This Friday, February 6, 2014, at 19:00,
Pericles is pleased to invite you to our Friday Speaker Night
'Territorial claims for the Arctic: The role of UNCLOS and international law'
a brief talk with Charlene Caprio, Esq., Attorney from New York City.
Questions to be discussed include:
Who owns the Arctic Ocean and the resources under its waters? Which countries are making claims?
What is the role of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea?
How should conflicting claims be resolved?
Russia will file a claim with the UN in 2015 to expand the boundaries of its continental shelf in the Arctic. How will Russia do this?
The U.S. has not ratified UNCLOS. Why? What does this mean for U.S. claims and interests?
What are some other sea claims/disputes happening in world?
Charlene Caprio is a corporate attorney who also consults on various international environmental law matters. She consults for a Greece-based project (SAIL MED) promoting wind energy in cargo shipping and for Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation, a Greek non-profit, non-governmental organization. Charlene is also the principal in the Law Offices of Charlene Caprio, PLLC, based in New York City, where she has advised various start-up companies. In 2010 Ms. Caprio spent time in Moscow researching and reporting on Russia's energy efficiency legislation for the U.S. Embassy. She started her legal career at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, a well known multi-national law firm, where she advised clients on energy project financing, banking, capital markets and other matters. She was a student summer intern at Herbert Smith Freehills (Moscow). Ms. Caprio earned an M.A. in Russian studies from Yale in 2001 and a Juris Doctorate from Columbia in 2007.
To reserve a seat please click here to register. Pericles Law Center, Room 301
1st Miusskaya Ulitsa 22, building 3
Moscow , 125047
If you have any questions concerning the event contact Shahruh Mahkamdjanov by phone 7-495-649-2273
or via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
We are looking forward to meeting you!