The legal issues associated with the development and use of Arctic energy resources, 25 - 26 September
In September 2014 the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea will host a conference on the legal issues associated with the developments and use of energy resources in the Arctic. The conference aims to bring together scholars, graduate students, practitioners, representatives of the energy industry, non-governmental organizations and indigenous peoples to discuss a range of legal issues associated with the development and use of energy resources in the Arctic.
The conference program will include sessions on:
Arctic hydrocarbon leasing regimes and strategic environmental issues
Offshore oil and gas activities: compensation and liability issues
Human rights and arctic energy developments
Cooperative arrangements for energy developments in the Barents Sea
Governance issues and arctic energy
Investment and competition Law issues affecting arctic energy developments
Else Berit Eikeland, Member of the Arctic Council - Senior Arctic Official, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Professor Timo Koivurova—Arctic Centre/University of Lapland
Dr. Anatole Boute—University of Aberdeen
Registration: The conference has a registration fee of NOK 1250 which covers the cost of the conference dinner and two lunches.
The conference hotel is Clarion Hotel The Edge and reservation of accommodation, at conference rate, is available until 1 September. For reservation, send an e-mail to: kine.konst@Choice.no, Reference code: 1256.
Other activities at the centre this week:
On Tuesday 23 September the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea will host two workshops:
1: Compliance Mechanisms in International Law
2: The Delimitation of the Continental Shelf Beyond 200 M