Robert Steenkamp


Robert Steenkamp is a Ph.D. candidate in public international law at the University of Hamburg, Germany. His research focuses on international law of the sea, international environmental law and international State responsibility.

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UNCLOS, CITES and the IWC – A Tailored International Duty to Cooperate?

In October 2018, the Standing Committee (SC) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) concluded that Japan had failed to comply with certain CITES provisions regarding the trade in Appendix I species (namely, sei whales). This blog post seeks to evaluate the relationship that such a conclusion could have…

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