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.


Workshop - Ocean Commons: Common Heritage, MGR and Biodiversity Conservation in ABNJ

The workshop intends to debate some of the key questions being raised and discussed within the context of the ongoing preparatory committee of the United Nations tasked with delivering a draft text containing elements for an international legally-binding instrument under the United Nations Conventions for the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction.


New post on the JCLOS blog

Nigel Bankes has published a new post for the JCLOS blog entitled: The Maritime Aspects of the Award in the Arbitration between Croatia and Slovenia


Workshop on Current Developments in the Law of the Sea

On 31 May 2017, the Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (NILOS) & Utrecht Centre for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law (UCWOSL) hosted a joint workshop with JCLOS on Current Developments in the Law of the Sea.The following presentations were given (downloads as pdf): 


Law as a tool in limiting climate change

The climate is changing. But do we have the legal remedies in place to meet these changes? And how can we, through law, restrict and adapt to climate change?




Contact information:


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

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

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