Law of the Sea

Law of the sea is a body of international law governing the rights and duties of states in maritime environments. It concerns matters such as navigational rights, sea mineral claims, and coastal waters jurisdiction. While drawn from a number of international customs, treaties, and agreements, modern law of the sea derives largely from the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), effective since 1994, which is generally accepted as a codification of customary international law of the sea, and is sometimes regarded as the "constitution of the oceans".Law of the sea is the public law counterpart to …

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IFRI: Institut Français des Relations Internationales · 5 June 2024 English

France’s Indo-Pacific strategy. Chinese maritime expansion in the South China Sea, violations of the Law of the Sea, and challenges to the principle of peaceful resolution of disputes are core concerns. Paris

expansion in the South China Sea, violations of the Law of the Sea, and challenges to the principle of peaceful


RAND Corporation · 4 June 2024 English

Testimony presented before the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security on June 4, 2024.

is a signatory to the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), it has ignored decisions by the 2020. 14 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, signed December 10, 1982, entered into force


CSE: Centre for Science and Environment · 4 June 2024 English

As per the records of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, India has 174,000 units of fishing gear in operation of which 154,008 units are gillnets / driftnets, 7,285 units 7 …

is a signatory to the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, 1982 which calls signatory states to develop


World Bank Group · 1 June 2024 English

In order to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, offshore wind will need to make an increasing contribution to the global effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line …

delimited in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) out to 200 nautical miles. See UNCLOS


MP-IDSA: Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses · 30 May 2024 English

These victories led to the breakup of the Kyivan states, which remained under the dominion of the Golden Horde for a few centuries.10 It was during this period that the …

purview of the United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).4 As per this treaty, Russia and Ukraine


UNEP: United Nations Environment Programme · 30 May 2024 English

under European law to combat climate change. And last month, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea – a United Nations body – said countries have a legal obligation to safeguard the ocean from inadequate to meet the objectives of the Paris Agreement.”  The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea ruled earlier this year countries have a legal obligation to safeguard the ocean from greenhouse

last month, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea – a United Nations body – said countries have Agreement.” The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea ruled earlier this year countries have a legal


EU: European Union · 29 May 2024 English

ratified the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), the 1995 Agreement for the implementation provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation e.pdf. (60) International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, Case No 21, par.129. (61) https://www.fao


ORF: Observer Research Foundation · 23 May 2024 English

direct contravention of international law, particularly the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). In the West Philippine Sea, China has been operationalising a de-facto exclusionary

particularly the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). In the West Philippine Sea, China


UN: The United Nations · 22 May 2024 Chinese

3 p.Transmits note verbale from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs responding to note verbale dated 18 Mar. 2024 from Saudi Arabia concerning the declaration of Yasat as a marine protected …


UN: The United Nations · 22 May 2024 French

3 p.Transmits note verbale from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs responding to note verbale dated 18 Mar. 2024 from Saudi Arabia concerning the declaration of Yasat as a marine protected …


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