Dr. SETA Makoto is an Associate Professor of International Law at Yokohama City University, Japan. He holds a Ph.D. in Law, Waseda University (Japan); LL.M. London School of Economics and Political Science (UK); LL.B. Waseda University (Japan). He worked as a Research Associate at the Institute of Comparative Law at Waseda University from April 2013 to March 2015. He interned at Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court in 2009. In 2013, his article “Regulation for Private Maritime Security Companies and Its Challenges” received an award by the Yamagata Maritime Institute. His main interest is the law of the sea, especially ocean governance and universal jurisdiction over maritime crimes. His publications include the monograph International Law for the Ocean Governance (Sanseido, 2015). Since 2016, he has served as a member of International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee 8, Subcommittee 13, Working Group 4 (ISO/TC8/SC13/WG4), which makes international standards for marine environment impact assessment.
The role of Japan in the stabilization of fragile states
Makoto SETA, March 16, 2020