Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Environment Programme (PERSGA)

Programme pour l'environnement de la mer Rouge et du golfe d'Aden

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History

1974, Cairo (Egypt), by Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO). Also referred to as Programme for the Environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden and Action Plan for the Red Seas and Gulf of Aden. Replaced by organization with the same acronym, Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden (PERSGA), which was established as an independent organization, Sep 1995, Cairo, having been envisaged in Convention for the Conservation of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Environment (Jeddah convention), 14 Feb 1982, Jeddah.

Aims

Establish and enhance cooperation among countries of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden (Yemen) in the field of marine sciences and environmental protection and conservation; develop Arab coastal regions, taking into account protection of the marine environment; promote ecological studies on oil, petroleum and phosphate pollution; provide oceanographic associations and institutions with equipment and experts on protection of the marine environment.

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Activities

Assessment of the marine environment. Management of the marine environment. Regional coordination of activities related to the protection and conservation of the marine environment. Projects evolving from Regional Plan of Action for the Conservation of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden (RED) or Regional Plan of Action for the Conservation of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden.

Structure

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Languages

Arabic.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 6 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 8 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Oceanography
    • Marine
  • Geology
    • Land and Coastal Forms
  • Geography
    • Ecology
  • Societal Problems
    • Pollution
  • Environment
    • Environment

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

E7247

Last News Received

1996
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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