Professor appointed Visiting Fellow at UN International Maritime Law Institute

Following his recent visit to Malta, Professor David Ong has been appointed the title of Visiting Fellow by the International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI), of the UN Agency, the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

Nottingham Law School’s Professor David Ong, specialising in Public International Law and Environmental Law, has been appointed as a Visiting Fellow following his recent visit to the International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI) of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), a UN Agency based in Malta.

On 14 and 15 April 2016, Ong delivered two lectures on "Sovereign Rights and Maritime Freedoms in the Continental Shelf Regime Beyond 200nm", where he examined articles from the United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).

David Ong has previously served as a consultant on: offshore joint development issues to the Guyana legal team; Guyana-Suriname maritime boundary delimitation arbitration (2007); and as a technical resource expert on Joint Development at the Second United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) South-South High-Level Meeting on Oil and Gas Production in Developing Countries, which was held in Kenya 2009. His shared expertise on the international maritime law applicable to the continental shelf beyond 200nm received a positive reception from all the IMLI students, Class of 2015/16.

Ong’s recent visit to IMLI was the second time he guest lectured at the Institution, the first time being in April 2015 when he lectured on the topic of “The Delineation of Continental Shelf Limits Beyond 200nm”.

At Nottingham Law School, Ong teaches on the LLM Oil, Gas and Mining Law programme, and provides PhD supervision within his fields of expertise.

Professor appointed Visiting Fellow at UN International Maritime Law Institute

Published on 19 May 2016
  • Category: Research; Nottingham Law School

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