Roundtable discussion on the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 
fifteen years after its entry into force 
 

Updated on 20 July 2010

Panelist

Presentation

Prof. Bernard H. Oxman, Richard A. Hausler
Professor of Law
University of Miami

The right of States to establish Maritime Zones under UNCLOS

Prof. Robert Beckman
Director, Centre for International Law
National University of Singapore

Combating piracy, in particular the case of piracy off the coast of Somalia

Ms. Emma Romano Sarne
Second Secretary
Permanent Mission of the Republic of the Philippines to the United Nations

The conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity, including MGRs

Professor Ted L. McDorman
Faculty of Law
University of Victoria

How to enhance the implementation of UNCLOS at the national level

Prof. Lucia Fanning,
Director of Marine Affairs Programme
Dalhousie University

Is regional cooperation a way to enhance ocean governance?

Prof. David Freestone
Lobingier Visiting Professor of Comparative Law
and Jurisprudence, George Washington University

Closing remarks

 

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