NILOS Moot Court Competition

Save the date: NILOS Moot Court Competition 22-23-24 May 2019

We welcome universities from all over the world for the first moot court simulating proceedings under Part XV of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. 

NILOS: The Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea

The Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (NILOS) is a nationally and internationally renowned research institute, established in 1984. Our core activities are research, teaching and training and consultancy.

Basic aims of NILOS:

  • Developing and sustaining expertise on the law of the sea and oceans governance;
  • Enhancing and broadening awareness and knowledge of the law of the sea and oceans governance; 
  • Assisting states - in particular developing states -, intergovernmental organisations, national and international non-governmental organisations, companies and individuals in implementing and applying the law of the sea.

Organisation / Contact

For comments or questions about the NILOS-website or NILOS, please contact us at: NILOS@uu.nl, + 31 30 253 7224, through our postal address, or contact our staff.

NILOS operates within Utrecht University in the framework of the School of Law's department of International and European Law (IER), as well as within the Utrecht Centre for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law.

NILOS staff also participates in the research project SUSTAINABLEOCEAN.

News

IJsberg en zee bij Antarctica.
6 March 2019
Erik Molenaar of NILOS participated in a debate about the geopolitical tensions created by the melting of the polar ice.
Janskerkhof
28 February 2019
Utrecht University hosts the European Environmental Law Forum (EELF) 2019: Environmental Law for Transitions to Sustainability.
Microfoon.
28 February 2019
Erik J. Molenaar gave a presentation at the symposium The Caribbean Parts of the Kingdom and International Law.
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Events

2
Apr
2 April 2019 13:00 - 14:00
In his presentation Otto Spijkers will look at the international legal framework relating to the construction of artificial islands in the EEZ.
22 - 24
May
22 May 2019 09:00 - 24 May 2019 18:00
The Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (NILOS) presents the first NILOS Moot Court Competition at Utrecht University on 22, 23 and 24 May 2019.
28 - 30
Aug
28 August 2019 09:00 - 30 August 2019 18:00
On 28–30 August 2019 the Utrecht Centre for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law will host the 7th annual European Environmental Law Forum conference.
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