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Call for abstracts – "Non-use measures for global goods and commons in international law.”

 

May 08, 2023

Utrecht, Netherlands

 

The Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (NILOS) and the Utrecht Center for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law (UCWOSL) of Utrecht University, in collaboration with the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), are organizing the workshop “Non-use measures for global goods and commons in international law”, which will take place on 8-9 May 2023 in Utrecht, The Netherlands. The workshop aims to be a platform for discussion for the development of an edited volume.

 

Most resource management measures at the international level focus on the conditions under which use of some resources is allowed. In certain cases, however, States decide to adopt and implement non-use measures, i.e., measures that ban a certain use altogether or restrict (certain types of) use in certain areas. With the increasing pressure on natural resources, in particular those considered global goods and commons, and in order to implement the precautionary approach, such measures might need to be further promoted and adopted.

 

The workshop intends to look at a selection of non-use measures (e.g., bans, moratoria, closed areas) to better understand how specific non-use measures were adopted (or not) and with what effects, and to consider the potential for success of proposals currently under discussion or consideration. Non-use measures related to four themes will be discussed: marine living resources, Antarctica, areas beyond national jurisdiction at sea, and the atmosphere and outer-space.

 

The deadline to submit an abstract is 31 July 2022.

ICMEP 2023: International Conference on Marine Environment and Pollution

 

May 15-16, 2023

Montreal, Canada

The International Research Conference is a federated organization dedicated to bringing together a significant number of diverse scholarly events for presentation within the conference program. Events will run over a span of time during the conference depending on the number and length of the presentations. With its high quality, it provides an exceptional value for students, academics and industry researchers.

 

International Conference on Marine Environment and Pollution aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Marine Environment and Pollution. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Marine Environment and Pollution.

Meetings of the Governing Bodies - 2023 IOPC Funds

 

May 22, 2023

London, United Kingdom

 

The governing bodies of the IOPC Funds meet two or three times per year in order to fulfil the requirements set out under Article 18 of the 1992 Fund Convention and Article 16 of the Supplementary Fund Protocol. Under those Articles, the governing bodies are required, among other things, to give instructions concerning the administration of the Funds to the Director and to supervise the proper execution of the Conventions and of their own decisions. Further details on the individual governing bodies are provided via the right navigation bar.

 

Ordinarily, meetings of the IOPC Funds governing bodies are held at the headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London, which also houses the IOPC Funds’ offices. However, in the past, the IOPC Funds have had the pleasure of holding sessions of the governing bodies in Morocco (2011), Monaco (2008) and Canada (2007) at the kind and generous invitation of the respective Governments. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the refurbishment of IMO meeting facilities, five sessions of the governing bodies were convened remotely between December 2020 and March 2022. Following the UK Government’s lifting of all COVID-19 restrictions in February 2022 and the completed refurbishment of the main IMO meeting facilities, the October 2022 sessions of the governing bodies were held in person at the IMO headquarters.

European Maritime Day 2023

May 24 - 25, 2023

Brest, France

 

The EMD 2023 is being organized by the European Commission, the City of Brest, the Secretariat General for the Sea, and the Region of Bretagne.

Emea's Pre-Eminent Subsea Conference

May 31-01 June, 2023

London, England

Submarine Networks EMEA is the leading annual subsea connectivity event in the region, bringing together 800 senior leaders from the global subsea market for two jam-packed days of learning, collaboration and networking.

In addition to offering plenty of networking opportunities, attendees will be able to enjoy thought-leading panels, technical presentations, workshops and cable project and connectivity hub updates.

 

2023 Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy

July 02-21, 2023

Rhodes, Greece

The 2023 session of the Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy has been scheduled for 2-21 July 2023. The deadline to submit an application is 1 May 2023. For more information, fees and application documents please see here. The Academy has a small number of extremely competitive scholarships available that are offered based on high academic merit and financial need.

Furthermore, see the Rhodes Academy Submarine Cables Writing Award sponsored by The International Cable Protection Committee the winner of which is awarded a full scholarship to the Rhodes Academy. Information on the 2023 Rhodes Academy Submarine Cables Writing Award is not yet available.

Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology USA Conference

May 04-05, 2023

Arlington, United States

SAE Media Group is proud to present the 2nd annual Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology USA conference, taking place on May 4 - 5 in Arlington, VA.

With rapid technological advances changing the way US maritime forces need to utilise and manage ISR capabilities across domains, Maritime and Littoral Reconnaissance and Surveillance systems and platforms have become a critical component of US naval capability.

This conference presents the perfect opportunity to meet a diverse range of US Naval actors, Naval aviation experts, senior military figures and industry vendors involved in Maritime Surveillance and Intelligence gathering.

Unlike other events, our conference places particular emphasis on the relationship between the Maritime and Joint Domains and how ISR capabilities are developing to improve these in tandem as well as individually.

The Smart Digital Ports of the Future Conference 2023

May 16–17, 2023
Rotterdam, Netherlands, 


SDP 2023 will feature our typical programme format completed with keynotes, panel discussions and case studies from the world’s leading ports, with plenty of speaking and exhibiting opportunities for companies looking to expand their profile in the industry.

Defence, Simulation, Education and Training DSET 

June 05-08, 2023
Bristol, United Kingdom
 
DSET is a yearly event that is held in The United Kingdom. Visitors come from all over the world but predominantly from Europe. The exhibitors and sponsors who attend DSET hail from all different sectors including industry, military and the private sector. DSET started in 2016 and has grown from strength to strength with an increased growth of 43% in 2021, and a further 50% in 2022.

DSET was set up in 2016 to facilitate military to military engagement; and to give military the opportunity to educate industry in a challenge lead approach. International military and government drive the DSET agenda and deliver the majority of presentations.

 

DSET was set up with a very clear set of objectives:
•    A military set agenda;
•    A predominately military delivered conference;
•    Provide a relevant open community forum for honest debate and discussions;
•    Connect the Military and industry of the training and simulation sector.

 

International Conference on International Maritime Law ICIML

September 09-10, 2023
Tokyo, Japan

International Conference on International Maritime Law aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of International Maritime Law. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of International Maritime Law.

International Conference on Maritime Safety, Environmental Affairs and Shipping ICMSEAS World

October 02-03, 2023
Dubrovnik, Croatia

International Conference on Maritime Safety, Environmental Affairs and Shipping aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Maritime Safety, Environmental Affairs and Shipping. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Maritime Safety, Environmental Affairs and Shipping.

Border Security Congress

 

April 25-27, 2023
Skopje, North Macedonia

The World Border Security Congress has announced the Preliminary Conference Program and Agenda for the 2023 Congress.
The Guide provides you the outline program, excellent international expert speakers and schedule of events to help you plan your participation.
Register today and book your place at the 2023 World Border Security Congress.

 

Border Management & Technologies Summit Africa 2023

May 9-11, 2023
Johannesburg, South Africa 

South Africa are at the start of merging their immigration and customs agencies to be placed under one roof called the Border Management Agency (BMA). This has led to the local government reviewing best practices and lessons learnt from other nations that have done this or are also thinking of merging the two agencies.

Our Border Management & Technologies Summit Africa show will discuss the latest challenges faced at the borders across Africa with regards to immigration, customs, smuggling, technologies and intelligence.

With many nations across Africa having large and vast land borders where people can cross borders undetected it is important to discuss the current challenges faced to border agencies and where technology can assist nations with their border security needs. Smuggling routes are seen across the length of Africa and many NGOs and governments are working to tackle the organised crimes. To do this governments need to build up strong intelligence and targeting systems to assist immigration, customs and border force officials to combat the illegal smuggling of humans and contraband.

 

 

Border Security Expo: New City. New Format. New Mission 

 

May 10-11, 2023
El Paso, Texas

Nearly 100 years ago in 1924, the U.S. Border Patrol was established by Congress in El Paso, Texas. So, we’re bringing Border Security Expo back to where it all began: El Paso—home to Joint Task Force–North, CBP Special Operations Group including BORTAC and BORSTAR, the DEA's El Paso Intelligence Center (EPIC), and of course, the thousands of men and women responsible for 1,000 of the 2,000-mile southern border, the CBP El Paso Sector. 
 

NALAS Conference 2023 "Islands, Borders, Archipelagos"

June 15-16, 2023

Drammen, Norway

 

The Norwegian Association of Latin America Studies (NALAS), in collaboration with the University of South-Eastern Norway, invites scholars from Norway, the Nordic countries, and the rest of the world from a broad range of disciplines and theoretical perspectives to present proposals for individual papers for the 2nd NALAS Conference.

 

Border Management & Technologies Summit Middle East 2023 

November 14 – 16, 2023

Dubai, UAE

BMATA are pleased to announce that we will be hosting our Border Management & Technologies Summit Middle East conference and exhibition.

More information to follow.​

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