The Centre for International Law (CIL) organised an International Conference on High Seas Governance: Gaps and Challenges on 24–25 April 2017 at the Orchard Parade Hotel, Singapore. The Conference was held in conjunction with the Singapore Maritime Week (22–28 April 2017). Associate Professor Robert Beckman, Head of CIL’s Ocean Law & Policy Programme, delivered the welcome speech. The Conference consisted of eight panels of leading international law experts and interdisciplinary academics, who reviewed the existing rules, assessed the current mechanisms and discussed ways to bridge the gaps in the governance of the high seas under UNCLOS. The Conference was attended by over 60 participants, including local and international academics, government officials and members of the shipping industry.
For the Conference Report, presentations and more information about the Conference, please click here.