International Symposium
The Future Design of the Arctic Ocean Legal Order
July 28-29, 2016

Snapshots and Brief Summary of the Symposium

Program of the Symposium

Biographies of the Speakers

Relevant Materials of the Symposium


Day 1: July 28, 2016, Thursday
Keynote Addresses

Kazuko Shiraishi

Japan's Arctic Policy and its Challenges

Japan's Arctic Policy


Alexander Sergunin

Russian Approaches to an Emerging Arctic Ocean Legal Order

 


Session 1: Panel Discussion on Actors in the Arctic Ocean Legal Order-Making

Paul Arthur Berkman: Building Common Interests in the Arctic Ocean

Biography / Pre-conference 1 / Pre-conference 2  / Pre-conference PPT

Fujio Ohnishi: New Modes in the Arctic Ocean Legal Order Making

 


Session 2: Forum for the Arctic Ocean Legal Order-Making

Brian Israel

Form and Function in the Future of Arctic Marine Cooperation

 


Joji Morishita

Development of a New Fisheries Management Organization in the Arctic High Seas

Pre-conference PPT


Tore Henriksen

Institutional Approaches to (Future) Governance of the Arctic Ocean

 


Kamrul Hossain: Indigenous Peoples and Norm-making in the Development of Arctic Legal Regime

 

Kentaro Nishimoto: Comment

 


Day 2: July 29, 2016, Friday
Session 3: Regionalism within Universalism

Viatcheslav Gavrilov

Future Legal Development in the Arctic: Premises and Prospects

 


Akiho Shibata

Marine Scientific Research in the Arctic under the New Agreement on Enhancing International Arctic Scientific Cooperation: Fragmentation or Integration?

 


Takashi Kikuchi: Scientific Field Observation and International Collaboration Research for Changing Arctic Ocean: Past, Present, and Future

 


Session 4: Ecosystem Approaches

Betsy Baker

Large Marine Ecosystems and a Neighborhood Approach to Ecosystem-Based-Management in the Arctic

 


Suzanne Lalonde

A Framework for a Pan-Arctic Network of Marine Protected Areas: Assessing the Challenges Ahead

 


Osamu Inagaki: Inter-Institutional Collaboration for Ecosystem Assessment in the Central Arctic Ocean

Pre-conference PPT

Orio Yamamura: Japan's Research on Arctic Ocean Ecosystem

 


Session 5: Panel Discussion on Future Research Development

Hannu Halinen: Future Collaboration with Arctic Future Initiative

 

Atsumu Ohmura: Comment from a Scientist

 


 

Concluding Panel Discussion

 


Relevant materials prepared by PCRC

Relevant to the Symposium as a Whole

(1) David L. VanderZwaag "Arctic Ocean Governance: Shifting Seascapes, Hazy Horizons" PCRC Working Paper No.2 (May, 2016)

(2) 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea  

(3) 1995 United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement

Keynote Addresses

(1) Japan’s Arctic Policy (16 October 2015)

(2) Russian Federation’s Policy for the Arctic to 2020 (2009)  

(3) The development of the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation and the National Security up to 2020 (2013)

Session 2: Forum for the Arctic Ocean Legal Order

1. Arctic Council

(1) Ottawa Declaration establishing the Arctic Council (1996)

(2) Rules of Procedure for the Arctic Council (Revised, 2013)

2. Task Force on Arctic Marine Cooperation

(3) Co-chairs’ summary report on the 1st meeting of TFAMC (Sept. 2015)

3. High Seas Fisheries in the CAO

(4) Ilulisaat Declaration at the Arctic Ocean Conference (29 May 2008)

(5) Oslo Declaration concerning the Prevention of Unregulated High Seas Fishing in the Central Arctic Ocean (16 July 2015)

(6) Final Report, Third Meeting of Scientific Experts on Fish Stocks in the Central Arctic Ocean (July 2015)

(7) Chair’s Statement after the Meeting on High Seas Fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean (3 December 2015)

(8) Chair’s Statement after the Meeting on High Seas Fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean (19-21 April 2016)

(9)  Chair’s Statement after the Meeting on High Seas Fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean (6-8 July 2016)

Session 3: Regionalism within Universalism

Scientific Cooperation Task Force

(1) Co-Chairs’ report on the 1st meeting of SCTF (Dec. 2013)

(2) Co-Chairs’ report on the 4th meeting of SCTF (Oct. 2014)

(3) Senior Arctic Official’s Report to the Ministers on SCTF (April 2015)

(4) Co-Chairs’ report on the 6th meeting of SCTF in Copenhagen (Oct. 2015)

(5) Anchorage meeting of SAO Summary Report on SCTF (p.21) (Oct. 2015)

(6) Task Force on Scientific Cooperation meets in Ottawa (July 2016)

Session 4: Ecosystem Approaches

(1) Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) of the Arctic Area, Revision of the Arctic LME map Second Edition (15 May 2013)

(2) Framework for a Pan-Arctic Network of Marine Protected Areas (April 2015)

 

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