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ADVISORY BOARD ON THE LAW OF THE SEA
(ABLOS)
COMITE CONSULTATIF SUR LE DROIT DE LA MER (ABLOS)

Chair: Mr John Brown (IHO Rep.) UK 
Vice-Chair: Dr Niels Andersen (IAG Rep.) Denmark
Secretariat: Assistant Director David WYATT (IHO)
Président : M. John BROWN (repr. OHI) (Royaume-Uni)
Vice-Président : Dr. Niels ANDERSEN (repr. AIG) (Danemark)
Secrétariat : Adjoint aux directeurs David WYATT (OHI)
Objectives:

  • provide advice, guidance and, where applicable, offer expert interpretation of the hydrographic, geodetic and marine geo-scientific aspects of the Law of the Sea to the parent Organizations, their Member States or to other organizations on request.

  • review State practice and jurisprudence on Law of the Sea matters which are relevant to the work of the Board so as to be in a position to Provide expert advice when needed.

  • study, promote and encourage the development of appropriate techniques in the application of the technical provisions contained within the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.
  • issue, review and update ABLOS publications as necessary and to review the relevant IHO Special Publications.
See Terms of Reference and Work Plan for further information.
Objectifs :

  • Conseiller, informer et, le cas échéant, fournir une interprétation autorisée sur les aspects hydrographiques, géodésiques et géo-scientifiques marins du droit de la mer aux organisations mères, à leurs Etats membres et à d´autres organisations sur demande.
  • Examiner la jurisprudence et les usages nationaux en ce qui concerne les questions touchant au droit de la mer quant à leur pertinence avec les travaux du Comité afin de pouvoir fournir, le cas échéant, des conseils autorisés.
  • Etudier, promouvoir et encourager le développement des techniques appropriées à l´application des dispositions techniques contenues dans la Convention des Nations Unies sur le droit de la mer.
  • Publier, réviser et mettre à jour les publications ABLOS, le cas échéant, et examiner les publications spéciales de l´OHI appropriées.

 

Voir le mandat et le programme de travail pour plus de détails.

Meetings:

The Advisory Board meets every year and holds an International Seminar every other year.
Réunions :

Le Comité consultatif se réunit chaque année et tient un Séminaire international tous les deux ans.
Membership:

The Advisory Board comprises 4 representatives from IHO Member States and 4 representatives from the International Association of Geodesy (IAG). The UN DOALOS and IHO Secretariat are ex-officio members. IHO Member States may send observers to the meetings and other observers may attend at the invitation of the Chairman. See the List of Members .

Composition :

Le Comité consultatif comprend 4 représentants des Etats membres de l´OHI et 4 représentants de l´Association internationale de géodésie (AIG). La Division des NU pour les affaires maritimes et du droit de la mer (UN/DOALOS) et le Secrétariat de l'OHI en sont membres de droit. Les Etats membres de l´OHI peuvent envoyer des observateurs aux réunions et d´autres observateurs peuvent y participer à l´invitation du président. Voir la liste des membres.


Next Meeting - Conference / Prochaine réunion - Conférence  
ABLOS 24 Business Meeting - IHO, Monaco (9 & 12 October 2017) Documents
ABLOS 9 Conference - Monaco (10 - 11 October 2017) Documents





Previous Business Meetings / Réunions de travail passées  
ABLOS 23 Business Meeting - Seoul, Republic of Korea (26 - 28 October 2016) Documents
ABLOS 22 Business Meeting - IHB, Monaco (19 & 22 October 2015) Documents
ABLOS 21 Business Meeting - Copenhagen, Denmark (21 - 23 October 2014) Documents
ABLOS 20 Business Meeting - Muscat, Sultanate of Oman (28 - 29 October 2013) Documents
ABLOS 19 Business Meeting - IHB, Monaco (1 & 6 October 2012) Documents
ABLOS 18 Business Meeting - Valparaiso, Chile (9 - 10 November 2011) Documents
ABLOS 17 Business Meeting - IHB Monaco (25 & 28 October 2010) Documents
ABLOS 16 Business Meeting - Bali, Indonesia (4 - 5 August 2009) Documents
ABLOS 15 Business Meeting - IHB, Monaco (14 - 15 October 2008) Documents
ABLOS 14 Business Meeting - Dubrovnik, Croatia (30-31 October 2007)

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ABLOS 13 Business Meeting - IHB, Monaco (10 - 11 December 2006) Report
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ABLOS 12 Business Meeting - IHB, Monaco ( 9 October 2005) Report
ABLOS 11 Business Meeting - Canberra, Australia (19 - 21 October 2004) Report
ABLOS 10 Business Meeting - IHB, Monaco (26 - 27 October 2003) Report
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ABLOS 9 Business Meeting - Tokyo, Japan (23 - 25 October 2002 Report
ABLOS 8 Business Meeting - IHB, Monaco (17 October 2001) Report
ABLOS 7 Business Meeting - New York, USA (24 - 25 August 2000) Report
ABLOS 6 Business Meeting - IHB, Monaco (8 September 1999) Report
ABLOS 5 Business Meeting - Fredericton, Canada (2 - 3 September 1998) Report
ABLOS 4 Business Meeting - IHB Monaco (13 April 1997) Report
ABLOS 3 Business Meeting - Auckland New Zealand (8 - 9 July 1996) Report
ABLOS 2 Business Meeting - IHB Monaco (11 - 12 October 1994) Report
ABLOS 1 Business Meeting - Hannover, Germany (20 September 1994) Report


Past ABLOS Conferences / Conférences ABLOS passées
ABLOS 8 Conference - Monaco (20 -22 October 2015) Documents
ABLOS 7 Conference - Monaco (3 - 5 October 2012 + GEBCO Science Day 2 October) Documents
ABLOS 6 Conference - IHB, Monaco (25 - 27 October 2010) Documents
ABLOS 5 Conference - IHB, Monaco (15 - 17 October 2008) Documents
ABLOS 4 Conference - IHB, Monaco (10 - 12 October 2005) Documents
ABLOS 3 Conference - IHB, Monaco (28 - 30 October 2003) Documents
ABLOS 2 Conference - IHB, Monaco (18 - 19 October 2001) Documents
ABLOS 1 Conference - IHB, Monaco (9 - 10 September 1999) Documents


Miscellaneous / Divers  
List of IHO Member States' Experts on Law of the Sea Document
ABLOS Seminar - Muscat, Sultanate of Oman Documents




 

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