The Benefit-sharing Mechanism of the Upcoming BBNJ Instrument

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 5: International Risk Regulation at Sea: Current Issues in Fisheries, Deep Sea Mining and the Protection of the Marine Environment, by Sizhu Liu, Ph.D. Candidate, China University of Political Science and Law and Visiting Scholar, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law.

Full title: “Marine Genetic Resources in a Changing World: the Benefit-sharing Mechanism of the Upcoming BBNJ Instrument”The Cambridge International Law Journal 9th Annual Cambridge International Law Conference on the theme of ‘International Law and Global Risks: Current Challenges in Theory and Practice‘ was held as an online webinar series due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
For more information about the conference, and the Journal, see

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  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

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