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Resolution No. 22/2010 implementing the Convention for Co-operation in the Protection and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the West and Central African Region.

Country/Territory
Guinea-Bissau
Document type
Regulation
Date
2010
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Sea, Environment gen.
Keyword
Marine pollution Pollution control Navigation International agreement-text
Geographical area
Africa, Least Developed Countries, Small Island Developing States, Western Africa
Entry into force notes
This Resolution enters into force on 5 March 2011.
Abstract

This Resolution implements the Convention for Co-operation in the Protection and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the West and Central African Region. The Convention, signed in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) on 23 March 1981, establishes the legal framework for the mutual cooperation against marine pollution, in order to guarantee a balanced management of fishery resources. It deals with maritime area, coastal zones and related internal waters under the jurisdiction of the States of W

Full text
Portuguese
Website
www.legis-palop.org

Other references

Implements treaty

Convention for Co-operation in the Protection and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the West and Central African Region

Treaty | Multilateral | Abidjan |

Keyword: Marine pollution, Marine protected areas, Inland waters, Marine pollution (ship-based sources), Deep sea bed, Erosion, Enforcement/compliance, Liability/compensation, Data collection/reporting, Exploration, Marine resources management, EIA, Marine pollution (land-based sources), Dispute settlement, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Maritime zone, Transboundary effects, Research, International relations/cooperation, Law reform/harmonization/deregulation, Fishery management and conservation, Monitoring, Air quality/air pollution, International organization, Coastal zone management, Marine pollution (dumping at sea)

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000547)