OCG 425 MARINE GOVERNANCE, POLICY AND LAW

3 Hours/Week, 3 Credits

1. The Contemporary Definition of Ocean Governance. 2. Ocean Governance Frameworks. 3. The Marine Environment: biological patterns, processes and resources. 4. Qualitative & Quantitative Research Methods. 5. Marine Resource Economics and Fundamentals of Sustainability. 6. Earth Observation of marine/coastal processes and trends. 7. Regulating Sustainable Use of the Oceans. 8. Regulation and Governance for the Conservation of Living Marine Resources. 9. Contemporary Threats to Maritime Security. 10. The Human Element of Maritime Crime: Migrant Smuggling, Human Trafficking and Stowaways. 11. Ocean Policy Making: a practical exercise coordinated by the IOI that provides learning through the application of tools elaborated upon in the other study units. 12. Historical development of the law of the sea. 13. Maritime boundary: Delimitation and Delineation Bangladesh aspect. 14. Maritime zones: Rights and obligations under international law. 15. Formulation and implementation of ocean law. Recommended Books 1. Marine policy: an introduction to governance and international law of the oceans by Mark Zacharias. 2. The Law of the sea, R. R. Churchill and A. V. Lowe. 3. Law of the sea, United Nations. 4. UNCLOS 1982 Convention