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Virtual progress towards a new global treaty on marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction

By: Christian Prip Pdf:NCLOS Blog Prip New Treaty Matter commented on: Virtual inter-sessional work of the Intergovernmental Conference on an international legally binding instrument under UNCLOS on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national … Continue reading

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EEZs in the Adriatic: challenges and opportunities in a semi-enclosed sea

By: Thomas Bickl PDF Version: NCLOS Blog Bickl III_EEZs Adriatic Matter commented on: EEZ declarations of Croatia and Italy I. Introduction This blogpost is going to discuss the implications of the EEZs of Croatia and Italy in the Adriatic with regard … Continue reading

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Lessons to be learned from OSPAR’s network of marine protected areas in areas beyond national jurisdiction, in light of the BBNJ negotiations

By: Bas Klerk PDF version: NCLOS Blog_Bas Klerk Matter commented on: BBNJ negotiations; lessons to be learned from OSPAR’s MPA regime in ABNJ. I          Introduction The first steps toward the adoption of an international legally binding instrument (ILBI) on biodiversity beyond … Continue reading

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EU v. Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean: a good moment to sponsor dispute settlement

By: Thomas Bickl PDF version:NCLOS T Bickl Blog no fts EU-Turkey Matter commented on: Maritime claims in the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean; upcoming European Council 1/2 October 2020 I. Introduction The situation in the Eastern Mediterranean is on the agenda … Continue reading

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The Sea Dominates the Law: Rise in Sea Level as a Grotian Moment

By: Bharatt Goel Pdf version: Bharatt Goel_Blog post Matter commented on: Sea level rise and law of the sea The global rise in sea level has manifested a challenge to international law and opened a Pandora box of legal questions prompting … Continue reading

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Squaring the Oceanic Circle? On Regional Approaches to the Conservation of Marine Biodiversity in Areas beyond National Jurisdiction

By Vito De Lucia Pdf version:Vito De Lucia Regional Governance BBNJ Matter commented on: regional approaches to marine biodiversity conservation in ABNJ Introduction The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has determined the cancellation or postponement of a great many international meetings, including … Continue reading

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The Application of Teachings by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

By: Sondre Torp Helmersen PDF Version: S T Helmersen Blog post Matter commented on: teachings by the ITLOS This blog post is based on an article in (2020) 11 Journal of International Dispute Settlement p. 20-46, which can be accessed through … Continue reading

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CJEU judgement on Slovenia v Croatia: What role for international law in EU-accession dispute settlement?

By: Thomas Bickl PDF Version:Bickl II CJEU SLO CRO Matter commented on: CJEU judgement on jurisdiction Case Art. 259 TFEU Republic of Slovenia v Republic of Croatia (C-457/18), 31 January 2020 I. Introduction With regard to the Case under examination … Continue reading

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A book review of Emerging Legal Orders in the Arctic: The Role of Non-Arctic Actors

By: Jan Jakub Solski* PDF version: NCLOS Blog Jan Solski Blog book review Matter commented on: Emerging Legal Orders in the Arctic: The Role of Non-Arctic Actors Akiho Shibata, Leilei Zou, Nikolas Sellheim and Marzia Scopelliti (eds) (2019) Informa Law from … Continue reading

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The Advocate General’s Opinion on Slovenia v Croatia: A proper reflection of international law and the EU’s role in the Arbitration Agreement?

By: Thomas Bickl PDF Version: Bickl AG CJEU SLO CRO Matter commented on: Advocate General Opinion Case Republic of Slovenia v Republic of Croatia (C-457/18), 11 December 2019 I. Introduction The Republic of Slovenia brought infringement proceedings against the Republic of … Continue reading

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