January 22, 2013
by Peter Snyder
The Philippines on Tuesday notified China that it is seeking international arbitration to declare Chinese claims to the majority of the South China Sea illegal and invalid. Philippines Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario stated in a press conference the country's intent to bring China before an ...[read more]
April 17, 2006
by D. Wes Rist
Leading Monday's international brief, Japan has raised concerns that a navigation ban on commercial ships in part of the East China Sea may actually violate Japan's sovereignty and international law under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. China's navigation ban covers part of ...[read more]
November 16, 2004
by Tom Henry
In Tuesday's environmental law news, Greenpeace, the international environmental activist group, was allowed to speak for the first time Tuesday before the UN General Assembly. Today is the 10th anniversary of the entry into force of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, and the group used ...[read more]

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