Author Archives: A.N. Honniball

World Oceans Day 2017

World Oceans Day is celebrated 8 June 2017. This year’s theme is, Our Oceans, Our Future, and events around the world will occur in the week surrounding the 8 June 2017.

For more information, see the host of events listed here.

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Conference: Eine nachhaltige Zukunft für unsere Ozeane?

The German Society for the United Nations (DGVN) and the Swedish Embassy in Germany shall host a conference, entitled, Eine nachhaltige Zukunft für unsere Ozeane? (A sustainable future for our oceans?), 7 June 2017, at the Swedish Embassy (Berlin, Germany). The discussion and live report from the United Nations Ocean Conference will be held in German.

For more information see the programme and registration page.

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Conference: Seafood Transparency and Sustainability

The Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency, The Nature Conservancy and the Organization for Regional and Inter-regional Studies (Waseda University) shall host a conference, entitled, Seafood Transparency and Sustainability, 16-17 May 2017, at Waseda University (Shinjuku, Japan).

For more information and registration see here. The programme is available here.

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Workshop: Natural Marine Resource Management in a Changing Climate

The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea and the Elisabeth Haub School of Law shall host a workshop, entitled, Natural Marine Resource Management in a Changing Climate, 13-14 June 2017, at the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (Tromsø, Norway).

For more information and registration (fees apply) see the announcement and programme. The call for papers was previously reported.

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Conference: Exploring the human element of the oceans – the gender implications of the law of the sea

The School of Law of the University of Milano-Bicocca shall host a conference, entitled, Exploring the human element of the oceans: the gender implications of the law of the sea, 25-26 May 2017, at the University of Milano-Bicocca (Milan, Italy).

For more information see the programme, and registration page. The call for papers was previously reported.

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2010 HNS Protocol: First Ratification

On 21 April 2017 Norway became the first state to deposit its instrument of ratification to the Protocol of 2010 to the International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea. There are currently seven other signatories, subject to ratification.

For further information, and requirements for entry into force, see here. A consolidated version of the treaty (2010 HNS Convention) is available here.

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Conference: A Bridge Over Troubled Waters – Dispute Resolution in the Law of International Watercourses and the Law of the Sea

The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law shall host a conference, entitled,  A Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Dispute Resolution in the Law of International Watercourses and the Law of the Sea, 25-26 September 2017.

For more information, see here and the poster here.

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