13th Polar Law Symposium

Country: Japan

City: Kobe

Abstr. due: 31.03.2020

Dates: 23.11.20 — 25.11.20

Area Of Sciences: Law;

Organizing comittee e-mail: 2020_pls_kobe@2020polarlawsymposium.org

Organizers: Polar Cooperation Research Centre (PCRC) of Kobe University; Polar Law Institute (University of Akureyri, Iceland), the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law – Arctic Centre (University of Lapland, Finland), the University of the Arctic and its Arctic Law Thematic Network (Finland)

 

The 2020 Polar Law Symposium will be held at Kobe University Rokkodai Campus, Kobe, Japan. The symposium is under the main theme of  “The Rule of Law in the Polar Regions” with distinctively bi-polar and “mid-latitude” perspectives. Abstracts are due March 31, 2020.

Polar Cooperation Research Centre (PCRC) of Kobe University is proud to join the Polar Law Institute (University of Akureyri, Iceland), the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law – Arctic Centre (University of Lapland, Finland), the University of the Arctic and its Arctic Law Thematic Network (Finland) to host the 2020 Polar Law Symposium. This will be the first time the event is being held in Asia in its 13-year history.

Academics, students, indigenous representatives and practitioners from around the world will attend and participate in this event, which will discuss on the implications and challenges faced by both the Arctic and the Antarctic for international law and policy.

The symposium will focus on the following themes (with additional proposals) and be discussion oriented:

    International rule of law in polar regions
    Policy-law-science nexus in polar regions
    Protecting marine and terrestrial polar environments
    Humans and human security in polar regions
    Resources and industries in polar regions
    The law of the sea and the polar regions

 

Conference Web-Site: https://www.uarctic.org/news/2019/12/call-for-abstracts-13th-polar-law-symposium-kobe-japan-november-23-25-2020/