Interest Group on the Law of the Sea

Interest Group on the Law of the Sea


Website of the Group
Coordinating Committee: Miguel GarciaMaria Gavouneli;

Future events:

  • Pre-conference workshop on the occasion of ESIL Annual conference: International Law of the Sea and Universality, 13 September 2018, Manchester. CALL FOR PAPERS. [Deadline for submissions: 15 May]

Past events:

  • Pre-conference workshop: Global Commons and Values in Oceans: What should be the role of the New Implementing Agreement under UNCLOS?, 6 September 2017, Naples. PROGRAMME
  • Meeting on 7 September 2016, 11h00 - 18h00, before the ESIL Annual Conference. PROGRAMME.
  • Workshop, ‘International Law and… the Sea’, Vienna, 3 September 2014.


In order to be listed as a member of this IG, you need to ensure:

  • You have paid your ESIL membership fee for this year (if not, renew your membership
  • You have created an online ESIL membership account
  • You have ticked the box next to this IG in the list of groups in your membership account

The conveners of the Interest Group receive automatically-generated updated lists of IG members on the 7th day of each month.

If you have any doubts about your ESIL membership or your Interest Group membership, please contact the ESIL Secretariat.

Election Schedule: 

  • The last call for candidates was sent out in June 2016. No candidates came forward. 
  • The next Coordinating Committee elections will be held in 2018.