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Law of the Sea: U.N. Resources

U.N. Oceans and Law of the Sea

The Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea of the Office of Legal Affairs contributes to the wider acceptance and rational and consistent application of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).

The Division monitors developmetns in all relevant areas and reports annually to the General Assembly on matters relating to the law of the sea and ocean affairs. The Division also provides recommendations relating to UNCLOS as well assists countries with information and advice relating to UNCLOS and relevant agreements. 

UNCLOS and Related Agreements

Bodies Established by UNCLOS

Bodies established under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

U.N. Research Guide

Duke Law - United Nations Research Guide

Duke University has prepared a comprehensive research guide on understanding U.N. documents and and how students can access them.

Other U.N. Resources

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