Meetings of States Parties to the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea


United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

MEETING OF STATES PARTIES

Thirtieth Meeting (Opening: 6 July 2020 - Plenary meetings: 24-26 August 2020 - Deliberations through virtual platforms, written exchanges and in person: 30 October-9 December [TBC])


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    Documents of the meeting, published as they become available:

  • SPLOS/30/L.1/Rev.1 - Provisional agenda
  • SPLOS/30/1 Thirtieth Meeting Agenda
  • SPLOS/30/2 - Annual report of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea for 2019
  • SPLOS/30/3 - Report on budgetary matters for the financial periods 2017–2018 and 2019–2020 - Presented by the Registrar of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
  • SPLOS/30/4 - Appointment of Auditor for the financial years 2021–2024 - Presented by the Tribunal
  • SPLOS/30/5 - Draft budget proposals of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea for the budget period 2021–2022 - Presented by the Tribunal
  • SPLOS/30/5/Add.1 - Draft budget proposals of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea for the budget period 2021–2022 -Addendum
  • SPLOS/30/6 - Amendments to the Financial Regulations of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
  • SPLOS/30/7 - Election of seven members of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea - Note by the Registrar of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea on the election procedures
  • SPLOS/30/8 - Election of seven members of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea - List of candidates nominated by States parties - Note by the Registrar of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
  • SPLOS/30/8/Add.1 - Election of seven members of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea - List of candidates nominated by States parties - Note by the Registrar of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
  • SPLOS/30/9 - Curricula vitae of candidates nominated by States Parties for election to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea - Note by the Registrar
  • SPLOS/30/CRP.1 - Complete curricula vitae of candidates nominated by States Parties for election to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, including list of publications (English | Français)
  • SPLOS/30/10 - Letter dated 13 April 2020 from the Chair of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf addressed to the President of the thirtieth Meeting of States Parties
  • SPLOS/30/10/Add.1 - Letter dated 13 April 2020 from the Chair of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf addressed to the President of the thirtieth Meeting of States Parties-Addendum dated 7 May 2020
  • SPLOS/30/10/Add.2 - Letter dated 13 April 2020 from the Chair of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf addressed to the President of the thirtieth Meeting of States Parties-Addendum dated 10 July 2020
  • SPLOS/30/10/Add.3 - Letter dated 13 April 2020 from the Chair of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf addressed to the President of the thirtieth Meeting of States Parties-Addendum dated 14 September 2020
  • SPLOS/30/10/Add.4 - Letter dated 13 April 2020 from the Chair of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf addressed to the President of the thirtieth Meeting of States Parties-Addendum dated 5 October 2020
  • SPLOS/30/11 - Options to address the working conditions of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf - Note by the Secretariat
  • SPLOS/30/12 - Practice of the Secretary-General in respect of the deposit of charts and/or lists of geographical coordinates of points under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea - Note by the Secretariat
  • SPLOS/30/13 - Credentials of representatives to the thirtieth Meeting of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: Report of the Credentials Committee
  • SPLOS/30/14 - Report of the thirtieth Meeting of States Parties
  • SPLOS/30/15 -Letter dated 12 October 2020 from the President of the thirtieth Meeting of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea addressed to representatives of the States Parties to the Convention


    Additional documents referred to in the agenda of the Twenty-ninth Meeting of States Parties:

  • A/74/350 - Oceans and the law of the sea - Report of the Secretary-General
  • A/75/70 - Oceans and the law of the sea - Report of the Secretary-General


    Other reference documents:

  • SPLOS/2/Rev.5 - Rules of Procedure for Meetings of States Parties
  • SPLOS/201 - Arrangement for the allocation of seats on the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea and the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf
  • SPLOS/231 - Report of the twenty-first Meeting of States Parties
  • SPLOS/29/9 - Report of the twenty-ninth Meeting of States Parties (New York, 17-19 June 2019)
  • A/RES/74/19 - Oceans and the law of the sea - Resolution by the General Assembly

Secretariat contact:

Secretary of the Meeting of States Parties
Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea
Office of Legal Affairs
Room DC2-0450
United Nations
New York, New York 10017
USA

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