Vietnam-co-initiated Group of Friends on UNCLOS debuts in New York Politics

Vietnam-co-initiated Group of Friends on UNCLOS debuts in New York

A Group of Friends on the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), an initiative by Vietnam and Germany, was launched at a New York event on June 30, with Miguel de Serpa Soares, Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and UN Legal Counsel and representatives of 96 member states in attendance.
30th meeting of state parties to 1982 UNCLOS wraps up World

30th meeting of state parties to 1982 UNCLOS wraps up

The plenary and closing session of the 30th meeting of state parties to the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) took place at the UN headquarters in New York on December 9 with the participation of nearly 120 member states.
China’s notes at UN inconsistent with int’l law: Deputy spokesperson Politics

China’s notes at UN inconsistent with int’l law: Deputy spokesperson

China’s circulation of a number of diplomatic notes at the United Nations (UN) that raise unreasonable sovereignty claims over Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos as well as maritime claims in the East Sea runs counter to the provisions of the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), an official said on April 23.
Australia, RoK voice concern over East Sea dispute World

Australia, RoK voice concern over East Sea dispute

Australia and the Republic of Korea (RoK) expressed their grave concern over recent developments in the East Sea, and affirmed the importance to maintain and promote peace and stability in the waters, at the fourth Australia – RoK Foreign and Defence Ministers Meeting in Sydney.
UNCLOS – important legal instrument to solve maritime issues Politics

UNCLOS – important legal instrument to solve maritime issues

The 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is an important legal instrument to regulate maritime issues and ensure legitimate rights and interests of countries, heard the second ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) workshop on implementing UNCLOS in Hanoi on November 13.
11th South China Sea International Conference wraps up Society

11th South China Sea International Conference wraps up

Complying with the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and promoting the ASEAN’s central role are a policy choice of Vietnam in settling disputes in the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam), said a local official.
Philippines, China agree to step up legislative exchanges World

Philippines, China agree to step up legislative exchanges

The Philippines' House of Representatives Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and President of the Senate Vicente Sotto III met with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping in Manila on November 21, during which the two sides agreed to increase legislative exchanges.