Denmark in May 2008 called a summit of the five Arctic powers in Ilulissat, Greenland, to try to restrain competition and reiterate the countries' joint commitment to the UN Law of the Sea Convention which governs territorial waters.
What does LOSC stand for?
LOSC stands for Law of the Sea Convention
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We have 17 other meanings of LOSC in our Acronym Attic
- Level of Service Agreement
- Line of Sight Attenuation
- Line Operations Safety Audit
- Longford Offshore Sailing Associates (UK)
- Lube Oil System Accumulator (Fluid Energy Controls, Inc.)
- Low Specific Activity Counter
- Low-Altitude Surface-To-Air Missile
- Length of Service Awards Program
- Line-Of-Sight Antitank
- Labour-Only Sub Contractor (UK)
- Leyton Orient Supporters Club (UK)
- Lille Olymlpique Sporting Club
- Linear Output Saturated Counter
- Louisiana Office of State Climatology
- Los Angeles, California
- Lube Oil Storage & Conditioning Assembly
- Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator's Office (est. 1991)
- Low Orbit Satellite Communications System
- Lake Oswego School District (Oregon)
- Live Oak School District (various locations)
Samples in periodicals archive:
This has provoked fears, not unfounded, that China is not prepared to act within the constraints set by the Law of the Sea Convention, and is determined to make some broader history-based claim.
At the press conference, which took place during Capitol Hill Oceans Week, the Joint Initiative urged the Senate to take action on the Law of the Sea Convention and called for national leadership to ensure that we can effectively manage the ocean resources that sustain our nation.
Regarding recent threats by the Turkish leadership that it will take the "necessary measures" against Cyprus' efforts to drill in its EEZ, the minister said Cyprus is acting on the basis of international law and the Law of the Sea Convention.
The 1958 High Seas Convention and the 1982 United Nations Law of the Sea Convention codify what widely recognized to be the customary international rules of the freedom of the high seas.
176) Yet despite the negotiation of a 1994 agreement to eliminate or modify the deep sea provisions to address objections made by the United States and other industrialized countries, (177) both the Law of the Sea Convention and the so-called "Part XI Agreement" are still pending U.
Law of the Sea Convention Treaty so that we have a seat at the table.
The format of the entries largely corresponds to the Parts and Annexes of the 1982 United Nations Law of the Sea Convention and the 1994 Agreement Relating to the Implementation of its Part XI, although appropriate references to earlier agreements are included.