The International Court of Justice (ICJ) delivered judgment in the Australia v Japan (Antarctic Whaling) case on 31 March 2014. It found that Japan's current whaling programme in the Southern Ocean contravenes the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling and must cease.
This seminar will analyse the judgment, and the conduct of the proceedings leading up to it, and consider the implications for international environmental law, the law of treaties, the International Whaling Commission and other international organisations. It will also discuss points of interest in the litigation procedure, in particular the handling of scientific evidence by the ICJ.
The event will be followed by a reception.
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This course is accredited with 1.5 CPD hours.
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This event is convened by Jill Barrett, Arthur Watts Senior Research Fellow in Public International Law, British Institute of International and Comparative Law
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