CIL was one of the co-sponsors of the 37th Annual Conference of the Center for Oceans Law and Policy (COLP) on "Global Challenges and Freedom of Navigation" from 1-3 May 2013 in Seoul, Korea, which was organized by the COLP at the University of Virginia and the Korea Maritime Institute. Professor Tommy Koh, Chairman of CIL's Governing Board, gave the Welcome Address (delivered by CIL Director Robert Beckman). CIL sent a 5-member delegation including CIL Director Prof Beckman to attend the Conference. There were seven Panels on Counter-Piracy Operations, Transnational Threats, Developments in the Arctic Ocean, Deep Seabed Mining Update, Energy Security and Sealanes, Balancing Marine Environment and Freedom of Navigation and Marine Data Collection. For more information, Prof Koh's Welcome Address and to download presentations delivered by the CIL team, please click here.
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