Aristyo Rizka Darmawan

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Aristyo Rizka Darmawan is a lecturer in international law at Universitas Indonesia and a Visiting Fellow with the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) at Nanyang Technological University. His research focuses on the law of the sea and maritime security in Southeast Asia. He holds a master’s in international law from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

Sustainable catch: better Indonesia-Australia cooperation on fishing
Sustainable catch: better Indonesia-Australia cooperation on fishing
A new agreement is a chance to address the core problems of illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing.
Why Indonesia’s engagement with Pacific countries matters
Why Indonesia’s engagement with Pacific countries matters
Sovereignty, trust and mutual benefit are all at stake when so many regions come together under the Indo-Pacific banner.
Indonesia-Australia climate change cooperation begins with the ocean
Indonesia-Australia climate change cooperation begins with the ocean
Mangroves, reefs and fish stocks – the building blocks of stronger approach by both countries to address global warming.
Joe Biden’s new Indo-Pacific Strategy: A view from Southeast Asia
Joe Biden’s new Indo-Pacific Strategy: A view from Southeast Asia
Rather than trying to push ASEAN to confront China, the White House has made an important gesture for unity.
Australia-Indonesia: burn the boats
Australia-Indonesia: burn the boats
Protecting ocean resources can sometimes require extreme measures from which there is no way back.
Deliberate ambiguity of China’s new “territorial waters” declaration
Deliberate ambiguity of China’s new “territorial waters” declaration
A hastily introduced regulation requiring vessels to register may be contrary to the rights of innocent passage.
Toxic reaction to Japan’s Fukushima water dump
Toxic reaction to Japan’s Fukushima water dump
Experts insist the release of treated radioactive water is not dangerous. Legal challenges might find otherwise.
Why Indonesia seizing an Iranian tanker is purely over domestic law
Why Indonesia seizing an Iranian tanker is purely over domestic law
Jakarta’s control over archipelagic waters imposes special rights and responsibilities.
Prabowo redeemed in Washington’s eyes amid US-China rivalry
Prabowo redeemed in Washington’s eyes amid US-China rivalry
Back on his feet, Indonesia’s Defence Minister is still performing a balancing act.
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