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Conference: Oceans & Waterways

Kelley Drye and the World Ocean Council will host a conference, entitled, Oceans & Waterways, on the 8 March 2019 at The Houstonian (Houston, USA). Panels will discuss federal and state legal, regulatory and political developments impacting oceans, waterways, and their uses.

For more information and registration, see here.

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Conference: Fourth Hamburg International Environmental Law Conference

Internationaler Umweltrechtstag Hamburg e.V. shall host the Fourth Hamburg International Environmental Law Conference, entitled, Of Ships and of Shores, of Ports and of Profits – Responsible Maritime Governance, 4-5 April 2019, at the Bucerius Law School (Hamburg, Germany).

For more information see here and the programme.

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Conference: International Law Year in Review 2019

The NUS Centre for International Law (CIL) shall host a conference, entitled, CIL International Law Year in Review Conference 2019, 1 March 2019, at the Novotel (Singapore). The event includes a discussion for the book launch of The Timor-Leste/Australia Conciliation: A Victory for UNCLOS and Peaceful Settlement of Disputes.

For more information, see here and the programme.

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Call for abstracts: 12th Polar Law Symposium

The 12th Polar Law Symposium, entitled, The Fundamental Principles of Polar Law, will be held at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (University of Tasmania, Australia), 1-4 December 2019. Abstracts may be submitted until the 3 April 2019.

For more information, including submissions for the PCRC-ArCS Special Session, see here.

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Workshop: BBNJ – Toward Development of a Balanced, Effective and Universal International Agreement

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the World Maritime University (WMU) shall host an international workshop, entitled, Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ): Toward Development of a Balanced, Effective and Universal International Agreement, on the 7 February 2019 at the High Court (Malmö, Sweden).

For more information and registration, see here.

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Conference: EurOCEAN 2019

The European Marine Board is organising the 2019 edition of the EurOCEAN conference. The event takes place on 11-12 June 2019 at the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO in Paris, France. This year’s edition aims to highlight the European marine science needed for the EU Framework Programme Horizon Europe and the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030). The draft conference programme is available here. More information is available here.

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Conference: Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean

The OECD, in cooperation with the Portuguese Government, is organising an international conference on Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean: Observatories and Knowledge Networks. The event will take place on 14 February 2019 at the Auditorium of IPMA, Lisbon/Algés, Portugal. The Draft Agenda and Practical Information have already been made available and registration can be done here up until 10 February 2019.  More information on the Ocean Economy Group can be found here.

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