Welcome

The University of the Faroe Islands and the Law of the Sea Institute of Iceland welcome you to attend the Conference on Persistent and Emerging Challenges in International Fisheries Law in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, 10 – 12 September 2020.

The Nordic Council of Ministers, the Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea and the UiT The Arctic University of Norway are Sponsors.

The Conference will focus on challenges that emerge and those that persist in international fisheries law, including IUU related matters, institutional mechanisms in RFMOs, jurisdictional aspects in regard to fisheries disputes, substantive aspects in regard to disputes on the conservation and management of transboundary fish stocks, trade related measures with respect to fisheries resources and fisheries related matters concering BBNJ.

The Conference will be held in the new building of the University of the Faroe Islands, Kongshøll. In the evening of 10 September there will be a Reception in Mullers Pakkhús, which is old and picturesque warehoouse, which has now been converted to reception premises.