Summer School 2017

Description

Law of the Sea on the edge of Bosphorus Summer School is dedicated to the law of the sea which regulates the activities of States and their interactions regarding maritime matters.

 

The summer school will start by giving a general overview on the historical development and introductory remarks regarding to the notions of Law of the Sea and then will focus on 1982 United Nations Law of Sea Convention. Furthermore, maritime boundary delimitation and different types of jurisdictional zones in the ocean are among the subjects that will be examined during this summer school.

 

The summer school will cover several uses of the seas such as fishing, shipping, navigation and deep seabed mining. Additionally, protection of sea environment as a subject which is studied more and more in recent years, will be analyzed.

 

The summer school will have enough time for discussing dispute settlement mechanisms, recent and ongoing disputes concerning law of the seasuch as Project of Canal Istanbul, Aegean Sea Conflict between Turkey and Greece, Delimitation of Maritime Zones in East Mediterranean Sea and South China Sea Arbitration case. Moreover criminal activities such as human trafficking and piracy with Somalia example will be examined.

Saturday-17.06.2017 Sunday-18.06.2017 Monday-19.06.2017 Tuesday – 20.06.2017 Wednesday-21.06.2017 Thursday-22.06.2017 Friday -23.06.2017
09.00 – 10.30 9.00-9.30 Opening Speech – Prof. Dr. Adem Sözüer9.30-10.00

General remarks on law of the sea and Turkey – Prof. Dr. İbrahim Kaya

Straits – International and Turkey’s regime – Prof. Dr. Hakan Karan Piracy – Dr. Nasıh Sarp Ergüven 10.00-12.00Delimitation of Maritime Zones in East Mediterranean Sea – Dr. Mahmoud Abdou A general overview on the jurisprudence of ITLOS – Mattias Füracker The Protection of Sea Environment – Ar. Gör. Arda Özkan Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas – Dr. Nihal Ünlü (IMO)
11.00 – 12.30 Opening Lecture: Historical Development of Law of the Sea – Prof. Dr. Emre Öktem Status of Islands and its Impact on Delimitation – Prof. Dr. Hakan Karan Migrant Smuggling by Sea – Dr. Nasıh Sarp Ergüven The jurisdiction of ITLOS and the procedure before the Tribunal – Mattias Füracker

 

Implementing International Environmental Law in the Black Sea – Ar. Gö. Arda Özkan Treaty Making Process at IMO – Dr. Nihal Ünlü

 

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break
13.30 – 15.00 Definitions Delimitation of Maritime Zones – Prof. Dr. Yücel Acer Fisheries – Dr. Onur Sabri Durak South China Sea Arbitration and its Impact on Law of Sea – Prof. Dr. Otto Spijkers Sea Warfare – Dr. Bleda Kurtdarcan

 

Polar Law: Arctic – Dr. Onur Sabri Durak Closing Lecture – Prof. Dr. Yoshifumi Tanaka
15.30 – 17.00 Definitions Delimitation of Maritime Zones – Prof. Dr. Yücel Acer 15.00-15.50The Intervention to the Ship Named ‘Joudi’ in High Sea – Coast Guard Command

16.00 – 16.50 Activities against Pirates in Somalia and Gulf of Aden – Turkish Naval Forces

 

Non-participation in Arbitral Proceedings under Annex VII United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea – Prof. Dr. Otto Spijkers Sea Warfare – Dr. Bleda Kurtdarcan

 

Polar Law: Antarctica – Dr. Onur Sabri Durak

 

Closing Lecture – Prof. Dr. Yoshifumi Tanaka

 

17.00 – 19.00 The Conflict in Aegean Sea: Turkey v. Greece – Basat Öztürk

 

Boat Trip

 

20.00 – 22.30 Closing Dinner

Start Time

00:00

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Finish Time

00:00

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Address

İstanbul

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