Tag Archives: Law of the Sea

Commission on Limits of Continental Shelf to Hold Thirty-eighth Session at Headquarters, 20 July to 4 September

The Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf will hold its thirty-eighth session from 20 July to 4 September. The two plenary parts of the session will be held from 3 to 7 August and from 24 to 28 August, while the remainder of the time will be devoted to the technical examination of submissions at the Geographic Information Systems laboratories and other technical facilities of the Division. Continue reading

United Nations – The Nippon Foundation of Japan Fellowship Programme

On 22 April 2004, the United Nations and The Nippon Foundation of Japan concluded a trust fund project agreement to provide capacity-building and human resource development to developing States Parties and non-Parties to UNCLOS through a new Fellowship Programme. The Programme is executed by the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (DOALOS) of the Office of Legal Affairs. Continue reading

General Assembly Adopts 5 Resolutions, 1 Decision Including on Conservation of Marine Biological Diversity, Eliminating Sexual Violence in Conflict

UN General AssemblyAddressing a range of items on its agenda, the General Assembly today adopted five resolutions and one decision, including texts on the Law of Sea, on the establishment of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict and on achieving peace in Africa by 2020. In adopting, without a vote, a 46-paragraph resolution titled “Implementation of Continue reading