14–16 November 2019: CIL Co-Sponsors International Conference on Legal, Scientific and Economic Aspects of Deep Seabed Mining in Jamaica
CIL co-sponsored the International Conference on Legal, Scientific and Economic Aspects of Deep Seabed Mining held in Kingston, Jamaica from 14 to 16 November 2019. The conference was co-organised by the International Seabed Authority and the Center for Ocean Law and Policy (University of Virginia School of Law) and co-sponsored by Institute for China America Studies, Korean Maritime Institute and the World Maritime University.
CIL sponsored the participation of the following participants, who presented at the conference.
- ‘The Role of the Seabed Disputes Chamber in Dispute Settlement Relating to Activities in the Area’ by Judge Albert Hoffmann of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
- ‘Environmental Issues’ by Dr Philomene Verlaan, visiting oceanographer at the University of Hawaii and Trustee of the Advisory Committee on Protection of the Sea
- ‘Possible Forums for Liability Claims Arising from Deep Seabed Mining: Problems and Prospects’ by Dr Tara Davenport, Senior Research Fellow at CIL