Climate Change, International Law and Arctic Research – Legal Aspects of Marine Research in the Arctic Ocean

  • Guido Westerwelle
Part of the Beiträge zum ausländischen öffentlichen Recht und Völkerrecht book series (BEITRÄGE, volume 235)


Arctic issues are at present overshadowed by developments on the world stage, by the catastrophic events plaguing Japan and the globe, by the escalation of hostilities in Libya. But the Arctic is a subject that will be of crucial significance for the long-term survival of mankind. I would like to thank all our international guests who have travelled to Berlin to share their thoughts and opinions with us. And above all, I would like to thank the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, which is co-hosting this Conference with us.


Arctic Ocean Coastal State Foreign Affair Environmental Standard Exclusive Economic Zone 
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© Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V. 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Guido Westerwelle
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  1. 1.Federal Minister for Foreign AffairsBundestagGermany

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