Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection (GESAMP)

Groupe mixte d'experts chargé d'étudier les aspects scientifiques de la protection de l'environnement marin
Grupo Mixto de Expertos sobre los Aspectos Cientificos de la Protección del Medio Marino
Obedinennaja Gruppa Ekspertov po Naucnym Aspektam Zascity Morskoj Sredy

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URL: http://www.gesamp.org/

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Founded

1969 London UK

History

Established 1969, London (UK), as Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Pollution -- Groupe mixte d'experts chargé d'étudier les aspects scientifiques de la pollution des mers -- Grupo Mixto de Expertos sobre los Aspectos Cientificos de la Contaminación de las Aguas del Mar -- Obedinennaja Gruppa Ekspertov po Naucnym Aspektam Zagrjaznenija Morskoj Sredy, at headquarters of IMO, with participation of 13 scientists and representatives from the following United Nations Agencies: IMO, FAO, UNESCO and WMO. Since 1970, WHO, IAEA, UN, UNEP and IOC joined subsequently as co-sponsors. Subsequently changed title to IMO/FAO/UNESCO-IOC/WMO/WHO/IAEA/UN/UNEP Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection (GESAMP) -- Groupe mixte d'experts OMI/FAO/UNESCO-COI/OMM/OMS/AIEA/ONU/PNUE chargé d'étudier les aspects scientifiques de la protection de l'environnement marin -- Grupo Mixto de Expertos OMI/FAO/UNESCO-COI/OMM/OMS/OIEA/Naciones Unidas/PNUMA sobre los Aspectos Cientificos de la Protección del Medio Marino -- IMO/FAO/JUNESKO-MOK/VMO/VOZ/MAGATE/OON/JUNEP Obedinennaja Gruppa Ekspertov po Naucnym Aspektam Zascity Morskoj Sredy, 1993. UNIDO became co-sponsor 2006 and UNDP 2010; WHO withdrew prior to 2011. Also referred to as Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection -- Groupe mixte d'experts chargé d'étudier les aspects scientifiques de la protection de l'environnement marin -- Grupo Mixto de Expertos sobre los Aspectos Cientificos de la Protección del Medio Marino -- Obedinennaja Gruppa Ekspertov po Naucnym Aspektam Zascity Morskoj Sredy.

Aims

Provide authoritative, independent, interdisciplinary scientific advice to organizations and member governments to support the protection and sustainable use of the marine environment.

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Structure

Executive Board, comprising Technical Secretaries of the nine UN agencies (IMO, FAO, UNESCO-IOC, WMO, IAEA, UN, UNDP, UNEP, UNIDO), along with the Administrative Secretary, nominated by IMO. Executive Committee, comprising representatives of each Sponsoring Organization (Technical Secretary) and the Chairperson and 2 Vice-Chairpersons. Working Groups (6); Task Team.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

XE4186

Last News

1998

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