Jacqueline F. Espenilla

Jacqueline F. Espenilla is the Director of The University of the Philippines’ Institute for Maritime Affairs and Law of the Sea, and Assistant Professor at The University of the Philippines College of Law.

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UNCLOS: The Polestar for Philippine Maritime Ambitions

Jacqueline F. Espenilla

The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea has served the Philippines well in achieving its security, economic and environmental goals. The most high-profile application of UNCLOS was the country’s arbitration proceedings against China in 2013 over the South China Sea.