This volume examines the role of law and science in ocean management. Topics addressed include the ecosystems approach to fisheries management, ocean exploration, marine science capacity building, marine science and policy, marine science and law, as well as biological diversity, genetic resources and the law of the sea. The book contains a foreword by the President of Ireland and keynote addresses by the European Commissioner for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs; the Assistant Director of UNESCO and Executive Secretary of the International Oceanographic Commission; as well as the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority. The remainder of the volume contains comprehensive papers from jurists, scholars, diplomats and scientists from over 20 countries and international organisations. The collection contains a CD which provides visual and other material not contained in the primary text, including the text of the UN Law of the Sea Convention and additional documents, the PowerPoint presentations, and an index to the six-volume series
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982: A Commentary This book contains the proceedings from the thirtieth annual conference of the Center for Oceans Law and Policy, University of Virginia School of Law, which marked the tenth anniversary of Ireland’s ratification of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.