New Knowledge and Changing Circumstances in the Law of the Sea

The Law of the Sea Institute of Iceland and the Korea Maritime Institute welcome you to attend the Conference on New Knowledge and Changing Circumstances in the Law of the Sea in Reykjavik, Iceland, 28-30 June 2018.

The Nordic Council of Ministers, the Netherlands Government and the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea are Associate Sponsors.

The Conference will focus on topics where there has been a particular advancement in knowledge from the time when the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea was negotiated, including marine genetic resources, the continental shelf, and deep seabed mineral resources. Attention will also be given to issues where circumstances in the oceans are changing due to global warming, for example, sea level rise and Central Arctic Ocean fisheries.

The Conference will be held in the new building of the University of Iceland, Veröld – the House of Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, on 28 and 29 June. In the evening of 28 June there will be a Reception in Harpa, the beautiful concert and conference centre at Reykjavik harbour. On 30 June there will be an Excursion to the Snæfellsnes Peninsula which includes a walking tour along a spectacular coast and a boat trip from Stykkishólmur.


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