Ocean Action Hub

17 Jul 2019 - Quietly but steadily, the most important environmental treaty that most people have never heard of is taking shape.

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18 Jun 2019 - The ocean is under “unprecedented pressure” due to climate change, António Guterres said to the meeting of countries party to the UN CLOS.

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26 Mar 2019 - Delegates call for increased cooperation and special attention to developing states in talks on new treaty as conference opens second session.

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This article analyses the interplay between inter-State obligations to increase...
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4th Session of the Preparatory Committee on Development of an International Legally Binding Instrument under UNCLOS on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Ar

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10/07/2017 - 09:00 to 21/07/2017 - 18:00
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UNHQ, New York. IISD provide daily web coverage and a summary and analysis report.
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15/05/2017 - 04:15 to 19/05/2017 - 12:15
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Conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ)

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27/03/2017 - 04:45 to 07/04/2017 - 12:45
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03/04/2017 - 04:30 to 23/04/2017 - 12:30
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Dec 2016 - Dr Daniela Diz, MARINE BENEFITS project Research Fellow, Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law & Governance (SCELG), UK, shares insights into the negotiations and describes the highlights of the conference regarding marine biodiversity.

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21 February 2017 - The 2017 Annual Parliamentary Hearing at the UN was organized by the IPU and the UN, on the theme, 'A World of Blue: Preserving the oceans, safeguarding the planet – Ens

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04 Nov 2015 - This blog post analyses UNCLOS rules on marine technology transfer as a form of benefit-sharing, discusses challenges to their implementation and identifies opportunities for tackling them.

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01 Nov 2015 - Blog post analysing the rationale that underpins the UNCLOS provisions on marine scientific research, and the underlying compromise between the divergent interests of developed and developing States. 

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