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Judge Tullio Treves

Mr. Tullio Treves
Professor of International Law University of Milan
Former Judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

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Law of the Sea
Introduction
The Law of the Sea on the Thirtieth Anniversary of the United Nations Law of the Sea Convention
Part I
Introduction - The Formation of the
Contemporary Law of the Sea:
The Codification Era
Video  (59 minutes)

Part II
The 1982 United Nations Convention
on the Law of the Sea
Video  (35 minutes)

Part III
“Transversal” Approach and the Protection of the Common Interest of All States
Video  (57 minutes)

Part IV
The Present Post-Codification Era
Video  (28 minutes)

Part V
The Law of the Sea after UNCLOS:
Open Challenges
Video  (47 minutes)

Part VI
Concluding remarks
Video  (16 minutes)


Dispute Settlement
The New Law of the Sea
and the Settlement of Disputes
The UN Law of the Sea Convention has brought at the same time stability and innovation in the Law of the Sea, the oldest branch of international law. Tullio Treves, a negotiator of the Convention, now a Judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, illustrates the Convention's contribution to the development of international law in the perspective of the judicial settlement of disputes.

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Law of the Sea
Introduction
The Law of the Sea on the Thirtieth Anniversary of the
United Nations Law of the Sea Convention
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Dispute Settlement
The New Law of the Sea and the Settlement of Disputes
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A. Legal Instruments
Convention on the High Seas, Geneva, 29 April 1958, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 450, p. 11.

Convention on the Continental Shelf, Geneva, 29 April 1958 United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 499, p. 311.

Convention on the Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone, Geneva, 29 April 1958 United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 516, p. 205.

Convention on Fishing and Conservation of the Living Resources of the High Seas, Geneva, 29 April 1958 United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 559, p. 285.

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, Montego Bay, 10 December 1982, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1833, p.3.

Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, New York, 4 August 1995, United Nations, Treaty Series vol. 2167, p. 3.

Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007, Nairobi, 18 May 2007.
B. Jurisprudence
C. Documents
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Draft Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage, 2001.
D. Doctrine
H. Grotius, Mare Liberum (The Freedom of the Seas), 1609.

T. Treves, “Conflicts between the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea and the International Court of Justice”, 31 N.Y.U. J. Int'l L. & Pol. 809 (1999).

T. Treves, “Dispute-Settlement in the Law of the Sea: Disorder or System?”, in M. G. Kohen (ed.), Promoting Justice, Human Rights and Conflict Resolution through International Law/La promotion de la justice, des droits de l’homme et du règlement des conflits par le droit international: liber amicorum Lucius Caflisch (2007), pp.927–49.

T. Treves, “Flags of Convenience before the Law of the Sea Tribunal”, 6 San Diego Int'l L.J. 179 (2004).