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2010 News Items

 

 

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CLCS home-page

 

April 2010: Ms. Aleeza Moseley (Barbados) 2009-2010 Fellow visits the Division several times on the occasion of her participation in the Barbados Delegation presenting their submission to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (CLCS)

 

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27 and 28 January 2010: Final 2009-2010 Fellows' research presentations and seminar series held at the Division, all presentations and photos are available

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11 January 2010: The UNCLOS Group of the National Oceanography Centre, University of Southampton (Southampton, U.K.) joins the Fellowship Programme as a host institution

 

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4 January 2010: Ms. LaVerne Walker (St. Lucia), 2005-2006 Fellow visits the Division and meets the Director and some of the 2009-2010 Fellows

 

2009 News Items

 

A/RES/64/71

4 December 2009: United Nations General Assembly once again recognizes the contribution of the ongoing implementation of the United Nations - Nippon Foundation Fellowship Programme in its latest Oceans and the Law of the Sea Resolution

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Legal Counsel’s
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1 December 2009: the United Nations - The Nippon Foundation of Japan Fellows currently undertaking their second-phase placement at the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations, met with Ms. Patricia O'Brien, Under-Secretary-General and the Legal Counsel of the United Nations, to discuss their Law of the Sea and Ocean Affairs research

 

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November / December: 2009-2010 Fellows' research presentations and seminar series begins

 

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Arctic mapping and UNCLOS blog

 

5 November 2009: Dr. Betsy Baker, Associate Professor, Vermont Law School, on sabbatical at Dartmouth College, Dickey Center, Institute of Arctic Studies (2009-2010) speaks informally to the Fellows and Division Staff about her work in summer 2008 and 2009 as part of the Arctic Ocean continental shelf mapping efforts on the icebreaker USCGC Healy (with the Canadian CG cutter Louis S. St.-Laurent), as well as her current research on ecosystem-based management and possible scenarios for cooperation in disputed maritime areas (case study: Beaufort Sea)

 

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28 October 2009: Mr. Philippe Gautier, Registrar of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea provides a briefing on the Tribunal and various cases relevant to the Fellows' research projects

 

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27 October 2009: Ms. Miriam Sara-Repetto (Peru), 2005-2006 Fellow visits the  Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea and meets the Director and some of the 2009-2010 Fellows

 

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22 October 2009: Mr. Nagamitsu, Executive Director, The Nippon Foundation of Japan meets several 2009-2010 Fellows in New York on the occasion of the  2009 Fellowship Selection Committee Meeting

 

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1 September 2009: Ms. Sampan Panjarat (Thailand) 2007-2008 Programme Alumni is appointed as new Alumni Representative

 

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31 Aug - 4 September 2009: Mr. Ahamada Mohamed (Comoros) 2007-2008 Programme Alumni represents the Comoros during the General Assembly Ad Hoc Working Group of the Whole to recommend a course of action to the General Assembly on the Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, Including Socio-Economic Aspects

 

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29 Aug 2009: All 2009-2010 Fellows have begun their first-phase placements

 

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19-21 Aug 2009: The Programme Advisor, Dr. Francois Bailet, conducts a site visit to Tulane University

 

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24 June 2009: New News Letter (May-July'09) available

 

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SPLOS website

 

22-26 June 2009: 2 Alumni and 2 Fellows participate in the 19th Meeting of States Parties to the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, in NY, USA.

 

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ICP website

 

17-19 June 2009: 3 Alumni and 2 Fellows participate in the 10th United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea in NY, USA.

 

ISA website

 

25 May – 5 June 2009: 2 Alumni - Ms. Turnquest (Bahamas) and Mr. Dong (Vietnam) – participate in the 15th meeting of the International Seabed Authority in Kingston, Jamaica

 

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e-news letter

 

16 April 2009: Alumni establish an Alumni website and commit to publishing a quarterly electronic news letter

 

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15 April 2009: Alumni Meeting Inaugural Alumni Leadership and Teambuilding Challenge won by team "Reza" congratulations to the team and its leader!

 

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13-17 April 2009: Asia-Pacific Alumni Meeting held in Tokyo at The Nippon Foundation of Japan Headquarters, co-organized by the Ocean Policy Research Foundation, with briefings provided by Academic Host Institution Professors, the Alumni, Ocean Policy Research Foundation, the University of Tokyo, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

 

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13 April 2009: Chairman Sasakawa and the Executive Director of The Nippon Foundation meet in Tokyo with the Deputy Director of the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea and the Division’s Programme Advisor on the occasion of the United Nations – Nippon Foundation Fellowship Programme Asia-Pacific Alumni Meeting

 

 

2008 News Items

 

A/RES/63/111

5 December 2008: United Nations General Assembly once again takes note with satisfaction of the ongoing implementation of the United Nations - Nippon Foundation Fellowship Programme in its latest Oceans and the Law of the Sea Resolution

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30 October 2008 : United Nations - The Nippon Foundation of Japan Fellowship Selection Committee makes selections for 2009-2010 Fellowship session and meets with 2008-2009 Fellows in New York

 

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16 October 2008: the United Nations - The Nippon Foundation of Japan Fellows currently undertaking their second-phase placement at the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations, met with  Ms. Patricia O'Brien, Under-Secretary-General and The Legal Counsel of the United Nations, to discuss their Law of the Sea and Ocean Affairs research

 

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19-27 August 2008: Dr. Francois Bailet, Fellowship Programme Advisor, conducts site visits to the Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches sur le Droit des Activités Maritimes et l'Environnement (CERDAME), Institut du Droit et de la Paix et du Développement, Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis (Nice, France) currently hosting Mr. Landry Etoga (Cameroon) and the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (Heidelberg, Germany) currently hosting Mr. Reza Dehghani (Iran)

 

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15 July 2008: Dr. Francois Bailet, Fellowship Programme Advisor, conducts site visits to the Marine Affairs Programme, Dalhousie University currently hosting Ms. Asha Singh (Guyana), and the International Ocean Institute Ocean Governance Training Programme which was attended by Ms. Asha Singh (Guyana) and Ms. Nasuchon Nopparat (Thailand)

 

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23 June 2008: Prof. Stuart Kaye, Nippon Fellowship Supervisor at the Melbourne University Law School (Victoria, Australia) participates in the United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea as a member of the Australian Delegation

 

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13 June 2008: Three 2005-2006 Alumni participate in the eighteenth Meeting of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and the ninth meeting of the United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea held at United Nations Headquarters in New York: Ms. Turnquest (Bahamas), Ms. Natova (Bulgaria) and Mr. Dong (Vietnam)

 

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28 May 2008: Representatives from the Ocean Policy and Research Foundation (OPRF) of Japan visit the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, Office of Legal affairs of the United Nations

 

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28 January 2008: The Fellowship Programme is proud to welcome the prestigious Francophone institution: Centre d'Etudes et de Récherches sur le Droit des Activités Maritimes et l'Environnement (CERDAME), Institut du Droit et de la Paix et du Développement, Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis (Nice, France)

 

 

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