of the Sea (ILOS) Moot Court Competition, which is scheduled to take place in Utrecht in May 2019. Interested universities will be requested to register by 1 November 2018. Depending on the number of participating teams, the organisers may request the organisation of regional or national rounds.