Ms Dita Liliansa
Dita joins NUS Centre for International Law as a Research Associate. She obtained her law degrees from Universitas Indonesia and the University of Washington School of Law in 2014 and 2017, respectively. The latter was completed under the sponsorship of the Fulbright program. Most recently, she was awarded special recognition as the Best Oralist of the 2018 IFLOS Moot Court Competition at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. Her current research focuses on passage through Indonesian waters, IUU fishing, and regional ocean governance in Southeast Asia.
Prior to her current position, she taught several courses on Public International Law, Law of the Sea, and Law of Treaties (in Bahasa Indonesia and English) in Indonesia, and did some short stints at law firms in Jakarta and Bangkok. She has also advised governments and private entities primarily on matters concerning Law of the Sea and carried out extensive field researches in numerous locations in Indonesia.
‘The Necessity of Indonesia’s Measures to Sink Vessels for IUU Fishing in the Exclusive Economic Zone’ (2020) Asian Journal of International Law, Vol. 10(1).
‘Passage through Indonesian Waters on Routes Used for International Navigation’ in Myron H. Nordquist (ed), Cooperation and Engagement in the Asia-Pacific Region (Brill/Nijhoff, 2019) (forthcoming) (co-author with Robert C. Beckman).
‘Protection of Sea Turtles in the Seas of Southeast Asia: An ASEAN Way?,’ AsianSIL Junior Scholars’ Conference (Manila, the Philippines, 21 August 2019)
‘Implementation of the Port State Measures Agreement in Southeast Asia,’ 6th Global Fisheries Enforcement Training Workshop (Bangkok, Thailand, 19 February 2019)
‘Overview of ASEAN Work in Marine Environmental Protection,’ International Conference on Regional Cooperation for the Protection of the Marine Environment (Singapore, 15 January 2019)
‘Regional Institutions and the Protection of the Marine Environment in Southeast Asia,’ 6th East Asian Seas Congress (Iloilo, the Philippines, 27 November 2018)