Symposium March 2017

ITLOS at 20: Looking into the future

Judge Vladimir Golitsyn, President: The potential role of the Tribunal in light of its experience after 20 years’ judicial activity

Mr Michael Lodge, Secretary-General, International Seabed Authority: The Tribunal and the International Seabed Authority: the future of the advisory and contentious jurisdiction of the Tribunal

Ms Gabriele Goettsche-Wanli, Director, Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, United Nations: The Tribunal and the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction 

Mr Esa Paasivirta, Legal Service, European Commission: Management of Fisheries: Challenges and resolution of disputes

Comments: Judge Tomas Heidar

Ms Yukari Takamura, Professor, Nagoya University: Climate change and the law of the sea: a new role for the Tribunal?


“A user-friendly Tribunal in the service of the international community”, presided by Judge Shunji Yanai, with the participation of Judge José Luis Jesus and the Registrar, Mr Philippe Gautier

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