MED POL - Programme for the Assessment and Control of Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea
1975, as Programme for Pollution Assessment and Control in the Mediterranean Sea, within the framework of the UNEP coordinated Mediterranean Action Plan, currently F-XF1881 - Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP). Changed name to: Mediterranean Marine Pollution Assessment and Control Programme (MED POL). Previously also referred to as Programme for the Assessment and Control of Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea. Phase II launched 1981; Phase III (1996-2005) launched 1-4 Jul 1996, Montpellier (France); Phase IV in 2006 on the occasion of Meetings of Contracting Parties to the T-XT7638 - Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean (Barcelona Convention). Relevant protocols: T-XT8088 - Protocol for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution from Land-based Sources (LBS protocol); T-XT7699 - Protocol for the Prevention of Pollution of the Mediterranean Sea by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft; T-XT9541 - Amendments to the Protocol for the Prevention of Pollution of the Mediterranean Sea by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft; T-XT9639 - Protocol on the Prevention of Pollution of the Mediterranean Sea by Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal.
Assist Mediterranean countries, Parties to the Barcelona Convention, to properly assess and control marine pollution through the implementation of national and regional programmes and activities; guide and assist Parties in the process of implementing the provisions of the Barcelona Convention and the related Protocols through the formulation of appropriate strategies; identify needs and provide assistance to Parties through the organization and implementation of capacity building programmes related to the scientific, technical, legal, institutional and financial aspects of pollution assessment and control; guide and assist Parties in the implementation of national pollution reduction initiatives and catalyze external funds and contributions from stakeholders, private sectors, financial institutions and donor countries and organizations; collect, store, analyze and disseminate data and information on the status and trend of marine pollution in the Mediterranean.
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