The new autumn/winter programme for the MARIPOLDATA Ocean Seminar Series is here!

The monthly MARIPOLDATA Ocean Seminar Series offer a virtual space to get information about timely ocean governance issues, through presentations by international experts from academia, governments, and civil society. They cover recently published political science peer-reviewed articles, policy briefs and other publications relevant to global ocean governance.


Wednesday, September 29, 2021 | 5.00 – 6.30 pm (CEST)

Narratives of Deep-Sea Mining

Pradeep Arjan SinghUniversity of Bremen, Germany 

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 | 10.00-11.30am (CEST)

CITES and the Sea

Daniel Kachelriess, Senior Policy Specialist, Sea Shepherd Legal

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 | 5.00 – 6.30 pm (CET)

Dispute Prevention & International Community Interests in BBNJ

Associate Prof. Cymie Payne, SEBS-Human Ecology, Law School, Rutgers University, USA

Wednesday, December 8, 2021| 10.00-11.30 am (CET)

Conservation and Use of the Ocean Genome

Dr. Robert Blasiak, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Sweden

Wednesday, January, 26, 2022| 10.00-11.30 am (CET)

Traceability of Marine Genetic Resources under the BBNJ Agreement

Dr. Fran Humphries, Research Fellow, Faculty of Business and Law, Queensland University of Technology, Australia 


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