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 group UNIJURIS (unilateralism and the protection of global interests) and the research project SUSTAINABLEOCEAN.

News

Solene Guggisberg
13 February 2019
Solène Guggisberg presented a paper at the Women in International Law event "New female voices in legal academia".
Staart van walvis steekt boven zee uit
13 February 2019
Solène Guggisberg blogs on the legal implications of Japan's withdrawal.
Skyscraper walvis, foto: Robert Oosterbroek
28 January 2019
Otto Spijkers, lecturer of Public International Law at Utrecht University and researcher at NILOS and UCWOSL blogs on the Skyscraper whale and SDG 14.
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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.
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