The Editors would like to draw readers’ attention to an upcoming seminar in Sydney, hosted by the International Law Association and Baker & McKenzie. The seminar is on ‘Sea Level Rise and International Law’. A flyer about the seminar is available here — it is on Monday 10 August 2015, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Baker & McKenzie’s Sydney office.
The speakers are all members of the ILA’s Committee on International Law and Sea Level Rise:
- Professor David Freestone (Executive Secretary of the Sargasso Sea Commission) — Committee Co-Rapporteur;
- Professor Rosemary Rayfuse (University of New South Wales) — Committee Member; and
- Professor Clive Schofield (University of Wollongong) — Committee Member.
The speakers will discuss the Committee’s work regarding the ‘consequences of sea-level rise on entitlements to maritime areas and on the natural environment’. They will also discuss the Committee’s draft interim report and future programs. Professor Rayfuse recently published a report on the Committee’s work on the ILA Reporter.