Twentieth anniversary of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf - Open Meeting

10 March 2017 (10 AM/1 PM) Trusteeship Council Chamber


To mark the twentieth anniversary of the establishment of the Commission and to highlight the work it carried out in these two decades and reflect on the relationship between the Commission and the other two treaty bodies established under the Convention, namely the International Seabed Authority and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

 



Presentations

Welcome and opening remarks

Mr. Lawrence F. Awosika, Chairperson of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf

Official documents of the Commission: development and evolution

Mr. Mazlan Bin Madon, Member of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf

The mandate of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf

Mr. Galo Carrera, Vice-Chairperson of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf

An external and internal view of the work of the Commission

Mr. Walter Roest, Vice-Chairperson of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf

The relevance and importance of the work of the Commission to the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea

Mr. Vladimir Golitsyn, President of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

The relevance and importance of the work of the Commission to the International Seabed Authority

Mr. Michael Lodge, Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority

Closing remarks

Mr. Miguel de Serpa Soares, Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and the United Nations Legal Counsel

Farewell message and closing

Mr. Lawrence F. Awosika, Chairperson of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf