The Round Table dedicated to the 20th Anniversary of the International Black Sea Day under the week of Maritime Law was held in National University «Odessa Maritime Academy» on October 31, 2016.

The Coordination Council of Young Lawyers at the Main Territorial Department of Justice in Odessa region as also public organization «Ukrainian Maritime Bar Association» organised that event.

A wide range of issues related to the use of the Black Sea resources, economic and legal aspects of the current state of the Black Sea environment, maritime delimitation of the Black Sea basin, the legal regulation of the status of Ukrainian sailors and other issues were discussed during the round table.01112016-5

The discussion process involved the participation of practicing lawyers of “ANK” Law Firms, “The Sergeevs” Legal Bureau, “Interlegal” International Law Office, S.E. Dyatlov, the representative of the Water Quality Department of the Institute of Marine Biology of the Southern Seas, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, V.J. Pasechnik, Vice-President of the Association of Maritime Medicine, J.S. Pelikh, Adviser to the Head of Marine Transport Workers’ Trade Union of Ukraine as also academic staff of higher educational institutions such as National University “Odessa Maritime Academy”, National University “Odessa Academy of Law” and the Admiral Makarov National University of Shipbuilding.