The research project ‘Accommodating New Interests at Sea: Legal Tools for Sustainable Ocean Governance’ (SUSTAINABLEOCEAN) aims to offer a theory of interest- and regime-interaction in ocean governance. The research question is: how can the law contribute to the sustainable use of the oceans and strike a balance between competing interests at sea? The project focuses on the interplay between the law of the sea, climate change law and energy law.

About the project
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This research is funded by the European Research Council (ERC Starting Grant). The project runs from 2015 through 2020. 

The Principal Investigator is dr. Seline Trevisanut. Meet our team and the steering committee.

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The ERC research project SUSTAINABLEOCEAN is carried out within the Utrecht Centre for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law (UCWOSL) and the Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (NILOS).

News

Como meer, Italië
16 July 2018
The Summer School is connected with the Annual Conference of the European Environmental Law Forum, in Como, Italy.
10 July 2018
Prof. Seline Trevisanut gave a presentation of the SUSTAINABLEOCEAN Project to fellow researchers at Utrecht University.
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25 June 2018
Alex Oude Elferink participated in the Conference Contingency in the Course of International Law: How International Law Could Have Been.
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Events

10 - 14
Sep
10 September 2018 12:41 - 14 September 2018 12:41
This Summer School of the University of Insubria is organised together with Utrecht University and universities from France and Poland.
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ERC funding
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This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No 639070).