The 1982 Law of the Sea Convention at 30: Successes, Challenges and New Agendas

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David Freestone
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Jan 23, 2013 - Law - 211 pages
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The 1982 Law of the Sea Convention at 30: Successes, Challenges and New Agendas offers twenty essays by renowned Law of the Sea scholars, published to mark the 30th Anniversary of the adoption of the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.
 

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Contents

Successes Challenges and New Agendas
1
The Functions and Role of the United Nations Secretariat in Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea
9
The LOSC Framework for Maritime Jurisdiction and Enforcement 30 Years On
27
The European Union and Law of the Sea Convention at the Age of 30
37
Trends in the Application of Territorial Sea Baselines under the Law of the Sea Convention
49
The Common Heritage of Mankind
59
A Reflection on the First Thirty Years
69
The Law of the Sea Convention and Underwater Cultural Heritage
79
Its Potential Contribution to Achieving Responsible High Seas Governance
131
Disorder in the Oceans
139
Fisheries Data and the Law of the Sea Convention
147
Law of the Sea Perspectives on Climate Change
157
Challenges to Protecting the Marine Environment beyond National Jurisdiction
165
Developing the Concept of the High Seas Marine Protected Areas
175
The Law of the Sea Convention and the Integrated Regulation of the Oceans
185
No Place for Persons?
193

Maximum Sustainable Yield
89
Precaution and the Protection of Marine Biodiversity in Areas beyond National Jurisdiction
99
Rights and Obligations in Maritime Zones under the Sovereignty of Coastal States
109
Military Activities in the Exclusive Economic Zones of Foreign Coastal States
121
Was it Worth the Effort?
201
Index
209
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David Freestone is founding editor of the International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law. He is former Deputy General Counsel/Senior Adviser at the World Bank. He holds an LLD from the University of Hull, where he was Professor of International Law.

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