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.
UN member states highlight importance of 1982 UNCLOS World

UN member states highlight importance of 1982 UNCLOS

Countries participating in a plenary meeting of the UN General Assembly’s 75th session on December 8 highlighted the importance of the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) as the international legal framework regulating all activities in the seas and oceans.
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.