CIL Organized Events on the South China Sea

CIL Roundtable on the South China Sea, International Law and UNCLOS

The CIL Roundtable on the South China Sea, International Law and UNCLOS, held from 27-28 June 2013 in Singapore, brought together leading experts on law of the sea to examine the relevant principles under UNCLOS and provide objective and impartial analysis on how such principles apply to the South China Sea disputes.

For more information about the Roundtable, including PowerPoint presentations, please click here.

International Conference on Joint Development and the South China Sea

Organised by CIL, the Conference was held 16-17 June 2011 at the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore. The Conference brought together international legal experts on joint development, representatives from the oil and gas industry and government officials from the region to examine the law and policy issues relating to the joint development of oil and gas resources in areas of overlapping claims in the South China Sea. The first day of the Conference gave background to the South China Sea disputes and to the concept of joint development, its rationale, key provisions and issues. Day Two examined the existing joint development arrangements in the region, to determine whether there are models or lessons learned that may be applicable to joint development arrangements in the South China Sea.

For more information about the Conference, including the conference report and PowerPoint presentations, please click here.

South China Sea Seminar Series

In 2010 CIL organised a groundbreaking South China Sea (SCS) Seminar Series. CIL’s SCS Seminar Series provided a select audience of researchers, policymakers and students the various Claimant States’ and Indonesia’s perspectives on the South China Sea territorial claims. So far, the series has featured the following speakers’ and countries’ perspectives: