Island Lives, Ocean States

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Ocean governance in the face of ocean change requires urgent actions which are not only political statements of good will, but the creation of legally binding frameworks (norms that is) with legally enforceable effects on international entities, states and other non-state actors such as intergovernmental organisations and regional groupings.

Dr Joanna Siekiera was recently invited to speak at a Special Lecture on Climate Change and its Impact on Small Island Developing States: The Example of the Pacific at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) by Professor David Attard, Director of the IMO International Maritime Law Institute. Read what Joanna had to say in the OceanStates blog.