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Virtual Event: CIMSEC Forum for Authors and Readers

The Center for International Maritime Security (CIMSEC) shall host its sixth annual CIMSEC Forum for Authors and Readers (CFAR), on the 27 August 2020 from 18:00 (EST). Nominations for speakers are accepted until 23 July 2020.

For more information see here.

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Virtual Event: Law-making in the Law of the Sea and Maritime Law

The International Foundation for the Law of the Sea (IFLOS) shall host a virtual event, entitled, Law-making in the Law of the Sea and Maritime Law, on the 13 August 2020, from 09:00 (CEST).

For more information and registration see here.

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Webinars: Tenth Annual South China Sea Conference

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) shall host a monthly webinar series, entitled, Tenth Annual South China Sea Conference, the Keynote and Session One being held 14 July 2020.

For more information see here, and registration for Keynote and Session One here.

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Webinar: Supporting IMO’s GHG Reduction Strategy

The Global MTCC Network (GMN) shall host a webinar, entitled, Supporting IMO’s GHG Reduction Strategy in the developing world, including an Asia and Pacific Session (15 Jul 2020, from 08:00 BST) and an Africa and Caribbean Session (16 Jul 2020, from 16:00 BST).

For more information and registration see here and here.

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Webinar: State of Maritime Piracy 2019

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime’s Global Maritime Crime Programme and Stable Seas shall host a webinar, entitled, State of Maritime Piracy 2019, 14 July 2020 from 15:00 (BST).

For more information and registration see here.

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Webinars: Virtual Dialogues on the Path to COFI 34

In light of the thirty-fourth session of the FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI) being postponed, the FAO will host a series of webinars, entitled, Virtual Dialogues on the Path to COFI 34, 14-16 July 2020. Various sessions will examine fisheries and aquaculture governance and development.

For more information and registration see here.

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Webinar: Eliminating Harmful Fisheries Subsidies

The Friends of Ocean Action shall host a webinar, entitled, Eliminating Harmful Fisheries Subsidies, 30 June 2020 from 16:00 CEST. This follows the chair of the Negotiating Group on Rules sharing a draft consolidated text on 25 June 2020.

For more information and registration see here.

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Webinar: How to Control the Fishermen – ​​​​​​​Out of Sea, Out of Sight?

Rud Pedersen Public Affairs is hosting a virtual event series entitled The Blue Deal Debates. The fifth webinar, entitled,  How to Control the Fishermen – ​​​​​​​Out of Sea, Out of Sight?, will be held on the 9 June 2020 from 13:00 (CET).

For more information and registration see here.

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Webinar: What solutions to fight plastic pollution in the ocean?

The Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) shall host a webinar, entitled, What solutions to fight plastic pollution in the ocean?, 8 June 2020 from 14:30 (CEST). This webinar will build on IDDRI’s recent report, Combatting marine plastic litter: state of play and perspectives (June 2020).

For more information see here.

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Webinar: Covid-Piracy, Coastal Communities, Needed Responses

The Centre for Maritime Law and Security Africa shall host a webinar, entitled, Gulf of Guinea Oceans Governance Dialogue: Covid-Piracy, Coastal Communities, Needed Responses, 8 June 2020 from 14:00 (GMT).

For more information see here.

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Webinar: The State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2020

The UN Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) shall host a webinar, entitled, Launch of The State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) 2020, 8 June 2020 from 13:00 (CET).

For more information see here. Previous SOFIA reports may be found here.

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Virtual Event: EarthxOcean

EarthX shall host a virtual event, entitled, EarthxOcean, 9-11 June 2020 from 13:00 (CDT). Sessions include High Seas Initiative, Coral Reef Restoration, Ocean Plastic Solutions and Sustainable Fisheries.

For more information see here.

 

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Virtual Event: Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean

The official UN World Oceans Day 2020 virtual event, entitled, Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean, will take place 8 June 2020, from 10:00 (EDT).

For more information see here.

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Webinar: Building Ambition for a new High Seas Treaty

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is hosting a webinar entitled Building Ambition for a new High Seas Treaty: Marine Genetic Resources. This is the first in a four part IUCN Webinar Series preparing for the Fourth Intergovernmental Conference for an international legally binding agreement on marine biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction (IGC4).

This event is set to happen on 5 June 2020. Registration is possible here.

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Webinar: Closed Ports, Dubious Partners

Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung shall host a webinar, entitled, Closed Ports, Dubious Partners: The EU’s Policy of Outsourcing Responsibility in the Mediterranean, 2 June 2020 at 19:00 (CET). Discussion will focus on the recent publication (May 2020) of the same name.

For more information see here.

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Virtual Annual Meeting: The Promise of International Law

The American Society of International law shall host its first-ever Virtual Annual Meeting, themed, The Promise of International Law, 25-26 June 2020. Of particular note to law of the sea scholars is the Energy, Environment, Sea, & Space track, as well as the Annual Manley O. Hudson Medal Luncheon, with this year’s recipient being Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Wolfrum.

For more information see here.

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Webinar: COVID-19 and Shipping – Maritime Law and Policy Highlights

WMU shall host a WMU Alumni Webinar, entitled, COVID-19 and Shipping: Maritime Law and Policy Highlights, 29 May 2020 at 14:00 (CEST). This webinar is open to all.

For more information see here.

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Webinar: Arbitration as an Effective Remedy for Human Rights Abuses at Sea

Human Rights at Sea and Shearman & Sterling LLP shall host a webinar, entitled, Arbitration as an Effective Remedy for Human Rights Abuses at Sea, 24 June 2020 at 15:00 (CEST). The event will discuss the recently released white paper, Arbitration as an Effective Remedy for Human Rights Abuses at Sea (24 March 2020).

For more information see here.

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Webinar: Plastic as a Key to Addressing Ocean Pollution

The High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy (Ocean Panel) is hosting a webinar entitled Plastic as a Key to Addressing Ocean Pollution. The event is set to happen 27 May 2020 at 09:00 AM (BST). This event is part of the series of webinars featuring new scientific ‘Blue Papers’.

Registration and further information is available here.

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Webinar: Maritime Security in the Gulf of Guinea

Stable Seas shall host a webinar, entitled, Maritime Security in the Gulf of Guinea, 28 May 2020 at 15:30 (GMT). The event will discuss the recently published report, Stable Seas: Gulf of Guinea (16 Apr 2020).

For more information and registration see here.

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Webinars: Risk Intelligence 2020

Risk Intelligence shall host a series of webinars, entitled, Risk Intelligence Webinars 2020, 26 May – 30 June 2020 at 10:00 (CEST). The next webinar is entitled Stowaways: Port Weaknesses Identified.

For more information and registration see here.

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Symposium: Plastics in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Region

The Government of Iceland in collaboration with the Nordic Council of Ministers is hosting the International Symposium on Plastics in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Region, in connection with the Icelandic Chairmanship of the Arctic Council. The event takes place on September 28-30 2020 in Reykjavík (Iceland). The programme is available here. Registration is open until the Symposum date.

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Webinar: Environmental Security – Sea Level Rise and Sovereignty Boundaries Issues due to Climate Change Impacts

The Archipelagic & Island States Forum and the Center for Security and International Studies (Padjadjaran University) shall host a webinar, entitled, Environmental Security: Sea Level Rise and Sovereignty Boundaries Issues due to Climate Change Impacts, 3 June 2020 at 14.00 (ICT).

For more information see here.

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Webinar: How to arrest a ship

Danish law firm IUNO is hosting a webinar on 3 June 2020 entitled How to Arrest a Ship. The webinar will focus on the particular rules of maritime laws, how they are applied, and alternatives to arresting a ship.

Registration form and further information is here.

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Webinar: Covid-19 and International Shipping

The Centre for International Law (CIL) at the National University of Singapore shall host a webinar, entitled, Covid-19 and International Shipping, 3 June 2020, 16:00 (SGT).

For more information and registration see here.

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Webinar: Do we have the right data for fighting maritime piracy?

SafeSeas and Stable Seas shall host a webinar, entitled,  Do we have the right data for fighting maritime piracy?, 9 June 2020 at 15.00 (BST). This event accompanies the release of their report, What We Know About Piracy.

For more information and registration see here. (update here).

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Webinars: Global Ocean Series

The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Of UNESCO shall host a series of 4 webinars, entitled, Global Ocean Series, 20-21 May 2020 and 10-11 June 2020. These four webinars will explore the question of how scaling between local management and large marine ecosystems (LMEs) connects to the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.

For more information and registration see here.

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Webinar: Keeping the Momentum for Ocean Action – Private Sector

The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, UN Global Compact and the United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service shall host a webinar, entitled, Keeping the Momentum for Ocean Action: Private Sector Participation and Engagement, 21 May 2020 at 09:00 (EDT). Registration is open until 18 May 2020 at 17:00 (EDT).

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

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Webinar: Sustainable Ocean Business and the 2030 Agenda

The UN Global Compact shall host a webinar, entitled, Online High Level Meeting on Sustainable Ocean Business and the 2030 Agenda, 2 June 2020 at 14:00 (GMT). The meeting will be informed by the UN Global Compact’s upcoming report, entitled, Ocean Stewardship 2030, which shall be released 26 May 2020.

For more information see the agenda and registration here.

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Webinar: Briefing on the new UN Ocean Treaty

The International Union of Marine Insurance shall host a webinar, entitled, Briefing on the new UN Ocean Treaty: Biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ), on 19 May 2020, at 09:00 (CEST) or 20:00 (CEST).

For more information and to register for either session see here.

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Webinar: Threats to Critical Global Ocean Supply Chains – Shipping During COVID-19

The UN Global Compact Academy shall host a webinar, entitled, Threats to Critical Global Ocean Supply Chains: Shipping During COVID-19, 14 May 2020 at 10:00 (ET).

For more information and registration see here.

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Call for Abstracts: International Law and Marine Bioprospecting in a Nordic Context

The Department of Law at the University of Gothenburg, the Law of the Sea Institute of Iceland and the the Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea shall host a conference, entitled, International Law and Marine Bioprospecting in a Nordic Context, 12-13 October 2020 at the University of Gothenburg (Gothenburg, Sweden) and/or online. Abstracts are welcome until 15 June 2020.

For more information see here.

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Webinar: Security and Maritime Conflicts in the South China Sea

The Middle East Institute (National University of Singapore) shall host a webinar, entitled, Security and Maritime Conflicts in the South China Sea, on 19 May 2020 at 15.00 (SGT).

For more information see here.

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Webinar: Fuel Quality – Now and Tomorrow Amid Covid-19

SGS Inspire shall host a webinar, entitled, Fuel Quality: Now and Tomorrow Amid Covid-19, on 13 May 2020 at 08:30 (CEST/UTC+2h) and on 15 May 2020 at 09:00 (EDT/UTC -4h).

For more information see session 1 and session 2.

 

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Webinar: Covid-19 – International Law and the Clash of ‘Rights’?

The Centre for International Law (National University of Singapore) will host an e-Conference, entitled, Covid-19: International Law and the Clash of “Rights”?, at 16:00 (SGT) on the 6 May 2020. Discussions will include the emerging challenges and ways forward from the perspective of ocean law and policy.

For more information and registration see here. For other sessions in the e-Conference series see here.

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Webinar: Der Konflikt im Asowschen Meer

The German Association for East European Studies will host a webinar, entitled, Der Konflikt im Asowschen Meer, 18:00 -19:00 (GMT+2) on the 28 April 2020.

For more information and registration see here.

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Call for Papers: IV Congresso do Instituto Brasileiro de Direito do Mar

The Brazilian Institute of Law of the Sea (BILOS) shall host its IV Congress of the Brazilian Institute of Law of the Sea on the 12-13 November 2020 at the University of Caxias do Sul (Caxias do Sul, Brazil). The submission of draft papers is welcome until 1 July 2020. The submission of papers is welcome until 2 August 2020.

For further information and the different participation routes see the conference announcement, the call for drafts and the call for papers.

 

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Webinar: COVID-19 and Public International Law

The International Law Association (Australian Branch) will host a series of Zoom seminars on COVID-19, the first being COVID-19 and Public International Law, to be held at 5:00–5:45 pm (AEST) on the 23 April 2020. Topics include the role of the WHO and it’s Regulations as well as port state jurisdiction relating to cruise ships and dealing with ill passengers and crew.

For more information and registration see here.

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Online conference: Virtual Ocean Dialogues

The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with the World Resources Institute, is hosting a  global online conference for ocean action, the Virtual Ocean Dialogues. The event is scheduled to take place on 1-5 June 2020 as part of the Friends of Ocean Action. Priority topics to be covered include enabling a resilient ocean, how to stem the tide of marine pollution, sustainable food from the ocean, ocean data and science, marine protection and conservation of biodiversity, sustainably and equitably managing the high seas, ocean risk and more. Further information is available here.

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Webinar: Achieving Sustainability – The EU, Overfishing and MSY

Rud Pedersen Public Affairs is hosting a virtual event series entitled The Blue Deal Debates. The first webinar, entitled, Achieving Sustainability: The EU, Overfishing and MSY, will be held 1:00-2:00 PM (CET) on the 21 Apr 2020.

For more information and registration see here.

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Call for papers: Blue Planet Law – Development and Global Ecology

The Católica Research Centre for the Future of Law shall host a conference, entitled, Blue Planet Law – Development and Global Ecology, to be held 24-25 September 2020 at the Catholic University of Portugal (Lisbon, Portugal). Abstracts are welcome until 15 May 2020.

For more information see the call for papers.

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Conference: La pollution des océans par les plastiques

The Centre de Droit Maritime et Océanique and the Institut Universitaire Mer et Littoral shall host a symposium entitled La pollution des océans par les plastiques. This event takes place 30 November 2020 at the Cité des Congrès (Nantes, France).

For more information see here. This symposium is part of the wider les Journées Scientifiques event.

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Conference: Operational Maritime Law

The Centre of Excellence for Operations in Confined and Shallow Waters (COE CSW), in cooperation with the Ministry of National Defence of the Republic of Lithuania and the United States Naval War College, shall host its 8th Conference on Operational Maritime Law, entitled, Great Powers at Sea5-8 October 2020, in Vilnius (Lithuania).

For more information see here.

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Call for papers: Conflits d’usages en mer et droit de l’Union européenne

Deadline for submission of papers (in French) is 1 June 2020 with the Centre d’Études et de Recherches Internationales et Communautaires (CERIC) and the Institut du droit économique de la mer (INDEMER) to a colloquium entitled Conflits d’usages en mer et droit de l’Union européenne (Conflicting uses of the sea and EU law). The event is set to happen 19-20 November 2020 at Aix-Marseille Université (France). More information is available here.

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Seminar: The Role of the Law of the Sea for Dispute Settlement

The Embassy of Japan in Greece, Panteion University, the University of Piraeus and the Institute of International Relations shall host a seminar, entitled, The Role of the Law of the Sea for Dispute Settlement, 16 March 2020 at the Institute of International Relations (Athens, Greece).

For more information see here.

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Call for Abstracts: 2020 Polar Law Symposium

The Polar Cooperation Research Centre (Kobe University), the Polar Law Institute (University of Akureyri), the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law – Arctic Centre (University of Lapland) and the University of the Arctic and its Arctic Law Thematic Network (Finland) shall host the 13th Polar Law Symposium, themed, The Rule of Law in the Polar Regions, 23-25 November 2020 at Kobe University (Kobe, Japan). Abstracts are welcome until 31 March 2020.

for further information see the call for abstracts and the website.

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Call for Papers: Environmental Law and Governance

The Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law & Governance (SCELG) shall host the VIII Strathclyde Postgraduate Colloquium on Environmental Law and Governance, 19 June 2020, at the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, United Kingdom). Abstracts (including those addressing oceans law) are welcome until 31 March 2020.

For further information see here.

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Call for Papers: 11th Annual Conference of AsianSIL-JP

The Japan Chapter of the Asian Society of International Law (AsianSIL-JP) shall host their 11th Annual Conference, with the theme, Whither Eastern Asian Liberals?: The Aspirations and Anxieties of International Law in Taiwan, Korea, and Japan, 12 July 2020 at Yokohama National University (Yokohama, Japan). Abstracts, including those focused on law of the sea, are welcome until 29 February 2020.

For more information see the call for papers.

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Call for Papers: Sustainable Europe and its Global Reach

The Maastricht Centre for European Law shall host a workshop, entitled, Sustainable Europe and its Global Reach, 15-16 October 2020 at Maastricht University (Maastricht , The Netherlands). Abstracts are welcome until 31 May 2020.

For further information, see here.

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Call for abstracts: Power Politics of Nature

Deadline for submission of abstracts is 16 March 2020 with the European International Studies Association (EISA) for the 2020 Pan-European International Studies Conference. This year’s edition overarching theme is Power Politics of Nature, which features a thematic session entitled Politics of Ocean and Polar Regions. The session shall include panels on EU maritime security and governance, on the politics of global ocean waterways, on membership, authority and change in ocean governance institutions, and on the governance on regional marine ecosystems. The Conference takes place on 16-19 September 2020, at Msida, University of Malta. More information is available here.

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