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.
30 April 2019
A chapter by Erik J. Molenaar was recently published in the book: Emerging Legal Orders in the Arctic: The Role of Non-Arctic Actors.
Microfoon.
24 April 2019
Akio Morita, Professor of International Law, Hosei University Faculty of Law, joins UCWOSL and NILOS as a visiting professor for a period of one year.
Vis
18 April 2019
Solène Guggisberg attended the second substantive session of negotiations on biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction in New York and presented her research .
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Events

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.
29
May
29 May 2019 15:15 - 17:00
Sichen Tian of Wuhan University will focus on the evolution of the principle of freedom of navigation in international law.
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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