Full Committee Hearing

The U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2007 Time: 02:30 PM Location: 419 Dirksen Senate Office Building Presiding: Senator Joseph Biden


Note: An additional hearing on the Convention will be held in October with non-governmental witnesses, at which time proponents and opponents, as well as ocean industry representatives, will be invited to testify.


  • The Honorable John D. Negroponte
    Deputy Secretary of State
    Department of State
    Washington , DC
  • The Honorable Gordon England
    Deputy Secretary
    Department of Defense
    Washington , DC
  • Admiral Patrick M. Walsh
    Vice Chief of Naval Operations
    Department of the Navy
    Washington , DC
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