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



The JCLOS Blog:

"ITLOS Special Chamber Prescribes Provisional Measures with Respect to Oil and Gas Activities in Disputed Area in Case Involving Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire", by Nigel Bankes.

Newest publications

Erik J. Molenaar

International Law on Arctic Fisheries, Polar Law and Resources

Maria Madalena das Neves and Nigel Bankes

The Energy Policies of Selected Arctic States, Polar Law and Resources

Alex Oude Elferink

"Indian Ocean and the Law of the Sea", Oxford Handbook on the Law of the Sea. 

Alex Oude Elferink, Don Rothwell, Tim Stephens and Karen Scott

"Charting the Future for the Law of the Sea", Oxford Handbook on the Law of the Sea

Erik J. Molenaar

"Port and Coastal States", Oxford Handbook on the Law of the Sea.

Alex Oude Elferink

Pre-print: "ITLOS’s Approach to the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf beyond 200 Nautical Miles in the Bangladesh/Myanmar Case: Theoretical and Practical Difficulties

 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.



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Contact information:


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

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