Issue 11 2022

Fighting Fisheries Crime in Spain: A Critical Analysis from an International Law Perspective

by Victor Luis GUTIÉRREZ CASTILLO 29 December 2022

Many governments face the problem of IUU fishing. Spain is a state party to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and has comprehensive spatial planning compatible with international norms. In its maritime territory, the penal code is applied according to the legal regime applicable the different areas and within limitations …More

Issue 01 2015

Military Exercises in the Exclusive Economic Zones: The Chinese Perspective

by Silvia MENEGAZZI 5 August 2015

Over the past several decades, multilateral discussions concerning the law of the sea have resulted in a growing recognition of the importance of maritime resources and space by many of the world’s nations. The 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is a comprehensive treaty that went into effect on 16 November …More