Edwin Egede, Africa and the Deep Seabed Regime: Politics and International Law of the Common Heritage of Mankind (Springer, 2011)

This book seeks to fill a gap in the existing literature by examining the role of African States in the development and establishment of the regime of the deep seabed beyond national jurisdiction (the Area) and the concept of the Common Heritage of Mankind.

About the Author
Edwin Egede is a Senior Lecturer in International Law and International Relations at the Cardiff University. Also, he is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and a consultant to a major law firm in Nigeria. He was elected as a fellow to attend the United Nations Training and Research Institute (UNITAR) International Law programme and Hague Academy Summer Course on International Law at the Hague, Netherlands in 2000.