The research at NCLOS are organized in five work packages:
I. Rethinking the Spatial Architecture of the Law of the Sea and Ocean Goverance
Task 1: Arctic Ocean Goverance.
Task 2: Ocean Connectivity.
II. Reassesing the Logic of Sovereignty and Common Interests
Task 1: The problem of sovereignty and common interests.
Task 2: Reassessing sovereignty through strengthened cooperation.
III. Reassessing the Goverance of ocean Commons and the role of Common Interests and Justice
Task 1: The status of ocean commons.
Task 2: Common interests and ocean justice in ocean commons.
IV. Theorizing the Law of the Sea
Task 1: Law-in-context
Task 2: Legal geography
Task 3: Critical jurisprudence
V. Novel perspectives
Leader: Professor Tore Henriksen
This WP aims at providing integration and exchange of research ideas, and on the basis of the findings from the WPs.