Date: 19th November 2014
Time: 17:30 - 20:00
Time: Seminar - 17:30-19:00, Drinks reception - 19:00-20:00
Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP
This seminar will focus on major developments in Arctic international law and diplomacy, such as evolving governance structures (in particular related to the Arctic Council); the rights in international law of indigenous peoples; challenges for law of the sea and shipping (including the negotiations on a Polar Shipping Code); boundary issues and delineation of Arctic continental shelves; regulation of Arctic fisheries; promoting and removing barriers to scientific co-operation; promotion of sustainable development; and the emerging role of non-Arctic States in the region.
The seminar will be followed by a drinks reception.
- Evan T. Bloom, Director, Office of Ocean and Polar Affairs, U.S. Department of State
- Frederick J. Kenney, Director Legal Affairs and External Relations Division, International Maritime Organization
- Dr Alexandra Xanthaki, Brunel Law School
- Professor David D. Caron, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London
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Event convened by Jill Barrett, Arthur Watts Senior Research Fellow in Public International Law, British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL).
This event is accredited for 1.5 CPD points.
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