Entries by Francois Bailet

General Assembly, Stressing Importance of Healthy Oceans, Seas for Both Coastal, Landlocked States, Adopts Resolution on Sustainable Fisheries without Vote

From the United Nations Meeting Coverage Action Deferred on Draft Text Addressing Oceans and the Law of Sea (due to budgetary considerations) With more than two dozen speakers and the heads of two of the world’s ocean and sea authorities proclaiming the crucial importance of healthy oceans and seas to coastal and landlocked States alike, […]

United Nations General Assembly considers Oceans and Law of the Sea and Sustainable Fisheries Resolutions

  Speeches are available here, under Tuesday, 8 December [button color=”blue” size=”small” link=”https://papersmart.unmeetings.org/ga/70th-session/plenary-meetings/statements/” target=”blank” ]GA Docs[/button] The General Assembly Homepage can be found here [button color=”blue” size=”small” link=”http://www.un.org/en/ga/” target=”blank” ]GA Homepage[/button]  

Ocean Yearbook Call for Papers – Volume 31 (deadline 31 March 2016)

Ocean Yearbook Call for Papers – Volume 31 The International Ocean Institute’s major publication is the Ocean Yearbook, published by Brill Nijhoff in cooperation with the Marine & Environmental Law Institute, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. For more information, see http://www.dal.ca/faculty/law/melaw/journals-publications/ocean-yearbook.html and http://www.brill.com/publications/ocean-yearbook Articles on issues and prospects, ocean governance, living resources […]

Security Council Authorizes Member States to Intercept Vessels off Libyan Coast Suspected of Migrant Smuggling

The Security Council this morning decided to authorize Member States for a period of one year to inspect vessels on the high seas off the coast of Libya that they had reasonable grounds to suspect were being used for migrant smuggling or human trafficking from that country. Adopting resolution 2240 (2015) with 14 votes in favour […]

Alumni Meeting of Technical Experts / 8th ABLOS Conference (2015) – Monaco

    The first technical experts’ meeting of the Alumni Network will be held in conjunction with the 8th Conference of the Advisory Board on the Law of the Sea (ABLOS) and in association with the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) and L’Institut du droit économique de la mer (INDEMER). The Alumni will make presentations during the ABLOS Conference, and will also […]