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Monday, October 3, 2022
Tags: national jurisdiction
Thirty years implementation of Vietnam Marine Strategy: a long stride in realizing the strategic vision Thirty years’ implementation of Vietnam Marine Strategy: a long stride in realizing the strategic vision
Sustainable development of marine economy is an aspiration, a dream and goal of Vietnam’s socio-economic development policies which suits the world’s trend of development of blue marine economy. The Vietnam Marine Strategy for the 2007-20 period and the Strategy for sustainable development of marine economy for the 1993-2022 period implemented over the past 30 years have contributed to realizing such goal.
Vietnam requests businesses to respect its sovereignty over Hoang Sa Truong Sa Vietnam requests businesses to respect its sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa
Vietnam requests that businesses respect the country’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes, as well as its sovereignty, sovereign right and jurisdiction over related waters in the East Sea, said Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang at the ministry’s regular press conference in Hanoi on April 8.
Vietnams position in negotiating an instrument on biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction Vietnam’s position in negotiating an instrument on biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction
Nguyen Hong Thao and Le Thi Anh Dao The establishment of a legally binding instrument on biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction and Vietnam’s need for participation The access to, use and benefit sharing of biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ) have not been comprehensively governed by existing international law, whilst marine genetic resources are becoming the subject of competition due to substantial economic benefits those resources provide. Cognizant of growing threats to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ), the General Assembly of the United Nations has issued a resolution to establish an Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group to study BBNJ issues since 2004, followed by the convening of the Intergovernmental Conference with four sessions held between 2018 and 2020 to elaborate the text of the BBNJ instrument .
Significant values of UNCLOS to Vietnams maritime strategy Significant values of UNCLOS to Vietnam’s maritime strategy
November 16, 2019, is the 25th anniversary of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). The Convention is one of the most important achievements of international law and the United Nations in the 20th century and continues to assert its role as the “Constitution of the seas and oceans” in the 21st century.
Law of the Sea of Vietnam Law of the Sea of Vietnam
This Law was passed on June 21, 2012, by the XIIIth National Assembly at its third session and came into force on January 1, 2013.
Islands and maritime claims in the South China Sea: Illusions of or intentional dilution of international law Islands and maritime claims in the South China Sea: Illusions of or intentional dilution of international law
Islands may generate maritime zones in the same foot as land territory. This possibility led to the fact that islands have been made use of to generate excessive maritime claims in state practices.
The 2012 Law of the Sea of Vietnam The 2012 Law of the Sea of Vietnam
Vietnams criminal jurisdiction over its maritime zones Vietnam’s criminal jurisdiction over its maritime zones
Vietnam has a long coastline of over 3,260 km facing the East Sea (South China Sea) encircled by the coastlines of China, Cambodia, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and the Philippines.
Law on Legal Assistance vital for fighting transnational crimes Law on Legal Assistance vital for fighting transnational crimes
The Law on Legal Assistance, passed by the National Assembly on November 21, 2007, concretizes Vietnam’s international commitments and specifies the order of and procedures for the provision of legal assistance between Vietnam and other countries in the context of international integration and the fight against organized transnational crimes.
Claims to the outer limits of the continental shelf in the South China Sea Claims to the outer limits of the continental shelf in the South China Sea
Under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 1982 (UNCLOS 1982), each coastal state has the right to 12 nautical miles of territorial sea, a 200-mile exclusive economic zone and the continental shelf.

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