GMU is organising its 5th GMU Academy on International Fisheries Law Course. Scroll down for more details!

Gujarat Maritime University is organising its 5th GMU Academy on International Fisheries Law Course from January 29 - February 3, 2024.

About the University

Gujarat Maritime University (GMU) is a pioneering initiative by the Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB), designed to meet the growing demand for skilled professionals in the maritime sector. Since its establishment in 2019, GMU has collaborated with prestigious institutions globally, aiming to set international standards in maritime education.

About the Course

International Fisheries Laws play a pivotal role in managing, conserving, and sustainably utilizing global fisheries resources. This academy, in its 5th edition, focuses on providing a comprehensive understanding of these regulations, covering international agreements, sustainable practices, and critical issues in fisheries conservation.

Mode and Platform

Online | CISCO Webex.

Lecture Schedule

Timeline: 29th January to 3rd February.

  • Introduction to International Fisheries Law and its Historical Evolution | 29th January 2024 | 03:00 PM – 05:00 PM [IST] | by Prof. James Kraska
  • Assessment of the Fisheries Related Provisions of UNCLOS and its Agreement on Straddling and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks (1993) | 29th January 2024 | 5:30 PM – 07:00 PM [IST] | by Professor Greg Rose
  • Regional Fisheries Bodies and their Legal Framework | 30th January 2024 | 03:00 PM – 04:30 PM [IST] | by Stuart Kaye
  • Deep-sea Bottom Fisheries and the Protection of Seabed Ecosystems | 31st January 2024 | 01:30 PM – 02:30 PM [IST] | by Dr. Richard Caddell
  • Fishing Activities and International Trade Law with Special Reference to WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies, 2022 | 31st January 2024 | 03:30 PM – 05:00 PM [IST] | by Prof. James J Nedumpara
  • Labour Standards on Fishing Vessels | 01st February 2024 | 01:30 PM – 02:30 PM [IST] | by Dr. Penelope J Ridings
  • Regime for Resolution of EEZ Fisheries Disputes under UNCLOS | 01st February 2024 | 03:00 PM – 04:30 PM [IST] | by Prof. Dr. Valentin Schatz
  • The State Responsibility on IUU Fishing with special reference to the 2015 ITLOS Advisory Opinion on IUU fishing | 02nd February 2024 | 03:00 PM – 04:30 PM [IST] | by Dr. Mohit Gupta
  • Reasons behind Oceanic Dead Zones in the Indian Ocean and its Impact on the Global Environment | 02nd February 2024 | 05:00 PM – 06:30 PM [IST] | by Dr. Abhay Singh
  • Role of Non-State Actors in Fisheries Law Enforcement at Sea | 03rd February 2024 | 03:00 PM – 04:00 PM [IST] | by Captain Siddharth Chakravarty

Registration Fee

INR 1180.

Registration and Payment

Participants will be provided with the Certificate of Participation.


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