September 26, 2022 @ 09:00 – September 28, 2022 @ 18:30

The International Seabed Authority, in partnership with the Permanent Representation of Singapore to the United Nations, organizes the Women in the Law of the Sea (WILOS) conference to shine a light on the important contribution of women to the law of the sea, the participation of women in the institutions created by UNCLOS and related regional and sub-regional organizations and the pathways to enhance the potential for women to contribute to the law of the sea in the future. Most notably, the conference provides an opportunity to hear from female presenters from developing States and especially from least developed countries, landlocked developing countries and small islands developing States.

The Conference will be co-chaired by Judge María Teresa Infante Caffi of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea and Mrs. Annick de Marffy, former President of INDEMER and former Director of DOALOS.