United Nations Nippon Foundation Fellowship Alumni (New York)

The Fourth United Nations-Nippon Foundation (UNNF) Fellowship Alumni was held at the Division of Ocean Affairs and Law of the Sea (DOALOS), United Nations (UN) in New York from 10 to 12 December 2012.

This alumni meeting coincided with the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). UNCLOS opened for signature on 10 December 1982 and has 164 parties to date.

The UNNF alumni had the opportunity to attend this significant commemorative event held in the UN General Assembly Hall. Broad participation at this meeting, which comprised 28 marine professionals worldwide, made it unique. Participants comprised fellowship programme advisor, alumni representative, deputy representative and eight regional representatives. Participation also included the website team from the alumni, eight current fellows, an international consultant and five resource people from partner institutions.

Alumni Report on Meeting is available here