CIL-ANCORS Workshop on Resolving Complex Maritime Boundaries 2019

CIL-ANCORS Workshop on
Resolving Complex Maritime Boundaries
25–27 June 2019, Singapore

Following the success of its Workshop on Maritime Boundaries in 2017 and 2018, the Centre for International Law (CIL) of the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS) of the University of Wollongong are organising the 2019 CIL-ANCORS Workshop on Resolving Complex Maritime Boundaries.

The 2019 Workshop will be held from 25 June (Tuesday) to 27 June 2019 (Thursday) at the NUS Bukit Timah Campus.

As in 2017 and 2018, the 2019 Workshop is organised in conjunction with the Expanded ASEAN Maritime Forum (EAMF) and enjoys the support of the governments of the United States of America and Singapore. A certain number of places will be reserved for participants from EAMF countries, and sponsorships are available from the United States Department of State and the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs for a limited number of government officials from some EAMF countries.

The 2019 Workshop is designed for government officials who are responsible for negotiating complex maritime boundary issues with their neighbours, including legal experts, technical experts and officers from government ministries. The workshop may also be of interest to academics and practitioners with a special interest in maritime boundaries.

The 2019 Workshop will consist of a combination of interactive lectures and supervised practical exercises in which participants will obtain hands-on experience working in teams to negotiate a maritime boundary between two fictitious states.The faculty of for the 2019 Workshop will include academics from CIL and ANCORS as well government officials from ASEAN countries and the United States who have years of practical experience in negotiating maritime boundaries. It will also include an international lawyer who has argued maritime boundary cases before the International Court of Justice, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, and arbitral tribunals.

The 2019 Workshop will be open to a maximum of 60 participants. The workshop fee of USD 1,500 nett per participant includes breaks, lunch and course materials.

Draft Programme and List of Faculty Members: click here.
Information on the application process and sponsorships: click here.

Official Accommodation: Studio M Hotel (website)
Negotiated room rates are available for participants attending the workshop. Daily transfers from the hotel to the training venue (and back) will be provided for participants staying at the Studio M Hotel. For reservations (by 19 June 2019), please download the hotel’s reservation form

Estimated Costs for Participants
Please click here to see the expected costs when you attend the Workshop.