International Conference: Our Ocean Planet

image: photo of oceanThe Jon Van Dyke Insti­tute of Inter­na­tion­al Law and Jus­tice, William S. Richard­son School of Law, East-West Cen­ter, and the Korea Insti­tute of Ocean Sci­ence and Tech­nol­o­gy will present an inter­na­tion­al con­fer­ence titled “Our Ocean Plan­et: Gov­er­nance for a Bet­ter Future” at the East-West Cen­ter Decem­ber 15, 2014.

The pro­gram will include pan­els on Mar­itime Claims in Asia and the Polar Regions; Pro­tect­ing the Ocean and its Resources; and Marine Sci­en­tif­ic Research and Emerg­ing Ocean Issues. In hon­or of Pro­fes­sor Van Dyke’s strong inter­est in human rights, there will also be a spe­cial pan­el on Recent Devel­op­ments in Human Rights in Asia.

The Con­fer­ence will be held in Burns Hall Rooms 3121/​3125 at the East-West Cen­ter from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Spon­sors of the con­fer­ence are the Korea Insti­tute of Ocean Sci­ence & Tech­nol­o­gy, the Jon Van Dyke Insti­tute of Inter­na­tion­al Law and Jus­tice, the William S. Richard­son School of Law, the East-West Cen­ter, the Uni­ver­si­ty of Hawai‘i Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies, and the Uni­ver­si­ty of Hawai‘i School of Pacif­ic and Asian Studies.

For more infor­ma­tion, con­tact jvdinst@hawaii.edu.