contested places

  • Created by: sana.2000
  • Created on: 29-04-19 14:28
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  • superpower - contested places
    • Artic circle
      • 1) ownership of physical resources is disputed
      • 2) disagreements exist over their exploitation
      • resources
        • oil
        • gas
      • accessibility
        • due to climate change
          • Artic ice thaws each summer
          • new transport routes open
            • reduced distance and time
            • 2012 - 71 cargo ship /2014 - 46 cargo ships
      • countries
        • Denmark
        • Russia
        • Norway
        • USA
        • USA
        • unclaimed
      • disputes over EEZ
      • political and military tensions
        • 2002 - Norway had expanded its military and Denmark has created a military command and response force for the region
        • 2007 - Russia claim ownership of resources at the N.pole and carries out Artic bomber patrols
        • 2014 - Denmark used UNCLOS (UN convention on the law of the sea) to claim a section of the Artic
    • Economic tensions
      • intellectual property rights (IPR)
      • counterfeit products
        • strain global trade relations
        • threaten TNC investment
        • faking brands is illegal and against (IPR) under WTO rules
        • international trade aims to protect brand names (TRIPS)
        • global system is undermined by counterfeiting
      • Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual property rights (TRIPS)
      • WTO
        • Copy right protection
          • patents
      • Bangkok - counterfeit culture
        • strains trade relations
    • south China Sea
    • resources
      • Iraq's oil wealth is disputed between Sunni, Shia and Kurdish regions

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