The IMLI Treatise On Global Ocean Governance: Volume I: UN and Global Ocean Governance

ISBN : 9780198824152

David Ong; Dino Kritsiotis
448 Pages
171 x 246 mm
Pub date
Jul 2018
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The future of our oceans relies on the law of the sea and strong ocean governance. This first volume in a three part series addresses the United Nations: what is its history, are UN institutions prepared for the challenges they face, and must the law be expanded to truly realize the ambition of a global ocean governance system?


1 Gabriele Goettsche-Wanli: The Role of the United Nations, including its Secretariat in Global Ocean Governance
2 Yongsheng Cai: The Role of International Sea-bed Authority (ISA) in Global Ocean Governance
3 Henning Jessen: Advancing the Deep Seabed Mining Code: Key Environmental Elements of the Regulatory Framework for the Commercial Exploitation of Mineral Resources
4 Surya P. Subedi: The Role of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf in the Governance of the Seas and Oceans
5 Vladimir Golitsyn: The Role of International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) in Global Ocean Governance
6 David M. Ong: The Role of Maritime Boundary Delimitation and Related Co-operative Resource Regimes Within Global Ocean Governance
7 David Freestone: The Role of the International Climate Change Regime in Global Ocean Governance
8 Fernanda Millicay: Marine Biodiversity Conservation and Global Ocean Governance
9 Dino Kritsiotis: The Application of Force as An Aspect of Global Ocean Governance
10 Karmenu Vella: International Ocean Governance: An EU Agenda for the Future of our Oceans
11 Patrick Vrancken: The African Perspective on Global Ocean Governance
12 Yoshifumi Tanaka: The Asian Perspective on Global Ocean Governance
13 Ximena Hinrichs Oyarce: The Latin American Perspective on Global Ocean Governance
14 Anastasia Telesetsky: The North American and Arctic Perspective(s) on Global Ocean Governance
15 Robin Warner: The Australian and Antarctic Perspective on Global Ocean Governance
16 Paul Holthus: The Role of the World Ocean Council and the Ocean Business Community in Global Ocean Governance

About the author: 

David Attard, the General Academic Coordinator and Editor of this series, is the Director of the International Maritime Law Institute and, since 2011, has been a judge at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. He read law at the University of Malta and the University of Oxford, was appointed to the Chair of Public International Law at the University of Malta, and has been a Visiting Professor of International Law at the University of Rome II, a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Oxford, as well as a Fullbright Fellow at the Yale Law School.; David M. Ong, the Academic Coordinator for this volume, is a Research Professor of International and Environmental Law at the Nottingham Law School, at Nottingham Trent University, and a Visiting Fellow at the International Maritime Law Institute of the International Maritime Organization. He was part of a UK research council funded project on the legal implications of project-financed infrastructure projects for human rights and environmental protection, and has served as a consultant on offshore joint development issues to the Guyana legal team in the Guyana-Suriname maritime boundary delimitation arbitration, as well as a technical resource expert on Joint Development at the Second United Nations Development Programme South-South High Level Meeting on Oil and Gas Producing Developing Countries held in Nairobi.; Dino Kritsiotis, the editor of this volume, is Chair of Public International Law at the University of Nottingham, and serves as the founding Head of the International Humanitarian Law Unit of the Human Rights Law Centre. He has held the Robert K. Castetter Distinguished Visiting Foreign Law Professorship at the California Western School of Law in San Diego as well as the L. Bates Lea Visiting Professorship of Law at the University of Michigan. He has lectured and taught at the University of Hong Kong, the University of New South Wales, the University of Melbourne and the University of Cape Town, and is a regular member of the faculty of the summer Masters Programme in International Human Rights Law at Oxford University.

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