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  • UN Convention on the Law of the Sea 2011 June 21, 2011  MEETING OF THE STATES PARTIES TO THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA 17 JUNE 2011  Douglas B. StevensonDirector, Center for Seafarers RightsThe Seamen’s Church Institute Mr. More...

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