Activities

2024

ProAct Antarctic Tourism SymposiumMolenaar, E. (Organiser)
20 Jun 202421 Jun 2024
Strengthening the Relevance of the Compliance AgreementMolenaar, E. (Speaker)
29 Apr 2024
, FAO Expert Workshop on the FAO Compliance Agreement
Active acoustic data gathering and the law of the seaMolenaar, E. (Speaker)
8 Apr 2024
, Advancing an Interoperable Framework for Global Active Acoustic Water Column Measurements: Methods, Challenges and Opportunities’ or ‘GAIN – Global Acoustic Interoperable'; organized by the ICES Working Group on Fisheries Science and Technology (WGFAST)
Participating in Q&A session after the showing of the documentary Deep RisingMolenaar, E. (Speaker)
22 Jan 2024
, Movies that Matter; Deep Rising
International Fisheries Law: The Role of RFMOs and CCAMLRMolenaar, E. (Speaker)
15 Jan 2024
, ITLOS-Nippon Foundation Capacity-Building and Training Programme on Dispute Settlement under UNCLOS

2023

The Central Arctic Ocean Fisheries Agreement and Arctic Indigenous PeoplesMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
15 Sept 2023
, Innovating for Change in Global Fisheries Governance
Presentation "Opportunities for establishing MPAs and Other Effective Area-Based Conservation Measures in the Arctic Ocean"Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
31 Aug 2023
, online roundtable discussion on 'Implementing the Global Biodiversity Framework in the Arctic’ organized by the WWF Arctic Programme
Report of the Third NASCO Performance ReviewMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
5 Jun 2023
Member of the 2023 Review Panel under the SPRFMO ConventionMolenaar, E. (Member)
17 May 20231 Jul 2023
Current Developments on Deep Seabed Mining and the Use of Area-Based Management Tools to Protect Hydrothermal VentsMolenaar, E. (Organiser)
10 May 2023
The Central Arctic Ocean Fisheries AgreementMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
8 May 2023
, Non-use measures for global goods and commons in international law
International Fisheries Law: The Role of RFMOs and CCAMLRMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
13 Jan 2023
, ITLOS-Nippon Foundation Capacity-Building and Training Programme on Dispute Settlement under UNCLOS

2022

The Central Arctic Ocean Fisheries AgreementMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
21 Nov 2022
Persistent and Emerging Challenges in International Fisheries LawMolenaar, E. (Organiser)
23 Jun 202224 Jun 2022
Overlapping Geographical Mandates of RFMOsMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
23 Jun 2022
, Persistent and Emerging Challenges in International Fisheries Law
Regional Fisheries Management Organizations and their Role in the Conservation of Marine Living ResourcesMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
14 Apr 2022
, IMLI Course on the Protection of the Marine Environment and Ocean Governance
International Fisheries Law: The Role of RFMOs and CCAMLRMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
17 Jan 2022
, ITLOS-Nippon Foundation Capacity-Building and Training Programme on Dispute Settlement under UNCLOS

2021

Protecting deep seabed ecosystems under the future Agreement on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of BBNJ and by the ISA – Perspectives of Government, Civil Society, Stakeholders, and Law and ScienceMolenaar, E. (Organiser)
13 Dec 202115 Dec 2021
Visserij in de Zuidelijke Oceaan en CCAMLRMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
2 Dec 2021
, Meeting of the Dutch Arctic Circle
Strengthening Regional Cooperation in Fisheries Management in the Indo-PacificMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
10 Nov 2021
, Maritime Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific: Upholding the Rule of Law
Recent developments on fisheries in the maritime zones of Svalbard in light of the Spitsbergen TreatyMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
4 Nov 2021
, Meeting of the “Friends of the Ocean and Law of the Sea”, convened by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Denmark
International Fisheries Law and Transboundary Fish StocksMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
15 Oct 2021
, 2021 Arctic Circle Assembly
Recent Developments on Arctic CodMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
6 Sept 2021
, Contested Sovereignty, International Courts and Transnational Constitutionalism
Options for Regional Fisheries Regulation in the South China SeaMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
27 May 2021
, 2nd EU-China Experts’ Meeting on Maritime Security
Regional Fisheries Management Organizations and their Role in the Conservation of Marine Living ResourcesMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
11 May 2021
, IMLI (International Maritime Law Institute) Course on the Protection of the Marine Environment and Ocean Governance
De Noordpool en het Internationale Recht van de ZeeMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
24 Mar 2021
Cooperation in Combating IUU FishingMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
17 Mar 2021
, 3rd ASEAN Regional Forum Workshop on Maritime Law Enforcement Cooperation
Ideas for Strengthening Central Arctic Ocean Governance: Framework OptionsMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
24 Feb 2021
, Virtual Symposium on Strengthening Cooperation and Governance for the Central Arctic Ocean, co-hosted by WWF, Carleton University, and The Wilson Center’s Polar Institute
CCAMLR: More than a Regional Fisheries Management OrganizationMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
23 Feb 2021
, Virtual "Symposium on the Antarctic ecosystem in a changing climate. Sweden’s challenges and opportunities as chairman of CCAMLR"
Roles and Responsibilities in the Interaction between Climate Change and Marine Capture FisheriesMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
21 Jan 2021
, Managing Responsibilities for Climate Change Risks
International Fisheries Law: The Role of RFMOs and CCAMLRMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
12 Jan 2021
, ITLOS-Nippon Foundation Capacity-Building and Training Programme on Dispute Settlement under UNCLOS

2020

Lecture "International Law of the Sea" in the course "Marine Conservation"Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
3 Nov 2020
Origins and Recent Developments within the North Pacific Fisheries Commission (NPFC)Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
24 Sept 2020
, The Role of the Law of the Sea and Recent Developments in Global Ocean Governance
The Central Arctic Ocean Fisheries AgreementMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
12 Jun 2020
, Strengthening Central Arctic Ocean Governance; online workshop organized by the WWF Arctic Programme
Utrecht informal meeting on rights and obligations of coastal States (including issues relating to adjacent or subjacent maritime areas)and other States in the BBNJ Implementing Agreement –exploring scenarios and approachesMolenaar, E. (Organiser)
10 Feb 202011 Feb 2020
, Utrecht informal meeting on rights and obligations of coastal States (including issues relating to adjacent or subjacent maritime areas) and other States in the BBNJ Implementing Agreement –exploring scenarios and approaches
The Spitsbergen Treaty: Historic and Current RelevanceMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
9 Feb 2020
, 100 jaar Spitsbergenverdrag

2019

Disputes relating to Participation in RFMOsMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
29 Nov 2019
, The Dynamics of Disputes over Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing: Regime Convergence and Lex Ferenda
International Fisheries Law and Transboundary Fish StocksMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
8 Nov 2019
, Seafood Conference Iceland
International conventions and regional frameworksMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
30 Oct 201931 Oct 2019
, EU-China Experts Meeting on Maritime Security
International Fisheries Law: The Role of RFMOs and CCAMLRMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
25 Oct 2019
, ITLOS-Nippon Foundation Capacity-Building and Training Programme on Dispute Settlement under UNCLOS
FAO Expert Workshop on Implementing CITES through Fisheries Legal FrameworksMolenaar, E. (Participant)
6 May 20198 May 2019
Arctische en Antarctisch RechtMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
9 Mar 2019
, Pool tot Pool 2019
Curaçao als Vlaggenstaat onder Internationaal VisserijrechtMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
27 Feb 2019
, Symposium "De Caribische delen van het Koninkrijk en het internationaal recht"
Marine Capture FisheriesMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
29 Jan 2019
, The Law of the Sea and Climate Change

2018

International Fisheries Law: The Role of RFMOs and CCAMLRMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
13 Dec 2018
Arctica en het Internationale Recht van de ZeeMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
6 Dec 2018
Presentation "The CAOF Agreement in the Broader Context of International Law"Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
3 Oct 2018
, 11th Polar Law Conference
An Exchange of Views on the History and Future of Polar LawMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
2 Oct 2018
, 11th Polar Law Conference
Regional Fisheries Management OrganizationsMolenaar, E. J. (Invited speaker)
20 Sept 2018
, Global Challenges and the Law of the Sea, VIIth Colloquium of the International Association of the Law of the Sea
“The CAOF Agreement. Key Issues of International Fisheries Law”Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
29 Jun 2018
, New Knowledge and Changing Circumstances in the Law of the Sea
Presentatie "Arctica en het Internationale Recht van de Zee"Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
8 May 2018
, De Smeltende Arctics
Second Utrecht University - The University of Edinburgh Law of the Sea PhD WorkshopMolenaar, E. (Organiser)
18 Apr 201819 Apr 2018
Member of the 2018 Review Panel under the SPRFMO ConventionMolenaar, E. (Speaker)
28 Mar 20189 Jun 2018
"An Introduction to the Central Arctic Ocean Fisheries Agreement"Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
22 Mar 2018
Breaking new ground in the melting north: a fisheries agreement for the central Arctic OceanMolenaar, E. (Participant)
13 Feb 2018

2017

The Role of Non-Arctic States / Actors in the Arctic Legal Order-MakingMolenaar, E. (Participant)
7 Dec 2017
AECO's 14th Arctic Cruise ConferenceMolenaar, E. (Participant)
18 Oct 2017
Presentation "The Five-plus-Five Process on High Seas Fishing in the Central Arctic Ocean" at the workshop “Natural Marine Resource Management in a Changing Climate”, Tromsø, 13-14 June 2017Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
Jun 2017
, Workshop “Natural Marine Resource Management in a Changing Climate”
Joint NILOS/UCWOSL - JCLOS Workshop on Current Developments in the Law of the SeaMolenaar, E. (Participant)
31 May 2017
Relative Stability - Quo VadisMolenaar, E. (Participant)
17 May 201718 May 2017
Presentation "Relative Stability in Context International Fisheries Law" at Workshop 'Relative Stability - Quo Vadis', organized by the Pew Charitable Trusts, 17-18 May 2017, BrusselsMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
17 May 201718 May 2017
, Relative Stability - Quo Vadis
Public lecture entitled "De Noordpool en het Internationale Recht" given at the Arctic Centre, University of Groningen, 1 May 2017Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
1 May 2017
Presentation entitled “Brexit and Fisheries: An International Fisheries Law Perspective” at a meeting on Brexit and Fisheries at the European Parliament, Brussels, convened by the European Fisheries Alliance (EUFA).Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
22 Mar 2017
, Brexit and Fisheries
Presentation "Access to High Seas Fisheries"Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
15 Feb 2017
, Workshop 'Common sense and juridical answers to arising problems due to changes in fish species distribution.'
Workshop 'Strengthening International Fisheries Law in an Era of Changing Oceans'Molenaar, E. (Organiser)
7 Feb 20178 Feb 2017
Presentation: "Participation and Allocation in RFMOs"Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
7 Feb 2017
, Strengthening International Fisheries Law in an Era of Changing Oceans

2016

Seminar "Innovating for Change in Global Fisheries Governance"Molenaar, E. (Participant)
23 Sept 2016
Seminar Visserij in de PoolgebiedenMolenaar, E. (Organiser)
14 Sept 2016
Presentatie "Overzicht Internationaalrechtelijk Raamwerk (Arctica)"Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
14 Sept 2016
, Seminar Visserij in de Poolgebieden
Presentatie "Overzicht Internationaalrechtelijk Raamwerk (Antarctica)"Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
14 Sept 2016
, Seminar Visserij in de Poolgebieden
2016SDG 14: Life Below Water: A CommentaryMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
29 Jun 2016
, Critical Perspectives on Governing by Sustainable Development Goals
Presentation 'Participation and Allocation in Regional Fisheries Management Organizations’Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
7 Mar 2016
, ‘Law, Fragile Ecosystems, Indigenous Peoples, and Natural Resources’
International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (External organisation)Molenaar, E. (Member)
Mar 2016Oct 2016
Presentations on "Multilateral Fisheries Allocation: An Overview of Global Instruments" and 'Multilateral Fisheries Allocation: Procedural Aspects’Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
22 Feb 2016
, NEAFC Seminar on Allocation Criteria and Associated Issues
Presentatie 'Ervaringen bij ondersteuning Vietnam bij de WCPFC'Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
1 Feb 2016
Presentation on 'The Evolution of the Arctic Council in the Context of International Law'Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
27 Jan 2016
, 2016 Arctic Frontiers Conference

2015

Presentation 'The Arctic and the Law of the Sea'.Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
10 Dec 2015
, Governance of Arctic Shipping - Balancing Rights and Interests of Arctic States and User States
Einde NoordpoolMolenaar, E. (Participant)
19 Oct 2015
EU and the Arctic. Workshop 3: The Maritime Dimension of the ArcticMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
24 Jun 2015
Åbo Akademi University (External organisation)Molenaar, E. (Member)
Apr 2015Jul 2015
Australian National University (External organisation)Molenaar, E. (Member)
Mar 2015May 2015

2014

Nereus research program ‘Predicting Our Future Oceans’ (www.nereusprogram.org)(External organisation)Molenaar, E. (Member)
1 Oct 20142019
Presentation on “Arctic Fisheries and International Law”Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
30 Jun 2014
, Arctic Summer College 2014
Challenges of the Changing Arctic: Continental Shelf, Navigation, and FisheriesMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
27 Jun 2014
Presentation draft chapter "New Maritime Zones and the Law of the Sea" for book "Jurisdiction over Ships - Post-UNCLOS Developments in the Law of the Sea"Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
24 Jun 201425 Jun 2014
, Jurisdiction over Ships
Gemengde Commissie Noordelijke IJszee (External organisation)Molenaar, E. (Member)
4 Jun 2014
Presentation "Arctic Ocean Fisheries: Regional Implementation of the Precautionary Approach"Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
23 May 2014
, Maritime Safety and Environmental Protection in Europe. Multiple Layers in Regulation and Compliance’
Presentation: "Options for Regional Regulation of Merchant Shipping Outside IMO, with Particular Reference to the Arctic Region"Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
24 Jan 2014
, Arctic Frontiers 2014

2013

MARSAFENET Conference Regional Strategies to Maritime Security: A Comparative PerspectiveMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
27 Nov 2013
Presentation: "Equity in Access to High Seas Fisheries Resources"Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
25 Oct 2013
, Het Farewell Symposium van Fred Soons
Presentation: "Area-Based Management Tools"Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
6 May 2013
, United Nations General Assembly Workshop ‘Conservation and Management Tools, Including Area-Based Management and Environmental Impact Assessments’
MARSAFENET (EU’s COST Action IS1105 ‘NETwork of experts on the legal aspects of MARitime SAFEty and security (MARSAFENET; www.marsafenet.org)’ Management Committee and Leader WG 1 (External organisation)Molenaar, E. (Member)
2013 → …
Fisheries Equity Research Network (FERN)(External organisation)Molenaar, E. (Member)
2013 → …

2012

Presentation: "Integrated Oceans Management in the Marine Arctic: Options and Pathways to Address Identified Gaps"Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
28 Nov 2012
, NILOS-Shell workshop “Impact Assessment and Integrated Oceans Management in the Arctic”
Presentation: "Impact Assessment in the Marine Arctic: Options and Pathways to Address Identified Gaps"Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
28 Nov 2012
, NILOS-Shell workshop “Impact Assessment and Integrated Oceans Management in the Arctic”
NILOS-Shell workshop “Impact Assessment and Integrated Oceans Management in the Arctic”Molenaar, E. (Organiser)
28 Nov 2012
Presentation: "Arctic Fisheries and International Law"Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
20 Aug 2012
, Arctic Summer College 2012
Presentation: “EU Interests and Governance Challenges in Shipping and Transport”Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
24 May 2012
, 3rd Annual Geopolitics in the High North International Conference, "The EU as an Arctic Actor? Interests and Governance Challenges"
NILOS-Shell workshop “Integrated Management and Assessment in the Marine Arctic”Molenaar, E. (Organiser)
16 May 2012
"The Law of the Sea and Polar Regions: Interactions between Global and Regional Regimes”Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
14 May 2012
"The Law of the Sea and Polar Regions: Interactions between Global and Regional Regimes”Molenaar, E. (Organiser)
14 May 201215 May 2012
The Arctic Council: its Place in the Future of Arctic GovernanceMolenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
17 Jan 2012

2011

Presentation: “The Developing Legal Regime in the Marine Arctic”Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
14 Dec 2011
, at the Symposium Exploring Polar Regions (100 years since Amundsen, Utrecht)
Presentation: “The Law of the Sea and the Arctic”Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
8 May 2011
, during Mission Sila, organized by WWF Netherlands and including the Crown-prince of the Netherlands (Ilulissat, Greenland)
seminar UNCLOS and the Antarctic Treaty: competing models of Polar governance?Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
15 Feb 2011
Presentation: “International Regulation of Arctic Marine Shipping. Recent Developments and Options for Multilateral Reform Outside IMO”Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
27 Jan 2011
, Arctic Frontiers 2011

2010

Presentation: “Arctic Fisheries Conservation and Management. Initial steps of reform of the international legal framework”Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
28 Jan 2010
, Arctic Frontiers 2010

2009

Presentation on 'Future Directions. Overview and Selected Options'Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
20 Oct 2009
, International Arctic Fisheries Symposium
Presentation on 'Governance and Regulatory Gaps and Considerations for Addressing them'Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
17 Apr 2009
, Meeting of the Aspen Commission on Climate Change
Presentation "Participation in the Fish Stocks Agreement"Molenaar, E. (Invited speaker)
16 Mar 2009
, United Nations General Assembly workshop "Continuing Dialogue, in Particular with Developing States, to Promote a Wider Participation in the Agreement"
Presentation on 'International Fisheries Law. Introduction and Recent DevelopmentsMolenaar, E. (Keynote speaker)
11 Feb 2009
, Studium Generale