Category Archives: Conferences

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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7th GNLU International Maritime Academy 2018

The Gujarat National Law University in India will hold the 7th GNLU International Maritime Academy, 2018, from March 17 to 24, 2018. The theme of this edition is ‘Indian Ocean Region – Ports Security, Preventing, Reducing and Controlling – IUU Fishing and Marine Environment Pollution’.  This academy is designed to explore and assess the trajectory of law and policy affecting maritime commerce, maritime security, and marine environmental protection and resource conservation. The last date of registration is 15th February, 2018. The brochure and registration form are available 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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Workshop: Human Rights and the Law of the Sea

The International Maritime Law Institute, in conjunction with the Stockton Center for International Law, U.S. Naval War College, will hold a workshop entitled “Human Rights and the Law of the Sea”. The event will be held in Malta on 13-14 February 2018. Issues to be discussed include responses to irregular maritime migration, maritime piracy, IUU fishing, and standards for the use of force at sea. More information is available 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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