Category Archives: Law of the Sea Convention

Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean: Has the ICJ marginalized the geological and geomorphological criteria in favor of a distance related criteria?

By: Signe Veierud Busch PDF version: Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean: Has the ICJ marginalized the geological and geomorphological criteria in favor of a distance related criteria, 290322, NCLOS blog Matter commented on: International Court of Justice (ICJ) Judgment in … Continue reading

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Conclusions of the Aurora Conference: “The limits and possibilities of sovereignty, as both the organizing logic and the central legal principle underpinning Law of the Sea and Ocean Governance (LOSOG)”

PDF Version: Conclusions of the Aurora Conference, 140122 NCLOS blog By: Julia Gaunce, Mazyar Ahmad, and Endalew Lijalem Enyew Matter commented on:  The Aurora Conference, 25-26 November 2021, Tromsø, Norway. 1. Introduction The law of the sea is facing fundamental … Continue reading

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Maritime Security Threats and the Passage Regime in the Bab el-Mandeb

By: Alexander Lott PDF version: Alexander Lott_210621_NCLOS Blog  Matter commented on: Maritime security threats and the passage regime in the Bab el-Mandeb   1 Introduction The strait of Bab el-Mandeb separates Africa from the Arabian Peninsula and is an important element … 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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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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Provisional Application of an Amendment to the London Protocol to Facilitate Collaborative CCS Projects

By: Nigel Bankes PDF version: Blog_NBankes_Article6 (GZ DW edit)(NB) Document Commented On: Resolution LP.5(14) on the Provisional Application of the 2009 Amendment to Article 6 of the London Protocol, adopted 11 October 2019, by the 14th Meeting of the Contracting … Continue reading

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Freedom of Navigation Following the M/V “Norstar” Case

By: Arron N. Honniball Pdf version: https://site.uit.no/jclos/files/2019/06/JCLOS-Blog_4.6.2019_Honniball_Norstar_Freedom_of_Navigation.pdf Case commented on: The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, Judgement in the M/V “Norstar” Case Between Panama and Italy, 10 April 2019. Introduction The International Tribunal for the Law of … Continue reading

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Navigational rights of warships through the Northern Sea Route (NSR) – all bark and no bite?

By: Jan Jakub Solski PDF version: https://site.uit.no/jclos/files/2019/05/JCLOS-Blog_31.5.2019_Jan-Solski-1.pdf Document commented on: Draft Resolution of the Government of Russia on Amendments to the Resolution of the Government of Russia No. 1102, 2 October 1999, “On the rules of navigation and presence of … 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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