Seafarers and Merchant Shipping in Times of Crisis and Conflict, 2023 Conference on Maritime Operational Law organized by the NATO Centre of Excellence for Operations in Confined and Shallow Waters (COE CSW) in cooperation with the Stockton Center for International Law of the United States Naval War College and the University of Basel, Victoria (Canada), in-person, 11-15 September 2023, 14 September 2023.
Judges Ad Hoc Before the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, World Maritime University, Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute, Malmö (Sweden) in-person, 31 August 2023.

The Applicability of the Law of Naval Warfare in the Age of Hybrid Threats, Alexander C. Cushing International Law Conference on ‘International Law & Conflict at Sea’, United States Naval War College, Stockton Center for International Law, Newport (United States), in-person, 23-25 May 2023, 24 May 2023.

Hybrid Threats at Sea: Criminal Acts or Acts of War? Tallinn Conference on the Law of the Sea and Hybrid Warfare – LOSFARE, Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea, Tallinn (Estonia), in-person, 11-12 May 2023, 11 May 2023.

The Relevance of IMO’s Work on MASS for Law Enforcement at Sea, The Japan Association of Maritime Safety (JAMS), London International Seminar on ‘Impact of MASS on Coastguard Functions’, London (United Kingdom), in-person, 9-10 March 2023, 10 May 2023.

Democratic Participation in Foreign Relations in Switzerland, Research Seminar, Chuo University, Faculty of Law, Tokyo (Japan), online, 21 January 2023.

Die Schweiz im UNO-Sicherheitsrat, Vortrag beim Basler Juristenverein, Basel (Switzerland), in-person, 16 January 2023.

UNCLOS and Maritime Autonomous Vessels, Conference on ‘The UN Convention on the Law of the Sea @40 – The next 40 years’, Hellenic Branch of the International Law Association, Athens (Greece), online, 30 November – 1 December 2022, 30 November 2022.

Comment on Prof. Surabhi Ranganathan’s lecture on ‘The Ocean in the Time of Climate Crises’, Ursula Brunner Lecture Series, University of Zurich, Zurich (Switzerland), in-person, 8 November 2022.

The Prospective IMO MASS Code and Its Relevance for Maritime Security, Workshop ‘MAV and International Maritime Security Law’, UNSW Sydney, Faculty of Law & Justice, Sydney (Australia), online, 3-4 November 2022, 3 November 2022.

Migrants at Sea: Introduction into the Legal Framework, 2022 Conference on Maritime Operational Law organized by the NATO Centre of Excellence for Operations in Confined and Shallow Waters (COE CSW) in cooperation with the Stockton Center for International Law of the United States Naval War College, Vilnius (Lithuania), in-person, 10-13 October 2022, 13 October 2022.

Cooperation to Combat Piracy in International Straits, Maritime Talks, International Foundation for the Law of the Sea (IFLOS), Hamburg (Germany), in-person, 24 September 2022.

Autonomous Ships & Enforcement Powers: The Potential of the IMO’s Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships Code to Solve Legal Challenges, Alexander C. Cushing International Law Conference on ‘International Law & Conflict at Sea’, United States Naval War College, Stockton Center for International Law, Newport (United States), in-person, 16-18 May 2022, 17 May 2022.

Meeresspiegelanstieg infolge des Klimawandels, Probevorlesung zur Erlangung der Habilitation und venia docendi, Juristische Fakultät, Universität Basel, Basel (Switzerland), in-person, 7 April 2022.

Einblicke in die eigene online-Lehre,Workshop ‘Zukunft der Lehre’, Juristische Fakultät, Universität Basel, Basel (Switzerland), in-person, 25 February 2022.

Introduction into the Dispute Between Ukraine and Russia in the Black Sea, Stockton Centre Series Panel: ‘The Ongoing Dispute between Ukraine and Russia in the Black Sea’, United States Naval War College, Newport (United States), online, 10 February 2021, video.

Maritime Arbitration and Human Rights, Virtual workshop on ‘Arbitration and Crime’, Basel Institute on Governance, The International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators and Competence Centre Arbitration and Crime, Basel (Switzerland), online, 8 January 2021, video.

Autonomous Vessels & Maritime Security: Regulatory Challenges in the Context of the SUA Convention, Conference on ‘Disruptive Technologies and International Law’, Unites States Naval War College, Newport (United States), online, 7-9 December 2020, 7 December 2020, video (at 1:32:10).

Arbitration as a Means of Effective Remedy for Human Rights Abuses at Sea, Webinar on ‘Human Rights at Sea Arbitration’,Shearman & Sterling (France) and Human Rights at Sea (Great Britain), online, 9 July 2020, video.

Digital Oceans and Maritime Security: Autonomous Ships and Cyber Security, Digital Oceans Series, AMC Solutions (Germany), online, 25 June 2020.

Wirtschaftskrieg zur See und die Rechtsstellung der Besatzungsmitglieder der Handelsmarine, Tagung zum Militärrecht und Kriegsvölkerrecht, Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Militärrecht und Kriegsvölkerrecht, University of Zurich, Zurich (Switzerland), 1 February 2020.

The Human Element in Maritime Activities’: What About Ships Without Humans? Workshop on ‘The Human Element in Maritime Activities’, University of Milano-Biccoca, Milano (Italy), 27 November 2019.

Wer darf was in der Ausschliesslichen Wirtschaftszone? Der Fall M/T ‘San Padre Pio’, Kick-off event of the Justitia Mentoring Programme, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Freiburg i.Br. (Germany), 12 November 2019.

‘Rule of Law for Oceans’: Exploring Possible Meanings, Conference on ‘The Rule of Law for Oceans’ organized by the University of Oslo Institute of Maritime Law, the Norwegian Institute for Water Research and the Research Group on International Law and Governance, University of Oslo, Oslo (Norway), 4-5 November 2019, 4 November 2019.

Unmanned Maritime Systems and Human Rights: The Example of the SUA Convention, 2019 Conference on Maritime Operational Law organized by the NATO Centre of Excellence for Operations in Confined and Shallow Waters (COE CSW), Madrid (Spain), 23-26 September 2019, 26 September 2019.

Transformative Technologies and their Impact on International Law, Input at the Special Workshop on ‘Transformative Technologies: Towards a Theory of the Interdependency between Technological and Legal Evolution’ organized within the framework of the IVR World Congress on ‘Dignity-Democracy-Diversity’, University of Lucerne, Lucerne (Switzerland), 7-12 July 2019, 12 July 2019.

Unmanned Systems and Maritime Crime: A Methodological Test Site, PolSEA Intensive Seminar, University of Aalborg Copenhagen, Copenhagen (Denmark), 28-30 April 2019, 29 April 2019.

Krieg und Frieden: Alte Regeln für neue Akteure und neue Technologien? Opening speech at the Model United Nations (MUN) Regio Basel, Basel (Switzerland), 28 January 2019.

Bewaffnete Konflikte im 21. Jahrhundert: Das Humanitäre Völkerrecht im Stresstest, Information Day on the Bachelor of Law Degree at the University of Basel, University of Basel, Basel (Switzerland), 10 January 2019.

Unmanned Maritime Systems and Maritime Security, Keynote at the Conference ‘The EU as a Global Actor in Maritime Security: Competences – Obligations – Accountability’ organized by the Europa Institute of the University of Leiden, Leiden (Netherlands), 25-26 October 2018, 25 October 2018.

Unmanned Maritime Systems & Law Enforcement, Workshop on the ‘Legal Aspects of Unmanned Maritime Systems (UMS)’ organized by the NATO Centre of Excellence for Operations in Confined and Shallow Waters (COE CSW) in cooperation with the United States Naval War College, Rome (Italy), 18-21 June 2018, 20 June 2018.

Unmanned Maritime Systems & Maritime Interdiction Operations, Workshop on the ‘Legal Aspects of Unmanned Maritime Systems (UMS)’ organized by the NATO Centre of Excellence for Operations in Confined and Shallow Waters (COE CWS) in cooperation with the United States Naval War College, Rome (Italy), 18-21 June 2018, 20 June 2018.

Unmanned Maritime Systems & Human Rights, Workshop on the ‘Legal Aspects of Unmanned Maritime Systems (UMS)’ organized by the NATO Centre of Excellence for Operations in Confined and Shallow Waters (COE CWS) in cooperation with the United States Naval War College, Rome (Italy), 18-21 June 2018, 20 June 2018.

Violations of Fisheries Laws and Human Rights: An ITLOS Perspective, Evening event ‘From Strasbourg to Hamburg: The Human Dimension of the Law of the Sea’ organized by the Asser Institute in cooperation with the University of Basel, The Hague (Netherlands), 11 June 2018.

The International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) and Human Rights, Input at the Second Author Workshop ‘Human Rights Norms in “Other” International Courts and Tribunals’ convened by the European University Institute (EUI) and the PluriCourts Project of the University of Oslo, Florence (Italy), 26-27 April 2018, 26 April 2018.

Human Rights in Multinational Law Enforcement Operations at Sea, Colloquium on the ‘New Governance in the Modern Law of the Sea’ organized by Waseda University, Tokyo (Japan), 24 February 2018.

Jurisdictional Rules for Maritime Law Enforcement: Changes on the Horizon? Workshop on ‘Beyond National Sovereignty: New Approaches to International and Transnational Law Enforcement’ organized by the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg i.Br. (Germany), 1-2 December 2017, 1 December 2017.

The Interplay between IMO Law and International Humanitarian Law: A Blank Spot on the Legal Map, Seminar on ‘At-Sea Enforcement and Naval Warfare’ convened by the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea of the UiT, The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø (Norway), 20 September 2017.

At-Sea Enforcement: The Necessity to Coordinate UNCLOS with other Legal Regimes (and Vice Versa!), Workshop on ‘Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea: Help or Hindrance?’ organized by the University of Bristol, Bristol (United Kingdom), 3 July 2017.

The Place Accorded to Human Rights in Security Council Maritime Resolutions, Colloque ‘Le Conseil de sécurité des Nations Unies et le mer’ convened by the University Jean Moulin, Lyon (France) 4-5 May 2017, 4 May 2017.

Criminality at Sea: Identifying Legal Frameworks and Normative Gaps, Final Conference of COST Action IS1105, Network of Experts on the Legal Aspects of Maritime Safety and Security (MARSAFENET) on ‘Maritime Safety and Security: Future Perspectives’, Rome (Italy), 10-11 March 2016, 10 March 2016.

International Law: Challenging the Constitution and Challenged by the Constitution, Seminar on ‘Constitutionalism Reconfigured?’ organized within the framework of the Project CORE of Turku University, Turku (Finland), 21-22 January 2016, 22 January 2016.

Die demokratische Legitimation der Übertragung von Hoheitsbefugnissen auf internationale Akteure: Gedanken zu den Referenden über völkerrechtliche Verträge, Input at the Roundtable of the Staff Members of the Public Law Department of the University of Freiburg, Freiburg i.Br. (Germany), 15 December 2015.

Menschenrechte und Kriminalitätsbekämpfung auf See, General Meeting of the Basel Section of the Schweizerischer Verband der Akademikerinnen, Basel (Switzerland), 11 November 2015.

A Human Rights-Based Approach to Law Enforcement at Sea, Public International Law Symposium on ‘International Legal Aspects of Countering Piracy’ convened by the Asser Institute and the Antonio Cassese Initiative, The Hague (Netherlands), 15 October 2015.

A Conceptual Framework for Adopting and Implementing Secondary Law into the Swiss Legal Order: A Democratic Participation Perspective, Workshop on ‘International Law and Domestic Law-Making Processes’ organized by the Working Group of Young Scholars in Public International Law, Basel (Switzerland), 4 September 2015.

International Guidance on Deprivation of Liberty at Sea by Shipmasters, Crew and/or Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel, Meeting of Working Group 3 ‘International Maritime Security and Border Surveillances’ of COST Action IS1105, Network of Experts on the Legal Aspects of Maritime Safety and Security (MARSAFENET), Bremen (Germany), 11 June 2015.

Private Sicherheitsunternehmen gegen Piraterie: Rechtsfreier Raum oder Regelungsdickicht? Evening event on ‘Sicherheit auf Kosten der Menschenrechte? Diskussion zur menschenrechtlichen Verantwortlichkeit privater Militär- und Sicherheitsfirmen’ organized by the Centre of Human Rights Studies of the University of Zurich, Zurich (Switzerland), 9 December 2013.

The Legality of Transfers for Prosecution of Piracy Suspects: An International and Domestic Law Perspective, Meeting of Working Group 3 ‘International Maritime Security and Border Surveillances’ of COST Action IS1105, Network of Experts on the Legal Aspects of Maritime Safety and Security (MARSAFENET), Cordoba (Spain), 26 November 2013.

Vorführung vor den Richter bei international-arbeitsteiliger Verbrechensbekämpfung: Ist das Recht auf Freiheit teilbar? Gedanken im Vorfeld der Courier Entscheidung des Oberverwaltungsgerichts Münster (DE), Input at the Roundtable of the Staff Members of the Public Law Department of the University of Freiburg, Freiburg (Germany), 15 October 2013.

Private Prevention Against Piracy, International Law Association Regional Conference on ‘Imperium Juris – Governance, Trade, Resources’, Cape Sounion (Greece), 29-31 August 2013, 29 August 2013.

Maritime Piracy and Violence at Sea in International Law, Keynote at the workshop on ‘Insecurity at Sea: Piracy and Other Risks to Navigation’ organized within the framework of COST Action IS1105, Network of Experts on the Legal Aspects of Maritime Safety and Security (MARSAFENET), Naples (Italy), 12 October 2012.

Unilateral Extension of Domestic Penal Power – the Swiss Example: Time for an International Law Approach Towards Criminal Jurisdiction, Workshop on ‘General Principles of Transnational Criminal Law’ organized within the framework of the project ‘General Principles of Transnational Criminal Law’ of the University Basel, Basel (Switzerland), 7-9 June 2012, 7 June 2012.

International Law and the Use of Force by Private Security Service Providers against Suspected Pirates, Roundtable on ‘Countering Piracy: What Are the Rights and Obligations of States and Private Security Providers?’ organized by Wilton Park, the Geneva Academy of IHL and HR and the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces, Steyning (United Kingdom), 30 January-1 February 2012, 31 January 2012.

Aktuelle Fragen der Pirateriebekämpfung: polizei-, straf- und menschenrechtliche Aspekte, Evening event organized by the Forum Junge Rechtswissenschaft of the Law Faculty of the University of Tübingen, Tübingen (Germany), 16 November 2011.

Human Rights and Counter-Piracy Operations: No Legal Vacuum but Legal Uncertainty, ‘International Conference on Piracy at Sea (ICOPAS)’, World Maritime University, Malmö (Sweden), 17-19 October 2011, 17 October 2011.

Verfolgung von Piraterie: polizei- und strafrechtliche Aspekte, ‘Bremer Konferenz zum maritimen Recht’, University of Bremen, Faculty of Law, Bremen (Germany), 6-7 October 2011, 6 October 2011.

Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea: Human Rights and Counter-Piracy Operations in Somalia, ‘Human Rights at 3:00 (HR@3)’ Series of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Lund (Sweden), 24 May 2011.

Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea: The Legal Framework for Counter-Piracy Operations in Somalia and the Gulf of Aden, Evening event organized by Jus Humanis – International Human Rights Network (JHN) of Lund University, Lund (Sweden), 14 April 2011.

Piraterie und maritimer Terrorismus: menschenrechtlicher Normenbestand, Workshop organized within the project ‘PiraT – Piraterie und maritimer Terrorismus als Herausforderungen für die Seehandelssicherheit: Indikatoren, Perzeptionen und Handlungsoptionen’, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg (Germany), 29 March 2011.

Pirateriebekämpfung: völkerrechtliche und menschenrechtliche Ueberlegungen, Seminar on ‘Weltmacht Recht? Völkerrecht in den internationalen Beziehungen’ organized by Studienhaus Wiesneck, Buchenbach (Germany), 26 January 2011.

Strafverfolgung von Piraten: Trial-and-Error? Evening event organized by the International Criminal Court Student Network of the University of Basel, Basel (Switzerland), 9 November 2010.

Pirateriebekämpfung im Golf von Aden, Training course for bar exam candidates (Referendartagung) organized by the German Red Cross (Section Lower Saxony), the Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict of Bochum, and the Ministry of Justice of Lower Saxony, Bad Pyrmont (Germany), 16 October 2010.

Lizenz zum Töten? Über die Rechtmässigkeit von ‘targeted killing’ als Mittel der Terrorismusbekämpfung, Lecture Series ‘Terrorismus im Fadenkreuz: Phänomene – Antworten – Entwicklungen’ organized by the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg (Germany), 27 January-7 July 2010, 16 June 2010.

Pirateriebekämpfung im Golf von Aden: Polizei- und strafrechtlicher Rahmen, Colloquium with graduate students of Sungkyunkwan University of Seoul (Korea) organized by the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg (Germany), 3 May 2010.

Sea Piracy Project: Pirateriebekämpfung in Somalia und im Golf von Aden, Meeting of the Academic Advisory Board of the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg (Germany), 11 March 2010.

Adjudication of Pirates and Armed Robbers at Sea: Does the End Justify the Means? Expert Meeting on ‘Multinational Law Enforcement and Sea Piracy’ organized within the framework of the Sea Piracy Project of the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg (Germany), 27-28 November 2009, 27 November 2009.

Counter-Piracy Operations in the Gulf of Aden: Resolved but Reluctant, ‘Wednesday Lecture’ series of the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg (Germany), 18 November 2009.

Sicherheitshaft im Kriegsrecht im Lichte des von der USA geführten ‘Global War on Terror’, Colloquium on ‘Das Strafrecht in der globalen Risikogesellschaft’ in honour of Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Hans Heinrich Jescheck, Bahçesehir University, Istanbul (Turkey), 27-29 September 2009, 28 September 2009.

AIDP Resolution zum Weltrechtsprinzip: Ein Überblick, Colloquium on ‘Das Strafrecht in der globalen Risikogesellschaft’ in honour of Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Hans Heinrich Jescheck, Istanbul University, Istanbul (Turkey), 27 September 2009.

The Relevance of an IMO MASS Code for Law Enforcement at Sea, International Maritime Organization (IMO) Seminar on Development of a Regulatory Framework for Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS), 5-6 September 2022, online, 6 September 2022, video (at 1:33.35).

Konflikt in der Ukraine: Eine (völker-)rechtliche Einschätzung, Sozialdemokratische Fraktion der Bundesversammlung, Bern (Switzerland), online, 1 March 2022.

Online Expert Consultation on Maritime Security, UN Working Group on the Use of Mercenaries as a Means of Violating Human Rights and Impeding the Exercise of the Right of People to Self-Determination, Geneva (Switzerland), online, 24 February 2022.

Oral Evidence on ‘UNCLOS: Fit for Purpose in the 21st Century?’, House of Lords, International Relations and Defence Committee, London (United Kingdom), online, 24 November 2021, transcript and video.

Article 9 Arms Trade Treaty: A Law of the Sea Perspective, Arms Trade Treaty Working Group on Effective Treaty Implementation, Sub-Working Group on Article 9, Working Group Meetings and CSP7 Informal Preparatory Meeting, Geneva (Switzerland), online, 26-30 April 2021, 27 April 2021.

Economic Warfare and Detention: A Geneva Conventions Perspective, U.S. Consultative Meeting for the Revision of the San Remo Manual on International Law Applicable to Conflicts at Sea, United States Naval War College, Newport (United States), 16-18 December 2019, 18 December 2019.

Maritime Autonomous Surface Vessels and Maritime Crime: A Challenge for the SUA Convention? International Maritime Organization (IMO), Legal Committee, 106th Session, London (United Kingdom), 27-29 March 2019, 27 March 2019.

A Maritime Reading of the Montreux Document, Montreux Document Forum, Second Exchange of the Working Group on the Use of Private Military and Security Companies in Maritime Security (Maritime Working Group), Geneva (Switzerland), 6 June 2018.

Regulating Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) at Sea: Operational and Legal Specificities, United Nations Human Rights Council, Intergovernmental Working Group on Private Military and Security Companies, 5th Session, Palace of Nations, Geneva (Switzerland), 12-16 December 2016, 14 December 2016.

Looking at the Montreux Document on Private Security and Military Companies from a Maritime Perspective, Montreux Document Forum, co-chaired by the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Geneva (Switzerland), 29 January 2016.

Defense Institute of International Legal Studies, lead US Department of Defense security cooperation resource, four-week course for military commanders, legal advisors and their civilian counterparts on ‘Legal Aspects of Defense Support of Civil Authorities (LADSCA)’, Newport (United States), in-person, 9 August 2023: European Union Approach to Maritime Law Enforcement (3 lecture units).

Defense Institute of International Legal Studies, lead US Department of Defense security cooperation resource, four-week course for military commanders, legal advisors and their civilian counterparts on ‘Legal Aspects of Defense Support of Civil Authorities (LADSCA)’, Newport (United States), in-person, 9 August 2023: Migrants at Sea and the European Union (2 lecture units).

15th IFLOS Summer Academy, 31 July-25 August 2023, Hamburg (Germany), in-person, 31 July 2023: The Law of the Sea Convention as the Constitution for the Oceans (3 lecture units).

PHILSEA Philippines Law of the Sea Academy - Ateneo Society of International Law 2023, 1st edition, 1-16 July 2023, Manila (Philippines), online, 14 July 2023: Dispute Settlement Mechanisms for Migrants and Human Rights Abuses at Sea (2 lecture units).

Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy, 26th Annual Programme, 2-21 July 2023, Rhodes (Greece), in-person, 4 July 2023: Navigation Workshop (3 lecture units).

Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy, 26th Annual Programme, 2-21 July 2023, Rhodes (Greece), in-person, 4 July 2023: Continental Shelf: Regime Overview (1 lecture unit).

Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy, 26th Annual Programme, 2-21 July 2023, Rhodes (Greece), in-person, 4 July 2023: Exclusive Economic Zone: Regime Overview (1 lecture unit).

Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy, 26th Annual Programme, 2-21 July 2023, Rhodes (Greece), in-person, 3 July 2023: Territorial Sea & Contiguous Zone (1 lecture unit).

London Summer Arbitration School, Arbitration LAB, 26 – 30 June 2023, London (United Kingdom), in-person, 26 June 2023: Introduction to Comparative International Arbitration (1 lecture unit).

International Maritime Law Institute(International Maritime Organization), ‘IMLI Course on Peaceful Settlement of Maritime Disputes and Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries’, 19 April – 25 May 2023, Valletta (Malta), online, 17 May 2023: The Role of ad hoc Judges (1 lecture unit).

International Maritime Law Institute(International Maritime Organization), ‘IMLI Course on International Maritime Security Law’, 8 March – 25 May 2023, Valletta (Malta), online, 9 May 2023: The Commission of Maritime Crimes with Autonomous Ships – Legal Challenges Ahead (1 lecture unit).

International Maritime Law Institute(International Maritime Organization), ‘IMLI Course on International Maritime Security Law’, 8 March – 25 May 2023, Valletta (Malta), online, 5 April 2023: Prosecution of Suspected Pirates (1 lecture unit).

Basel Winter Arbitration School, Arbitration LAB, 5 – 10 February 2023, Basel (Switzerland), in-person, 6 February 2023: Introduction to (a Comparative Approach to) International Arbitration (1 lecture unit).

University of Basel, Criminal Law Department, Course ‘Internationales und Europäisches Strafrecht’ of Prof. Sabine Gless, Fall Term 2022, Basel (Switzerland), in-person, 29 November 2022: Wer hat Strafgewalt auf See?  (2 lecture units).

Defense Institute of International Legal Studies, lead US Department of Defense security cooperation resource, four-week course for military commanders, legal advisors and their civilian counterparts on ‘Legal Aspects of Defense Support of Civil Authorities (LADSCA)’, Newport (United States), in-person, 11 August 2022: European Union Approach to Maritime Law Enforcement (3 lecture units).

Defense Institute of International Legal Studies, lead US Department of Defense security cooperation resource, four-week course for military commanders, legal advisors and their civilian counterparts on ‘Legal Aspects of Defense Support of Civil Authorities (LADSCA)’, Newport (United States), in-person, 11 August 2022: Migrants at Sea and the European Union (2 lecture units).

14th IFLOS Summer Academy, 7 August – 2 September 2022, Hamburg (Germany), in-person, 8 August 2022: The LOSC as the Constitution for the Oceans (3 lecture units).

Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy, 25th Annual Programme, 3 – 22 July 2022, Rhodes (Greece), in-person, 5 July 2022: Navigation Workshop (3 lecture units).

Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy, 25th Annual Programme, 3 – 22 July 2022, Rhodes (Greece), in-person, 5 July 2022: Exclusive Economic Zone (1 lecture unit).

Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy, 25th Annual Programme, 3 – 22 July 2022, Rhodes (Greece), in-person, 4 July 2022: Navigation, Straits & Archipelagic Regimes (1 lecture unit).

Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy, 25th Annual Programme, 3 – 22 July 2022, Rhodes (Greece), in-person, 4 July 2022: Territorial Sea & Contiguous Zone (1 lecture unit).

London Summer Arbitration School, Arbitration LAB, 20 – 24 June 2022, London (United Kingdom), in-person, 20 June 2022: Conceptual Foundations of Arbitration – A Comparative Approach to Arbitration (1 lecture unit).

International Maritime Law Institute (International Maritime Organization), ‘IMLI Course on Peaceful Settlement of Maritime Disputes and Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries’, 1 April – 31 May 2022, Valletta (Malta), online, 25 May 2022: The Role of ad hoc Judges (1 lecture unit).

International Maritime Law Institute (International Maritime Organization), ‘IMLI Course on International Maritime Security Law’, 1 March – 25 May 2022, Valletta (Malta), online, 11 May 2022: The Commission of Maritime Crimes with Autonomous Ships: Legal Challenges Ahead (1 lecture unit).

SeniorenUni, Volkshochschule beider Basel & Universität Basel,spring term, Basel (Switzerland), in-person, 26 April 2022:Wem gehört der Nordpol? Eine völkerrechtliche Antwort (2 lecture units).

SeniorenUni, Volkshochschule beider Basel & Universität Basel,spring term, Basel (Switzerland), in-person and online, 25 April 2022:Wem gehört der Nordpol? Eine völkerrechtliche Antwort (2 lecture units).

Basel Winter Arbitration School, Arbitration LAB, 6 – 11 February 2022, Basel (Switzerland), in-person, 9 February 2022: Human Rights at Sea Arbitration Initiative (2 lecture units).

Defense Institute of International Legal Studies, lead US Department of Defense security cooperation resource, Course on Legal Aspects of Defense Support of Civil Authorities (LADSCA), four-week course for military commanders, legal advisors and their civilian counterparts, Newport (United States), online, 20 August 2021: European Union Approach to Maritime Law Enforcement (3 lecture units).

Defense Institute of International Legal Studies, lead US Department of Defense security cooperation resource, Course on Legal Aspects of Defense Support of Civil Authorities (LADSCA), four-week course for military commanders, legal advisors and their civilian counterparts, Newport (United States), online, 19 August 2021: Migrants at Sea and the European Union (2 lecture units).

International Maritime Law Institute (International Maritime Organization), ‘IMLI Course on International Maritime Security Law’, 1 March – 31 May 2021, Valletta (Malta), online, 26 May 2021: Maritime Crimes and Unmanned Ships (1 lecture unit).

University of Basel, Criminal Law Department, Course ‘Strafrecht AT’ of Prof. Sabine Gless, Spring Term 2021, Basel (Switzerland), online, 4 May 2021: Landesverweisung nach Art. 66a StGB: Eine völkerrechtliche Perspektive (1 lecture unit).

Waseda University, Graduate School of Law, Seminar ‘Human Rights at Sea With and After COVID-19’ of Prof. Mariko Kawano, Tokyo (Japan), online, 30 April 2021: Implementing Human Rights at Sea: The Role of Dispute Settlement Mechanisms (1 lecture unit).

Defense Institute of International Legal Studies, lead US Department of Defense security cooperation resource, Course on Legal Aspects of Defense Support of Civil Authorities (LADSCA), four-week course for military commanders, legal advisors and their civilian counterparts, Newport (United States), online, 4 August 2020: Migrants at Sea and the European Union (1 lecture unit).

Defense Institute of International Legal Studies, lead US Department of Defense security cooperation resource, Course on Legal Aspects of Defense Support of Civil Authorities (LADSCA), four-week course for military commanders, legal advisors and their civilian counterparts, Newport (United States), online, 4 August 2020: European Union Approach to Maritime Law Enforcement (2 lecture units).

University of Basel, Law Faculty,introduction into the e-learning tools available at the University of Basel in light of the Covid-19 pandemic and the turn to online teaching, Basel (Switzerland), online, 17 March 2020: Learning Management Systems ADAM of the University of Basel: tour d’horizon (1 lecture unit).

University of Basel, Institute for European Global Studies,Course ‘The Arctic’ of Prof. Madeleine Herren-Oesch and Ralph Weber, Fall Term 2020, Basel (Switzerland), online, 16 December 2020: The International Legal Framework Applicable to the Arctic (2 lecture units).

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Course ‘Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea’ of Prof. Brian Wilson, Winter Term 2020, Tbilisi (Georgia), online, 26 November 2020: Unmanned Ships & Maritime Security: Is International Law Fit for Purpose? (2 lecture units).

University of Basel, Criminal Law Department, Course ‘Internationales und Europäisches Strafrecht’ of Prof. Sabine Gless, Fall Term 2020, Basel (Switzerland), online, 24 November 2020: Wer hat Strafgewalt auf See? Dargestellt am M/T ‘San Padre Pio’ Case (Switzerland v. Nigeria) (2 lecture units).

United States Naval Academy, Course ‘Piracy, Law of the Sea, and Maritime Terrorism’ of Prof. Brian Wilson, Spring Term 2020, Annapolis (United States), online, 21 April 2020: Autonomous Technology at Sea: A SUA Convention Perspective (2 lecture units).

University of Basel, Criminal Law Department, Course ‘Internationales und Europäisches Strafrecht’ of Prof. Sabine Gless, Fall Term 2019, Basel (Switzerland), 26 November 2019: Wer hat Strafgewalt auf See?(2 lecture units).

International Maritime Law Institute (International Maritime Organization), Second Annual International Workshop on Human Rights and the Law of the Sea, co-organized by the Stockton Center for International Law of the United States Naval War College and the International Maritime Law Institute, Valletta (Malta), 4-5 April 2019, 5 April 2019: Human Rights and Maritime Law Enforcement(2 lecture units; session leader).

PaSS Spring School on the ‘Use of Force at Sea’, co-organized by the University of Basel, the University of Turin and the Italian National Research Council, Turin (Italy), 16-20 April 2018, 16 April 2018:Multinational Law Enforcement at Sea: New Security Challenges, New Actors and New Technologies(1 lecture unit).

PaSS Spring School on the ‘Use of Force at Sea’, co-organized by the University of Basel, the University of Turin and the Italian National Research Council, Turin (Italy), 16-20 April 2018, 16 April 2018: Inputs on Human Rights at Sea (1 lecture unit).

World Maritime University,Postgraduate Program in Maritime Affairs, Course ‘Maritime Security Issues in International Law’ of Prof. Chie Kojima, Malmö (Sweden), 29 October 2012:Human Rights in Counter-Piracy Operations(4 lecture units).

University of Basel, Law Faculty, Course ‘Internationales Strafrecht und Humanitäres Völkerrecht’ of Prof. Sabine Gless and Prof. Anne Peters, Fall Term 2011, Basel (Switzerland), 6 December 2011: Piraterie und bewaffneter Raubüberfall (2 lecture units).

Lund University, LL.M. in Maritime Law, Course ‘International Law and Human Rights in a Maritime Context’, Lund (Sweden), 1-2 December 2011: Applicability of Human Rights on Board Ships and Beyond their Railing(4 lecture units).

University of Castilla-La Mancha,Curso de Verano 2001 ‘La seguridad marítima y la piratería’, Cuenca (Spain), 4-6 July 2011, 4 July 2011: Traslado y enjuiciamiento de los piratas: una perspectiva actual y futura (2 lecture units).

University of Pécs,Third Summer School in Criminology ‘Strafvollzug und die Behandlung gefährlicher Straftäter’, co-organized by the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law of Freiburg and the University of Pécs, Pécs (Hungary), 7-10 June 2010, 10 June 2010: Strafvollzug im Bereich der Piraterie (1 lecture unit).

University of Basel, Law Faculty, Seminar ‘Internationales Strafrecht und humanitäres Völkerrecht’, Spring Term 2010, Waltensburg (Switzerland), 15-19 March 2010, 17 March 2010:Straf- und polizeirechtlicher Rahmen der Pirateriebekämpfung im Golf von Aden (2 lecture units).

University of Pécs,Summer School ‘Strafrechtliche Erfassung komplexer Kriminalität’, co-organized by the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law of Freiburg and the University of Pécs, Pécs (Hungary), 22-25 June 2009, 24 June 2009:Terrorismusbekämpfung: Bedeutung des Paradigmenwechsels vom Strafrecht hin zum Kriegsrecht(1 lecture unit).

University of Pécs, Summer School ‘Strafrechtliche Erfassung komplexer Kriminalität’, co-organized by the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law of Freiburg and the University of Pécs, Pécs (Hungary), 22-25 June 2009, 23 June 2009:Neue Massnahmen zur Bekämpfung des Terrorismus: Situation in der Schweiz (1 lecture unit).

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Legal Division, training for members of the armed forces, Geneva (Switzerland), in my capacity as legal attaché of the ICRC, several times in July 2008: International Humanitarian Law: Introduction (1 lecture unit each time).

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Legal Division, training for pastors, in my capacity as legal attaché of the ICRC, Geneva (Switzerland), 24 June 2008: Humanitäres Völkerrecht: Eine Einführung (1 lecture unit).

Hybrid Naval Warfare through the Lens of Maritime Security Law, Roundtable concluding the Tallinn Conference on the Law of the Sea and Hybrid Warfare – LOSFARE, Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea, Tallinn (Estonia), in-person, 11-12 May 2023, 11 May 2023.

Full Crew, Episode 15: Automated Shipping on Land and Sea, Full Crew – The Podcast Network for Tech Insiders, online, 19 September 2022, video.

Unconventional Lawmaking in the Law of the Sea: A Conversation with the Contributors, International Law Association (Australia) and UNSW Sydney’s Faculty of Law, Sydney (Australia), online, 26 May 2022.

Völkerrecht im Ukrainekrieg, ‘Ask our Expert’, University of Basel, Basel (Switzerland), live-stream, 25 April 2022, video.

Maritime Arbitration and Human Rights, Workshop on ‘The Biden Initiative Against Corruption and Recent Challenges in the Area of Arbitration and Crime’, Basel Institute on Governance, The International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators, University of Basel, Swiss Institute of Comparative Law and Competence Centre Arbitration and Crime, Basel (Switzerland), in-person, 6-7 May 2022, 7 May 2022.

MASS, Maritime Law Enforcement and Maritime Security, ‘UNCLOS and Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) Webinar Series’, Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore (Singapore), online, 18 January 2022, video.

Communication No. 3043/2017 of the Human Rights Committee (Search and Rescue at Sea), University of Bristol Law School, online, 22 April 2021.

Non-Binding International Agreements: A Comparative Assessment (Contribution on Switzerland), Conference, University of Chicago Law School, Chicago (United States), online, 23 September 2021.

Die demokratische Herausforderung von ‘Soft Law’, Panel Discussion, Annual International Law Day, organized by the Directorate of International Law of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs on the topic of ‘Soft Law’, Bern (Switzerland), 8 November 2019.

Rule of Law for Changing Oceans: Mapping Out the Way Forward, Panel Discussion, Conference ‘The Rule of Law for Oceans’, University of Oslo, Oslo (Norway), 6 November 2019.

Universelle Selbstbestimmungsinitiative und Menschenrechte: Gegensätze oder Ergänzung? Panel Discussion, Forum Demokratie und Menschenrechte, Basel (Switzerland), 29 October 2018.

Science Talk on the film ‘The Truth about Killer Robots’ by Maxim Pozdorovkin, Panel Discussion, organized by Eye on Science, University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, 14th Zurich Film Festival, Zurich (Switzerland), 29 September – 5 October 2018, 3 October 2018.

Universelle Menschenrechte und staatliche Selbstbestimmung, Panel Discussion, Pre-event of the Conference ‘Abolishing the Law’ organized by the Deutschsprachige Rechtssoziologie Vereinigung, Basel (Switzerland), 13 – 15 September 2018, 12 September 2018.

Workshop on International Legal Dynamics and Subnational Actors in Multi-Level Governance, organized within the project ‘International Law and Subnational Parliaments’, University of Lausanne, Lausanne (Switzerland), online, 14-15 January 2021, 14 January 2021.

Pre-Event to the Workshop on International Legal Dynamics and Subnational Actors in Multi-Level Governance, organized within the project ‘International Law and Subnational Parliaments’, University of Lausanne, Lausanne (Switzerland), online, 31 August 2020.

Indo-Pacific Capstone Training: Vignettes, Conference on Maritime Operational Law organized by the NATO Centre of Excellence for Operations in Confined and Shallow Waters (COE CSW) in cooperation with the Stockton Center for International Law of the U.S. Naval War College and the University of Basel, Victoria (Canada), in-person, 11-15 September 2023, 12 September 2023.

Arbitration in Art, panel of the ‘6th Basel Arbitration & Crime Conference: Updating the Toolkit’, University of Basel – Faculty of Law, Basel Institute on Governance, The International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators and the Competence Centre Arbitration and Crime, Basel (Switzerland), in-person, 4-5 May 2022, 5 May 2022.

Blockades, Sieges and Non-Combatant Freedom of Movement, panel of the conference ‘Russia-Ukraine: Full-Spectrum Conflict and International Law’, 4th Annual Stockton Center Law of Armed Conflict Conference, organized by the Stockton Center of the U.S. Naval War College and co-sponsored by the Swedish Defence University and the Norwegian Defence University College, Newport (United States), 13-15 December 2022, 15 December 2022.

Human Rights Law at Sea, break-out session ‘Key concerns and priorities, gaps and options to remedy’, Wilton Park meeting, Wiston House, Steyning (United Kingdom), in-person, 5-7 December 2022, 5 December 2022.

Grundfragen der Regulierung Intelligenter Systeme, Lecture Series ‘Künstliche Intelligenz im Recht’, University of Basel, Law Faculty, Doctoral Programm ‘Recht im Wandel’, online, 14 April 2021.

The Ongoing Dispute between Ukraine and Russia in the Black Sea, Stockton Center Series Panel, United States Naval War College, Newport (United States), online, 10 February 2021, video.

Arbitration of Human Rights at Sea: Giving International Law Teeth by Empowering Victims to Enforce It, panel sponsored by the American Branch of the International Law Association (ABILA), International Law Weekend, 99th Annual Meeting of the ABILA, online, 22-24 October 2020, 23 October 2020.