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
1992-03-17 New York NY USA
Adopted as a regional addendum to T-XT7971 - Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (Bonn Convention).
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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