Multilateralism and International Ocean-Resources Law


Papers from the Law of the Sea Institute Conference held at the University of California, Berkeley, February 2003

Organized in cooperation with the School of Marine Affairs, University of Washington

Harry N. Scheiber

Associate Editor:
Kathryn Mengerink


Table of Contents
Table of Contents

Chapter I -- Introduction
The 1953 International North Pacific Fisheries Convention: Half-Century Anniversary of a New Departure in Ocean Law
Harry N. Scheiber, University of California, Berkeley

Chapter II -- Special Communication
Recollections of the 1952 International North Pacific Fisheries Convention
Shigeru Oda, International Court of Justice

Chapter III -- Keynote Address
The Pacific Ocean and the U.S.-Japan Relations: A Way of Looking Back at the 20th Century
Akio Watanabe, University of Tokyo and Research Institute for Peace and Security (Japan)

Chapter IV
Japan, the Pacific Fisheries, and the North Atlantic Triangle: The Route to the North Pacific Fisheries Convention
Harry N. Scheiber, University of California, Berkeley

Commentary on Chapter 4
Elizabeth Elliot-Meisel, Creighton University

Chapter V
Scientific Cooperation in the North Pacific: The PICES Project
Warren Wooster, University of Washington and Sara Tjossem, Columbia University

Chapter VI
Rethinking the Principle of Abstention: The North Pacific and Beyond (abstract)
Yasuko Tsuru, Tokyo Gakugei University (Japan)

Commentary on Chapter 6
Tsuneo Akaha, Monterey Institute of International Studies

Chapter VII
Regionalism, Fisheries, and Environmental Challenges in the Pacific
Jon Van Dyke, University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Chapter VIII
Ocean Policy Toward Russia & the Pacific Fisheries: The U.S. & Western Countries’ Perspective
Vladimir Kaczynski, University of Washington

Commentary on Chapter 8
Tsuneo Akaha, Monterey Institute of International Studies

Chapter IX
The "Volga" Case (Russian Federation v. Australia): Prompt Release and the Right and Interests of Flag and Coastal States
Donald Rothwell and Tim Stephens, University of Sydney (Australia)

Chapter X
Multilateralism and Marine Issues in the Southeast Atlantic
Erik Franckx, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium)

Chapter XI
Marine Ecosystem Management and a "Post-Sovereign" Transboundary Governance
Bradley Karkkainen, University of Minnesota

Chapter XII
Straddling and Highly Migratory Flags (abstract)
Davor Vidas, Fridtjof Nansen Institute (Norway)

Chapter XIII
Flags of Convenience Before the Law of the Sea Tribunal
Tullio Treves, International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea and State University of Milan (Italy)

Chapter XIV
Fisheries in the South Atlantic: The Negotiation between the European Union and Mercosur (abstract)
Juan Sola, University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Chapter XV
Protection and Conservation of the Sedentary Species of the Deep Seabed (abstract)
Frida Armas-Pfirter, Austral University (Argentina)

Appendix A
Conference Program

Appendix B
Conference Authors and Participants