12TH POLAR LAW SYMPOSIUM
The Fundamental Principles of Polar Law
HOBART, TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA
1 to 4 December 2019, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, Hobart, Tasmania
The Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (University of Tasmania, Australia) joined the Polar Law Institute (University of Akureyri, Iceland), the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law – Arctic Centre (University of Lapland, Finland), the University of the Arctic and its Arctic Law Thematic Network (Finland) to host the 12th Polar Law Symposium. This was the second time the event has been held in Tasmania, following the successful 7th Symposium held in 2014.
The 12th Polar Law Symposium was held at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) campus in Hobart, the capital city of the state of Tasmania, Australia.
Academics, students and practitioners from around the world attended and participated in this event, which included sessions on topics:
- Developments in polar law
- Polar marine resources
- Climate law
- Native peoples and human rights
- The Antarctic Treaty system
- Arctic Council
- Developments in international law
- Asian interests in polar affairs
- Polar economies and industry
HOSTS & SPONSORS
Photos: Hobart Conference and Function Centre, Mitch Osborne; Looking towards The Henry Jones Art Hotel, Tourism Tasmania & Kathryn Leahy; Devil’s Corner Cellar Door, Tourism Tasmania and Rob Burnett; Darlington Vineyard, Pete Harmsen; Shene Estate & Distillery, Rob Burnett.