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Background materials on the virtual university for the ocean

File contains background materials used at mettings of the International Ocean Institute (IOI) with the Department of Political Science at Dalhousie University, and with the UN (United Nations) University for Peace on the development of a Virtual University for the Ocean. The package includes a "Proposal for the Establishment of the IOI Virtual University" by Elisabeth Mann Borgese, along with letters of support for the venture, syllabi, and other reports and summaries.

'B - I' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence and agreements with publishers and magazines. Correspondents include Basic Books; Duke University Press; Future; GEO magazine; Interdisciplinary Science Reviews (regarding Borgese's "Mediterranean Project").

'C - F' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Paolo Fulci, the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations, on Elisabeth Mann Borgese's proposal to establish a United Nations Ocean Assembly. File also contains correspondence with Canadian Member of Parliament Charles Caccia, on the "Halifax Declaration" reached at Pacem in Marbius (PIM) XXVI.

'D' - 'F' miscellaneous correspondence

Files contains correspondence with individuals with names beginning from D to F. Correspondents include Maltese politican Guido de Marco (on implementing Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLos)), Annick de Marffy-Mantuano; Al Duda (on deep sea-bed mining), and Professor Tsutomu Fuse (sent with attached recommendations for UNCLoS Part XI by Elisabeth Mann Borgese). All correspondence is outgoing only.

'L' miscellaneous correspondence

FIle contains correspondence (all of which is outgoing) to Jean-Pierre Lévy and Rudd Lubers. Topic of discussion concerns the Independent World Commission on the Oceans Study Group on the Economic Uses of the Ocean, of which Elisabeth Mann Borgese was a member.

'E - G' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence to individuals with last names between E and G. Correspondence concerns the Independent World Commission on the Oceans' Study Group on the Economic Uses of the Ocean, of which Elisabeth Mann Borgese was a member. Correspondents include Paul Ekins, and Orio Giarini (includes Elisabeth Mann Borgese's thoughts on economics).

Brochure for Independent World Commission on the Oceans

File contains an informational and promotional brochure for the Independent World Commission on the Oceans (IWCO). Includes reproductions of children's drawings of the ocean. Brochure also contains background information (in French) on the Commission and it's membership, and on the second plenary session to be held in Rio de Janerio (July 1996).

Correspondence and supporting documents regarding "Ocean Governance and the United Nations"

File contains correspondence with contributors to, and readers of, Elisabeth Mann Borgese's book, based on the Pacem in Maribus (PIM) XXI (21) conference. Also includes an advertisment for the book from Dalhousie's Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, and correspondence surrounding the Chinese translation of the book. File Includes copies of the preface and introduction to the book, the table of contents, and copies of two chapters from the book (Chapter 9: "Ocean Governance and the Secretary-General's Agenda for Peace," and the economics chapter).

Boat paper and nonpaper : [informal discussion documents]

File contains documents pertaining to Part XI of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. Includes the Boat Paper, which was a controversial paper, to which the nonpaper (which the International Ocean Institute (IOI) was involved in writing) was a response. File also includes a report from the Secretary-General's informal consultations on the topic.

'S' - 'Y' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Japanese Member of Parliament Yuzuru Shimazaki (on the implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention of the Law on the Law of the Sea), Keith Suter, Danielle de St. Jorre (on problems with the Secretary-General's Consultations on the Law of the Sea), Margaret Wood of the International Ocean Institute (IOI), and Layachi Yaker (the letter to Yaker is missing a page).

'K' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence. Correspondents include Lithuanian Deputy Minister A. Kisonas, and Presidential Adviser Saulius Kolyta, on a possible visit of Elisabeth Mann Borgese to Lithuania to disucss ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea; University of Zagreb law professor Budislav Vukas; and Judge Abdul Koroma (attached is a copy of the G-77 Draft Paper, on an interim regime for seabed mining). File contains a duplicate copy of a letter, which has not been digitized.

'C - E' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence. Correspondents include Dr. T. Eitel, Member of Parliament Charles Caccia (includes a press release from his office), Richard C. Caruana (on ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea), The Right Honourable Joe Clark (Secretary of State for External Affairs), Harlan Cleveland (on the boat paper, and the reasons it must be resisted), law professor Thomas A. Clingan, Professor Umberto Columbo, Guido De Marco (Maltese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs), Indonesian Ambassador Hasjim Djalal (on the non-paper, and the need to establish a sea-bed mining authority immediately), and Akiko Domoto. Also includes a draft paper by the Group of 77 ("Agreement on the Establishment of an Interim Regime from the Coming into Force of the Convention to the Time when Commerical Seabed Mining Becomes Economically and Ecologically Feasible").

'F - H' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence. Correspondents include Valerie Facey; Carl-August Fleischhauer, Legal Counsel to the United Nations Secretariat (and address Part XI of the Convention,); Patrik Garnier (attached is an editorial Elisabeth Mann Borgese wrote for the "New York Times" on the Convention); Mate Granić (Croatian Minister of Foreign Affairs), which deal with the reasons for Croatia to ratify the Convention; Tom Harris; Bohdan Hawrylyshyn; Louis Henkin; and Charles Higginson of the Council on Ocean Law. See MS-2-744, Box 274, Folder 3 and MS-2-744, Box 279, Folder 8 for additional correspondence with the Council on Ocean Law.

'A - B' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with various individuals. Correspondents include Najeeb Al Nuimi (Legal Advisor to the Crown Prince on Qatar), which discuss Pacem in Maribus XXI, and the Secretary-General's consultations on the Law of the Sea, and attached is a paper by Mann Borgese: "Making the Convention 'Universally Accepatble';" Lennox Ballah of the Institute of Marine Affairs (attached is a copy of the Nonpaper); W. Balzan (personal assistant to Guido De Marco); Paul Berenger, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Mauritius; Martin Blakeway (who wrote to the Prince of Tonga about raitification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea); United Nations Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, which advocate turing the Preparatory Commission into an Interim Authority, in light of the "boat paper; and Salvino Busuttil on Malta's failure to announce ratification of the convention.

'R - S' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence with: Kenneth Rattray (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jamaica); Ivo Sanander (Deputy Foreign Minister, Croatia); Alfred Sereki (Minister of Foreign Affairs, Albania); Indian Ambassador Bhagwat Singh; Indian Minister Manmohan Singh; Ambassador to the United Nations Danielle de St. Jorre; John R. Stevenson; and Keith Suter. Mainly discussed is the "Boat Paper" and the responding Koroma non-paper (written in part by Judge Koroma and Mann Borgese).

'V - Z' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with: Anton Vratusa of the ICPE (International Center for Public Enterprise in Developing Countries) on adovating for ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS); Lojze Peterle (Slovenian Deputy Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, letter contains an appeal from Mann Borgese on why UNCLoS is important to Slovenia); Mark Wood (a journalist at "The Malta Independent"); Layachi Yaker (mainly on the Secreatary General Consultations, the boat paper, and the non-paper); and Günther Zade of the World Maritime University (the International Ocean Institute held a training programme with them in 1992).

'A' - 'D' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence relating to ICOD audits, comments about course descriptions, and information about scholarships to the summer programme, as well as correspondence with the University of Newfoundland, Dalhousie, and the Office of the Minister of External Relations and the Canadian International Development Agency. Correspondents include Carol Amaratunga; Kim N.I. Bell; Linda Brown; Trevor Chandler; Aldo Chircop; Garry Comber; and Gilles Dery. File contains a CV that has not been digitized.

'S - Y' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with organizations and publications. Correspondents include Sea Technology magazine (and attached is a letter to the editor by Mann Borgese); University of Hawaii at Manoa (regarding the "Staus of Freedom for the Seas" manuscript); W.W. Norton and Company; World Scientific Publishing Company; and the Yolla Bolly Press (regarding "Chairworm and Supershark").

Board of directors of the International Centre for Ocean Development : [meeting documents]

File contains meeting minutes and agenda for ICOD Board of Directors meeting held on June 24 - 25, 1991. File includes supporting documentation, such as: memos, financial documents, project proposals and summaries, statements, reports, and by-laws. Topics discussed include: ICOD Forum seeking sustainable development of the Oceans, selection of candidates for the position of President, Presentation by Mr. Jioji Kotobalavu, president's report, report of the executive committee, report of the audit and evaluation committee, financial report, four (4) project proposals, corporate plan and policy issues, election of committee members, and revisions of ICOD by-laws. File also contains a fax to "The Group of Fifteen" from the International Ocean Institute (IOI) on the implementation and ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS).

Corporate plans for the International Centre for Ocean Development

File contains the report "International Centre for Ocean Development Corporate Plan 1986/87 - 1990/91." This plan touches on the Centre's mandate, corporate organization, operational environment, corporate assessment, strategies and objectives, performance indicators and programme effectiveness, and operational plans, including technical assistance, information services, training, and finance and administration.

'S' - 'T' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with CIDA, Fisheries and Oceans, the Canadian Embassy, and Supply and Services Canada. Correspondents include Jean-Guy Saint-Martin; Paula Scott; Madame Nicole Senecal; Michael Shenstone; Thea Smith (report attached); E.R. Solmon; Danielle de St. Jorre; Zosia Szpakowska (report attached); Paul M. Tellier; Deborah Turnbull (CV attached).

'L' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence concerning the ICOD seminar, and the ICOD Board of Directors. Correspondence include the Public Service Commission of Canada; Minister for External Relations and International Development (Monique Landry); the Minister's Oceans Group; the Privy Council Office; Huguette Labelle; Philip Lapp (attached are Elisabeth Mann Borgese's comments on a document by Minister's Ocean Group); Michael Latremouille (attached is a plan for an ICOD seminar); Michele Lemay; and Douglas Lindores.

'O' - 'P' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Department of Finance and Treasury Board of Canada, Government of Canada Privy Council Office, and the Canadian International Development Agency. Correspondents include Karen O'Brien; Douglas Patriquin (attached are government documents); C.G. Penney; Nicholas Polunin (attached are EMB's comments on an editorial); George Post (attached are government documents); Francois Pouliot; Victor Prescott; Sharon Proctor.

'V' - 'W' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence with the Treasury Board, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (on a shipping seminar), and Finance Minister Michael Wilson (with Robert R. de Cotret).

'J' - 'M' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and Elisabeth Mann Borgese. Topics of discussion include Mann Borgese's appointment at Chairman of the International Centre for Ocean Development, training programmes, and potential board members. Correspondents include L.G. Jaeger; Douglas Lindores; Andrew MacNeil; Will Magee; and Ellen S. McLean.

Board of directors of the International Centre for Ocean Development : [meeting documents]

File contains meeting minutes and agenda for ICOD Board of Directors meeting held on April 17-18, 1986. Supporting documentation includes memos, financial documents, project proposals and summaries, correspondence, discussion notes, and background material. Topics discussed include salary scales, appointment of international directors, by-laws for the executive committee, signing authority, ICOD scholarship programme, World Maritime University (WMU) training modules, travel insurance, the president's report, the administrative and financial report, an ICOD brochure and commentary, international directors, the advisory committee to ICOD, and nine project proposals

Board of directors of the International Centre for Ocean Development : [meeting documents]

File contains meeting minutes and agenda for Board of Directors meeting held on October 15 - 16, 1986. File includes supporting documentation, such as: memos, financial documents, project proposals and summaries, reports, correspondence, briefing paper, Auditor's report and financial statements, and paper on the origins of ICOD. Topics discussed include: by-laws for the executive committee, signing authority, international directors, west coast representation, evaluation of WMU Training module, staffing, Indian ocean training programme, format for project summaries, Report of executive committee, Canadian directors, report of secretary-treasurer, president's report, corporate plan issues, eleven (11) project proposals, and The World of Ocean Management. File has had duplicate letters removed from digital copy.

'C - G' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Alex Comfort, V. Dedijer, Da Capo Press Inc., Encyclopedia of the Sea, Rita Ettl, Fayard Editions, Peter Fricke, FAO (the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), Donald Gledhill, and Jay Goldburg Cousteau Society.

'V' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Jon Von Dyke, Zoran Vidaković, and J.H. Vandermeulin (of the Ministry of Fisheries and Oceans, Canada). Topics of discussion include a Third World training program, a publication of a book on the work of Jovan Djordjević, for which Elisabeth Mann Borgese contributed an essay, and a conference at the East-West Center. Also contains a list of contacts beginning with "V." See also MS-2-744, Box 285, Folder 10 for additional correspondence with Jon Van Dyke.

Correspondence regarding United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

File contains project descriptions, documents related to Pacem in Maribus X and XIV (ten / 10 and fourteen / 14), correspondence to Pierre Elliott Trudeau, "Convention for the protection of the Mediterranean Sea against pollution," "Report of the ad hoc Expert Group meeting on the Draft World Charter for Nature," and other miscellaneous reports. Reports written in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic.

'C' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with the Commission of the European Communities, Rallph Collier, Consumers Union of US Inc., Centre d'Architecture de la Mer, Jerrgen Claus, Mae Cullin, Rafael Castello-Valdis, Ray Canterbury, Jonathan Charney, CBS, Nigel Calder (on "The Blue Revolution"), Michelle Canterella, and "Conjunctions."

'N' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence to R.A. Ness (of the Ambassador Trading Company) and Satya Nanden (of the United Nations). Topics discussed include the Law of the Sea and Micronesia, and the Preparatory Commission for the International Sea-Bed Authority and for the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.

'F' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence from Brian Flemming, Association International Futuribles (regarding an introduction Mann Borgese was to write for a collection), "Frankfurter Allgemeinen Zeitung" (FAZ), and the Ford Foundation. File also includes lists of names.

'G' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains "Synopsis of Objective" for talks on the Law of the Sea, as well as correspondence with H. Gajentaan, A. Gacia Robles, F. Galindo, G.H. Gottlieb, and M.E. Galey.

'L' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence with David Luke of Dalhousie University, Lev Ljubmov, Betty Lussier (Consultants in Development), Dennis Livingston, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, Edward Landstrom (United States Department of State), Heldegard Lamfrom, The Law of the Sea Institute, and Jonathan Lu.

'P' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence with Alexandera Post, T.V.R. Pillay (Food and Agricultre Organization of the United Nations), Princeton University Press, O.S. Plue, Prentice-Hall of Canada Ltd, Les Presse de la Cité, Elaine Partnow, Praeger Publishers Inc., M. Piovene, and PHP Institute Inc. Also includes "The Implications of Change in Mining Finance and Participation" by Alexandra Post, excerpts from "Ocean mining" by Alexandra Post, a proposal on deepsea mining by Alexandra Post and a report from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, "Progress of Aquaculture" by T.V.R. Pillay.
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