Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans of the Baltic, North East Atlantic, Irish and North Seas (ASCOBANS)

Accord sur la conservation des petits cétacés de la mer Baltique, du nord-est de l‘Atlantique et des mers d‘Irlande et du Nord
Abkommen zur Erhaltung der Kleinwale in der Nord- und Ostsee, des Nordostatlantiks und der Irischen See

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URL: http://www.ascobans.org/

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Founded

1992-03-17 New York NY USA

History

Adopted as a regional addendum to T-XT7971 - Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (Bonn Convention).

Aims

Promote close international cooperation amongst Parties with a view to achieving and maintaining a favourable conservation status for small cetaceans in the ASCOBANS Area; through a Conservation and Management Plan, which forms part of the Agreement, oblige Parties to engage in habitat conservation and management, surveys and research, pollution mitigation and public information; cooperate with Range States that have not (yet) acceded to the Agreement, with relevant intergovernmental organizations and non-governmental organizations.

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Structure

Meeting of Parties - MOP (every 3 years): Non-Party Range States and relevant regional, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations can attain observer status to attend MOP meetings without having power to vote. Advisory Committee - AC (annual). Secretariat, located in Bonn (Germany) and administered by the United Nations Environment Programme.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

XT9106

Last News

2017

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