Category Archives: South China Sea

The due diligence obligations of the flag state with respect to its fishing vessels and the environment

By: Eva Romée van der Marel  PDF Version: The due diligence obligations of the flag state with respect to its fishing vessels and the environment Decision commented on: The Matter of the South China Sea Arbitration, Between the Republic of Philippines … Continue reading

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The South China Sea Arbitration’s Interpretation of Article 121(3) of the LOSC: A Disquieting First

By: Alex G. Oude Elferink PDF Version: The South China Sea Arbitration’s Interpretation of Article 121(3) of the LOSC: a Disquieting First Decision commented on: The Matter of the South China Sea Arbitration, Between the Republic of Philippines and The … Continue reading

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The South China Sea Award and the Treatment of Traditional Fishing Rights within the Territorial Sea

By: Endalew Lijalem Enyew PDF Version: The South China Sea Award and the Treatment of Traditional Fishing Rights within the Territorial Sea Decision commented on: The Matter of the South China Sea Arbitration, Between the Republic of Philippines and The … Continue reading

Posted in Archipelagic waters, Artisanal fishing, Exclusive ecnomic zone, Law of the Sea Convention, South China Sea, Territorial sea, Traditional Fishing Rights | Leave a comment