Regional Organization for the Protection of the Marine Environment (ROPME)

Organisation régionale pour la protection du milieu marin

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URL: http://www.ropme.org/

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History

Established on deposition of 5 instruments of ratification to T-XT7876 - Kuwait Regional Convention for Cooperation on the Protection on the Marine Environment from Pollution (1978) and under the auspices of E-XE4161 - UN Environment. Interim Secretariat, inaugurated 7 Jul 1980, Kuwait, and in force until 31 Dec 1981, formulated and administered work programme together with U-XE6102 - UNEP Water Branch.

Aims

Protect and develop the marine environment and coastal areas as designated in the Kuwait Convention and its protocols.

Events

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Activities

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Structure

Council; Executive Committee (EXCOM); Senior Executives Steering Committee (SESCOM) (meets once a year); ROPME Secretariat, established Jan 1982; Judicial Commission. Departments (4): Programmes; Protocols; Administration and Finance; Environmental Awareness. Includes: E-XE1245 - Marine Emergency Mutual Aid Centre (MEMAC), established 1982.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

XD0319

Last News

2014

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