Vrije Universiteit Brussel


1. Contact address

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Department of International and European Law
Centre for International Law – Room 4.B.343
Pleinlaan 2
B–1050 Brussels
Belgium

Tel.: (+32) (0)2/629.26.06
Fax: (+32) (0)2/629.26.37
E–mail: Erik.Franckx@vub.ac.be

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2. Education

1981: Licentiaat in de Rechten, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium

1982: Master of Arts (M.A.) in East–European Studies (in Dutch), Interuniversity Centre for East–European Studies, Brussels-Ghent-Louvain, Belgium

1983: Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA

1989: Doctor in de Rechten (Ph.D. in Law), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium

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3. Professional career

1990/1991 – : Voltijds docent, later hoofddocent (06/1996), hoogleraar (08/2001), and gewoon hoogleraar (01/2008) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium

1990/1991 – : Assistant Professor at Vesalius College, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium

1991/1992 – : Maître de conférences, later chargé de cours at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium

1999/2000 – : Lecturer at the Brussels School of International Studies, University of Kent at Canterbury, Brussels, Belgium

2008/2009 – : Professeur invité at the Université Paris–Sorbonne Abou Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emeriates

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4. Nominations


Nominated by Belgium as legal expert in the Advisory Body of Experts of the Law of the Sea (ABELOS) of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (2002 – ) (click here for the list of ABELOS experts).

Nominated by Belgium as expert in marine scientific research for use in special arbitration under the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (2004 – ) (click here for the list of marine scientific research experts).

Nominated by Belgium as expert in maritime boundary delimitation to the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) (2005 – ). (click here for the list of IHO experts in maritime boundary delimitation).

Nominated by Belgium as member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Hague, The Netherlands (2006 – ) (click here for the nomination as it appeared in the Moniteur Belge; here for the webpage from where the most recent list of Members of the Permanent Court of Arbitration can be downloaded).

Nominated by Belgium as Chairman of the EU COMAR Law of the Sea workgroup during the Belgian presidency of the Council of the European Union (July–December 2010).

Appointed by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium, as Research Professor (2010 – 2015; renewable once).

Nominated by the Minister for the North Sea as member of the Commission for the Reform of Private and Public Maritime Law (2012 – ) (click here for the nomination as it appeared in the Moniteur Belge; here for an erratum).

Nominated by Belgium as arbitrator under Article 2 of Annex VII to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (2014– ) (click here for the nomination as it appeared on the website of the United Nations Treaty Section of the Office of Legal Affairs).

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5. Research interests

International Law
Law of the Sea
Diplomatic and Consular Law
Central and East–European Legal Systems

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6. Publications

Comparison of the U.S.S.R. and United States Position on the Territorial Sea, Exclusive Economic Zone and Strait Issues (LL.M. thesis, University of Georgia, Law School, Athens, Georgia, United States of America, 234 pp., 1983). Professor Louis Sohn was promoter of this thesis. The Chairman of the Reading Committee was Dean Rusk, former U.S. Secretary of State. As available on Internet at <digitalcommons.law.uga.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1102&context=stu_llm>.

"Onschuldige doorvaart van oorlogsschepen in de territoriale zee : herwaardeert de U.S.S.R. de inhoud van in onbruik vervallen teksten?" (Innocent Passage of Warships in the Territorial Sea: Did the U.S.S.R. Revaluate the Content of Texts that Had Fallen into Oblivion), 18 Belgian Review of International Law pp. 272–297 (Issue 1, 1984–85).

"Het gebruik onstaan uit een overeenkomst of een verdrag" (Usage Created by Agreement or by Treaty) (Report of Section 5 of the XXXII Law Congress (theme: The Agreement) organized by the Flemish Law Association on 26 April 1986, Antwerp, Belgium), 49 Rechtskundig Weekblad cols. 2783–2786 (1985–86).

"The New U.S.S.R. Legislation on Pollution Prevention in the Exclusive Economic Zone", 1 International Journal of Estuarine and Coastal Law pp. 155–183 (Issue 2, 1986).

Book review (in Dutch) of "Peace and Security: Justice and Development" by Karel Wellens (ed.), The Hague, T.M.C. Asser Institute, 99 pp., 1986, 50 Rechtskundig Weekblad cols. 970–971 (1986–87).

"Juridische aspecten van het ongeval met de Mont–Louis" (Juridical Aspects of the Collision of the Mont–Louis), 5 Water (No. 31) pp. 60–61 (Issue 31, Nov.–Dec. 1986).

"Marine Scientific Research and the New U.S.S.R. Legislation on the Economic Zone", 1 International Journal of Estuarine and Coastal Law pp. 367–390 (Issue 4, 1986).

"Een nieuwe internationale organisatie : de Zeebodemautoriteit" (A New International Organization: The Sea–bed Authority), in Technologie en recht (De Vroede, P., ed.), Antwerp, Kluwer rechtswetenschappen, pp. 11–57 (1987).

"The U.S.S.R. Position on the Issue of Innocent Passage of Warships Through Foreign Territorial Waters", 18 Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce pp. 33–65 (Issue 1, 1987).

"New Soviet Fishery Regulations", 2 International Journal of Estuarine and Coastal Law pp. 49–57 (Issue 1, 1987).

"New Soviet Fishery Regulations Concerning the EEZ: An Appraisal", 11 Marine Policy pp. 125–132 (Issue 2, 1987).

Op zoek naar nationale standpunten in de VN documentatie in België (Belgium and the United Nations: How to Look for National Positions in the United Nations Documentation?), Brussels, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 102 pp. (1988). As reviewed in 41 Studia Diplomatica p. 109 (Issue 1, 1988).

"The Soviet North–South River Diversion: New Options for the Future", 2 International Journal of Estuarine and Coastal Law pp. 111–115 (Issue 2, 1987).

"Romania's Proclamation of a 200–Mile Exclusive Economic Zone", 2 International Journal of Estuarine and Coastal Law pp. 144–153 (Issue 3, 1987).

Volkenrecht en Internationale Instellingen : praktische oefeningen (International Law and International Organizations: Tutorials) [written together with Pauwels, A.], Brussels, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 157 pp. (1987).

"De Belgische wetgeving ter uitbreiding van de territoriale zee en de interne rechtsorde" (The Belgian Enactment Concerning the Extension of the Territorial Sea and the National Legal System), 51 Rechtskundig Weekblad pp. 729–743 (1987–88).

"Belgium Extends its Territorial Sea up to 12 Nautical Miles", 20 Belgian Review of International Law pp. 41–71 (Issue 1, 1987).

"Belgium Joins the Majority of Coastal States by Claiming a 12–Mile Territorial Sea", 3 International Journal of Estuarine and Coastal Law pp. 155–157 (Issue 2, 1988).

"'New' Soviet Delimitation Agreements with its Neighbors in the Baltic Sea", 19 Ocean Development and International Law Journal pp. 143–158 (Issue 2, 1988).

"Non–Soviet Shipping in the Northeast Passage, and the Legal Status of Proliv Vil'kitskogo", 24 Polar Record pp. 269–276 (Issue 151, 1988).

"Bulgaria's Decree on the Establishment of an Exclusive Economic Zone", 3 International Journal of Estuarine and Coastal Law pp. 340–341 (Issue 4, 1988).

Book review of "The World Ocean and International Law" (in Russian) by A. Movchan & A. Yankov (eds.), Vol. I (Fundamental Principles of the Contemporary Legal Order of the World Oceans) and Vol. II (The Legal Regime of Coastal Sea Areas), Moscow, Izdatel'stvo Nauka, 296/228 pp., 1986/1987, 3 International Journal of Estuarine and Coastal Law pp. 354–356 (Issue 4, 1988).

"The 1989 Maritime Boundary Delimitation Agreement Between the GDR and Poland", 4 International Journal of Estuarine and Coastal Law pp. 237–251 (Issue 4, 1989).

"Further Steps in the Clarification of the Soviet Position on the Innocent Passage of Foreign Warships Through Its Territorial Waters", 19 Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law pp. 535–563 (Issue 3, 1989).

"Maritime Boundaries and Regional Co–operation", 5 International Journal of Estuarine and Coastal Law pp. 215–227 (Issue 1–3, 1990).

"Innocent Passage of Warships: Recent Developments in U.S.–Soviet Relations", 14 Marine Policy pp. 484–490 (Issue 6, 1990).

"First Trijunction Point Agreed upon in the Baltic Between Poland, Sweden and the U.S.S.R.", 5 International Journal of Estuarine and Coastal Law pp. 394–397 (Issue 4, 1990).

"The Soviet Union Adapts its Legislation on the Conduct of Marine Scientific Research in the U.S.S.R. Economic Zone", 5 International Journal of Estuarine and Coastal Law pp. 406–408 (Issue 4, 1990).

"The 1893 Bering Sea Arbitration: A Retrospect", in Ocean Resources: Industries and Rivalries Since 1800 [Working Papers on Ocean Resources History for the 10th International Economic History Congress, Leuven, Belgium], Berkeley, University of California Intercampus Economic History Program & California Sea Grant College Program, pp. 114–162 (1990).

"New Developments in the North–east Passage", 6 International Journal of Estuarine and Coastal Law pp. 33–40 (Issue 1, 1991).

"The New Attitude of the U.S.S.R.", in The Compulsory Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice: A Turning Point? (Sybesma–Knol, N., ed.), Brussels, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, pp. 33–50 (1991).

"International Cooperation in Respect of the Baltic Sea", in The Changing Political Structure of Europe: Aspects of International Law (Lefeber, R., Fitzmaurice, M. & Vierdag, E.W., eds.), Dordrecht, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 245–277 (1991).

Book review (in Dutch) of "The Age of the Arctic: Hot Conflicts and Cold Realities" by Gail Osherenko & Oran R. Young, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 316 pp., 1989, 23 Belgian Review of International Law pp. 279–281 (Issue 1, 1990).

"Marine Scientific Research and the Soviet Arctic", 27 Polar Record pp. 325–337 (Issue 163, 1991).

"Nature Protection in the Arctic: New Soviet Legislative Initiative", 6 International Journal of Estuarine and Coastal Law pp. 377–383 (Issue 4, 1991).

"Border Conflicts Between Iran and Iraq: Review and Legal Reflections –– A Commentary", in The Gulf War of 1980–1988 (Dekker, I.F. & Post, H.H., eds.), Dordrecht, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 39–43 (1992).

"Nature Protection in the Arctic: Recent Soviet Legislation", 41 International and Comparative Law Quarterly pp. 366–386 (Issue 2, 1992).

"Environmental Protection: An Arctic–Antarctic Comparison", in The Antarctic Environment and International Law (Verhoeven, J., Sands, P.J. & Bruce, M., eds.), London, Graham & Trotman, pp. 109–119 (1992).

Book review (in English) of "The Soviet Maritime Arctic" by Lawson Brigham (ed.), London, Belhaven Press, 336 pp., 1991, 28 Polar Record p. 74 (Issue 164, 1992).

"Maritime Boundaries and Regional Cooperation in the Baltic", 20 International Journal of Legal Information pp. 18–23 (Issue 1–3, 1992).

"The Soviet Maritime Arctic, Summer 1991: A Western Account", 1 Journal of Transnational Law and Policy pp. 131–149 (Issue 1, 1992).

"EC Maritime Zones: The Delimitation Aspect", 23 Ocean Development and International Law Journal pp. 239–258 (Issue 2–3, 1992).

Book review (in English) of "Marine Management in Disputed Areas: The Case of the Barents Sea" by Robin Churchill & Geir Ulfstein, London, Routledge, 182 pp., 1992, 29 Polar Record pp. 65–66 (Issue 168, 1993).

"La collision entre deux sous–marins, un américain et un russe, dans la baie de Kola (mer de Barents)", 6 Espaces et Ressources Maritimes 1992 pp. 33–50 (1993).

"Region X: Baltic Sea Maritime Boundaries", in 1 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Alexander, L.M., eds.), Dordrecht, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 345–368 (1993).

"Denmark–Federal Republic of Germany (Report Number 10–1)", in 2 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Alexander, L.M., eds.), Dordrecht, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 1915–1930 (1993).

"Denmark–Sweden (Report Number 10–2)", in 2 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Alexander, L.M., eds.), Dordrecht, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 1931–1944 (1993).

"Finland–Sweden (Report Number 10–3)", in 2 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Alexander, L.M., eds.), Dordrecht, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 1945–1957 (1993).

"Finland–Soviet Union: Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Finland (Report Number 10–4(1))", in 2 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Alexander, L.M., eds.), Dordrecht, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 1959–1969 (1993).

"Finland–Soviet Union: Continental Shelf in the North Eastern Baltic Sea (Report Number 10–4(2))", in 2 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Alexander, L.M., eds.), Dordrecht, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 1971–1978 (1993).

"Finland–Soviet Union: Fishing in the North Eastern Baltic Sea (Report Number 10–4(3))", in 2 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Alexander, L.M., eds.), Dordrecht, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 1979–1987 (1993).

"Finland–Soviet Union: The Economic Zone, the Fishery Zone, and the Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Finland and the North Eastern Baltic Sea (Report Number 10–4(4))", in 2 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Alexander, L.M., eds.), Dordrecht, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 1989–1996 (1993).

"Federal Republic of Germany–German Democratic Republic (Report Number 10–5)", in 2 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Alexander, L.M., eds.), Dordrecht, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 1997–2004 (1993).

"German Democratic Republic–Poland (Report Number 10–6(1))", in 2 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Alexander, L.M., eds.), Dordrecht, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 2005–2022 (1993).

"German Democratic Republic–Poland (Report Number 10–6(2))", in 2 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Alexander, L.M., eds.), Dordrecht, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 2023–2028 (1993).

"German Democratic Republic–Sweden (Report Number 10–7)", in 2 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Alexander, L.M., eds.), Dordrecht, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 2029–2038 (1993).

"Poland–Soviet Union (Report Number 10–8)", in 2 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Alexander, L.M., eds.), Dordrecht, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 2039–2056 (1993).

"Sweden–Soviet Union (Report Number 10–9)", in 2 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Alexander, L.M., eds.), Dordrecht, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 2057–2075 (1993).

"Poland–Sweden (Report Number 10–10)", in 2 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Alexander, L.M., eds.), Dordrecht, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 2077–2086 (1993).

"Denmark–German Democratic Republic (Report Number 10–11)", in 2 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Alexander, L.M., eds.), Dordrecht, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 2087–2096 (1993).

"Poland–Sweden–Soviet Union (Report Number 10–12)", in 2 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Alexander, L.M., eds.), Dordrecht, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 2097–2104 (1993).

Maritime Claims in the Arctic: Canadian and Russian Perspectives, Dordrecht, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 330 pp. (1993) [foreword by Sohn, L.]. As reviewed in 88 American Journal of International Law pp. 405–407 (Issue 2, 1994); 39 Annuaire Français de Droit International p. 1139 (1994); 37 German Yearbook of International Law pp. 528–530 (1994); 41 Netherlands International Law Review pp. 142–145 (Issue 1, 1994); 27 Belgian Review of International Law pp. 736–737 (Issue 2, 1994); 28 The International Lawyer p. 577 (Issue 2, 1994); and Verfassung und Recht in Übersee pp. 247–248 (Feb. 1995).

"Maritime Boundary Agreements: The Case of Belgium", 25 Belgian Review of International Law pp. 390–447 (Issue 2, 1992).

"De reis van het Greenpeace schip, de MV Solo, naar Novaia Zemlia en het internationaal recht : enkele bemerkingen" (The Voyage of the Greenpeace Ship MV Solo to Novaia Zemlia and International Law: A Commentary), in Liber Amicorum Paul De Vroede, Diegem, Kluwer Rechtswetenschappen België, pp. 803–836 (1994).

"L'écologie et le droit de la mer dans l'Arctique russe : la Nouvelle Zemble", 7 Espaces et Ressources Maritimes 1993 pp. 185–216 (1994).

"Juridische aspecten" (Juridical Aspects), in Export management voor kleine en middelgrote ondernemingen (Franckx, E., Cuyvers, L. & Hanké, C., eds.), Brussels, BRTN Instructieve Omroep, pp. 237–256 (1994). This book was accompanied by video material which was broadcasted, inter alia, on Belgian television early 1995.

"De Belgische staatshervorming en het zeerecht" (The Belgian State Reform and the Law of the Sea), 27 Belgian Review of International Law pp. 244–283 (Issue 1, 1994).

Book review (in Dutch) of "International Legal Problems of the Environmental Protection in the Baltic Sea" by Malgosia Fitzmaurice, Dordrecht, Martinus Nijhoff, 313 pp., 1992, 27 Belgian Review of International Law pp. 733–736 (Issue 2, 1994).

"Coastal State Jurisdiction with Respect to Marine Pollution – Some Recent Developments and Future Challenges", 10 International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law pp. 253–280 (Issue 2, 1995).

"Les péripéties du droit de la mer dans une Belgique fédéralisée", 8 Espaces et Ressources Maritimes 1994 pp. 58–90 (1995).

"Ouverture du colloque" ("La Belgique et la nouvelle Convention des Nations Unies sur le droit de la mer", held at Brussels, 25 November 1994), 28 Belgian Review of International Law pp. 8–10 (Issue 1, 1995).

"Comments on the contribution of Jacques, T., La pratique belge et le droit de la mer : la protection de l'environnement marin", 28 Belgian Review of International Law pp. 147–152 (Issue 1, 1995).

"The New United Nations Law of the Sea Convention and the Problem of the Maritime Delimitation in the Baltic Sea" (in Latvian), in Baltic Sea Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow (in Latvian) (Bergholcs, J., ed.), Riga, Via Baltica, pp. 18–19 (1995) [abstract of a conference paper].

"The New United Nations Law of the Sea Convention and the Problem of the Maritime Delimitation in the Baltic Sea" (in Russian), in Baltic Sea Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow (in Russian) (Bergholcs, J., ed.), Riga, Via Baltica, pp. 16–17 (1995) [abstract of a conference paper].

"Evolutions récentes du droit de la mer dans ses relations avec l'environnement", in L'actualité du droit de l'environnement : Actes du colloque des 17–18 novembre 1994 (Neuray, J.–F. , ed.), Brussels, Bruylant, pp. 227–258 (1995).

Colloque sur la Belgique et la nouvelle Convention des Nations Unies sur le droit de la mer (Salmon, J. & Franckx, E., eds.), 30 Collection de droit international (Centres for International Law of the Université Libre de Bruxelles and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel: Conference proceedings of 25 November 1994), Brussels, Bruylant, 174 pp. (1995).

"Finland and Sweden Complete Their Maritime Boundary in the Baltic Sea", 27 Ocean Development and International Law Journal pp. 291–314 (Issue 3, 1996).

"Frontières maritimes dans la mer Baltique : passé, présent et futur", 9 Espaces et Ressources Maritimes 1995 pp. 92–115 (1996).

Oost–Europa in Europa : Eenheid en verscheidenheid (Eastern Europe Within Europe: Unity and Diversity) (De Meyere, P., Franckx, E., Henckaerts, J.–M. & Malfliet, K., eds.), Liber Amicorum Frits Gorlé, Brussels, VUBPress, 368 pp. (1996).

"Maritieme afbakening in de oostelijke Baltische Zee : Internet en het wetenschappelijk onderzoek" (Maritime Delimitation in the Eastern Baltic Sea: Internet and Scientific Research), in Oost–Europa in Europa : Eenheid en verscheidenheid (De Meyere, P., Franckx, E., Henckaerts, J.–M. & Malfliet, K., eds.) [Liber Amicorum Frits Gorlé], Brussels, VUBPress, pp. 275–315 (1996).

"Baltic Sea: Finland–Sweden Delimitation Agreement", 11 International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law pp. 394–400 (Issue 3, 1996).

"Maritime Boundary Delimitation in the Baltic", in The Baltic Sea: New Developments in National Policies and International Cooperation (Platzöder, R. & Verlaan, P., eds.), The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 167–177 (1996).

"Maritime Boundaries in the Baltic Sea: Past, Present and Future", 2 Maritime Briefing (International Boundaries Research Unit, University of Durham, United Kingdom) 25 pp. (1996). As available on Internet (click here).

"First Report (May 1996)" (prepared as Rapporteur of the Committee on Coastal State Jurisdiction Relating to Marine Pollution of the International Law Association for the Helsinki Conference, August 1996), in The International Law Association: Report of the Sixty–Seventh Conference held at Helsinki, Finland, 12 to 17 August 1996, London, International Law Association, pp. 148–178 (1996).

"Bedenkingen over de ontwikkelingssamenwerking in zwart Afrika met bijzondere aandacht voor de universitaire samenwerking" (Some Considerations on the Development Cooperation in Black Africa, with Special Attention to the Cooperation Between Universities), in Bijdragen aan de reflectiedag over ontwikkeling en universitaire ontwikkelingssamenwerking, Brussels, UCOS Publications, pp. 168–179 (1996).

"Tot waar strekt de jurisdictie van een staat zich feitelijk uit?" (How Far Does the Jurisdiction of a State Actually Reach?), 18 Tijdschrift Rechtsdocumentatie en –informatie pp. 63–64 (Issue 1, 1997).

"Van extra–territorialiteit van het nationaal recht naar 'intra'–territorialiteit van het grensoverschrijdend recht" (From the Extra–territoriality of Municipal Law to the 'Intra'–territoriality of International Law), 18 Tijdschrift Rechtsdocumentatie en –informatie pp. 69–70 (Issue 2, 1997).

"De evoluerende inhoud van het concept 'interne aangelegenheden'" (The Changing Content of the Notion of 'Internal Affairs'), 18 Tijdschrift Rechtsdocumentatie en –informatie pp. 75–76 (Issue 3, 1997).

"Vormt het oorlogsrecht nog deel van het internationaal recht?" (Does the Law of War Still Form Part of International Law?), 18 Tijdschrift Rechtsdocumentatie en –informatie pp. 77–78 (Issue 4, 1997).

"Van constitutieve en declaratoire leren inzake erkenning : Quo vadimus?" (Constitutive and Declaratory Theories Concerning the Recognition of States: Where are We Heading?), 18 Tijdschrift Rechtsdocumentatie en –informatie pp. 75–76 (Issue 5, 1997).

"Europa in beweging, al weze het met horten en stoten" (Europe on the Move, Be It with Ups and Downs), 18 Tijdschrift Rechtsdocumentatie en –informatie pp. 77–78 (Issue 6, 1997).

"Absolute staatsimmuniteit : weldra een onderzoeksdomein voor rechtshistorici?" (Absolute State Immunity: Soon a Research Domain for Legal Historians?), 18 Tijdschrift Rechtsdocumentatie en –informatie pp. 109–110 (Issue 7, 1997).

"De actualiteitswaarde van het grensoverschrijdend recht" (The Topical Interest of International Law), 18 Tijdschrift Rechtsdocumentatie en –informatie pp. 89–90 (Issue 8, 1997).

"Het Zeerechtverdrag van 1982 : een internationale overeenkomst met universeel karakter?" (The 1982 Law of the Sea Convention: An International Agreement of a Universal Character?), 18 Tijdschrift Rechtsdocumentatie en –informatie pp. 71–72 (Issue 9, 1997).

"Het permanent Internationaal Strafgerechtshof : a bridge too far?" (The Permanent International Criminal Court: A Bridge Too Far?), 18 Tijdschrift Rechtsdocumentatie en –informatie pp. 63–64 (Issue 10, 1997).

"Belgium and the Law of the Sea", in The Law of the Sea: The European Union and its Member States (Treves, T. & Pineschi, L., eds.), The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 37–96 (1997).

"La Belgique et la Convention MARPOL : un mariage difficile", 1 Annuaire du Droit de la Mer 1996 pp. 151–178 (1997).

Contemporary Legal Developments and Market Reforms in Russia [written together with Lisitsin, E.], Brussels, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 183 pp. (1997).

"The ILA Survey on Coastal State Jurisdiction with Special Reference to Regional Rules", in Competing Norms in the Law of Marine Environmental Protection (Ringbom, H., ed.), London, Kluwer Law International, pp. 59–81 (1997).

"Two New Maritime Boundary Delimitation Agreements in the Eastern Baltic Sea", 12 International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law pp. 365–376 (Issue 3, 1997).

"Les délimitations maritimes en mer Baltique", 5 Revue de l'Indemer (Institut du droit économique de la mer, Monaco) pp. 37–76 (1997).

"Finland–Sweden (Bogskär Area) (Report Number 10–13)", in 3 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Alexander, L.M., eds.), The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 2539–2555 (1998).

"Baltic Sea Update (Report Number 10–14)", in 3 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Alexander, L.M., eds.), The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 2557–2573 (1998).

"Two More Maritime Boundary Agreements Concluded in the Eastern Baltic Sea in 1997", 13 International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law pp. 274–283 (Issue 2, 1998).

"Conference on 'Toxics Reductions Programmes in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea: A Comparative Perspective'" (Franckx, E. & Pallemaerts, M. (eds.): Thematic issue publishing the proceedings of a conference organized at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel on 14–15 February 1997), 13 International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law pp. 299–471 (Issue 3, 1998).

"Conference on 'Toxics Reductions Programmes in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea: A Comparative Perspective': Introduction" (written together with Pallemaerts, M. as co–editors of a thematic issue publishing the proceedings of a conference organized at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel on 14–15 February 1997), 13 International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law pp. 299–305 (Issue 3, 1998).

"Regional Marine Environment Protection Regimes in the Context of UNCLOS", 13 International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law pp. 307–324 (Issue 3, 1998).

"Maritime Boundaries in the Baltic", in Boundaries and Energy: Problems and Prospects (Blake, G.H., Pratt, M., Schofield, C. & Brown, J.A., eds.), London, Kluwer Law International, pp. 275–295 (1998).

"La frontière maritime récemment établie entre la Belgique et les Pays–Bas", 2 Annuaire du Droit de la Mer 1997 pp. 117–159 and 557–559 (1998).

"Lithuanian–Russian Boundary Agreement of October 1997: To Be or Not To Be?" [written together with Pauwels, A.], in Liber amicorum Günther Jaenicke: zum 85. Geburtstag (Götz, V., Selmer, P. & Wolfrum, R., eds.), Berlin, Springer, pp. 63–95 (1998).

"Baltic Sea Individual and Regional Reports", in International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Alexander, L., eds.) [CD–Rom], ISBN 90–411–0780–0, The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, which appeared in 1998. My contribution consisted of all the entries concerning the Baltic Sea (247 pp. out of a total number of 2616 pp.).

Book review of "Pollution from the Carriage of Oil by Sea: Liability and Compensation" by Wu Chao, London, Kluwer Law International, 422 pp., 1996, 93 American Journal of International Law pp. 272–273 (Issue 1, 1999).

"Vluchtelingen op het Afrikaanse continent : het internationaalrechtelijk kader" (Refugees on the African Continent: The International Legal Framework) [written together with Smis, S.], 12 Nieuw Tijdschrift van de VUB pp. 39–51 (1999).

"Belgium and the Netherlands Settle Their Last Frontier Disputes on Land as Well as at Sea", 31 Belgian Review of International Law pp. 338–393 (Issue 2, 1998).

"Vessel–source Pollution and Coastal State Jurisdiction: General Framework", 24 South African Yearbook of International Law pp. 1–34 (1999).

Book review (in English) of "Diplomatic Law: Commentary on the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations" by Eileen Denza, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 451 pp., 1998, 12 Leiden Journal of International Law pp. 1017–1020 (Issue 4, 1999).

"The Work of the ILA Committee on Coastal State Jurisdiction Relating to Marine Pollution and Its Implications for the Aegean Sea", in The Aegean Sea 2000 (Ötztürk, B., ed.), Istanbul, Form Matbaacilik, pp. 221–236 (2000).

"Welcome by the Promoter of the Project", 5 Studia Europejskie pp. 7–8 (2000).

"Vessel–source Pollution and Coastal State Jurisdiction: The General Framework", 5 Studia Europejskie pp. 11–45 (2000).

"Pacta Tertiis and the Agreement for the Implementation of the Straddling and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea", 8 Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law pp. 49–81 (Issue 1, 2000).

"The 1998 Estonia–Sweden Maritime Boundary Agreement: Lessons to be Learned in the Area of Continuity and/or Succession of States", 31 Ocean Development and International Law Journal pp. 269–284 (Issue 3, 2000).

Pacta Tertiis and the Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 Relating to the Conservation & Management of Straddling Fish Stocks & Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, FAO Legal Papers Online # 8 Rome, Food and Agriculture Organization, 28 pp. (2000). As available on Internet at <www.fao.org/Legal/prs–ol/lpo8.pdf>.

"Maritime Boundaries in the Baltic Sea: Post–1991 Developments", 28 Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law pp. 249–266 (Issue 2, 2000).

"An International Trusteeship for Kosovo: Attempt to Find a Solution to the Conflict" [written together with Pauwels, A. & Smis, S.], 52 Studia Diplomatica pp. 155–166 (Issue 5–6, 1999).

"Final Report" [written together with Molenaar, E.], in The International Law Association: Report of the Sixty–Ninth Conference (London, 25–29 July 2000) (Soons, A. & Ward, C., eds.), Aberystwyth, Cambrian Printers, pp. 443–500 (2000).

"Pacta Tertiis and the Agreement for the Implementation of the Straddling and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea", 30 VLIZ Collected Reprints: Marine and Coastal Research in Flanders pp. 277–309 (2000).

"Maritime Boundaries in the Baltic Sea: Post–1991 Developments", 30 VLIZ Collected Reprints: Marine and Coastal Research in Flanders pp. 310–325 (2000).

"The Problem of Delimitation in the Caspian Sea" [written together with Razavi, A.], in Problems of Regional Seas 2001 (Ötztürk, B. & Algan, N., eds.), Istanbul, Anadolu Ofset, pp. 27–37 (2001).

Vessel–source Pollution and Coastal State Jurisdiction: The Work of the ILA Committee on Coastal State Jurisdiction Relating to Marine Pollution (1991–2000) (Franckx, E., ed.), The Hague, Kluwer Law International, 391 pp. (2001).

"Introduction", in Vessel–source Pollution and Coastal State Jurisdiction: The Work of the ILA Committee on Coastal State Jurisdiction Relating to Marine Pollution (1991–2000) (Franckx, E., ed.), The Hague, Kluwer Law International, pp. xxxv–xxxvi (2001).

"First Report", in Vessel–source Pollution and Coastal State Jurisdiction: The Work of the ILA Committee on Coastal State Jurisdiction Relating to Marine Pollution (1991–2000) (Franckx, E., ed.), The Hague, Kluwer Law International, pp. 1–31 (2001).

"Final Report" [written together with Molenaar, E.], in Vessel–source Pollution and Coastal State Jurisdiction: The Work of the ILA Committee on Coastal State Jurisdiction Relating to Marine Pollution (1991–2000) (Franckx, E., ed.), The Hague, Kluwer Law International, pp. 75–132 (2001).

"Case Study of Belgium" [written together with De Bondt, T.], in Vessel–source Pollution and Coastal State Jurisdiction: The Work of the ILA Committee on Coastal State Jurisdiction Relating to Marine Pollution (1991–2000) (Franckx, E., ed.), The Hague, Kluwer Law International, pp. 169–190 (2001).

"New Maritime Boundaries Concluded in the Eastern Baltic Sea Since 1998", 16 International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law pp. 645–659 (Issue 4, 2001).

Dictionnaire de droit international public (Universités francophones. Droit) (Salmon, J., ed.), Brussels, Bruylant, 1198 pp. (2001). The following entries were written: Câble sous–marin; Embargo; Espèces anadromes; Espèces catadromes; Espèces migratrices; Espèces sédentaires; Essai nucléaire; Garde–côtes; Liberté de pose de câbles sous–marins; Liberté de pose de pipelines; Mammifères marins; Menace à la paix–Menace contre la paix; Mer juridictionnelle; Non–militarisation; Pêche; Pêche côtière; Pêcheries côtières; Pipeline; Piraterie maritime; Pôle; Ressources naturelles de la mer; Sous–marin; Surexploitation; Surpêche; Zone d'alerte; and Zone d'exclusion ou zone de sécurité (militaire).

"Kapitaal versus Arbeid : schipperen tussen ethiek en hypocrisie. Een bespreking van het debat over fundamentele internationale arbeidsnormen met aanbevelingen voor beleidsverantwoordelijken" (Capital v. Labour: Between Ethics and Hypocrisy. A Discussion of the Care Labour Standards with Recommendations for Policy Makers) [written together with Smis, S. & Van der Borght, K.], in Liber Amicorum Maxime Stroobant (Van Limberghen, G. & Salomez, K., eds.), Ghent, Mys & Breesch, pp. 81–109 (2001).

Fisheries Enforcement. Related Legal and Institutional Issues: National, Subregional or Regional Perspectives, FAO Legislative Study # 71 Rome, Food and Agriculture Organization, 180 pp. (2001) [foreword by Christy, L., Chief, Development Law Service, Legal Office, FAO]. As available on Internet at <ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/007/y2776e/y2776e00.pdf>.

"High Seas Fishing: Recent Developments with Respect to Fisheries Organizations", in Maritime Law in the 21st Century (in Russian) (Borisenko, K., ed.), St. Petersburg, Prisma, pp. 116–121 (2001).

"'Reasonable Bond' in the Practice of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea", 32 California Western International Law Journal pp. 303–342 (Issue 5, 2002).

"New Maritime Boundaries Concluded in the Eastern Baltic Sea Since 1998 (bis)", 17 International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law pp. 263–266 (Issue 2, 2002).

"The Strait of Hormuz" [written together with Razavi, A.], in The Proceedings of the Symposium on the Straits Used for International Navigation (Ötztürk, B. & Ozkan, R., eds.), Istanbul, Ofis Matbaa, pp. 53–61 (2002).

"Estonia–Latvia (Report Number 10–15)", in 4 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Smith, R.W., eds.), The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 2995–3017 (2002).

"Estonia–Finland (Report Number 10–16)", in 4 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Smith, R.W., eds.), The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 3019–3039 (2002).

"Estonia–Latvia–Sweden (Report Number 10–17)", in 4 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Smith, R.W., eds.), The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 3041–3056 (2002).

"Lithuania–Russia: Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Report Number 10–18(1))", in 4 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Smith, R.W., eds.), The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 3057–3075 (2002).

"Lithuania–Russia: Territorial Sea (Report Number 10–18(2))", in 4 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Smith, R.W., eds.), The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 3077–3088 (2002).

"Estonia–Sweden (Report Number 10–19)", in 4 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Smith, R.W., eds.), The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 3089–3106 (2002).

"Latvia–Lithuania (Report Number 10–20)", in 4 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Smith, R.W., eds.), The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 3107–3127 (2002).

"Estonia–Finland–Sweden (Report Number 10–21)", in 4 International Maritime Boundaries (Charney, J.I. & Smith, R.W., eds.), The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 3129–3139 (2002).

The Reception of International Law in Central and Eastern Europe (Franckx, E. & Smis, S., eds.), Antwerp, Maklu, 246 pp. (2002).

"Introduction" [written together with Smis, S.], in The Reception of International Law in Central and Eastern Europe (Franckx, E. & Smis, S., eds.), Antwerp, Maklu, pp. 1–2 (2002).

"The Direct Application of International Law in the Belgian and Russian Municipal Systems of Law: A Comparative Analysis", in The Reception of International Law in Central and Eastern Europe (Franckx, E. & Smis, S., eds.), Antwerp, Maklu Publishers, pp. 37–68 (2002).

"New Maritime Boundaries Concluded in the Eastern Baltic Sea Since 1998", 31 VLIZ Collected Reprints: Marine and Coastal Research in Flanders pp. 344–358 (2001).

"Maritime Environmental Jurisdictional Issues: Coastal States", in The Stockholm Declaration and Law of the Marine Environment (Nordquist, M., Moore, J. & Mahmoudi, S., eds.), The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, pp. 287–298 (2003).

The Exclusive Economic Zone and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, 1982–2000: A First Assessment of State Practice (Franckx, E. & Gautier, P., eds.), Brussels, Bruylant, 247 pp. (2003). As reviewed in 98 American Journal of International Law pp. 395–398 (Issue 2, 2004).

"Introduction" [written together with Gautier, P.], in The Exclusive Economic Zone and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, 1982–2000: A First Assessment of State Practice (Franckx, E. & Gautier, P., eds.), Brussels, Bruylant, pp. xi–xii (2003).

"Exclusive Economic Zone, State Practice and the Protection of the Marine Environment", in The Exclusive Economic Zone and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, 1982–2000: A First Assessment of State Practice (Franckx, E. & Gautier, P., eds.), Brussels, Bruylant, pp. 11–30 (2003).

Book review (in English) of "The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea" by P. Rao & R. Khan (eds.), The Hague, Kluwer Law International, 238 pp., 2001, 50 Netherlands International Law Review pp. 202–208 (Issue 2, 2003).

Book review (in as opponent of the lectio praecursoria) of "Environmental Impact Assessment in the Arctic: A Study of the International Legal Norms Applicable to the Planning Stage of Environmentally Harmful Activities" by Timo Koivurova, 12 Finnish Yearbook of International Law pp. 443–448 (2001).

Book review of "Le droit international de la pêche maritime" (in French) by Daniel Vignes, Giuseppe Cataldi & Rafael Casado Raigon, Brussels, Bruylant, 238 pp., 2000, 33 Belgian Review of International Law pp. 653–656 (Issue 2, 2000).

"La pratique belge en matière de droit de la mer (décembre 1993 – juin 1999)" (La pratique du pouvoir exécutif et le contrôle des Chambres législatives en matière de droit international (1995–1999)) [written together with De Bondt, T. & Van Assche, C.], 35 Belgian Review of International Law pp. 5–467 passim (Issue 1–2, 2002).

"'Reasonable Bond' in the Practice of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea", 32 VLIZ Collected Reprints: Marine and Coastal Research in Flanders pp. 197–236 (2002).

"De werkzaamheden van de International Law Association inzake marien milieurecht" (The Work of the International Law Association Relating to the Marine Environment), in Zeeverontreiniging : preventie, bestrijding en aansprakelijkheid (Van Hooydonk, E., ed.), Antwerp, Maklu Publishers, pp. 19–42 (2004).

"Multilateralism and Marine Issues in the Southeast Atlantic", in Multilateralism and International Ocean Resources Law (Scheiber, H.N. & Mengerink, K.J., eds.), Berkeley, Law of the Sea Institute, Earl Warren Legal Institute, University of California, Berkeley, 24 pp. (2004). As available on Internet at <www.law.berkeley.edu/centers/ilr/losipublications/losiconference.htm>.

"Multilateralism and Marine Issues in the Southeast Atlantic", in Bringing New Law to Ocean Waters (Caron, D.D. & Scheiber, H.N., eds.), Leiden, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 177–197 (2004).

"Region X: Baltic Sea Boundaries", in 5 International Maritime Boundaries (Colson, D.A. & Smith, R.W., eds.), Leiden, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 3507–3535 (2005).

"Hoe kunt u de activiteit van studenten stimuleren door middel van een teleleerplatform?" (How Can Student Activity be Stimulated by Means of an E–learning Platform?), in Hoe kunt u een teleleerplatform inzetten bij onderwijsvernieuwing? Verslag van actieonderzoek (Deprez, I. & Derks, T., eds.), Brussels, Vrije Universititeit Brussel, Onderwijsvernieuwing & OnderwijsServiceCentrum, pp. 71–74 (2005).

"Bevoegdheden van de staat op zee" (The Competence of a State at Sea), in A l'aube du XXIe siècle : quelles perspectives maritimes pour la Belgique ? (le Hardÿ de Beaulieu, L., ed.), Namur, Presses universitaires de Namur, pp. 57–68 (2005).

"Maritime Safety: The General Framework", 9 CoastNET pp. 6–7 (Issue 2, 2005).

"Doorwerking van internationaal recht in de Belgische en Russische nationale rechtsorde : een rechtsvergelijkende analyse" (The Direct Application of International Law in the Belgian and Russian Legal Order: A Comparative Analysis) [written together with Smis, S.], in Doorwerking van internationaal recht in de Belgische rechtsorde (Wouters, J. & Van Eeckhoutte, D., eds.), Antwerp, Intersentia, pp. 119–137 (2006).

"The 200–mile Limit: Between Creeping Jurisdiction and Creeping Common Heritage?", 48 German Yearbook of International Law pp. 117–149 (2005).

"200 n.m. Limit and Creeping Jurisdiction", Ezhegodnik morskogo prava 2005 (Law of the Sea Yearbook 2005 [in Russian]) pp. 63–81 (2006).

"200 morskikh mil' i polzuchaia iurisdiktsiia" (200 n.m. Limit and Creeping Jurisdiction [in Russian]), 25 Mezhdunarodnoe pravo – International Law pp. 206–234 (Issue 1, 2006).

"200 n.m. Limit and Creeping Jurisdiction", 25 Mezhdunarodnoe pravo – International Law pp. 235–259 (Issue 1, 2006).

"The Protection of Biodiversity and Fisheries Management: Issues Raised by the Relationship Between CITES and LOSC", in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects (Freestone, D., Barnes, R. & Ong, D., eds.), Oxford, Oxford University Press, pp. 210–232 (2006).

Vessel–source Pollution and Coastal State Jurisdiction in the South–eastern Baltic Sea (Franckx, E. & Pauwels, A., eds.), Antwerp, Maklu Publishers, 239 pp. (2006).

"Introduction" [written together with Pauwels, A.], in Vessel–source Pollution and Coastal State Jurisdiction in the South–eastern Baltic Sea (Franckx, E. & Pauwels, A., eds.), Antwerp, Maklu Publishers, pp. xi–xii (2006).

"Vessel–source Pollution in the South–eastern Baltic Sea: Its Place in the Global Context", in Vessel–source Pollution and Coastal State Jurisdiction in the South–eastern Baltic Sea (Franckx, E. & Pauwels, A., eds.), Antwerp, Maklu Publishers, pp. 3–19 (2006).

"Maritime Delimitation in the Caspian Sea: Legal Issues", 3 China Oceans Law Review pp. 1–38 (Issue 1, 2006).

Contemporary Regulation of Marine Living Resources and Pollution (Essays written by and in honour of the International Francqui Chairholder Professor Dermott Devine) (Franckx, E., ed.), Antwerp, Maklu Publishers, 193 pp. (2007).

"Introduction" [written together with Somers, E.], in Contemporary Regulation of Marine Living Resources and Pollution (Essays written by and in honour of the International Francqui Chairholder Professor Dermott Devine) (Franckx, E., ed.), Antwerp, Maklu Publishers, pp. xv–xvi (2007).

"Opening of the Final Symposium", in Contemporary Regulation of Marine Living Resources and Pollution (Essays written by and in honour of the International Francqui Chairholder Professor Dermott Devine) (Franckx, E., ed.), Antwerp, Maklu Publishers, pp. 1–2 (2007).

"Contemporary High Seas Fisheries Law" [written together with Van Assche, C.], in Contemporary Regulation of Marine Living Resources and Pollution (Essays written by and in honour of the International Francqui Chairholder Professor Dermott Devine) (Franckx, E., ed.), Antwerp, Maklu Publishers, pp. 29–70 (2007).

"Les commissions fluviales bilatérales. Développements récents concernant l'Escaut" (Bilateral River Commissions: Recent Developments Concerning the River Scheldt) [written together with Van Assche, C.], in Mélanges offerts à Jean Salmon. Droit du pouvoir, pouvoir du droit (Corten, O., David, E. & Klein, P., eds.), Brussels, Bruylant, pp. 1241–1275 (2007).

"Het Internationale Hof voor het Recht van de Zee" (The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea), 31 Wereldbeeld (Journal of the United Nations Association) pp. 20–25 (Issue 4, 2007).

"The 200–mile Limit: Between Creeping Jurisdiction and Creeping Common Heritage? Some Law of the Sea Considerations from Professor Louis Sohn's Former LL.M. Student", 39 George Washington International Law Review pp. 467–498 (Issue 3, 2007).

"Sea Fisheries Cases before the European Court of Justice", in Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law Online (Wolfrum, R., ed.), Oxford, Oxford University Press, which appeared in 2008.

"Estuaries", in Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law Online (Wolfrum, R., ed.), Oxford, Oxford University Press, which appeared in 2008.

"The Russian Federation", in Governance of Arctic Marine Shipping (VanderZwaag, D. & Chircop, A., eds.) Arctic Council, pp. 62–68 (2008). As available on Internet (click here).

"Should the Law Governing Maritime Areas in the Arctic Adapt to Changing Climatic Circumstances?", in Climate Governance in the Arctic (Koivurova, T., Keskitalo, E.C.H. & Bankes, N., eds.), Berlin, Springer, pp. 119–143 (2009).

"The Russian Federation", in Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment 2009 Report (Arctic Council, ed.), pp. 67–68, 189 pp. (2009). As available on Internet at <arctic–council.org/filearchive/amsa2009report.pdf>.

Understanding and Strengthening European Union–Canada Relations in Law of the Sea and Ocean Governance (Koivurova, T., Chircop, A., Franckx, E., Molenaar, E.J.& VanderZwaag, D.L., eds.), Rovaniemi, University of Lapland Printing Centre, 593 pp. (2009). As available on Internet (click here).

"Introduction" [written together with Koivurova, T., Chircop, A., Molenaar, E.J. & VanderZwaag, D.L.], in Understanding and Strengthening European Union–Canada Relations in Law of the Sea and Ocean Governance (Koivurova, T., Chircop, A., Franckx, E., Molenaar, E.J. & VanderZwaag, D.L., eds.), Rovaniemi, University of Lapland Printing Centre, pp. 1–5 (2009). As available on Internet (click here).

"Challenges to Ocean Policy Making", in Understanding and Strengthening European Union–Canada Relations in Law of the Sea and Ocean Governance (Koivurova, T., Chircop, A., Franckx, E., Molenaar, E.J. & VanderZwaag, D.L., eds.), Rovaniemi, University of Lapland Printing Centre, pp. 9–18 (2009). As available on Internet (click here).

"Canada, the European Union and Regional Fisheries Management in the North Atlantic: Conflict, Cooperation and Challenges" [written together with Van den Bossche, K. & VanderZwaag, D.L.], in Understanding and Strengthening European Union–Canada Relations in Law of the Sea and Ocean Governance (Koivurova, T., Chircop, A., Franckx, E., Molenaar, E.J. & VanderZwaag, D.L., eds.), Rovaniemi, University of Lapland Printing Centre, pp. 265–344 (2009). As available on Internet (click here).

"The Relationship Between the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea and Other International Courts and Tribunals", 7 Federalismi.it (Revista di diritto pubblico italiano, comunitario e comparato) pp. 1–15 (Issue 15, 2009). As available on Internet (click here).

"L'existence éphémère du Traité de délimitation maritime entre la République d'Estonie et la Fédération de Russie en mer Baltique" [written together with Kamga, M.], 12 Annuaire du Droit de la Mer 2007 pp. 393–423 (2008).

Book review (in English) of "Functional Jurisdiction in the Law of the Sea" by Maria Gavouneli, Leiden, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 284 pp., 2007, 23 Ocean Yearbook pp. 532–536 (2009).

The Law of the Sea in a Nutshell [written together with Gustafson Juras, K. & Noyes, J.E.], St. Paul, Minnesota, West Publishing Company, 613 pp. (2010).

"The Legal Regime of Navigation in the Russian Arctic", 18 Journal of Transnational Law and Policy pp. 327–342 (Issue 2, 2010). As available on Internet at <www.law.fsu.edu/journals/transnational/vol18_2/franckx.pdf>.

"Het Internationale Hof voor het recht van de zee" (The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea), in Water. Bron van leven en conflicten (Maes, F. & Willems, P., eds.), Louvain, Acco, pp. 147–154 and 189–191 (2010).

The Exercise of Jurisdiction over Vessels: New Developments in the Fields of Pollution, Fisheries, Crimes at Sea and Trafficking of Weapons of Mass Destruction (Franckx, E. & Gautier, P., eds.), Brussels, Bruylant, 225 pp. (2010).

"Introduction" [written together with Gautier, P.], in The Exercise of Jurisdiction over Vessels: New Developments in the Fields of Pollution, Fisheries, Crimes at Sea and Trafficking of Weapons of Mass Destruction (Franckx, E. & Gautier, P., eds.), Brussels, Bruylant, pp. xi–xiii (2010).

"The Exercise of Jurisdiction over Vessels: Legal Issues Raised by the Relationship Between CITES, FAO and the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea", in The Exercise of Jurisdiction over Vessels: New Developments in the Fields of Pollution, Fisheries, Crimes at Sea and Trafficking of Weapons of Mass Destruction (Franckx, E. & Gautier, P., eds.), Brussels, Bruylant, pp. 57–79 (2010).

Book review (in English) of "Basic Documents on the Law of the Sea: The Legal Order of the Oceans" by Alan Vaughan Lowe & Stefan Talmon (eds.), Oxford, Hart Publishing, 1012 pp., 2009, 28 Journal of Energy and Natural Resources Law pp. 431–433 (Issue 3, 2010).

"The Role of the European Union in Regional Fisheries Organizations" [written together with Van den Bossche, K.], in Recasting Transboundary Fisheries Management Arrangements in Light of Sustainability Principles: Canadian and International Perspectives (Russel, D. & VanderZwaag, D.L., eds.), The Hague, Brill, pp. 419–448 (2010).

"The International Seabed Authority and the Common Heritage of Mankind: The Need for States to Establish the Outer Limits of Their Continental Shelf", 25 International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law pp. 543-567 (Issue 4, 2010). As available on Internet at <http://agc-wopac.agc.gov.my/e-docs/Journal/0000018865.pdf>.

Book review (in English) of "The Future of Ocean Regime-Building: Essays in Tribute to Douglas M. Johnston" by Aldo Chircop, Ted L. McDorman & Susan J. Rolston (eds.), Leiden, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 786 pp., 2009, 2 The Yearbook of Polar Law pp. 337-342 (2010).

"L'Arctique. Du changement climatique au changement juridique ?" (The Arctic: From Climate to Legal Change?), in L'évolution et l'état actuel du droit international de la mer. Mélanges de droit de la mer offerts à Daniel Vignes (Casado Raigon, R. & Cataldi, G., eds.), Brussels, Bruylant, pp. 299-333 (2009).

"The Naming of Maritime Features Viewed from an International Law Perspective" [written together with M. Benatar, J. Nkeiru and K. Van den Bossche], in Proceedings of the 16th International Seminar on Sea Names (20-22 August 2010, The Hague, The Netherlands) (Choo, S., ed.), 34 pp. (2010). As available on Internet at <geo.khu.ac.kr/seanames/files/2010_16th/2010_9_Franckx.pdf>.

The Relationship Between CITES, FAO and Related Agreements: Legal Issues, FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Circular No. 1062 (FIIT/C1062 (En), Rome, Food and Agriculture Organization, 63 pp. (2011). As available on Internet at <www.fao.org/docrep/013/i1976e/i1976e00.pdf>.

"American and Chinese Views on Navigational Rights of Warships", 10 Chinese Journal of International Law pp. 187-206 (Issue 1, 2011). As available on Internet at <chinesejil.oxfordjournals.org/content/10/1/187.full.pdf?keytype=ref&ijkey=Vc0QFvsC2Brw638>.

"Estonia-Russia (Report Number 10-22)", in 6 International Maritime Boundaries (Colson, D.A. & Smith, R.W., eds.), Leiden, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 4567-4584 (2011).

"Maritime Delimitation in the Baltic Sea: What Has Already Been Accomplished?", in Transport Systems and Processes: Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation (Weintrit, A. & Neumann, T., eds.), Leiden, CRC Press/Balkema, pp. 139-144 (2011).

"Should the Law Governing Maritime Areas in the Arctic Adapt to Changing Climatic Circumstances?", 41 California Western International Law Journal pp. 397-432 (Issue 2, 2011).

"The Naming of Maritime Features Viewed from an International Law Perspective" [written together with M. Benatar, N. Joe and K. Van den Bossche], 11 China Oceans Law Review pp. 1-40 (Issue 1, 2011).

"The Naming of Maritime Features Viewed from an International Law Perspective [in Chinese]" [written together with M. Benatar, N. Joe en K. Van den Bossche], 11 China Oceans Law Review pp. 41-69 (Issue 1, 2011).

"Dotted Lines in the South China Sea: Fishing for (Legal) Clarity [Conference Proceedings]" [written together with M. Benatar], International Studies (Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam) pp. 61-96 (Issue 24, 2011). As available on Internet at <www.dav.edu.vn/nr040730095659/nr101027152307/nr101028151235/nr110901160157/DottedLine.pdf>.

"Dotted Lines in the South China Sea: Fishing for (Legal) Clarity [Conference Proceedings]" [written together with M. Benatar], in The South China Sea: Towards a Region of Peace, Security and Cooperation (Tran Truong, T., ed.), Hanoi, The Gioi Publishers, pp. 211-231 (2011).

"Dots and Lines in the South China Sea: Insights from the Law of Map Evidence" [written together with M. Benatar], 2 Asian Journal of International Law pp. 89-118 (Issue 1, 2012). As available on Internet at <http://journals.cambridge.org/repo_A84sIV5M>.

"New Developments in the Arctic: Protecting the Marine Environment from Increased Shipping" [written together with L. Boone], in The Law of the Sea Convention: US Accession and Globalization (Nordquist, M.H., Moore, J.N., Soons, A.H. & Kim, H.-S. , eds.), Leiden, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, pp. 178-205 (2012).

"The Northeast Passage and the Northern Sea Route: Unity in Division?" [written together with L. Boone], in The 18th International Seminar on Sea Names: Asian and European Perspectives (7-9 March 2012, Brussels, Belgium) (Choo, S., ed.), pp. 63-69 (2012).

"The Influence of Environmental Law on the Development of the Law of the Sea: CITES and the International Law of Fisheries" [written together with K. Van den Bossche], 54 Japanese Yearbook of International Law pp. 218-259 (2011).

"Estuaries", in 3 Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (Wolfrum, R., ed.), Oxford, Oxford University Press, pp. 677-681 (2012).

"Fisheries Cases before the European Court of Justice", in 9 Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (Wolfrum, R., ed.), Oxford, Oxford University Press, pp. 42-47 (2012).

"Navigation in Arctic Waters" [written together with I. Papanicolopulu], in Identification of Major Legal Issues Relating to the Operation of a Pan-European Research Vessel in the Arctic (Van der Valk, L. & Kozubovskaya-Pellé, A., eds.), Strasbourg, IREG, pp. 19-23 (2012). As available on Internet at <http://www.esf.org/publications/polar-sciences.html>.

"Duong dut doan o bien dong: Tim kiem mot giai phap phap ly" (Dotted Lines in the South China Sea: Fishing for (Legal) Clarity) [written together with M. Benatar], in 'Cow-tongue Line' - An Irrational Claim (Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, ed.), Hanoi, Tri Thuc Publisher, pp. 9-42 (2012).

"Dotted Lines in the South China Sea: Fishing for (Legal) Clarity" [written together with M. Benatar], in 'Cow-tongue Line' - An Irrational Claim (Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, ed.), Hanoi, Tri Thuc Publisher, pp. 173-207 (2012).

"Fisheries in the South China Sea: A Centrifugal or Centripetal Force?", 11 Chinese Journal of International Law pp. 727-747 (Issue 4, 2012). As available on Internet at <http://chinesejil.oxfordjournals.org/content/11/4/727.full.pdf?keytype=ref&ijkey=aKsuP3hb01k4DQg>.

"Maritime Delimitation in the Baltic Sea: What Has Already Been Accomplished?", 6 TransNav (International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation) pp. 437-442 (Issue 3, 2012). As available on Internet at <http://www.transnav.eu/Article_Maritime_Delimitation_in_Franckx,23,382.html>.

"Navigating Between Consolidation and Innovation: Bangladesh/Myanmar (International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, Judgment of 14 March 2012)" [written together with M. Benatar], 27 Ocean Yearbook pp. 435-458 (2013).

"Global Warming and Its Impact on Arctic Navigation: The Northern Sea Route Shipping Season 2012", in Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation: Navigational Problems (Weintrit, A., ed.), Leiden, CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), pp. 173-179 (2013).

"CITES as an Alternative for Effective Fisheries Management in the Asia-Pacific Region", 29 Chinese (Taiwan) Yearbook of International Law and Affairs pp. 70-103 (2011).

"The Shape of Things to Come: The Russian Federation and the Northern Sea Route in 2011", 5 The Yearbook of Polar Law pp. 255-269 (2013).

"Regional Issues and Ocean Law: The African Region" [written together with K. Van den Bossche], in Regions, Institutions, and Law of the Sea: Studies in Ocean Governance (Scheiber, H.N. & Paik, J.-H., eds.), Leiden, Nijhoff, pp. 411-436 (2013).

"Resolutions of Intergovernmental Organizations: A Legal Appraisal", in Sea, Sea Names and Mediterranean Peace: Proceedings of the 19th International Seminar on Sea Names (Istanbul, Turkey, 22-24 August 2013) (The Society for East Sea, ed.), Seoul, The Society for East Sea, pp. 51-59 (2013).

"Bringing the North Pole to the South China Sea: Dots and Lines on Maps and Their Explanation", in Major Law and Policy Issues in the South China Sea: European and American Perspectives (Song, Y.-H. & Zou, K., eds.), Farnham, Ashgate, pp. 161-173 (2014).

"The Argumentation on the Weight in the Law of Map Evidence of the Chinese U-Line in the South China Sea Refined" [written together with M. Benatar], in Security and Cooperation in the South China Sea (Naumkin, V.V., ed.), Moscow, Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, pp. 224-239 (2014).

Cases and Materials on the Law of the Sea [written together with J. Noyes and K. Gustafson Juras], Leiden, Brill, 1008 pp. (2014).

"Ship-source Pollution: An EU Pro-coastal State Jurisdiction Approach" [written together with T. Tran Van], in Global Ocean Governance: From Vision to Action (Pyc, D. & Puszkarski, J., eds.), Poznan, Ars Boni et Aequi, pp. 149-189 (2014).

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