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Research Fellow

Yan Yan Ph.D,Director

Tel: (+86 898)65789722
Fax: (+86 898) 65333304
Email: yanyan@nanhai.org.cn

Yan YAN is Director of the Research Center of Oceans Law and Policy in the National Institute for the South China Sea Studies (NISCSS). She receives her PHD in the University of Hong Kong on public international law and her M.S. degree from London School of Economic and Political Science (LSE). Her research interests are in the areas of the law of the sea, maritime security in the Asia-Pacific, China’s maritime law and policy and the South China Sea. She speaks in many regional track 1.5 and 2 conferences and seminars on regional maritime security issues, such as the 8th Asian Regional Forum (ARF) Inter-sessional Meeting on Maritime Security, the 10th CSCAP General Conference. Her recent publication includes Code of Conduct: Negotiation History and the Way Forward, Maritime Confidence-building Measures: Assessing China-US MOU on Notification of Major Military Activities and Rules of Behavior, Philippines vs. China Arbitration: China’s Diplomatic Policy Options and Future Prospects; The US Underwater Drone is not Entitled to Sovereign Immunity; Marine Date Collection: Difference Interpretation between China and the United States; State Practice of Joint Development in Waters of Overlapping Claims etc.