Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean (Barcelona Convention)

Convention pour la protection de la mer Méditerranée contre la pollution

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History

16 Feb 1976, Barcelona (Spain), with annex. Also referred to in English as Convention for the protection of the Mediterranean Sea against pollution. Amended by Amendments to the Convention for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution, 10 June 1995. Protocols: Protocol Concerning Cooperation in Combating Pollution of the Mediterranean Sea by Oil and other Harmful Substances in Cases of Emergency; Protocol for the Prevention of Pollution of the Mediterranean Sea by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft; Protocol for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Resulting from Exploration and Exploitation of the Continental Shelf and the Seabed and its Subsoil; Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Biological Diversity in the Mediterranean (Barcelona protocol); Protocol on the Prevention of Pollution of the Mediterranean Sea by Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal; Protocol Concerning Cooperation in Preventing Pollution from Ships and, in Cases of Emergency, Combating Pollution of the Mediterranean Sea.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 11 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 non-governmental organizations.
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Subjects *

  • Oceanography
    • Marine
  • Geology
    • Land and Coastal Forms
  • Societal Problems
    • Protection
  • Law
    • Agreements
  • Environment
    • Environment

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

T7638

Last News Received

2001
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