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Time and place: June 11, 2021 12:00 PM2:15 PM, Digital webinar, connection details will be sent to registered participants

What can we learn from the recent maritime delimitation agreements for the way States deal with maritime claims? How does this affect non-State actors' rights? Are we witnessing a shift in the manner we interpret the law of the sea, notably under new pressures for accsess to natural resources? Those are some of the questions we will discuss during this seminar.

Time and place: June 4, 2021 10:00 AM11:30 AM, Link to digital meeting room below

With Associate Professor Yurika ISHII, National Defence Academy of Japan.

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Time and place: May 5, 2021 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Link to digital meeting room below

This webinar will address international law and governance challenges related to the security of global common spaces.

The focus will be on militarization of outer space and cooperation and rivalry in the Arctic. 

There will be time for questions and discussion after the presentations.

Time and place: Apr. 7, 2021 6:00 PM7:30 PM, Link to digital meeting room below

This webinar is focused on the article (see link below) which addresses possible solutions that secure good governance and low political tension for the international seabed of the Arctic Ocean

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Time and place: Feb. 17, 2021 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Digital link and code: please register

Comment on Stian Øby Johansen's work by Professor Geir Ulfstein (PluriCourts, Law Faculty, UiO)  and Professor Niels Blokker (Leiden University)  

The book launch is an open event, please register  to receive the zoom link

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Time and place: Jan. 27, 2021 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Click for Zoom-meeting

Presentation by Johann Ruben Leiss, Associate Professor, Høgskolen i Innlandet, Lillehammer. Comment by Tobias Mahler , Professor, University of Oslo.

Please SIGN UP by 26 January and receive Leiss' paper upfront 

Time and place: Sep. 16, 2020 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Domus Media west wing 2nd floor

Research Group International Law and Governance in cooperation with Research Group Human Rights, Armed Conflicts, and the Law of Peace and Security 

Speaker: Camilla Guldahl Cooper, Associate Professor, PhD, Norwegian Defense University College 

Time and place: Apr. 15, 2020 2:00 PM3:00 PM, Click for Zoom-meeting

Associate Professor Stian Øby Johansen will present a case and focus on the international law aspects, as well as methodological lessons and challenges which arise when Norwegian law meets the international law

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Time and place: Feb. 5, 2020 2:00 PM3:00 PM, Kjerka, Domus Media, Karl Johans gate 47
Time and place: Dec. 10, 2019 12:00 PM1:00 PM, Domus Juridica, rom 7227

Introduction by Kjersti Lohne

Time and place: Nov. 11, 2019 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Domus Media, meeting room in Dept. Petroleum and Energy Law

These waters have become contentious because of seabed petroleum exploration and fisheries undertaken pursuant to treaties between Morocco and the EU, Japan, and Russia. These activities have been protested by the territory’s government-in-exile, the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic.

Time and place: Nov. 4, 2019 9:30 AMNov. 5, 2019 5:00 PM, Oslo, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47

Is law fit for the purpose of protecting oceans against increasing pressures and demands?

This two-day conference aims at analyzing new trends in the law of the sea, international environmental law, and related fields of law, and discussions related to the effectiveness of certain tools and mechanisms.

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Time and place: Oct. 16, 2019 2:00 PM4:30 PM, Rettshistorisk samling
Time and place: Oct. 9, 2019 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Domus Media østfløy, Aud 13

Introduksjon ved professor Erik Røsæg

Time and place: Apr. 1, 2019 12:00 PM1:30 PM, Domus Media, Lødrups kjeller

We welcome all to this lunch seminar regarding the legal processes between the Western Sahara liberation movement POLISARIO and the EU. 

Please register before March 24th

Speaker is Manuel Devers, the legal counsel of the POLISARIO Front before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).

Time and place: Mar. 13, 2019 12:00 PM1:30 PM, Domus Bibliotheca, meeting room Eckhoffs hjørne

Book launch - Astrid Kjeldgaard-Pedersen, Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen

Time and place: Feb. 13, 2019 3:00 PM4:00 PM, Domus Media, East Wing, 1st floor, meeting room Petroleum and Energy Law

The research group for International Law and Governance invites you to this afternoon meeting with Professor Christina Voigt

Time and place: Jan. 31, 2019 12:00 PM1:30 PM, Domus Media, East Wing, 1st floor, meeting room Petroleum and Energy Law

We regret to inform you that this lunch seminar has been cancelled

Time and place: Dec. 11, 2018 11:00 AM4:00 PM, Domus Media, Viggo Hastrøms sal ("Kjerka")

This seminar will seek to address some of the existing challenges for space law in the Norwegian, European and international perspective. We also wish to lay a foundation for future discussions of space law issues at the University of Oslo. Our speakers are Terje Wahl (Norwegian Space Center), Steven Freeland (Western Sydney University Law School), Alla Pozdnakova (Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law), Katrin Nyman Metcalf (International Relations Committee of the European Space Agency), Alexander Soucek (European Space Agency), Kirsten Ullbæk Selvig (Ministry of Transport, Norway) and Mari Amanda Eldholm (European Centre for Space Law).

The seminar is open, but requires registration (closed Dec 2nd)  

Time and place: Nov. 15, 2018 2:00 PM5:00 PM, Rettshistorisk samling, Domus Bibliotheca 2.nd Floor

This seminar will mark the centenary and promote reflection on the impact of the First World War on the structure, content and character of international law. Speakers include Doctoral Research Fellow Jørgen Sørgard Skjold, Associate Professor Astrid Kjeldgaard-Pedersen, Professor Gentian Zyberi, Professor Geir Ulfstein and Researcher Halvard Leira, NUPI

Time and place: Nov. 8, 2018 5:00 PM7:00 PM, the Norwegian Nobel Institute, Henrik Ibsens gate 51

In cooperation with the Nobel Institute and the Global Policy Initative at Columbia University, New York, the Faculty's research group on International Law and Governance organizes an event to mark the launch of a Model International Mobility Convention and the implications of a comprehensive global mobility regime. 

Time and place: Sep. 26, 2018 6:30 PM7:30 PM, Domus Media west wing, 2nd floor, Venue: Viggo Hagstrøms sal ("Kjerka")

The Research Group on International Law and Governance is, together with the Norwegian branch of the International Law Association, pleased to welcome Professor Christian J. Tams, Chair of International Law at The University of Glasgow, to offer his reflections on international adjudication.

Time and place: June 14, 2018 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Domus Media, East wing, 1st floor, meeting room Dept. for Petroleum and Energy Law

Was Norway's support a violation of Syrian sovereignty and a breach of the principle of non-intervention?

What is the significance of Norway's intent in supporting the paramilitary group?

Can it be justified as self-defense in accordance with article 51 UNC?

Introduction based on an article published in Klassekampen by Phd. Stipendiat Jørgen Skjold and Prof. Malcolm Langford, followed by a comment by Prof. Geir Ulfstein.

Time and place: May 31, 2018 6:30 PM8:00 PM, Kjerka, Domus Media

Experiences and Strategies from the European Court of Human Rights, the International Criminal Court, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea and the WTO Appellate Body.

Time and place: May 24, 2018May 25, 2018, Voksenåsen Conference Centre

Interdisciplinary Conference on Migration: Vulnerability, Protection, and Agency in Oslo 24-25 May 2018, under the auspices of the University of Oslo, Faculty of Law.

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