International Conference on the law of the sea

International Conference on the law of the sea


The aim of the conference is to celebrate the 30 years of signature of LOSC at the time of the Portuguese National Day of the Sea. This day was fixed on 16th November in order to honour the entry into force of LOSC (16th November 1994).

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The Conference is a joint initiative of the Faculty of Law of University of Porto (FDUP), the Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (CIIMAR), the Task Group for the Extension of the Continental Shelf (EMEPC) and UPTEC. The objective of the Conference is to bring together nationally and internationally renowned experts in order to discuss the implementation of the Law of the Sea Convention (LOSC) in the field of marine environment protection, current needs and prospects of evolution of the whole system. To this end, either academicals, members of the ITLOS and representatives of the main international institutions created in the framework of LOSC are invited to participate.

More information: http://www.direito.up.pt/LawoftheSeaConference/index_en.html