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Webinar: Islamic Law of The Sea – Reply to Hugo Grotius

The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Berlin shall host a webinar, entitled, Islamic Law of The Sea : Reply to Hugo Grotius, 5 November 2020 from 09:00 (CET).

For more information see here.

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Online Conference: 2020 SAFETY4SEA Virtual Forum

SAFETY4SEA shall host an online event, entitled, 2020 SAFETY4SEA Virtual Forum, 20-21 October 2020. Registration is free but closes 19 October 2020, 12:00 (GMT).

For more information see here.

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Online Conference: International Law in Challenging Times

The American Branch of The International Law Association shall host the International Law Weekend 2020, themed, International Law in Challenging Times,  22-24 October 2020, online. Law of the sea sessions include Climate Change and the Law of the Sea; Submarine Cables and Pipelines under International Law: The Ongoing Work of the ABILA Committee on Law of the Sea and Arbitration of Human Rights at Sea: Giving International Law Teeth by Empowering Victims to Enforce it.

For more information see here.

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Webinar: The Role of ISA and State Practices in Regulating Seabed Mining

The Archipelagic and Island States Forum shall host a webinar, entitled, The Role of ISA and State Practices in Regulating Seabed Mining, 15 October 2020 from 14:30 (SGT).

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Guest Lecture: Rising Sea Level for the Law of the Sea Perspective

The CIL eAcademy 2020 shall host an open guess lecture, entitled, Rising Sea Level for the Law of the Sea Perspective, 14 October 2020 from 16:00 (SGT) online.

For more information see here.

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Online Conference: Third Asia-Pacific Day for the Ocean

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) will host a virtual meeting, entitled, Third Asia-Pacific Day for the Ocean, 29 October 2020 from 12:00 (ICT).

For more information and registration see here.

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Webinars: SCELG Seminar Series 2020-21

The Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law & Governance (SCELG) shall host its Seminar Series 2020-21, including, among others, Environmental Rights in Marine Spaces (13 November 2020) and Environmental Impact Assessment in the BBNJ negotiations (15 January 2021).

For more information on all the seminars see here.

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Webinar: Fishing on the High Seas and Marine Protected Areas

The World Commission on Environmental Law shall host a webinar, entitled, Fishing on the High Seas and Marine Protected Areas, on 13 October 2020 from 10:00 (EST).

For more information see here, register here.

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Webinar: India and the 1982 UNCLOS

The Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) shall host a webinar, entitled, India and the 1982 UNCLOS, on 8 October 2020 from 15:30 (IST).

For more information see here.

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Webinars: The Ghandhi Research Seminar Series

Global Law at Reading (University of Reading) shall host its Ghandhi Research Seminar Series, October 2020 – April 2021. Sessions that may be of interest to law of the sea scholars include, Worldmaking on the Sea (21 October 2020) and Colonial Futures: Resource Extraction and International Jurisdiction in the Seabed and Space (21 April 2021).

For more information and registration see here.

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Webinar: DPRK Ghost Ships & PRC Dark Fleets

The Yokosuka Council on Asia-Pacific Studies (YCAPS) shall host its first Indo-Pacific Maritime Hour, entitled, DPRK Ghost Ships & PRC Dark Fleets, 13 October 2020, from 09:00 (JST).

For more information and (optional) registration see here.

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Webinar: European Proposals to Regulate Shipping Industry Emissions

UCL Laws shall host a webinar entitled, Smoke on the Water: European Proposals to Regulate Shipping Industry Emissions, 1 October 2020 from 15:30 (BST).

For more information and registration see here.

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Webinar: World Maritime Day 2020

This year’s World Maritime Day, themed, Sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet, shall include a webinar 24 September 2020, from 10:30 (BST).

For more information and to watch online see here.

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Online Conference: 13th Polar Law Symposium Special Online Session

The Kobe University Polar Cooperation Research Centre shall logistically support the first virtual polar law symposium, the 13th Polar Law Symposium Special Online Session, to be held 9-30 November 2020 online. The symposium will consist of (1) on-demand browsing of PPT files and video presentations with textual feedback from the participants, and (2) a few live, interactive ZOOM seminars and lectures. Registration is now open.

For more information and registration see here. See the provisional program here.

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Webinars: Sustainable Shipping for A Sustainable Planet

The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in London and the One Ocean Hub shall host a webinar series for the IMO’s Maritime Week, entitled, Sustainable Shipping for A Sustainable Planet. Seminars include:

Mainstreaming Sustainability Principles in Shipping: Insights from Multi-Stakeholders, 21 September 2020 from 10:30 (BST).

Ocean and Climate Change, 22 September 2020 from 10:30 (BST).

Marine Pollution, 23 September 2020 from 10:30 (BST).

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Online Conference: Local Ripples, Global Waves

The Master of Marine Management students of the Marine Affairs Program at Dalhousie University, with support from the Sobey Fund for Oceans, shall host their ninth annual Sustainable Oceans Conference, entitled, Local Ripples, Global Waves: Bringing together local action to influence global change, 26-27 September 2020, online.

For more information see here.

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Webinar: Wildlife Trafficking in International Maritime Supply Chains

The IMO shall host a webinar, entitled, Accelerating action against wildlife trafficking in international maritime supply chains, 21 September 2020 from 12:00 (GMT +1).

For more information and registration see here.

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Webinar: Future of Shipping – Decarbonisation

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) shall host a webinar, entitled, Future of Shipping – Decarbonisation, 17 September 2020 from 17.00 (SGT).

For more information see here.

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Webinar: Untangling the Impact of Illegal Fishing in North Korean Waters

The Stimson Center shall host a webinar, entitled, Untangling the Impact of Illegal Fishing in North Korean Waters, 22 September 2020 from 09:00 (EST).

For more information and registration see here.

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Webinars: Ocean Decade Series

The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO shall host a series of webinars, entitled, The Ocean Decade Virtual Series, from 24 September 2020 until 31 January 2021. Each session will be conveyed jointly with different partners.

For more information see here. Registration for the first session, Co-designing the Science we need for the Ocean Decade, 24 September 2020, can be found here.

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Webinar: Africa’s Maritime Domain Awareness and Security

The Secure Waters Africa Digital Conference, entitled, Effective Solutions to Strengthen Africa’s Maritime Domain Awareness and Security, will occur 9-10 September 2020.

For more information and registration see here.

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Webinar: Blue Crimes – rethinking the maritime security agenda

SafeSeas will host a webinar, entitled, Blue Crimes: Rethinking the maritime security agenda, on 10 September 2020 from 14.00 (BST).

For more information and registration see here.

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Online Workshop: Marine Scientific Research in the Area

The International Seabed Authority (ISA), in collaboration with the China Ocean Mineral Resources Research and Development Association (COMRA), and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, will host an online workshop, entitled, Marine Scientific Research in the Area: Establishing collaborative platform to enhance biodiversity knowledge for environmental management in mid-ocean ridge ecosystem, 15-17 December 2020. Participants must register by 15 September 2020.

For more information see here.

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Webinar: IUU Fishing as a Major Security Threat in Southeast Asia

Pacific Forum, in partnership with the Yokosuka Council on Asia-Pacific Studies (YCAPS), will host its next session of the Maritime Discussion Series, entitled, IUU Fishing as a Major Security Threat in Southeast Asia, 3 September 2020 from 09:00 (SGT).

For more information and registration see here.

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Webinar: Safeguarding the Freedom of Navigation in the Indo-Pacific

The German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) shall host a webinar, entitled, Safeguarding the Freedom of Navigation in the Indo-Pacific: What Role for European Navies?, 17 September 2020 from 16:00.

For more information and registration see here.

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Webinar: Law and governance approaches within the ocean-climate nexus

The UNFCCC Secretariat (UN Climate Change), in co-operation with the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the Center for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL),  is hosting a Climate Legislation Webinar Series. The second webinar, entitled, Law and governance approaches within the ocean-climate nexus, will be held 17 September 2020 from 13:00 (GMT).

For more information and registration see here and here.

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Webinar: The contribution of the shipping sector to emission reductions

The International Foundation for the Law of the Sea (IFLOS) shall host its 13th Maritime Talks, entitled, Cleaner Air and better climate? – The contribution of the shipping sector to emission reductions, 26 September  2020, from 10.00 (CEST).

For more information and registration, see here and here.

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Webinar: The Maritime Silk Road – International and EU Law Reflections

The Jean Monnet Chair on International and European Law of the Sea (IELoS) shall host a roundtable (as part of its EULoS Summer School), entitled, The Maritime Silk Road: International and EU Law Reflections, 28 August 2020, from 09:15 (CET).

For more information and registration see here.

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Digital Lecture Series: Theorizing Law of the Sea in Context

The Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea (NCLOS) shall host a digital lecture series, entitled, Theorizing Law of the Sea in Context, the next seminar being 27 August 2020 from 15:00 (GMT +2).

For more information see here and here.

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Webinars: Blue Justice Forum 2020

The Blue Justice Initiative, in cooperation with UNDP’s Blue Resilience project, shall host a series of webinars, entitled, Blue Justice Forum 2020, 27 August – 5 November 2020.

For more information and registration see here.

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Conference: The Secrets of the Ocean

Ocean Sustainability Bergen, University of Bergen, shall host a conference, entitled, The Secrets of the Ocean – how can we utilize the biodiversity of the ocean for future food, medicine, genetic resources and more in a post-Covid era?, 11 November 2020 at the University of Bergen.

For more information see here.

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Webinar: Calming Troubled Waters in the South China Sea

The Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia shall host a virtual discussion, entitled, Calming Troubled Waters in the South China Sea, on the 19 August 2020 from 14:00 (WIB).

For more information and registration, see here.

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Webinar: The Shadow Blue Economy – Tackling Organised Crime in Fisheries

The High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy shall host a webinar, entitled, The Shadow Blue Economy: Tackling Organised Crime in Fisheries, 18 August 2020 from 08:30 (EDT). The event will launch their publication, ‘Organised Crime in the Fisheries Sector’.

For more information see here.

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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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