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.



Dr Arron N Honniball, Research Fellow in the Ocean Law and Policy team at the Centre of International Law (CIL), National University of Singapore, contributes to the JCLOS blog and writes about the freedom of navigation following the judgement by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea in the M/V “Norstar” Case.


JCLOS Final Conference: Balancing stability and flexibility in adapting to future challenges

The KG Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS) are pleased to announce the JCLOS Final Conference - (?)CLOS Starting Conference: "Balancing stability and flexibility in adapting to future challenges.The conference will be held in Tromsø, 19 - 20 September 2019.


New post on the JCLOS blog!

Jan Jakub Solski contributes to the discussion that has arisen in relation to the recent tensions surrounding the rights of foreign warships and other sovereign immune vessels to navigate the Northern Sea Route and possible developments in Russian legislation.


New PhD at JCLOS by Natalia Ermolina!

Natalia Ermolina sucsessfully defended her thesis "The Law of Shared Hydrocarbon Resources and the Questions of Shared State Responsibility for Environmental Harm Arising from Their Cooperative Management" on the 7th of May. 


New book by JCLOS researcher Vito De Lucia

His book is a sustained study of the ecosystem approach, an legal and governance concept that aims at overcoming the fragmentation of traditional environmental legal approaches.




Contact information:


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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