JCLOS BLOG UPDATE

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.

05.06.19

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.

05.06.19

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.

03.06.19

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. 

27.05.19

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.

27.05.19

New PhD at JCLOS!

Jan Jakub Solski successfully defended his thesis "Russian Coastal State Jurisdiction over Commercial Vessels Navigating the Northern Sea Route", on Tuesday 23 April 2019, with very engaging discussions between him and his opponents, Professor Alla Podznakova and Professor Ted McDorman!

03.05.19

Defense of dissertation - Natalia Ermolina

On 7 May 2019, Natalia Ermolina, will defend her thesis "The Law of Shared Hydrocarbon Resources and the Questions of Shared State Responsibility for Environmental Harm Arising from Their Cooperative Management". More information about the defense and the trial lecture, here.

03.05.19

New position as Postdoctor fellow at the Centre

The Centre announces a new vacant position for a Postdoctor Fellow. For more information about the vacant position click here.

03.05.19

New posts on the JCLOS blog

Two new posts are published on the JCLOS blog concerning the Intergovernmental Conference on marine biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (the BBNJ process): Kristine Gu writes about “Assessing the Role of Strategic Environmental Assessments in the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction” and Vito De Lucia is "Reflecting on the meaning of "not underminding" ahead of IGC-2".

25.03.19

New post on the JCLOS blog

Professor Tore Henriksen has published a new post for the JCLOS blog on the Senator Case (the Snow Crab Case)

01.03.19

Havets hemmeligheter (Secrets of the Ocean)

We are proud and excited to welcome everyone to a new session of the Secrets of the Ocean. This time we will talk about the cod:  about the cod's importance for Tromsø and Northern Norway, which effects oil has on the Polar Cod and about the legal framework for the management of cod within and outside the Barents Sea.
Wine and snacks from the sea will be served as always. Date and time: Thursday, February 28th at 19.00 in "Champagnekantina" at UiT, Teorifagsbygget, House 6. Welcome!

19.02.19

Accelerate your career in International Law at “the top of the world”!

Promising young researchers within the field of International Law can now apply for the prestigious Marie Skƚodowska-Curie individual fellowship at JCLOS – uniquely located in the Arctic urban research city of Tromsø.

18.01.19

Workshop: From research to practice - how to reduce plastic pollution in the Arctic

SALT Lofoten, KG Jebsen Center for the Law of the Sea, Norut and the research project “Marine Plastic Pollution in the Arctic” are organizing a half-day workshop on how to reduce plastic pollution in the Arctic. The workshop will take place on Monday 21st of January from 12.00 to 16.30 at Scandic Ishavshotel (Fredrik Langnes gate 2, Tromsø). We invite decision makers in key industries in the Arctic, policy makers, managers and scientists to an introduction session on recent research on plastic pollution in the region. Through the following discussions we aim to identify solutions, key knowledge gaps and barriers to reducing the level of marine litter in the European Arctic.

02.01.19

In the Arctic with project on the Galapagos Islands

When Vanessa Arellano from Ecuador was granted a United Nations scholarship in Law for a project on protection of the Galapagos Island, her first preference was to come to JCLOS at UiT. – The Arctic and the Galapagos have many things in common, says Arellano.

20.12.18

Arctic Frontiers 2019 side event: Implications of a BBNJ Treaty for the Arctic

JCLOS is proud to be hosting a side event at Arctic Frontiers on 24 January 2019 in Tromsø, Norway. The Arctic is undergoing profound change, causing near irreversible modifications to the fragile and vulnerable Arctic marine ecology and environment. This side event will explore the possible implications between the existing Arctic marine governance framework and the treaty that is being negotiated at the United Nations to provide for the long-term health and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in the high seas. Each speaker will discuss the possible implications through the lenses of cooperation and compatibility.

14.12.18

Havets hemmeligheter (Secrets of the Ocean)

We are proud to invite to a new Havetshemmeligheter ("The secrets of the ocean") - JCLOS' popular "outreach"! This time it is about the new international Agreement to Prevent Unregulated High Seas Fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean.  Is there a need for such an agreement, and what are it's consequences? Wine and snacks from the sea will be served as always. Welcome!
Alf Hakon Hoel from Norges fiskerihøgskole will contribute, as well as JCLOS's own Tore Henriksen - both from UiT Norges arktiske universitet.

23.11.18

How did Norway get rights over such large sea areas?

It wasn’t obvious in the 1970’s, that the small country Norway, would have the exclusive rights to the resources oil, gas and fish, in a marine area six times the size of our land territory. - We can thank wise politicians with knowledge about the Law of the Sea for this, said prof. Ingvild U. Jakobsen, at the large conference Agenda Nord-Norge last week. She emphasized the importance of having competence in Law of the Sea also for our future global marine challenges. 

19.11.18

New Joint Nordic Master Program in Environmental Law

The need for expertise in Environmental Law is increasing. Starting the autumn of 2019, the Faculty of Law at UiT, is proud to offer international students a brand new and exciting master program in Environmental Law, in collaboration with the University of Uppsala and the University of Eastern Finland.

16.11.18

Workshop on: The International Maritime Organization and Implementation

On 6 September 2018, the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS) organized a workshop on ‘The International Maritime Organization and Implementation’. The workshop enjoyed a very good attendance and commenced with presentations from two external experts: Alexander Proelß (University of Trier) and Jan de Boer (Legal Affairs Office, IMO). Subsequently, several JCLOS/UiT staff (Iva Parlov, Henrik Ringbom, Ingvild Jakobsen, Dorottya Bognar and Julia Gaunce) gave presentations on their ongoing research.

15.10.18

Hosted the most important conference in the world on Polar Law

Climate change, indigenous peoples rights and Polar bear protection. These issues – and many more - were on the agenda when the 11th Polar Law Symposium took place at The Faculty of Law /JCLOS. – The level of legal scholarship is extremely high at UiT and JCLOS, says the initiators of the symposium.

15.10.18

JCLOS and FNI organize side event to the first UN negotiating session towards a new agreement on marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction"

September 12, JCLOS and Fridtjof Nansen Institute (FNI) will organize a Side Event to the 1st session of the BBNJ negotiation in the UN General Assembly, to discuss implications of a future BBNJ agreement for Arctic Biodiversity Governance.

09.10.18


The 11th Polar Law Symposium

JCLOS and The Faculty of Law at UiT are proud to welcome all participants to the 11th Polar Law Symposium. Here you will find all practical information about the Symposium.

02.10.18

Mini-seminar in the Law of the Sea

Come to the mini-seminar in the Law of the Sea that we arrange together with Norges Råfisklag – where research and academia meet the business! Among other exciting things on the program, our Phd's Bjørn Bakke and Ingrid Solstad Andreassen will present their dissertations!

13.09.18

The genetic resources in the deep sea: Possibilities and rights.

Our Postdoctor Fellow Vito De Lucia and  Professor Klara Stensvåg from Norges fiskerihøgskole invites to an new exciting "Researchers' Night" on Thursday 30. August.: Havets hemmeligheter: Genetiske ressurser i det dype havet" ("The secrets of the Sea: The genetical resources in the deep sea: Possibilities and rights.")

05.09.18

Workshop of Indigenous Law and Methodology

During the first week of July, JCLOS postdoctoral fellow Dr. Margherita Paolo Poto organized and led a workshop in Indigenous Law and Methodology. The project was hosted and funded by the prestigious Norwegian Centre for Advanced Study, and took place at the beautiful Holmen Fjordhotell in Oslo.

11.07.18

Polar Law Symposium 2018 in Tromsø

In October, the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS) and the research group for Sami Law at UiT have the honor of hosting the most important conference in the world on Polar Law and Policy – for the first time in Norway.

04.07.18

Could the Indigenous Peoples save the Seas?

In the past week, researchers from all over the world have gathered at the Arctic University of Norway, to discuss Indigenous Peoples’ rights to Marine Areas.

12.06.18

Book launch at the Peace Palace

The new book "Maritime Boundary Delimitation: The Case Law. Is It Consistent and Predictable?" edited by Alex Oude Elferink, Signe Busch and Tore Henriksen of the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea was launched at the Peace Palace in The Hague.

08.06.18


Wants to map the Arctic Ocean through different lenses

Her name means "luck", and she feels fortunate to have spent her time as a Fulbright scholar at JCLOS. At the end of her stay, Onni Irish invites to an interdisciplinary workshop for 5 June that will examine the different ways the Arctic Ocean can be mapped.

25.05.18

The European Union as a Global Actor in the Arctic Ocean

Read the articles that were the results of a workshop by Claudia Cinelli, Marie Cure chair at JCLOS last year. The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law. Volume 33, The European Union as a Global Actor in the Arctic Ocean, 2018 

25.05.18

New York-professor: - Their expertise is important to us

- Their expertise is important to us, says professor and ass. Dean at Pace Law School in New York about K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea. Researchers from JCLOS were co-arrangers for a conference about climate change, coasts and prevention in New York together with Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University. 

11.05.18

When Sandy hit New York

Hearing about when Hurricane Sandy hit New York in 2012 from their research colleagues at Pace University made an impact on JCLOS' researchers Ingvild Jakobsen and Elise Johansen

11.05.18

Workshop: Searching for Critical Environmental Law: Theories, Methods, Critiques

Vito De Lucia, JCLOS, UiT, and Oxford Brookes University, will organize a joint workshop in Oxford 10 -11 May. The workshop is called Critical Environmental Law: Theories, Methods, Critiques. The aim of the workshop is to debate the conception and role of this field of legal scholarship.

07.05.18

Book launch: Maritime Boundary Delimitation: The Case Law; Is it Consistent and Predictable?

The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea of the UiT, the Arctic University of Norway, the Peace Palace Library and Le Club de Droit International will be hosting a book launch to celebrate the publication of Maritime Boundary Delimitation: The Case Law; Is it Consistent and Predictable? edited by Alex Oude Elferink, Tore Henriksen and Signe Busch of the JCLOS and published by Cambridge University Press.

05.05.18

Reminder: the 11th annual Polar Law Symposium in Tromsø, Norway, October 2 - 4, 2018, call for papers

As previously announced the Faculty of Law and the KG Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS), UiT The Arctic University of Norway will organize and host the 11th annual Polar Law Symposium in Tromsø, Norway, October 2 - 4, 2018.

05.05.18

Mapping the Arctic Ocean Workshop

The JCLOS is pleased to announce it will host an interdisciplinary workshop on Mapping the Arctic Ocean on 5 June 2018, 09.00-16.00 at Àrdna, UiT. The workshop aims to bring together experts from a variety of fields to discuss the pressing issues revolving around the Arctic Ocean, from climate change’s effect on the Arctic marine environment to biological resource beyond national jurisdiction. Dr. Larry Mayer, the Director of the Center for Coastal & Ocean Mapping at the University of New Hampshire (USA) will give the keynote for the workshop, exploring how the Arctic Ocean’s seafloor has been mapped and how these efforts tie into Law of the Sea. By bringing together a diverse group of speakers, the workshop’s goal is to explore how these different types of mapping manifest and interact with each other in the Arctic Ocean.

17.04.18

The 7th Colloquium of the International Association of the Law of the Sea - Call for papers

The University of Porto, the University of Lisbon and the UiT the Arctic University of Norway, through their Faculties of Law and the JCLOS, are pleased to announce that they will together organize the VIIth Colloquium of the International Association of the Law of the Sea entitled ‘GLOBAL CHALLENGES AND THE LAW OF THE SEA’, September 20-21, 2018.

05.03.18

Maritime Boundary Delimitation: The Case Law; Is it Consistent and Predictable?

The volume Maritime Boundary Delimitation: The Case Law; Is it Consistent and Predictable? edited by Alex G. Oude Elferink, Tore Henriksen and Signe Veierud Busch of the JCLOS will shortly be available from Cambridge University Press. Further information on the book is available from the website of Cambridge University Press. The title may be ordered with a discount of 20% until 31 December 2018. For further information click here.

09.02.18


New post on the JCLOS blog

Alex Oude Elferink has published a new post for the JCLOS blog entitled: "Maritime Delimitation in Ghana/Côte d’Ivoire: Predictability … with an Occasional Glitch"

07.02.18

Our PhD-students

Who are our PhD-students? And what are they working on? In this interview (in Norwegian), you will learn more about the PhD-project of Lena Schøning. You will also learn that her former career includes - among many things - making Afghanistan's petroleum act during bomb attacks in Kabul.....!

26.01.18

Book launch at Arctic Frontiers

Lots of interest in the book "Governance of Arctic Shipping: Balancing Rights and Interests of Arctic States and User States" at the book launch yesterday. The book is a joint initiative between National University of Singapore and JCLOS - KG Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea at UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

26.01.18

JCLOS at Arctic Frontiers 2018

JCLOS members are contributing with interesting presentations at Arctic Frontiers next week. There will also a book launch of the book "Governance of Arctic Shipping: Balancing Rights and Interests of Arctic States and User States".

18.01.18



New post on the JCLOS blog

Natalia Ermolina and Constantions Yiallourides have published a a new post for the JCLOS blog entitled: "State responsibility for unilateral hydrocarbon activities in disputed maritime areas: The case of Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire and its implications"

23.11.17

The 11th Polar Law Symposium 2018 - Call for papers

The Faculty of Law and the KG Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS), UiT The Arctic University of Norway, are pleased to announce that they will together organize and host the 11th annual Polar Law Symposium in Tromsø, Norway, October 2 - 4, 2018.

22.11.17

New PhD position at the Centre

The Centre announces a new vacant position for a PhD Candidate. For more information about the vacant position click here.

21.11.17

The last song of the whales?

During the last year, we have seen pictures of whales and fish with their stomach full of plastic. This problem is not new, but we have just recently started to understand the range of the plastic contamination in our oceans. What can be done, and may the law play a role? You may read more about this here (in Norwegian): Siste Sang for hvalen? 

10.11.17

New post on the JCLOS blog

Christian Prip has published a new post for the JCLOS blog entitled: The way towards strengthened marine cooperation in the Arctic

06.11.17

How should we regulate the ocean commons?

Research on the ongoing negotiations towards a new international agreement on biodiversity in marine areas beyond national jurisdiction that JCLOS members presented at the UN featured in the University Magazine Labyrint. You may read more about this here (in Norwegian): https://uit.no/labyrint/a/grenserihavet

06.11.17

JCLOS' researcher teaching Energy Law in Japan

Japan is one of the highest energy consuming countries in the world, whilst at the same time highly dependent on import of energy. The University of Kobe invited UiT law researcher Maria das Neves to teach Japanese students about how energy production is regulated under international law.

03.11.17

New post on the JCLOS blog

Nigel Bankes has published a new post for the JCLOS blog entitled: ITLOS Judgment in the Maritime Boundary Dispute between Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire.

27.10.17

Conference in Singapore resulted in book on Arctic Shipping

Due to melting sea ice, new sea routes have opened up through the Arctic. Arctic coastal States and Asian States have different interests when it comes to shipping through these newly-created sea routes between Europe and Asia. How to balance these different interests?

25.10.17

New post on the JCLOS blog

Maria Madalena das Neves has published a new post for the JCLOS blog entitled: EFTA Surveillance Authority Rejects Complaint Against Norway Related to Snow Crab Fisheries.

18.10.17

Great interest for the seminar on "At-sea enforcement and naval warfare"

The seminar was arranged 20 September 2017, during the annual Centre Days.You may now find some of the presentations here. You may also read an article about the seminar (in Norwegian): Stor interesse for ubåter, krigføring og regler til havs.

11.10.17

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.”

05.10.17

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.

15.09.17


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.

18.08.17


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.

11.08.17

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

19.07.17

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): 

13.06.17

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?

08.06.17

Tore Henriksen part of University delegation to Singapore and China to explore new partnerships

Read more about Tore's trip here (Norwegian language version only).

02.06.17

JCLOS Associate Sponsor at oceans conference in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

JCLOS is proud to have served as an Associate Sponsor of the 41st Annual Conference of the Center for Oceans Law and Policy in cooperation with the Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia in Yogyakarta, Indonesia from 16-19 May 2017. The Conference topic was the “The Marine Environment and UN Sustainable Development Goal 14 (Life Below Water)”. Dr Elise Johansen, Associate Professor, and Kristine Dalaker Kraabel, PhD Research Fellow, served as panelists, and Jan Jakub Solski, PhD Research Fellow, was a participant. Other Associate Sponsors included: Australian National Centre for Oceans Resources and Security (ANCORS); Centre for International Law (CIL), Singapore; Korea Military Institute (KMI); Institute for China-America Studies (ICAS); and the International Seabed Authority (ISA).

02.06.17

Summer Course in the Arctic

Join other PhD students on a summer course in the Arctic.
"Methodology and legal science within the international Law of the sea".

The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS) is arranging a summer course for PhD students in Tromsø, 15 - 16 June 2017.

12.05.17

New Post on the JCLOS Blog

Nelson F. Coelho, doctoral researcher in Public International Law at Utrecht University, has published a new post for the JCLOS blog entitled: Remarks on the European Parliament’s proposal to ban Heavy Fuel Oils in the Arctic.

28.04.17

SOS from the Arctic!

What if a ship loaded with toxic chemicals founders in the Arctic during the dark months of the polar night? What will become of the crew? And what about the toxic cargo and the fuel that will soon sink through the icy water? How will they affect slumbering ecosystems deep in the winter-dark seas? 

26.04.17

JCLOS co-organized side event to the UN marine biodiversity treaty negotiations in New York

The KG Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS) and its consortium partner the Fridtjof Nansen Institute (FNI) jointly organized a side event on Wednesday, 5 April 2017, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York as part of the Third Session of the Preparatory Committee established by United Nations General Assembly Resolution 69/292 for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction

19.04.17

New Post on the JCLOS Blog

Irene Dahl and Elise Johansen, Associate Professors at the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea, have published a new post for the JCLOS blog entitled: "The Norwegian snow crab regime and foreign vessels – a commentary on the Juras Vilkas decision of the Øst-Finnmark District Court".

29.03.17

New Post on the JCLOS Blog

Natalia Ermolina, Ph.D. candidate at the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea, has published a new post for the JCLOS blog entitled: "Some comments on Ghana’s alleged violation of provisional measure (a) as prescribed by the ITLOS Special Chamber in its Order of 25 April 2015".

21.03.17

New Post on the JCLOS Blog

Vito De Lucia, Postdoctor Fellow at the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea, has published a new post for the JCLOS blog entitled: "The Ecosystem Approach for Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: Reflections on the Chair’s non-paper ahead of “PREPCOM III”".

20.03.17

New PhD position at the Centre

The Centre announces a new vacant position for a PhD Candidate. For more information about the vacant position click here.

16.03.17

Marine pollution in the Arctic

JCLOS Associate Professor Ingvild U. Jakobsen is head of the legal work package in a large research project on Marine Plastic Pollution in the Arctic - MARP - funded by The Norwegian Research Council. Click here to read an article about the project (in Norwegian).

16.03.17

Maria Madalena das Neves is now PhD in Law

Maria Madalena das Neves defended her thesis on Friday 24 February and has now achieved the degree of Philosophiae Doctor of Law. Congratulations!

16.03.17

JCLOS co-organizes a side event to the UN marine biodiversity treaty negotiations in New York

On 5 April 2017, the Centre will organize in cooperation with the FNI a side event on the “Possible implications of a BBNJ (biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction) Agreement for Arctic marine governance” at the UN headquarters in New York. Read more about the side event here.

09.03.17

At-Sea Enforcement and Naval Warfare Seminar on 20 September 2017 in Tromsø

The Centre will hold a seminar on 20 September 2017 in Tromsø on the topic of "At-sea enforcement and naval warfare".

There will be presentations from a number of academics from the Centre and other universities and experts. The seminar will be moderated by Erik Molenaar and Don Rothwell.
 
Click here to read more about the seminar, including the full program and how to register.

27.02.17

Trial lecture and defence of thesis, Maria Madalena das Neves

Maria Madalena das Neves, LL.M., will defend her dissertation on Friday 24 February at 10:15 in Teorifagbygget House 6 Aud 3, UiT Arctic University of Norway. All welcome! For more information, click here.

16.02.17

New Post on the JCLOS Blog

Nigel Bankes, Professor of Law at the University of Calgary and adjunct professor at the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea, has published a new post for the JCLOS blog entitled: "The relationship between declarations under the optional clause of the Statute of the International Court of Justice and Part XV of the Law of the Sea Convention"

10.02.17

New PhD Candidate and Postdoctoral Fellow positions at the Centre to be announced

The Centre will shortly be announcing new PhD Candidate and Postdoctoral Fellow positions. For more information please keep an eye on the Centre website and/or subscribe to the Centre Newsletter via this link.

09.02.17

New Post on the JCLOS Blog

Dorottya Bognar, PhD Candidate at the Department of Sociology, Political Science and Community Planning at the University of Tromsø and and a guest researcher at the Fridtjof Nansen Institute, has published a new post for the JCLOS blog entitled: "Sea-change in polar shipping: from Arctic to Antarctic Polar Code initiatives".

09.02.17

Interviews with Tore Henriksen and Margherita Poto about their events at the Arctic Frontiers conference next week

Click here to read an interview with Centre Leader Tore Henriksen about his event at the Arctic Frontiers conference on Monday 23 January called “Regulating Arctic Shipping: Political, legal, technological and environmental challenges”.
Click here to read an interview with Margherita Poto about her event at the Arctic Frontiers conference on Thursday 26 January on Good Governance for the Conservation of the Arctic Ecosystem.

20.01.17

Guest lectures by Professor Aldo Chircop

Professor Aldo Chircop will hold two guest lectures at JCLOS: Wednesday 25 January at 9 - 10 am: "The Extended Continental Shelf is not for Free! How Canada is Poised to be the First to Implement an International Royalty on Offshore Oil and Gas Production." Friday 27 January at 9 - 10 am: "Good Seamanship and Collision Avoidance in Polar Navigation: More Unfinished Business for International Maritime Safety Regulation." Both lectures will be held in room 4.402 at Teorifagbygget H4.

13.01.17

28-29 June 2017 - "Protecting the 'Commons' in the Arctic: The role of the EU" conference at the Centre.

Centre Postdoctor Fellow Claudia Cinelli will be organising a conference entitled: "Protecting the 'Commons' in the Arctic: The role of the EU". More information.

21.12.16

Call for Participation and Abstracts for "Natural Marine Resource Management in a Changing Climate" Workshop

The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea and the Elisabeth Haub School of Law are pleased to announce our plans to arrange a workshop entitled “Natural Marine Resource Management in a Changing Climate” on 13-14 June 2017, in Tromsø, Norway. For more information about the Workshop and the call for participation and abstracts please see here.

21.12.16

New book on aquaculture: How can we secure a sustainable use of our oceans?

New book on Aquaculture Law and Policies. 21 writers from 12 different countries have contributed. 

09.12.16

Centre Postdoctor Fellow Margherita Poto organises event at Arctic Frontiers conference in January on “Good Governance and the Arctic”.

Centre academics Tore Henriksen, Elise Johansen, and Margherita Poto will be opening an event being held at UiT on 26 January 2017 (1300-1500) during the Arctic Frontiers conference.  The topic of the event is “Good Governance and the Arctic” and a number of academics and experts will discuss a wide range of issues on this theme.

01.12.16

New PhD Candidate and Postdoctoral Fellow positions at the Centre

The Centre announces two new vacant positions: a PhD Candidate and a Postdoctoral Fellow. For more information about the two vacant positions click here.

03.11.16

New Post on the JCLOS Blog

Nigel Bankes, Professor of Law at the University of Calgary and adjunct professor at the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea, has published a new post for the JCLOS blog entitled: "Compulsory Conciliation under the Law of the Sea Convention: rich pickings in the Decision on Objections to Competence of the Timor-Leste\Australia Conciliation Commission"

27.10.16

New post on the JCLOS blog

Christian Prip, Senior Policy Analyst at the Fridtjof Nansens Institutt, has published a new post for the JCLOS blog entitled: "Towards a new legally binding instrument on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction"

25.10.16

New post on the JCLOS blog

Research Fellow and Ph.D. Candidate Eva Romée van der Marel has published a new post for the JCLOS blog entitled: "The due diligence obligations of the flag state with respect to its fishing vessels and the environment"

25.10.16

Outreach-seminar: The South China Sea Arbitration between China and the Philippines

On Wednesday 28 September, The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS) in cooperation with the Pluricourts - Center for the study of the Legitimacy of International Courts, UiO, is organizing an outreach seminar on the South China Sea Arbitration between China and the Philippines. Venue: Kjelleren, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo.

23.09.16

Looking forward to share experiences at JCLOS Centre Days

The annual Centre Days at K. G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS) will be arranged 20. – 23. September.

09.09.16

New post on the JCLOS blog

Professor Alex Oude Elferink has published a new  post for the JCLOS blog entitled: "The South China Sea Arbitration's Interpretation of Article 121(3) of the LOSC: A Disquieting First"

07.09.16

- More cooperation needed to protect the Arctic

- The Arctic states need to have an efficient collaboration of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) that are connected to each other, in order to protect the vulnerable ecosystems of the Arctic Ocean, says Law of the sea expert from JCLOS in a new book published at Brill.

01.09.16

New post on the JCLOS blog

Research Fellow Endalew L. Enyew has published a new post for the JCLOS blog entitled: The South China Sea Award and the Treatment of Traditional Fishing Rights within the Territorial Sea.

10.08.16

New post on the JCLOS blog

Professor Nigel Bankes has published a new post for the JCLOS blog, entitled The South China Sea Award and the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties.This is the first of what we hope will be a series of different posts over the next few weeks on the Award on the Merits in the South China Sea Arbitration.

08.08.16

Technological and environmental challenges of Arctic shipping

A new publication by Akvaplan-niva AS and Marintek with JCLOS as partners in the interdisciplinary project "A-LEX: Regulating Arctic Shipping: Political, legal, technological and environmental challenges", creates a fictive case studie of the vessel Oleum's navigation in the Arctic region and evaluates its' technical and environmental challenges and effects.

02.06.16

New post on the JCLOS blog

Professor Nigel Bankes has published a new post for the JCLOS blog, entitled The Annex VII Tribunal in The “Enrica Lexie” Incident Makes New Provisional Measures Order

18.05.16

UN Audiovisual Library

A lecture on International Law and Negotiated and Adjudicated Maritime Boundaries: a Complex Relationship by professor Alex Oude Elferink is available online in the prestigious United Nations Audiovisual Library on International Law. The webpage also contains background materials to the lecture.

10.05.16

Environmental Standards for Deep Seabed Mining

On 8-9 May 2015 a workshop entitled “Environmental Standards for Deep Seabed Mining” was held in Tromsø by the K.G. Jebsen Center for the Law of the Sea. The background of the workshop were the growing possibilities for the exploitation of mineral resources of the deep seabed. Professor Nele Matz-Lück and Dr Ingvild Jakobsen have now published online articles and foreword in the journal 'Marine Policy', which soon will be published in print, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308597X1630183X.

10.05.16

"Pushing Boundaries" in St. Petersburg

Maria das Neves, research fellow at JCLOS, attended the seminar “Pushing Boundaries: Potential effects of international adjudication on treaty practice in the Russian and Norwegian context” at the Norwegian University Center in St. Petersburg, Russia. Read more about the seminar here.

19.04.16

Vito De Lucia is now PhD in Law

Vito De Lucia defended his thesis on Friday 8 April and has now officially achieved the degree of Philosophiae Doctor of Law. Congratulations!.

11.04.16

Trial lecture and defence of thesis, Vito de Lucia

Vito De Lucia will defend his dissertation on Friday 8th of April at 10.15. Venue: Teorifagbygget House 6 Aud 3, UiT Arctic University of Norway. Welcome!

06.04.16

JCLOS' Fellowships for researchers within law of the sea

The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS) invites scholars to apply for visiting research fellowships at JCLOS throughout the year (with an exemption for the period 1 July - 15 August).

18.03.16

Scholarships available at JCLOS

Scholarships available for students attending the Master of Law programme and for students attending the LLM in Law of the Sea.

16.03.16

Vacant positions

JCLOS has vacant 1 - 2 positions as PhD-candidates and 1 - 4 positions as Posdoctor Fellow.
Deadline for Applications: 29 March.

JCLOS has vacant 1 position as PhD-candidate on an inter-faculty project "Arctic Ocean Technology and Law of the Sea Research." The PhD-candidate is expected to conduct research within the subproject Technology and Law of the Sea.
Deadline for Applications: 15 April

15.03.16




Marie Sklodowska-Curie - Individual Fellowships at UiT

Arctic MSCA-IF Program.
Marie Sklodowska-Curie - Individual Fellowships at UiT.

Recruiting talented postdocs from abroad to JCLOS - UiT.

25.02.16

Presentations on Fisheries Allocation at NEAFC Seminar

On 22 February 2016, Erik J. Molenaar participated in the NEAFC Seminar on Allocation Criteria and Associated Issues (see programme).

25.02.16


Governance of Arctic Shipping - Balancing Rights and Interests of Arctic States and User States

Registration for the Conference Governance of Arctic Shipping - Balancing Rights and Interests of Arctic States and User States, 9 - 11 December, Singapore, now open.

04.12.15

At UiT with prestigious Marie Curie Scholarship

Claudia Cinelli, at the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea, came to Norway through a prestigious scholarship: The Marie Curie Scholarshop from the European Union.

26.10.15

UIT-researcher awarded prestigious international Prize

Vito De Lucia, Research Fellow in Law at the K.G.Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea, has been awarded The Richard Macrory Prize for the Best Article in the Journal of Environmental Law.

21.09.15

World leading scientists visits K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea

Some of the most internationally renowned specialists within the Law of the Sea, will visit Tromsø during the Centre days at K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea. The good news is that you can attend their lectures!

18.09.15

Trial lecture and defence of thesis Kristoffer Svendsen - 4 September

Kristoffer Svendsen will defend his thesis Friday 4 September.
The trial lecture will be at 1015, the defence will be at 1215.

Venue: Teorifagbygget, building 6, auditorium 3.

02.09.15

Vacant position

JCLOS has a vacant position as Postdoctoral Fellow or PhD Candidate.
Deadline for Applications: 15 September.

14.07.15

Proceedings of the MARSAFENET Porto Conference

The proceedings of the MARSAFENET Conference in Porto have been published.

06.07.15


MARSAFENET Training School: "Law of the Sea and Development"

Training School: 'Law of the Sea and Development', University of Coruna, Spain, 1 3 July.

05.06.15

Oxford Handbook on the Law of the Sea

On 26 March 2015 The Oxford Handbook of the Law of the Sea has been published by Oxford University Press.

21.04.15

PhD-position available

JCLOS has a PhD position vacant for applicants who wish to obtain the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD).  The PhD candidate is expected to conduct research in the field of "Compliance Mechanisms in the Law of the Sea".

Application deadline: 15 March 2015.
Call

04.02.15

Call for abstracts

The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea is hosting a workshop on Environmental Standards for Deep Seabed Mining in Tromsø, Norway 8 - 9 May. Submission deadline: 28 February 2015.

21.01.15

Call for papers

The School of Law, University of Dundee, UK and the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS), Tromsø are pleased to announde the Call for papers for: "The European Union and the Arctic", 29-30 May, Dundee, Scotland.

21.01.15

Arctic Frontiers 2015

Arctic Frontiers 2015 is arranged at The UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø from 18 to 23 January 2015. The theme of this years conference is "Climate and Energy. " Two of our employees will present their research at the conference:


15.01.15