12th Polar Law Symposium
Hobart, 1-4 December 2019

PCRC Special Sessions on the Resilience of the Antarctic Treaty System to Future Challenges


Kobe PCRC organized two special panels, in collaboration with the SCAR-SCHASS Action Group on PoLSciNex, at the 12th Polar Law Symposium. The report on this special session is now available from here: Kobe PCRC Special Session – Antarctic Treaty System Resilience.

Day 2, Tuesday, 3 December 2019

14:00〜15:30   The Resilience of the ATS to Future Challenges

Chair:
Akiho Shibata 

  • Patrizia Vigni (University of Siena, Italy)
    "Is Article IV of the Antarctic Treaty Still Suitable for the Governance of the Antarctic Seas?”

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  • Jill Barrett (Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom)
    “The Importance of Effective Compliance and Enforcement to Long-term Resilience of the ATS”

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  • Kees Bastmeijer (University of Tilburg, The Netherlands)
    “Antarctica as Top Tourist Destination: Testing the Resilience of the Antarctic Treaty System”

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  • Zia E. Madani (Iranian National Institute for Oceanography and Atmospheric Science, Iran)
    “Third States’ Presence in the 7th Continent: Implications for International Law of the Antarctic”

  • 16:00〜17:30   Policy-Law-Science Nexus (PoLSciNex) in Antarctica 

    Chair:
    Luis Valentin Ferrada 

  • Osamu Inagaki (Kobe University, Japan) and Gen Hashida (National Institute of Polar Research, Japan)
    “DROMLAN and the Antarctic Treaty System”

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  • Sakiko Hataya (Kobe University, Japan) and Akiho Shibata (Kobe University, Japan)
    “Legal implications of Chinese Kunlun Station at Dome A and its ASMA/code of conduct proposals”

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  • Arron N. Honniball (National University of Singapore, Singapore) and Valentin J. Schatz (Universität Hamburg, Germany)
    “The Next Bastion in Combating IUU Fishing: The Role of Nationality Jurisdiction in CCAMLR & Beyond”

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  • Jason Ryan Thompson (Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium)
    “Border Drift: Norwegian Antarctic Territorial Expansion 1939-2017”

  • All presenters are encouraged to contribute to the Antarctic Treaty System Resilience research project, and to pursue a collaborative research with Kobe PCRC, including making presentations at 13th Polar Law Symposium to be held in Kobe, Japan, 23-25 November 2020. See here for more information on ATS Resilience research project.

      

    Antarctic Treaty System Resilience Workshop at Hobart


    Date: 5 December 2019, Thursday
    Time: 10:00〜17:00
    Venue: IMAS
    *This workshop is for members and by invitation only.
    Discussants:
    Akiho Shibata, Julia Jabour, Luis Valentin Ferrada, Jill Barrett,
    Patrizia Vigni, Kees Bastmeijer, Zia Madani, etc.

    The summary of the discussion at the Workshop on 5 December and the Panels on 3 December, by Dr. Zia Madani of Iranian National Institute for Oceanography and Atmospheric Science, is available from here: Workshop on Antarctic Treaty System Resilience: A Perspective from Asia.

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