ABLOS 9th Conference: "Pushing the limits of UNCLOS"

  • Reece Lewis (Participant)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference


The title of my presentation: "The Status of Maritime Features: The Perpetuation of a Legal Fiction regarding Artificial Islands"

The 9th edition of the ABLOS conference was organised by the Advisory Board on the Law of the Sea, and addressed advances and challenges in governing the sea under the framework of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea from both legal and technical perspectives. Themes discussed included: implications of new and developing technologies on the law of the sea, progress towards safeguarding biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ), deep seabed mining, legal and technical aspects of defining insular features and the application of UNCLOS in high latitudes.
Period10 Oct 201711 Oct 2017
Event typeConference
LocationMonaco, MonacoShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Law of the Sea
  • International Law
  • Conference
  • IHO