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Climate Change and Law of the Sea Training Course 2021

Climate Change and Law of the Sea Training Course 2021

A big thank our trainers and national delegates for successful conclusion of the
E-Training Course on Climate Change and Law of the Sea!

From 11 to 15 January 2021, the Centre for International Law held the E-Training Course on Climate Change and Law of the Sea. The course was conducted under the Japan-Singapore Partnership Programme for the 21st Century. The objective of the course “Climate Change and Law of the Sea” is to provide participants with a background on the impacts of climate change on the oceans and how international law, in particular, the law of the sea as reflected in UNCLOS can be used to address these impacts. Twenty national delegates who are government officials working in agencies in charge of foreign affairs, environment and ocean from South Asia, Southeast Asia and Pacific Islands countries took part in the course.

All along the course, participants have been taken through a challenging yet enlightening learning journey, accompanied by world’s leading experts in climate change, international law, ocean law and environmental law. Various topics have been very actively discussed, from dynamics and impacts of climate change, ocean law and developments of the current global climate change negotiations. A workshop on national measures for climate change’s mitigation and adaptation was also held. During the workshop, national delegates shared what the impacts of climate change to their countries’ maritime domain are and which national adaptation and mitigation measures have been taken.

The training course received very positive feedback from its audience. “By attaining this training, I had gained a better understanding about the conventions on environmental conservation. A simplified legal process is needed to implement the principles of the Conventions on environmental protection as domestic laws. It is advisable to conduct many similarly beneficial training related to environmental protection.” A participant said.

More information about the training course are found in the following links:

Trainers Profile
Programme Schedule