Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea

As of 1 September 2019, the Centre has changed its name to the Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea. The Centre webpages will be updated accordingly. The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea was established on 1 September 2013. The Centre was funded by the K. G. Jebsen Foundation and UiT the Arctic University of Norway. The funding period for JCLOS ended 31 August 2019.

News

NCLOS researcher awarded a Honorable Mention!

Our talented researcher, Vito De Lucia, has been awarded a Honorable Mention from the panel of the Richard Macrory Prize for best article 2019 the Journal of Environmental Law, published by Oxford
University Press.

04.12.2019

Slik vil UiT-forskere og UD beskytte livet i havet gjennom ny FN-avtale

Hvordan beskytte livet i havet mot plastforsøpling, forurensning og effekter av klimaendringer? UiTs eksperter rådgir Utenriksdepartementet som nå forhandler i FN om “havets grunnlov”, havrettskonvensjonen.

29.11.2019

Workshop on "Floating Nuclear Power Plants"

Interested in legal challenges raised by the use of floating nuclear power plants in the Arctic? Then you should attend this workshop! (will be in English.) Presentations by representatives of:

  • Norwegian Coastal Administration;
  • Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority;
  • International Maritime Organization;
  • NCLOS.
  This workshop is hosted in the context of the Arctic FNPPs project funded by the FRAM Centre. Program and more information here.

25.11.2019

Secrets of the Oceans: Floating Nuclear Power Plants in the Arctic

We are pleased once again to welcome all to #SecretsoftheOceans with NCLOS - Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea, UiT. Join us and learn about the use of floating nuclear power plants in the Arctic in an informal and pleasant setting!This time the title of the event is ‘Challenges associated with the use of Floating Nuclear Power Plants in the Arctic’.

30.09.2019

NCLOS - One of the contributors to the IPCC report on oceans and ice

The Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea – One of the contributors to the IPCC report on oceans and ice.The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has just released a special report on the ocean and the cryosphere (i.e. ice) https://www.ipcc.ch/srocc/home/. The report presents disturbing scenarios, including dramatic sea level rise, quicker and increasing ice melting, changes in species migrations, Ocean acidification and other harmful effects on marine biodiversity and ecosystems.

27.09.2019

Activities

 

Contact information:

Lawofthesea@jus.uit.no

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

Assistant leader: Professor Ingvild U. Jakobsen: ingvild.jakobsen@uit.no

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


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