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

The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea was established on 1 September 2013.The Centre is financed by the K. G. Jebsen Foundation and UiT the Arctic University of Norway.


Presentations from the workshop - Ocean Commons: Common Heritage, MGR and Biodiversity Conservation in ABNJ

On June, 13 2017, the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea and the Institute for International Legal Studies, National Research Council of Italy, jointly organized a workshop titled «Ocean Commons: Common Heritage, Marine Genetic Resources and Biodiversity Conservation in Areas beyond National Jurisdiction». The workshop was held in Rome, Italy.


Climate Change, Coasts, and Precaution - Call for abstracts

The Pace Environmental Law Review, Haub Environmental Law Program at Pace University, and the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS) are pleased to announce the upcoming symposium entitled “Climate Change, Coasts, and Precaution.”


JCLOS at Aqua Nor 2017

JCLOS researcher Irene Dahl has participated with lectures and a seminar at one of the largest meeting places for aquaculture in the world, Aqua Nor 2017. - Legal frames are crucial for a sustainable aquaculture, Dahl says.




Contact information:


Centre leader: Professor Tore Henriksen: tore.henriksen@uit.no

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

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