INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN LAW OF THE SEA

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Code
84546
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 11162 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (LM-52) GENOVA

6 credits during the 4th year of 7995 LAW (LMG/01) GENOVA

6 credits during the 5th year of 7995 LAW (LMG/01) GENOVA

6 credits during the 3nd year of 7995 LAW (LMG/01) GENOVA

6 credits during the 5th year of 7996 LAW (LMG/01) IMPERIA

6 credits during the 2nd year of 10177 INTERNATIONAL SCIENCES AND COOPERATION (LM-52) GENOVA

6 credits during the 3nd year of 10842 LEGAL SERVICES IN BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (L-14) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
IUS/13
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The seas and the oceans represent a resource of growing importance in varous fundamental areas of State action, including transports, fisheries, energy production. More and more pressing is, in addtion, the promotion of related general interests such as safety of navigation and marine environmetal protection. This course, held in English, offers the possibility to analyse such themes in depth from the double perspective of international law and European Union law.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The aim of the course is to equip students with fundamental notions of the law of the sea with particular regard to the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, other international law instruments relating to specific issues and problems and the pertinent case law of the International Court of Justice, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea and other judicial organs. A further aim shall be to stimulate the critical abilities of students with regard to the relationships and links between international law of the sea and other disciplines (international environmental law, energy law, migration law) and to the ever-increasing role, in the area, of the European Union.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The seas and the oceans represent a resource of growing importance in various crucial areas of State action, including transports, fisheries, energy production. More and more pressing is, in addition, the furtherance of related general interests such as safety of navigation and marine environmental protection. The subject, taught in English, offers the possibility to focus on these topics in the double perspective of international and European Union law.

TEACHING METHODS

The course consists of 36 hours of lectures given by the course holder. It is held in English and is based on the exam in the classroom of the main legal instruments that exist in international and European Union law. During the lecturing period some real cases decided by the International Court of Justice, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, the Court of Justice of the European Union and international arbitral tribunals will also be examined with a view to conduct focussed discussions to which students will be required to actively participate. Teaching materials will be made available on the University portal www.aulaweb.unige.it. For a better organisation of the teaching activities students are required to register on the website as soon as possible. In order to facilitate the discussion, the calendar of the lectures will be published in advance and all relevant documents will be uploaded on the University portal.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Aim of the course is to equip students with fundamental notions of the law of the sea with particular regard to the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, other international law instruments relating to specific issues and problems and the pertinent case law of the International Court of Justice, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea and other judicial organs. A further aim shall be to stimulate the critical abilities of students with regard to the relations and links between international law of the sea and other disciplines (international environmental law, energy law, migration law) and to the ever-increasing role, in the area, of the European Union.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Yoshifumi Tanaka, The International Law of the Sea, Cambridge University Press, 2015.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: Monday and, by agreement, Thursday from 10-12 (subject to cancellation via message posted on Aulaweb) c/o Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza, Via Balbi, 22 – fifth floor.

Exam Board

LORENZO SCHIANO DI PEPE (President)

PIERANGELO CELLE

FRANCESCA BANDINI (Substitute)

LAURA CARPANETO (Substitute)

STEFANIA CASIGLIA (Substitute)

CHIARA CELLERINO (Substitute)

MARCO FERRUGLIO (Substitute)

MIRKO FORTI (Substitute)

ELENA GUALCO (Substitute)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

The course consists of 36 hours of lectures given by the course holder. It is held in English and is based on the exam in the classroom of the main legal instruments that exist in international and European Union law. During the lecturing period some real cases decided by the International Court of Justice, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, the Court of Justice of the European Union and international arbitral tribunals will also be examined with a view to conduct focussed discussions to which students will be required to actively participate. Teaching materials will be made available on the University portal www.aulaweb.unige.it. For a better organisation of the teaching activities students are required to register on the website as soon as possible. In order to facilitate the discussion, the calendar of the lectures will be published in advance and all relevant documents will be uploaded on the University portal.

LESSONS START

In the last week February 2018, unless otherwise advertised in advance.

The timetable of the lectures will be made available one month in advance on the dedicated websites of the Department of Law(http://giurisprudenza.unige.it/node/505) and Political Science (http://www.aulescienzesociali.unige.it/orari/scpol_cds.php).

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

For regularly attending students (at least 75% of the lectures) the verification of the knowledge acquired shall be verified through classroom discussions on assigned topics and a written or oral test based on multiple choice and/or open questions. Such results may be further verified on the occasion of an oral exam. Non-regularly attending students will have to pass an oral exam. The examination panel shall be designated by the Department Council and shall be chaired by the course holder. The duration is, normally, of 15 minutes and the exam is based on the discussion of at least three different topics.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The presence of the students in class shall be verified by requiring a signature or by roll call.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
18/12/2020 08:00 GENOVA Orale
18/12/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale
11/01/2021 08:00 GENOVA Orale
11/01/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
08/02/2021 08:00 GENOVA Orale
08/02/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
10/05/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
31/05/2021 08:00 GENOVA Orale
31/05/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
21/06/2021 08:00 GENOVA Orale
21/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
16/07/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
19/07/2021 08:00 GENOVA Orale
06/09/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
06/09/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale