The Centre for International Law (CIL) of the National University of Singapore (NUS) received a three-year research grant from the Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) supported by the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) to establish the CIL-MPA Oceans Governance Research Programme. Research activities under the programme will focus on three areas: Arctic shipping governance; transit passage regimes under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS); and marine environmental governance. The award was signed on 21 April 2016 by Mr Heng Chiang Gnee, Executive Director, SMI and Dr Andre Wan, Director for Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships, NUS and witnessed by Ms Tan Beng Tee, Assistant Chief Executive (Development), MPA and Associate Professor Robert Beckman, Director, CIL. Also in attendance were Professor Tommy Koh, Chairman, CIL Governing Board, Professor Chow Yean Khow, Executive Director, Maritime Institute @ NUS and Mr Vincent Lien, Board Member, MPA. To view news articles and photo gallery, click here.
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