K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea





28 April: Outreach seminar (in Norwegian): "Rettslige retningslinjer og begrensninger ved endring av fiskeriregimet i kjølvannet av "Tveterås-utvalget", NOU 2014:16. Mer informasjon.


8 - 9 May workshop:

The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea is hosting a workshop on Environmental Standards for Deep Seabed Mining in Tromsø, Norway 8 - 9 May.


More information.

29 - 30 May: The registration is now open for the Conference: The European Union and the Arctic, Dundee, Scotland.

4 - 5 June: Join other PhD students on a Summer Course in the Arctic.




12 November: Stakeholder seminar


2 September: Signe V. Busch will defend her thesis " Third State Involvement in the Context of Establishing the Outer Limits of the Continental Shelf".  More information here.


 22 - 24 September: Centre Days

23 September: Centre Days Workshops - program 

25 - 26 September Energy Law Conference: "The legal issues associated with the development and use of Arctic energy resources", Tromsø - Program


Opening of the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea.



The Blog of the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea:

The Canaries in the Climate System: Melting Arctic Glaciers and Flooded Island States, by Signe Veierud Busch.

Newest publications

Yoshinobu Takei

“The Role of the Arctic Council in the Development of International Law: Past, Present and Future”, in The Yearbook of Polar Law, Vol. 6, 2014, pp. 349-374.

Svein Vigeland Rottem,

‘A Note on the Arctic Council Agreements’. Ocean Development and International Law, Vol 46, No 1, 2015, pp. 50-59.

Irene Dahl

"Maritime Delimitation in the Arctic: Implications for Fisheries Jurisdiction and Cooperation in the Barents Sea.", Int. Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, 2014.

Anders Grønstad Friisk

Arctic Coastal State Jurisdiction in an Era of Climate Change. Vessel-Source Oil Pollution and International Shipping in Norwegian and Russian Arctic Waters. FNI Report 12/2014. Lysaker, FNI, 2014, 54 p.

Irene Dahl

"Fisheries Cooperation between Norway and Russia in the Barents Sea.", Regional Strategies to Maritime Security - A comparative Perspective,  Valencia: Tirant Lo Blanch 2014. ISBN 978-84-9086-060-1, s. 45 - 61.

Vito de Lucia

"Competing Narratives and Complex Genealogies:: The Ecosystem Approach in International Environmental Law" Journal of Environmental Law, 2014.

Nigel Bankes

"Recent Framework Agreements for the Recognition and Development of Transboundary Hydrocarbon Resources", Int. Journal of Marine and Coastal Law (vol. 29, issue #4).

Chircop, Aldo; Bunik, Ivan; McConnell, Moira; Kristoffer Svendsen

"Course Convergence? Comparative Perspectives on the Governance of Navigation and Shipping in Canadian and Russian Arctic Waters". Ocean Yearbook 2014; Volum 28. ISSN 0191-8575.s 291 - 327.

Kristoffer Svendsen

"Russia Increases Oil Supplies to China", Int. Energy Law Review 2014, Volum 32 (2), S. 50-53.

Davor Vidas

"Sea-Level Rise and International Law: At the Convergence of Two Epochs", Climate Law, Vol. 4, 2014, pp. 70-84.  

Page administrator: Annikken Steinbakk
Last changed: 14.04.2015


Contact information:


Leader: Professor Tore Henriksen: tore.henriksen@uit.no

Administration: Senior Advisor Christin Skjervold: christin.skjervold@uit.no