2 - 4 October
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.
The Symposium has been held every year since its launch in Akureyri, Iceland in September 2008. The Symposium brings together established scholars and post-doctoral and doctoral researchers from all across the world to share research in the fields of polar law and policy. In addition, leading experts are invited to give keynote lectures.
20 - 21 September
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.
The Colloquium brings together nationally and internationally renowned experts in the field
of the Law of the Sea. In addition, leading experts are invited to give keynote lectures.
The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea will arrange a workshop 6 September 2018, entitled "The International Maritime Organization and Implementation". The program is available here.
28 - 30 June
International conference. The Law of the Sea Institute of Iceland and the Korea Maritime Institute present "New Knowledge and Changing Circumstances in the Law of the Sea".
The University of Tromsø, Arctic University of Norway will be presented as well. The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea is one of the associate sponsors. Vito De Lucia and Signe Veierud Busch, both from the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea will be participating and presenting the following:
Vito De Lucia: The Ecosystem Approach to Marine Biodiversity Conservation in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction
Signe Veierud Busch: Disputes concerning the Delineation of the Continental Shelf Beyond 200 M
Erik J. Molenaar: Key Issues of International Fisheries Law
7 - 8 June
An Author's workshop on the book project "Indigenous Peoples in marine areas" will take place iat the University of Tromsø, The Arctic University of Norway the 25 - 26 April.
25 - 26 April
An Author's workshop on the book project "The Development of the Law of the Sea by the International Judiciary" will take place at the Fridtjof Nansen Institute in Oslo the 25 - 26 April.
23 - 24 february
The Authors of the book project “Interaction of the law of the sea with other fields of international law” met for a two days workshop in Tromsø to discuss their individual drafts.
A side event during the Arctic Frontiers, was the launch of the book Governance of Arctic Shipping: Balancing Rights and Interests of Arctic States and User States, published by Brill in September 2017. The side event's presentations focused on on potential cooperative mechanisms for balancing rights and interests of Arctic States and user States in light of experiences with Southeast Asian cooperative mechanisms.
The planned conference is postponed to June 2018. The Centre will be co-organizing a conference on the topic of Central Arctic Ocean fisheries in Reykjavik, Iceland.
The Centre arranged a seminar in Tromsø on the topic of "At-sea enforcement and naval warfare". Program.
Some of the presentations from the seminar are now available here: Presentations.
28 - 29 june
Centre Postdoctor Fellow Claudia Cinelli will be organising a conference entitled: "Protecting the 'Commons' in the Arctic: The role of the EU". More information.
15 - 16 june
The Jebsen Centre will be arranging a summer course for PhD students: "Methodology and legal science within the international Law of the sea". More information.
The Jebsen Centre will be organising a workshop entitled “Natural Marine Resource Management in a Changing Climate.” More information.
Vito de Lucia will be co-convening a workship entitled "Ocean Commons: Common Heritage, Marine Genetic Resources and Biodiversity Conservation in Areas beyond National Jurisdiction" organised by the Jebsen Centre and the Institute for International Legal Studies, National Research Council of Italy, in Rome. More information
22 - 27 january
The Jebsen Centre will be participating in the Arctic Frontiers 2017 conference being held in Tromsø, Norway. Many events will be taking place at The University of Tromsø. Centre members will be speaking on a number of panels and workshops across the six day conference. More information.
On 26 January, Centre Postdoctor Fellow Margherita Poto will organise an expert meeting titled “Good Governance and the Arctic” as part of the conference. More information.
K. G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea arranges a closing seminar for the interdisciplinary project "A-LEX: Regulating Arctic Shipping: Political, legal, tecnological and environmental Challenges". More information including the presentations from the day.
K. G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea arranges a symposium on "Innovating for change in global fisheries governance". Deadline for the submission of abstracts: 30 April 2016. More information.
21 - 22 September:
K. G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea arranges a workshop on: "Access to compulsory binding dispute resolution under the Law of the Sea Convention (LOSC): a survey of the issues." More information.
26 - 28 MAY:
K. G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea arranges a conference on "Dispute Settlement in the Law of the Sea and Beyond" in Tromsø and Sommarøy" More information.
25 - 26 MAY:
K. G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea arranges a workshop on: "The Case Law on Maritime Boundary Delimitation - Consistency and Predictability or Inconsistency and Uncertainty?" More information.
K. G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea is together with Pluricourts proudly co-organizing a one day seminar on "Pushing boundaries: potential effects of international adjudiciation on treaty practice in the Russian and Norwegian context". More information.
JCLOS' postdoctoral fellow Claudia Cinelli (K.G. Jebsens Centre for the Law of the Sea, University of Tromsø and visitor at the European University Institute) participates in a seminar on "Governance of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction at the International and Europeans Levels". More information.
7 - 8 march:
K. G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea is co-organizing a Conference on "Law, Fragile Ecosystems, Indigenous Peoples and Natural Resources". The Conference venue is Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia, Florence, Italy. More information.
24 - 29 January:
Arctic Frontiers 2016 was held at The University of Tromsø, Norway. This year's topic was Industry and Environment. The K. G. Jebsen Centre of the Law of the Sea had an active role at the conference, K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea at Arctic Frontiers.
9 - 11 DEcemBER:
The conference "Governance of Arctic Shipping: Balancing Rights and Interests of Arctic States and User States" co-organised by the Centre and the Centre for International Law (CIL) of the National University of Singapore takes place in Singapore.
21 - 24 September:
Program of Centre Days, K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea, Tromsø. World leading scientists visits K.G.Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea! Centre days at JCLOS: - Interesting, informative and fantastic! In English, In Norwegian
Centre Days workshop. Persistent Challenges and Recent Developments in International Fisheries Law
Trial lecture and defence of thesis Kristoffer Svendsen. 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.
29 - 30 May:
The School of Law, University of Dundee, UK and The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea, UiT, Tromsø are pleased to announce the program and the registration information for the conference: "The European Union and the Arctic", Dundee, Scotland.
8 - 9 May:
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.
Submission deadline: 28 February 2015. More information.
18 - 23 February:
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.
Stakeholder seminar, FNI, Oslo.
"Regional Fisheries Management Issues, including in the Arctic", by Professor Erik J. Molenaar.
25 - 26 September:
Energy Law Conference "The legal issues associated with the development and use of Arctic energy resources." K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea, Tromsø.
22 - 24 September:
Centre Days, K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea, Tromsø.
26 - 27 June:
Marsafenet, Conference on "Maritime safety and environmental protection in Europe. Multiple layers in regulation and compliance.", University of Porto.
K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea is a co-organizer of the conference. Draft programme.
7 - 9 March:
19 - 20 February:
Workshop on "Energy from the Sea: An international Law Perspective on Ocean Energy", Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (NILOS), Utrecht University.
19 - 24 January:
Arctic Frontiers 2014 will be held at The University of Tromsø, Norway from Sunday 19 to Friday 24 January 2014. The theme of the conference is "Humans in the Arctic". The K. G. Jebsen Centre of the Law of the Sea will have an active role at the conference. www.arctic-frontiers.com/
17 - 19 November:
7 - 11 October: