South China Sea

ANU Law professors co-edit book analysing Law of the Sea from new horizons

Navy chief to speak at ANU law of the sea conference

Consider dedicated South China Sea commission to settle disputes

ANU Law Explains - Episode 3: the South China Sea

The South China Sea has become a regional flashpoint due to concerns over resources, ambiguous borders, artificial islands and shipping routes that are vital to global trade. Six states pus Taiwan have contested territorial and maritime claims, while others including Australia, the US and Russia, have a strategic interest in the region. Professor Donald Rothwell speaks to Damien Carrick.

Assessing the damage: the South China Sea arbitration

The South China Sea maritime dispute: The ruling of the Annex VII tribunal

On 12 July 2016, the Annex VII Tribunal on the South China Sea maritime dispute unanimously decided that there was no legal foundation under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea for China's nine-dash line and that China had supported activities infringing the Philipines' fishing and maritime rights.

In this panel discussion, four leading experts will consider the Tribunal's ruling and its implications.

South China Sea verdict explained

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