|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|
|20.00 – 22.30||Closing Dinner|