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Conference: The Dynamics of Disputes over Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing

The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law, together with the University of Geneva, is organizing a conference entitled The Dynamics of Disputes over Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing: Regime Convergence and Lex Ferenda. The conference begins with an assessment of the legal scope of IUU Fishing disputes, and concludes with proposals for improving the management of these disputes in light of the dispute settlement frameworks discussed over the course of two days: institutions for global and regional cooperation, international courts and tribunals, and domestic jurisdictions. The event is set to happen 28-29 November 2019 in Luxembourg. More information is available here; the provisional program can be found here.

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Call for papers: Bringing the “human problem” back into transnational law

The Transnational Law Institute of King’s College London and the International Law Department of the Graduate Institute Geneva shall co-organize a workshop, entitled, Bringing the “human problem” back into transnational law: The example of corporate (ir)responsibility, 19-20 March 2020, at King’s College London (London, UK). Many of the suggested thematic areas will be of interest to those working in the law of the sea. Abstracts welcome until 1 October 2019.

For more information, see here.

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Workshop: Biofouling Management for Sustainable Shipping

The 4th ANZPAC Workshop on Biofouling Management for Sustainable Shipping, will be held 30 September – 4 October 2019, at the Melbourne Conference & Exhibition Centre (Melbourne, Australia). Several panels touch upon regulations and requirements. This event is held alongside the 1st GEF-UNDP-IMO GloFouling R&D Forum and Exhibition on Biofouling Management.

For more information see here and the programme.

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Sustainable Ocean Summit 2019

The World Ocean Council is presenting another edition of the Sustainable Ocean Summit, themed “Investing In Ocean Futures: Finance and Innovation for the Blue Economy”. This year’s event will take place in Paris, France, on November 20-22, 2019. Aside from plenary sessions, the summit will also feature workshops; one of them is entitled Assessing Threat, Risk and Environmental Impacts to Biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: Solutions, Best Practices and International Collaboration. Side events may also be proposed to the organizers. The program of the event is available here.

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Workshop: Les îles et le droit international

The Université Paris 8 is hosting a workshop entitled Les îles et le droit international“(Islands and International Law). The event includes presentations on new islands, territorial sovereignty, artificial islands and environmental/cultural risks. The event is set to happen in Paris, France, on 30 September 2019. More information is available here.

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Conference: Les apports du système du Traité de l’Antarctique au droit international

The Centre d’Etudes sur la Sécurité Internationale et les Coopérations Européennes (CESICE) and the Centre de Recherches Juridiques (CRJ) of the Université Grenoble Alpes shall host a conference entitled Les apports du système du Traité de l’Antarctique au droit international (The contributions of the Antarctic Treaty system to International Law), 5-6 December 2019, at Saint-Martin-d’Hères (France).

For more information see here.

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Conference: Governance of International Courts and Tribunals

The Europa Institute (Leiden University), Grotius Centre (Leiden University) and Amsterdam Center for International Law (University of Amsterdam) shall host a conference, entitled, Governance of International Courts and Tribunals: Ensuring Judicial Independence and Accountability20-21 September 2019, at Leiden Law School (Leiden, The Netherlands). Discussions include critical reflection upon the governance of ITLOS.

For further information see the programme and registration.

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