The Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy, in continuing its important contribution in the field of the law of the sea, held the 21st session of its annual Academy from 3-22 July 2016 in Rhodes, Greece. CIL's Head of Ocean Law and Policy Programme, Professor Robert Beckman, who is also on the Board of Directors of the Rhodes Academy, delivered three lectures on the law of the sea, its interaction with the marine environment and the relevant legal framework. Professor Beckman also conducted a three-hour workshop session on the marine environment. CIL Visiting Senior Principal Research Fellow, Captain Ashley Roach, delivered a lecture on maritime delimitation and separately conducted a dedicated workshop on the same topic. CIL sponsored three participants to attend the Academy: CIL Associate Director, Ms. Kristine Dalaker Kraabel; CIL Research Associate, Mr. Shaun Kang and; Assistant for the Special Staffs at the Presidential Task Force for Combating Illegal Fishing, Indonesia, Mr. Andreas Aditya Salim.
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