Seminar 3: UNCLOS and the Antarctic Treaty: competing models of Polar governance?

10.00* -17.00, Tuesday 15 February 2011, British Library, London
* Registration from 10.00 — Sessions to start at 10.30


1000-1030 – REGISTRATION

1030-1115 – The Polar Regions and the Law of the Sea: Are there Antarctic Lessons for the Far North?
Prof. Donald R. Rothwell, Professor of International Law, The Australian National University

1115-1200 – Reform of Regional Arctic Marine Governance: Relying on Existing Models or Pioneering New?
Prof. Erik J. Molenaar, Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (NILOS), Utrecht University and Faculty of Law, University of Tromsø

1200-1245 – Balancing National interests and Common interests in the Polar Regions
Prof. Paul Berkman, Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara and Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge

1245-1345 – LUNCH

1345-1430 – Resource Governance in the Circumpolar North
Hannah Strauss, Research Student, University of Oulu, Finland

1430-1515 – Positioning the UK as an ‘honest broker’ in EU-Arctic negotiations
Duncan Depledge, Research Analyst, Climate Change and Security Programme, RUSI and Research Student, Geography, Royal Holloway

1515-1530 – TEA/COFFEE

1530-1600 – Comments from Discussant
Charles Emmerson, Chatham House

1600-1700 – General Discussion from Audience


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