School of Law

Jill Barrett comments on the Antartic Treaty claims for the BBC

22 October 2018

In 30 years’ time, the treaty that maintains harmony in Antarctica will be up for review. The treaty puts any expansions to territorial claims to Antarctica on hold – officially. Jill Barrett, an international law consultant and visiting Reader in International Law at Queen Mary said: “The claimant states, in a sense, keep their claims in a box, if you like, with a lid on it. But that box will never be thrown away." Read the whole article here.