Pham Ngoc Minh Trang

About/Bio

Pham Ngoc Minh Trang is a research fellow at the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law, based in Heidelberg, Germany. She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations (Vietnam National University) and an LLM in Public International Law (University of Nottingham, the United Kingdom). She was a Fulbright visiting scholar at New York University in 2019, and a Nippon fellow at the International Tribunal for Law of the Sea (ITLOS) in 2015. Her research focuses include the implementation of international law of the sea by States, UNCLOS dispute settlement mechanisms, and the South China Sea dispute. Views expressed are personal, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Foundation or any other institution.

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On Whose Authority? Freedom of Navigation and Protests in the 2023 NORI-D Area Incident

Introduction The activities of Greenpeace vessels have a habit of triggering the further illumination and development of international law. Greenpeace’s “Stop Deep Sea Mining” campaign is no exception. It effectively raises questions on the scope of Greenpeace’s individual right to protest (international human rights law) and the scope of the Netherland’s flag State right to…

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