Join us May 2nd at 12pm Central Time for our Great Decisions Speaker series!

High Seas Treaty

Presented by Hiroko Muraki Gottlieb,Adjunct Professor of Law

Thursday, May 2, 2024, 12 p.m. Central Online

Topic Overview: Areas of the seas beyond national jurisdiction comprise the high seas, which are facing a degradation of ecosystems due to climate change and the increase in human activities, such as shipping, overfishing, pollution, and deep-sea mining. The recently negotiated High Seas Treaty, also known as the Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction Treaty, will attempt to address these issues. How difficult will it be to convince nations to participate?

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