Kees Bastmeijer In 1992, shortly after the adoption of the Madrid Protocol in 1991, France and four other Consultative Parties to the Antarctic Treaty tabled a proposal for a separate annex to the Protocol on the ‘Regulation Concerning Tourism and...
  • September 9, 2019
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Dr Tanja Joona1 1Arctic Centre, University Of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland The Arctic is often described as vulnerable, cold and exotic place with stereotypical images of indigenous and non-indigenous communities, where people live in peace and harmony with the environment. Arctic...
  • June 18, 2019
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Ms Jill Barrett1,2 1Queen Mary University of London, London, United Kingdom, 2Associate Member 6 Pump Court Chambers, London, United Kingdom Effective compliance with and enforcement of treaty obligations are essential to the credibility of the Antarctic Treaty System (ATS), a...
  • June 18, 2019
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Dr Betsy Baker1 1North Pacific Research Board, Anchorage, United States Networking Arctic marine research initiatives can efficiently provide much of the science needed to launch the Joint Program of Scientific Research and Monitoring required under the 2018 Agreement to Prevent...
  • June 14, 2019
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Dr Patrizia Vigni1 1University Of Siena, Siena, Italy Is art. IV AT still workable to protect the Antarctic seas in a world of competing interests? Art. VI AT safeguards States’ rights in high seas according to international law. However, the...
  • June 14, 2019
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A/Prof. Kentaro Nishimoto1 1Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan Paralleling the development of a distinctive legal and governance regime for the Arctic, the importance of Arctic law and research has steadily gained recognition within Japan’s overall research efforts in the Arctic. Building...
  • June 14, 2019
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Prof. Jacqueline Espenilla1 1University Of The Philippines Institute For Maritime Affairs And Law Of The Sea, Quezon City, Philippines In November 2017, the UN General assembly issued Resolution 72/249 and agreed to convene an intergovernmental conference to deliberate the text...
  • June 14, 2019
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Dr Zia Madani1 1Iranian National Institute For Oceanography And Atmospheric Science, Tehran, Iran In recent years, it is observed that a significant rise in the number of third states, i.e. ones that were neither an original signatory nor acceded thereto...
  • June 14, 2019
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