International Law lecturer presents at prestigious environment conference
1 May 2016
Dr Edwin Egede, Senior Lecturer in International Law and International Relations presented a paper at the prestigious Hamburg International Environmental Law Conference (HIELC) which took place in Hamburg, Germany in April 2016.
The conference was entitled “A Sea Change for Sustainable Ocean Resource Governance” and was attended by academics, legal practitioners, government officials, civil servants, members of NGOs and Civil societies and students.
The focal points of the discussion were on deep sea mining, marine energy and ocean bed pipe and cable systems. Dr Egede presented a paper, The Area: Sponsoring States of Convenience and Developing States, which is to be disseminated as a chapter in the conference proceedings to be published by the renowned Brill Publishers. The trip was funded by the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Hamburg International Environmental Law Conference.