Category Archives: Biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ)

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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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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Dispute Settlement in the New Treaty on Marine Biodiversity in Areas beyond National Jurisdiction

Dispute Settlement in the New Treaty on Marine Biodiversity in Areas beyond National Jurisdiction By: Joanna Mossop* PDF Version:J Mossop Dispute Settlement in the BBNJ Treaty NCLOS Matter commented on: Dispute settlement provisions in BBNJ Introduction In December 2017, the … Continue reading

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Assessing the role of strategic environmental assessments in the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction

By: Kristine Gu PDF version: https://site.uit.no/jclos/files/2019/03/JCLOS-Blog-22.3.2019-Kristine-Gu.pdf Document commented on: President’s aid to negotiations on the international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the meaning of “not undermining” ahead of IGC-2

By: Vito De Lucia PDF version: https://site.uit.no/jclos/files/2019/03/JCLOS-Blog-21.3.2019-Reflecting-on-the-meaning-of-not-undermining-ahead-of-IGC-2-3.pdf Matter commented on: Intergovernmental Conference on marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction Introduction After years of preliminary and preparatory discussions, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) (A/RES/72/249) finally launched an intergovernmental conference … Continue reading

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