Kuwait Action Plan (KAP)

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History

24 Apr 1978, Kuwait. Functions were at first discharged directly through Regional Seas Programme Activity Centre of United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment). Since 1982 coordinated through Regional Organization for the Protection of the Marine Environment (ROPME), in liaison with UNEP through Regional Seas Programme. Relevant treaty is Kuwait Regional Convention for Cooperation on the Protection on the Marine Environment from Pollution, in conformity with which was also established Marine Emergency Mutual Aid Centre (MEMAC). The Plan is also referred to as Action Plan for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Areas of Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Aims

Prevent, abate and combat pollution of the marine and coastal area within the framework of environment in the region.

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Activities

Environmental assessment; environmental management; legal component; institutional and financial arrangements.

Languages

Arabic, English, Persian.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 13 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 8 countries
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Subjects *

  • Oceanography
    • Marine
  • Geology
    • Land and Coastal Forms
  • Societal Problems
    • Protection
  • Management
    • Planning
  • Environment
    • Environment

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

F2445

Last News Received

30. Oct 2006
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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