About OPRI

Staff Members

Sakiko Hataya
Ocean Policy Research Institute
(Division of Ocean Policy Research)

Research Fellow
Sakiko Hataya
Sakiko Hataya is Research Fellow at the Ocean Policy Research Institute of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation. Her research is centered on the Law of International Organization, and Polar Law. She has studied functions of the Arctic Council.


  • International Law, The Law of International Organizations, Law of the Sea
  • Environmental Law, Polar Law, Arctic Policy, Antarctic Policy
Sakiko Hataya, “Legal Implications of China’s Proposal for an Antarctic Specially Managed Area (ASMA) at Kunlun Station at Dome A,” Yearbook of Polar Law, Vol. xii, Brill, pp. 75–86.
Romain Chuffart, Sakiko Hataya, Osamu Inagaki, Lindsay Arthur, “Assessing Japan’s Arctic Engagement during the ArCS Project (2015–2020),” Yearbook of Polar Law, Vol. xii, Brill, pp. 328–348.


Academic/Professional Background
Academic Society etc.
The Japan Society of Ocean Policy
Professional Background
Research fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (DC1), 2018-2021.
Academic Background
LL.M., Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies, Kobe University, Japan,2018


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