IUCN COMMISSION GROUP

IUCN CEM Deep Sea mining Ecosystems Specialist Group

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Overview and description

Description:
The overall goal of the CEM Specialist Group is to provide a basis for managing the effects of human use to ensure continued flow of ecosystem products and services. In the specific context of deep ...
The overall goal of the CEM Specialist Group is to provide a basis for managing the effects of human use to ensure continued flow of ecosystem products and services. In the specific context of deep-sea mining (but taking a generic deep-seabed resource approach). The approach of the specialist group will be to develop an appropriate network of expertise, and facilitate communication and collaboration between the specialist group members, and a range of national and international mining programmes.

Group leadership

Mr Pradeep SINGH

Chair

Pradeep Singh is a doctoral researcher at the University of Bremen, where he explores the role of expert subsidiary bodies in shaping the law of the sea, and an independent legal consultant. He holds ...

Pradeep Singh is a doctoral researcher at the University of Bremen, where he explores the role of expert subsidiary bodies in shaping the law of the sea, and an independent legal consultant. He holds an LL.M degree from Harvard Law School, an LL.M. degree in Global Environment and Climate Change Law from the University of Edinburgh as a British Chevening scholar, and an LL.B. degree with first-class honours from the University of Malaya in his home country, Malaysia. Pradeep has published extensively on the topics within his expertise, which range from public international law, global environmental law and climate law, the law of the sea and ocean governance. He regularly attends and participates in meetings and events of the International Seabed Authority as an observer delegate for the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies. In his capacity as an independent consultant, Pradeep occasionally provides legal advice to several delegates and parties on technical matters pertaining to marine areas beyond national jurisdiction.

At a glance

Official name:
IUCN CEM Deep Sea mining Ecosystems Specialist Group
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