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Vacancy: PhD scholarship at UNSW Sydney

The UNSW Sydney is offering a PhD scholarship for research in the Law of the Sea. This scholarship is available to participate in a project addressing the enhancement of maritime security through informal lawmaking. Preference will be given to proposals that have a multilateral or regional perspective rather than focusing on the law and policy of one particular country. Multidisciplinary perspectives on the issues being assessed are encouraged. Deadline for applications is 4 February 2020. More information is available here.

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Vacancy: CIL – Two Research Associate/Fellow Positions

The Centre for International Law (CIL) at the National University of Singapore is currently advertising two research positions in its Ocean Law & Policy Programme. CIL is seeking applications from candidates with both an advanced degree in international law (PhD or LLM) and a demonstrable interest in the law of the sea, marine environmental law or the international regulation of shipping. Candidates with a particular interest in Southeast Asia and its regional institutions are strongly encouraged to apply. The closing date for applications is 20 January 2020.

For further details and to apply please see here.

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Vacancy: post-doctoral position at Gothenburg University

The Department of Law of the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg is announcing a post-doctoral position in Ocean Governance Law. For the purpose of this position ocean governance is widely construed, so as to include the regulation of human activities pertaining to or directly affecting the utilisation and long-term management of the oceans and their resources. Examples of relevant issue areas are social, economic and ecological aspects of shipping, utilisation and preservation of marine living resources, management of ecosystems under change, and regulatory challenges relating to the introduction of artificial intelligence in a maritime context. Closing date is 20 November 2019. More information is available here.

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ITLOS – Nippon Foundation Capacity Building and Training Programme 2019-2020

The ITLOS-Nippon Foundation Capacity-Building and Training Programme on Dispute Settlement under UNCLOSJuly 2019 – March 2020, to be held at the seat of ITLOS (Hamburg, Germany), is welcoming applications until 25 April 2019.

For more information see the flyer and website.

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ITLOS – Nippon Foundation Capacity Building and Training Programme 2018-2019

The ITLOS-Nippon Foundation Capacity-Building and Training Programme on Dispute Settlement under UNCLOS, July 2018 – March 2019, to be held at ITLOS (Hamburg, Germany), is now open for applicants until 20 April 2018.

For more information see the flyer and website.

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ITLOS: 2017/2018 Capacity-Building and Training Programme

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea has launched the 2017-2018 edition of its capacity-building and training programme on dispute settlement under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. This initiative was established in 2007 with the financial support of the Nippon Foundation and each edition consists on a full-time nine-month programme. Targeted participants are young government officials or researchers currently working on issues of the law of the sea or dispute settlement who are looking to develop their legal skills and deepen their practical knowledge of the settlement of disputes mechanisms. The application deadline for this edition is 20 April 2017. More information is available here and in this flyer.

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ITLOS: 9th Nippon Foundation Programme on Dispute Settlement

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea has just announced the 2015-2016 capacity-building and training programme on dispute settlement under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. The programme was established in 2007 with the financial support of the Nippon Foundation. The 9th programme will be conducted within a period of 9 months from 15 July 2015 to 31 March 2016. Training will take place principally at the ITLOS premises in Hamburg, Germany.Targeted participants are young government officials or researchers currently working on issues of the law of the sea or dispute settlement who are looking to develop their legal skills and deepen their practical knowledge of the settlement of disputes mechanisms. The application deadline is 4 May 2015 and you can find all the information here.

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