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UNCLOS at 25: Smooth Sailing or Stormy Seas?

Law of the Sea

Location:

Martin Hall
New College
Mound Place
Edinburgh
EH1 2LX

Date/time

Fri 22 November 2019
13:30-17:00

Programme

13:30 Welcome
James Harrison (University of Edinburgh)

13:40-14:20 Keynote : UNCLOS at 25 - A United Kingdom Perspective
Margaret Purdasy (Assistant Legal Adviser, Overseas Territories and Maritime Team, Legal Directorate, Foreign and Commonwealth Office)

14:20-15:30 Developing the Legal Framework in Areas beyond National Jurisdiction

Deep seabed mining: Joanna Dingwall (Scottish Government/University of Glasgow)
Biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction: Joanna Mossop (Victoria University of Wellington)

Discussant: Elisa Morgera (University of Strathclyde)

15:30-15:50 Refreshment Break

15:50-17:00 Trends in Dispute Settlement

Maritime boundary delimitation: Ki Beom Lee (The Asan Institute for Policy Studies)
The relationship between UNCLOS and other rules of international law: James Harrison (University of Edinburgh)

Discussant: Alan Boyle (University of Edinburgh)

 

This event is free and open to all but registration is required (link below)

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