The 2nd program of China-ASEAN Academy on Ocean Law and Governance

November 7-16, 2016

On 7 November 2016, the second program of China-ASEAN Academy on Ocean Law and Governance was launched in Haikou, China. It is co-organized by the CSARC, the National Institute for South China Sea Studies (NISCSS) and the International Ocean Institute (IOI)-Canada.

The ten-day program covers various subjects, such as the law of the sea, maritime delimitation, international shipping, regional security, climate change, environmental protection, living and non-living resources management and development, and comprehensive marine management. The courses are given in English by 17 prominent experts from China and abroad, including Vladimir Golitsyn (president of International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea) and Sorajak Kasemsuvan (former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand).

The participants are composed of over 30 scholars and officials from ocean-related agencies, universities and research institutions in China and ASEAN countries. The course included lectures, discussions, group course work and visits to Hainan Maritime Safety Administration and Hainan Academy of Ocean and Fisheries Sciences.


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