Our 44th Annual Conference on Oceans Law & Policy is co-organized with The Japan Institute of International Affairs, World Maritime University--Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute at the World Maritime University and the Nippon Foundation. This conference will be held in Tokyo, Japan in 2021 and will address “Peaceful Maritime Engagement in East Asia and the Pacific Region”.
Beginning this year, The Stockton Center for International Law at the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) has assumed primary co-sponsorship from the Center for Oceans Law & Policy, University of Virginia School of Law. Some panels at this years conference include:
- Baselines and Archipelagic States
- Navigation Rights/Law Enforcement
- Arctic Shipping
- Issues Arising Out of Climate Change
For more information on speakers and panel topics, please see our draft program under 'Downloads for this event'.
From conservation and sustainable use to the law of the sea, the annual Conference on Oceans Law & Policy provides insight into different maritime issues. To explore past conference programs, please visit our NWC institutional repository for more information.Explore Past Conferences