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Sustainable Ocean Summit 2018

The World Ocean Council is presenting another edition of the Sustainable Ocean Summit, themed “Ocean Sustainable Development – Connecting Asia and the World”. This year’s event will take place in Hong Kong, China, on November 14-16, 2018. Aside from plenary sessions, the summit will also feature workshops; one of them is entitled “UN Law of the Sea: New Legally Binding Instrument on Biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ) and Ocean Industries”. The program of the event is available here.

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Conference: UNCLOS & Artificial Islands Beyond National Jurisdiction

The Indonesian Center for the Law of the Sea (ICLOS) at Universitas Padjadjaran is hosting a conference entitled UNCLOS & Artificial Islands Beyond National Jurisdiction. The conference includes sub-themes such as, for example, “ASEAN and the South China Sea”. The event shall take place in Bandung, Indonesia, on November 21-22, 2018. Registration is open until November 5, 2018 and subject to a fee. More information is available here.

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Conference: Maritime Business and Human Rights

Human Rights at Sea shall host its 2nd International Maritime Human Rights Conference, entitled, Maritime Business and Human Rights, 29 October 2018, at Fishmongers’ Hall (London, UK).

For further information see here, and registration here (fees apply).

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Workshop: Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Shipping

The Centre for International Law (CIL) of the National University of Singapore (NUS), in collaboration with the Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore, shall host an international workshop, entitled, Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Shipping, 13-14 November 2018, at a downtown hotel TBC (Singapore).

For further information see here.

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Call for Papers: Empowering Women in the Maritime Community

The World Maritime University (WMU) shall host its 3rd International Women’s Conference, entitled, Empowering Women in the Maritime Community, 4-5 April 2018 at WMU (Malmö, Sweden). Topics focused on Sustainable Development Goal 5 and gender equality in maritime and related ocean fields are of particular relevance, but submissions are also welcome with a focus on additional SDGs. Abstract submissions are due by 30 November 2018.

For more information see here.

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Conference: A Vision for Ocean Law and Governance for 2020-2030 and Beyond

The Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance shall host a conference, entitled, A Vision for Ocean Law and Governance for 2020-2030 and Beyond5 December 2018, at the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, UK).

For more information (programme forthcoming, September 2018) and registration see here.

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Conference: East Asian Seas Congress 2018

Hosted by the Government of the Philippines, the EAS Congress 2018, themed, 25 Years of Partnerships for Healthy Oceans, People and Economies: Moving as One with the Global Ocean Agenda, will occur 27-30 November 2018 at the Iloilo Convention Center (Iloilo City, The Philippines). Online registration is open until 30 October 2018 (fees apply).

For more information see here, and the programme.

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