2021 Online Alumni CPD Course:
Preparatory Materials - Module 1
Each lecture requires participants to undertake advance
preparation in terms of reading one or two recommended papers or
articles, watching a video and/or reflecting on questions. See below
1 (UNCLOS AND Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction). Looking
have also been posted for Module 2 (Climate Change and Health
of the Ocean) and will be added soon for
Module 3 (Small-Scale Fisheries).
MODULE 1: UNCLOS AND AREAS BEYOND NATIONAL
Session 1: Monday 4th October
Session 2: Thursday 7th October
SUSANNA FULLER - UNCLOS AND ABNJ: PROGRESS
TOWARDS A NEW HIGH SEAS TREATY
Preparatory readings (choose ONE
OR TWO and note that PDF VERSIONS will be
the course Google Drive - Module 1 folder)
1. Clement Yow Mulalap et al., “Traditional knowledge and the BBNJ
instrument”, Marine Policy, Vol. 122, Dec. 2020.
2. Fran Humphries et al.,
“A tiered approach to the marine genetic resource governance framework
under the proposed UNCLOS agreement for biodiversity beyond national
jurisdiction (BBNJ)”, Marine Policy, Vol. 122, Dec. 2020.
3. Marjo K. Vierros and Harriet Harden-Davies,
“Capacity building and technology transfer for improving governance of
marine areas both beyond and within national jurisdiction”,
Marine Policy, Vol. 122, Dec. 2020.
4. Meinhard Doelle and Gunnar Sander, “Next Generation Environmental Assessment
in the Emerging High Seas Regime? An Evaluation of the State of the
Negotiations”, The International Journal of Marine and
Coastal Law, Special Issue: Arctic Environmental and Climate Change
Governance, Vol. 35, Issue 3, 2020.
5. Nilufer Oral,
“The Institutional Schizophrenia of Ocean Governance through the Lens
of the Conservation of Biological Diversity in Areas Beyond National
Jurisdiction” in Regime Interaction in Ocean
Governance, edited by Seline Trevisanut, Nikolaos
Giannopoulos and Rozemarijn Roland Holst, Brill, 2020.
6. Kristina Gjerde et al.
"Protecting Earth's last conservation frontier: scientific, management
and legal priorities for MPAs beyond national boundaries"
(2016). Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers. 2510.
Session 3: Tuesday 12th October
Session 4: Thursday 14th
TONY GEORGE PUTHUCHERRIL - THE ISSUE OF DEEP SEABED
Preparatory reading: Tirza Meyer, "The Deep Sea Floor as a Battleground for
Justice?" in The Future of Ocean
Capacity Development: Essays in Honour of Elisabeth Mann Borgese
(1918-2002), edited by IOI-Canada (Leiden: Brill Nijhoff,
2018) pp. 128-133.
The exercise briefing on Mining in the Tumpa Sea
should also be reviewed in advance. See the course
drive for Module 1, Session 4.
For multiple reports, policy briefs, workshop summaries, online
seminars etc. on the high seas, see STRONG High Seas Resources.
Additional chapters relating to LOS, high seas etc. (and
many more aspects of ocean governance) can be found in The
Future of Ocean
Governance and Capacity Development - Essays in Honour
of Elisabeth Mann Borgese
Commemorating the 100th anniversary of EMB's birth, this
edited by IOI-Canada features contributions from over 80 specialists
in the field of ocean governance and is based on themes and issues
covered in our annual training programme. To download essays
open access, go
Brill web page for the book and
scroll down to explore the 10 different sections.