Conference Papers and Presentations

15-16 April 2016 | Presentation by CIL Director Robert Beckman
CIL Director Robert Beckman and CIL Research Assistant Anjali Sugadev attended the Third Hamburg International Environmental Law Conference 2016 in Hamburg, Germany from 15 – 16 April 2016. Professor Beckman gave an invited presentation on ‘Submarine Cables & Pipelines under UNCLOS’. To view his presentation, click here. Ms Sugadev participated in the conference and was a member of the Working Group on ‘Ocean Bed Pipe and Cable Systems’. [View photo]

12-14 April 2016 | Presentations by CIL Director Robert Beckman and Research Assistant Anjali Sugadev
CIL Director Robert Beckman and Research Assistant Anjali Sugadev attended the annual Plenary Meeting of the International Cable Protection Committee in Hamburg, Germany from 12-14 April 2016. [View photo] At the open session of the plenary, Professor Beckman gave an invited presentation on ‘Potential Impact of BBNJ Negotiations on Cable Industry’. To view his presentation, click here. Ms Sugadev presented a paper on ‘India’s Practice on Cable Repairs: An Appraisal’. To view her presentation, click here.

7-8 April 2016 | Presentations by Dr Zhen Sun & Anjali Sugadev
CIL Research Fellow Dr Zhen Sun and Research Assistant Anjali Sugadev participated in the DEHUKAM International Workshop – “Legal Status of Submarine Cables, Pipelines and ABNJ” on 7-8 April 2016 in Ankara, Turkey. The Conference was jointly organized by the Ankara University Research Center of the Sea and Maritime Law, Center for Oceans Law and Policy, University of Virginia and the International Cable Protection Committee. At the Conference, Dr. Sun spoke at a panel on the Law of the Sea and delivered a presentation on “Submarine Cables in the Sargasso Sea – Lessons for the Prep-Com”. To download her PowerPoint presentation, click here. Anjali Sugadev spoke at the second session of the panel on “Submarine Pipelines, Cables and ABNJ under the Law of the Sea, especially UNCLOS” and gave a presentation on “Cables and Pipelines under UNCLOS: Similarities, Differences and Gaps”. To download her PowerPoint presentation, click here.

12 June 2015 | Presentation by Tara Davenport
“Submarine Cables in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction”
Presented at: Symposium for the Commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the Rhodes Academy on Oceans Law and Policy, UN, New York

28-30 April 2015 | Presentation by CIL Director Robert Beckman
“Sovereignty and Maritime Disputes in Southeast Asia: Implications for the Cable Industry”
Presented at: Plenary Meeting of the International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC), Hong Kong

December 2013 | Working Paper by Tara Davenport
“Submarine Power Cables and the Law of the Sea”
A revised version of portions of this Working Paper will appear as “The Installation of Submarine Power Cables under UNCLOS: Legal and Policy Issues” German Yearbook of International Law 56 (2013).

15-16 October 2013 | Presentation by CIL Director Robert Beckman
“Protection of Submarine Telecommunications Cables: The Obligations of Governments”
Presented at: APEC Workshop on ‘Enhancing Supply Chain Connectivity: Submarine Telecommunications Cable Resilience in the Asia-Pacific Region’, Bali, Indonesia

16 January 2010 | Paper by CIL Director Robert Beckman
“Submarine Cables: A Critically Important but Neglected Area of the Law of the Sea”
Presented at: Indian Society of International Law (ISIL) Seventh International Conference 2010

16 January 2010 | Presentation by CIL Director Robert Beckman
“Submarine Cables: A Critically Important but Neglected Area of the Law of the Sea”
Presented at: Indian Society of International Law (ISIL) Seventh International Conference 2010

1-3 June 2010 | Presentation by CIL Director Robert Beckman
“1982 UNCLOS : A legal framework for cooperation between cable companies and coastal States”
Presented at: Plenary meeting of the International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC), Mauritius

12 October 2010 | Presentation by CIL Director Robert Beckman
“The Legal Framework on Permitting for Submarine Cables”
Presented at: Permitting Workshop organized as part of Submarine NETWORKS World 2010, Singapore

2010 | Paper by Tara Davenport
“Submarine Cables: Problems in Law and Practice”
Submitted for: Rhodes Academy Submarine Cables Award 2010

2010 | Paper by Tara Davenport
“The Criminalization of Damage to Submarine Cables: Problems and Prospects”