Alex Oude Elferink


Alex Oude Elferink is a professor at Utrecht University School of Law and a Senior Research Associate of the Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (Utrecht University Centre for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law). He is a co-editor of the volume International Law and Marine Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: Reflections on Justice, Space, Knowledge and Power (Brill Academic Publishers/Martinus Nijhoff, 2022). His research interests include public international law, and the law of the sea, including the settlement of international dis-putes and maritime boundary delimitation.

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Dispute Settlement Under the BBNJ Agreement: Accepting Part XV of the UNCLOS with a Twist

Introduction On 4 March 2023, the Implementing Agreement on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ Agreement) under the United Nations Convention on Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) was adopted after nearly two decades of negotiations. As the third ‘child’ of UNCLOS, the Agreement acquires from its parents…

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