ISA members Dr. Rachel Tiller (SINTEF Ocean), Assistant Professor Elizabeth Nyman (Texas A&M at Galveston) and Professor Aslaug Asgeirsdottir (Bates College) were invited to participate at a UNAI-ISA Forum to discuss the ongoing process towards a new Treaty under UNCLOS, looking at Biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ).
The winner of the 2017 Sprout Award is: ENDING THE FOSSIL FUEL ERA, edited by Thomas Princen, Jack P. Manno and Pamela L. Martin.
This is Pameral Martin with outgoing Chair Susan Park accepting the award at the ESS reception in Baltimore, 2017.
Below is Professor Raul Pacheco-Vega presenting the award at the ESS Business meeting.
On February 28th, the International Studies Association and United Nations Academic Impact will sponsor a UNAI-ISA Forum on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction. This event will be an open, Chatham House Rules-style discussion between ISA members and UN personnel on the law of the sea and biological diversity. It will take place at 10am – Noon at the United Nations Building. Audience participation and discussion is welcome, in an informal setting.
Confirmed participants are: