Official Programme of the 3rd International Workshop on the South China Sea, Hanoi, 4-5 November 2011

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Programme of the Third International Workshop on "The South China Sea: Cooperation for the Regional Security and Development", co-organized by Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam anh The Vietnam Lawyers Association, Hanoi, 4-5 November 2011. 


 

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OFFICIAL PROGRAMME

 

 

(Venue: Melia Hanoi Hotel, 44B - Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hanoi)

 

 

Thursday, November 3, 2011

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All day           

Arrival of participants and hotel check-in

17.00 - 18.00

Registration for international participants  (Venue: Ballroom 3, 1st floor)

 

18.00 - 20.00

Welcome dinner, hosted by Mr. Pham Quoc Anh, President of the Vietnamese Lawyers Association ( Venue: Ballroom 3, 1st floor)

 

Friday, November 4, 2011

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8.00 - 8.30

Registration (For other participants)

8.30 – 9.00

OPENING SESSION (Venue: Grand Ballroom, 1st floor)

Co - Chair:

Amb. Dang Dinh Quy, President of the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam

Mr.Pham Quoc Anh, President of the Vietnamese Lawyers Association

 

 

Opening remarks by Amb. Dang Dinh Quy, President of the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam.

 

9.00 - 10.30

 

SESSION I: GLOBAL AND REGIONAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE SOUTH CHINA SEA

Moderator: Prof. Stein Tønnesson, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University

 

9.00 - 9.15

Amb.Rodolfo C. Severino, Head, ASEAN Studies Centre, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore

Issues and Interest in the South China Sea

 

9.15 - 9.30

Prof. Geoffrey Till, Joint Services Command and Staff College and a member of the Defence Studies Department of King’s College, London, UK

Testing the Temperature: the Global Significance of the South China Sea Dispute

 

9.30 – 9.45

Dr. Bronson Percival, Visiting Fellow at the East-West Center, Washington,  and the Senior Advisor for Southeast Asia at the Center for Strategic Studies, Center for Naval Analyses (CNA), Washington DC., US

America “Returns” to Asia: The South China Sea

 

9.45 - 10.15

Q&A and Discussions

10.15 - 10.30

Group Photo/ Coffee Break

 

10.30 - 12.30

SESSION II: INTERESTS OF REGIONAL AND EXTRA-REGIONAL PARTIES IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA

Moderator: Prof. Koichi Sato,College of Liberal Arts, J. F. Oberlin University, Japan

 

10.30 – 10.45

 

Prof. Su Hao and Dr. Ren Yuan-zhe, China Foreign Affairs University, Beijing, China

To Level up the Cognitive Differences in History and Law: Paving the Way for Cooperation between China and Nations around the South China Sea

 

10.45 – 11.00

 

Dr. Vijay Sakhuja, Director (Research) at the Indian Council of World Affairs, New Delhi, India

India’s Stakes in South China Sea

11.00 - 11.15

Commander Jonathan G. Odom, Judge Advocate General’s Corps,

U.S. Navy

Where's the Stake? U.S. Interests in the South China Sea

 

11.15 - 11.30

Prof. Evgeny A.Kanaev, Center for Asia-Pacific Studies, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Moscow, Russia.

Russia and the South China Sea Issue: In Search of a Pragmatic Approach

 

11.30 - 11.45

 

Mr. Ha Anh Tuan, PhD Candidate, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

ASEAN and the dispute in the South China Sea

 

11.45 - 12.30

Q&A and Discussion

 

12.30 - 13.30

 

Lunch (Venue: El-Patio restaurant, Ground floor)

13.30 - 15.15

SESSION III: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA

Moderator:Amb. Hasjim Djalal, Director, Centre for South - East Asian Studies, Indonesia

 

13.30 - 13.45

Mrs. Li Jianwei, Deputy Director, Research Center for Maritime Law and Policy,  National Institute for the South China Sea Studies, China

Recent Incidents in the South China Sea and China-Vietnam Relations: Through the Lens of Chinese Media and Government Reports

 

13.45 - 14.00

Gen. (Rtd) Daniel Shaeffer, Member of the French think tank Asie 21, France

Why China absolutely needs the South China Sea for itself alone: a prospective and independent view from outside

 

14.00 - 14.15

Dr. Tran Truong Thuy, Research Fellow and Director of Center for East Sea (South China Sea) Studies, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam.

South China Sea Dispute: Implications of Recent Developments and Prospects for Coming Future

14.15 - 14.30

Dr. Ian Storey, Senior Fellow, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), Singapore

Intra-ASEAN Dynamics and the South China Sea Dispute: Implications for the DoC/CoC Process and ZoPFFC Proposal

 

14.30 – 15.15

Q&A and Discussion

15.15 - 15.30

Coffee Break

15.30 – 17.00

SESSION IV: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA (Cont.)

Moderator: Prof. Geoffrey Till, Joint Services Command and Staff College and a member of the Defence Studies Department of King’s College, London, UK

 

15.00 - 15.15

Prof. Ramses Amer, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Pacific Asia Studies (CPAS), Stockholm University, Sweden.

China, Vietnam and the South China Sea Disputes: Assessing the Implications of the May-June 2011 Incidents

 

15.15 - 15.30

Prof. Carlyle A. Thayer, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, The University of New South Wales at the Australian Defense Force Academy

Will the Guidelines to Implement the DOC Lessen Tensions in the South China Sea? An Assessment of Developments Before and After Their Adoption

 

15.30 - 15.45

Prof. Koichi Sato,College of Liberal Arts, J. F. Oberlin University, Japan

South China Sea: China’s Rise and Implications for Security Cooperation

 

15.45 – 16.00

Dr. Renato De Castro,Professor of International Relations, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines

China's Realpolitik Approach in the South China Sea Dispute: Implications on Regional Security

 

16.00-16.15

Dr. S. D. Pradhan,Former Deputy National Security Advisor, India

Growing tension in South China Sea- Causes and Cures

16.15 -17.00

Q&A and Discussion

 

 

Saturday, November 5, 2011

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8.30 - 10.15

SESSION V: DISPUTES IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA: INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ASPECTS

ModeratorProf. Jon Van Dyke ,William S. Richardson School of Law,  University of Hawaii

 

8.30 - 8.45

Research Prof. Stein Tønnesson, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University

International Law in the South China Sea: Does it Drive or Help Resolve Conflicts?

 

8.45 - 9.00

 

Dr. Koh Choong-sukand Mr. Yearn Hong Choi, President and Senior Scholar, Society of Ieodo Research, Korea.

Exclusive Economic Zone in Major Media and academic journals in 2010: South China Sea and other seas

 

9.00 - 9.15

Prof. Raul C. Pangalangan,Professor of Law, University of the Philippines

Recent Developments on the Philippine Baselines Law

 

9.15 - 9.30

 

Prof. Erik Franckx,Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, President of the Department of International and European Law, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Straight baselines around insular formations not constituting an Archipelagic state

 

9.30 - 9.45

Dr. Nguyen Thi Lan Anh, Deputy Director of Center for East Sea (South China Sea) Studies, Vice Dean of International Law Department, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam

UNCLOS and maritime security of the South China Sea

 

9.45 - 10.30

Q&A and Discussion

10.30 - 10.45

Coffee Break

10.45 – 12.30

SESSION VI: DISPUTE SETTLEMENT AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA

ModeratorAmb. Rodolfo C. Severino, Head, ASEAN Studies Centre, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore

 

10.45 – 11.00

Dr. Teng Jianqun, Director and Research Fellow, The Centre for Arms Control and International Security Studies, China Institute of International Studies

On the Third Party's Role in Finding a Peaceful Solution to South China Sea

 

11.00 – 11.15

Prof. Robert Beckman, Director,Centre for International Law (CIL), National University of Singapore.

Disputed Areas in the South China Sea: Prospects for Arbitration or Advisory Opinion

 

11.15 – 11.30

 

Prof. Leszek Buszynski, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University

The Internationalization of the South China Sea:  Conflict prevention and Management

 

11.30-11.45

Amb. Hasjim Djalal, Director, Centre for South - East Asian Studies, Indonesia

The South China Sea: Cooperation for Regional Security and Development

 

11.45 - 12. 30

Q&A and Discussion

12.30 - 13.30

Lunch (Venue: El-Patio restaurant, Ground floor)

13.30 – 15.00

SESSION VII: WAYS AND MEANS TO PROMOTE COOPERATION IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA

Moderator: Prof. Carlyle A. Thayer, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, The University of New South Wales at the Australian Defense Force Academy

 

13.30 – 13.45

Prof.  Kuan-hsiung Dustin Wang, Graduate Institute of Political Science, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

Resolution to Fishery Disputes in the South China Sea through Regional Cooperation and Management

 

13.45 – 14.00

Prof. Jon Van Dyke,William S. Richardson School of Law,  University of Hawaii

Regional Cooperation in the South China Sea

 

14.00 – 14.15

Dr. Guifang (Julia) Xue,Institute for the Law of the Sea, China

Ocean University

The South China Sea Disputes: Progress and Prospects

 

14.15-14.30

Prof.Mary George, Faculty of Law, University of Malaya, Malaysia

Can A limited Purpose Maritime and Air Defence Identification Zone be established over the South China Sea?

 

14.30-14.45

Mr. Vu Hai Dang,Candidate of Doctorate of the Science of Law in Marine Environmental Law at Schulich Law School, University of Dalhousie, Canada

A Bilateral Network of Marine Protected Areas between China and Vietnam: An Alternative to the Chinese Unilateral Fishing Ban in the South China Sea

 

14.45-15.30

Q&A and Discussion

15.30-15.45

Coffee Break

15.45 - 16.45

 

SESSION VIII: FREE DISCUSSION

Moderators:

- Amb.Dang Dinh Quy, President of the Diplomatic Academy of  Vietnam

16.45- 17.30

 

CLOSING SESSION

Moderator: Mr.Pham Quoc Anh, President of the Vietnamese Lawyers Association

 

19.00 - 21.30

Farewell Dinner, hosted by Amb. Dang Dinh Quy, President of the Diplomatic Academy of  Vietnam (Venue: Luc Thuy restaurant, 16 Le Thai To str., Hoan Kiem, Hanoi)(Please be at the hotel lobby at 18.30)

 

 

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