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Survey of existing international agreements and instruments: marine environment and marine pollution

Author
Boyle A.E., Freestone, D.A.C., Kummer, K., Ong, D.M.
Date
1991
Source
IUCN (ID: MON-046054)
Publisher | Place of publication
unpublished
Pages
127 p.
Language
English
Field of application
International
Subject
Sea
Keyword
Marine pollution Marine resources management
Abstract

1. The 1981 Lima Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and Coastal Area of the South-East Pacific, and its protocols; 2. The 1982 Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control in Implementing Agreements on Maritime Safety and Protection of the marine Environment; 3. The 1982 Jeddah Convention and Protocol for the Conservation of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Environment; 4. The 1982 UNEP Guidelines Concerning the Environment Related to Offshore Mining and Drilling Within the Limits of National Jurisdiction; 5. The 1983 Cartagena Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region, and its protocols; 6. The 1985 UNEP Montreal Guidelines for the Protection of the Marine Environment Against Pollution from Land-based Sources;

Other references

Treaty

Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter

Treaty | Multilateral | London; Mexico City; Moscow; Washington D.C. |

Keyword: Inspection, Marine pollution (dumping at sea), Navigation, Monitoring, Waste disposal, Toxicity/poisoning, Radioactive waste, International organization, Radioactive pollution, Transport/storage, Hazardous waste, Marine pollution, Biological agents, Authorization/permit, Oil pollution

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000420)

Treaty

Nordic Environmental Protection Convention

Treaty | Multilateral | Stockholm |

Keyword: Marine pollution (dumping at sea), Institution, Marine pollution (land-based sources), Marine pollution (ship-based sources), Jurisdictional competence, Enforcement/compliance, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Hazardous waste, Maritime zone, Access-to-justice, Resource/damage valuation, Marine pollution, Hazardous substances, Management/conservation, Exploration

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000491)

Treaty

Cooperation Agreement for the Protection of the coasts and waters of the North-East Atlantic against Pollution

Treaty | Multilateral | Lisbon |

Keyword: Education, Oil pollution, Institution, Access-to-information, Pollution control, Hazardous waste, Monitoring, Hazardous substances, Marine pollution, Oil, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Disasters, International agreement-text

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001097)

Treaty

International Convention relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Oil Pollution Casualties

Treaty | Multilateral | Brussels |

Keyword: High seas, Navigation, Liability/compensation, Transport/storage, Marine pollution (ship-based sources), Dispute settlement, Resource/damage valuation, Oil pollution

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000111)

Treaty

Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Eastern African Region

Treaty | Multilateral | Nairobi |

Keyword: Marine area, Air quality/air pollution, Ecosystem preservation, Exploration, Liability/compensation, Marine resources management, Biodiversity, Research, Coastal zone management, International agreement-text, Maritime zone, EIA, Zoning, Management/conservation

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000823)

Treaty

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

Treaty | Multilateral | Montego Bay |

Keyword: Alien species, Inspection, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Management/conservation, Deep sea bed, Islands, Bycatch, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance, Risk assessment/management, Fishing licence fee, Authorization/permit, Fishery management and conservation, Total allowable catch, Marine fisheries, Liability/compensation, Pollution control, Future generations, Marine pollution, Dispute settlement, Monitoring, Stock enhancement/repopulation, Maritime zone, Policy/planning, Marine pollution (dumping at sea), Size, Contract/agreement, Access right, Education, Data collection/reporting, Research, EIA, International organization, Long-range air pollution, Marine mammals, Mining, Business/industry/corporations, High seas, Sovereignty, Marine pollution (land-based sources), Migratory species, Vessel ownership, Court/tribunal, Marine resources management, Jurisdictional competence, Fishing licence, Harbour, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Fishing gear/fishing method, Navigation, Registration, Continental shelf, Marine pollution (ship-based sources), Exploration, Seasons, International relations/cooperation, Technology transfer, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Sustainable use

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000753)

Treaty

International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) as modified by the Protocol of 1978 (MARPOL 73/78)

Treaty | Multilateral | London |

Keyword: Court/tribunal, Enforcement/compliance, International relations/cooperation, Monitoring, Dispute settlement, Certification, Transport/storage, Marine pollution (dumping at sea), Marine pollution (ship-based sources), Maritime zone, Resource/damage valuation, Offences/penalties, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous substances, Survey/mapping, Inspection, Standards, Liability/compensation, Oil pollution, Navigation, Oil

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000112)

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)

Treaty

Kuwait Regional Convention for Co-operation on the Protection of the Marine Environment from Pollution

Treaty | Multilateral | Kuwait City |

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, International relations/cooperation, Marine pollution (land-based sources), EIA, Exploration, Marine pollution, Court/tribunal, Research, Fishery management and conservation, Education, International organization, Management/conservation, Hazardous waste, Marine pollution (ship-based sources), Dispute settlement, Deep sea bed, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Maritime zone, Liability/compensation, Monitoring, Marine pollution (dumping at sea), Hazardous substances

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000537)

Treaty

Protocol for the Prevention of Pollution of the Mediterranean Sea by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft

Treaty | Multilateral | Barcelona |

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, International relations/cooperation, Research, Navigation, Transport/storage, Maritime zone, Marine pollution (ship-based sources), Marine pollution, Dispute settlement, Registration, Authorization/permit, Monitoring, Marine pollution (dumping at sea), Hazardous substances

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000542)

Treaty

Protocol relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Marine Pollution by Substances other than Oil

Treaty | Multilateral | London |

Keyword: High seas, Navigation, Hazardous substances, Liability/compensation, Transport/storage, Marine pollution (ship-based sources), Dispute settlement

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000116)

Treaty

Agreement for Cooperation in Dealing with Pollution of the North Sea by Oil and other Harmful Substances

Treaty | Multilateral | Bonn |

Keyword: Access-to-information, Hazardous substances, Oil pollution, International agreement-text, Transboundary effects, Marine pollution

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000791)

Treaty

Protocol for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against Pollution from Land-Based Sources

Treaty | Multilateral | Athens |

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Standards, International relations/cooperation, Marine pollution (land-based sources), Capacity building, EIA, Emissions, Research, Maritime zone, Law reform/harmonization/deregulation, Inventory, Dispute settlement, Marine pollution, Liability/compensation, Deep sea bed, Monitoring, Hazardous substances, Emission standards

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000544)

Treaty

International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation

Treaty | Multilateral | London |

Keyword: Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Data collection/reporting, Education, Resource/damage valuation, Capacity building, Research, Oil pollution, Oil, Technology transfer

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001109)

Treaty

Convention for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against Pollution

Treaty | Multilateral | Barcelona |

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Total allowable catch, Prohibited fishing area, Fishery management and conservation, Institution, Seasons, Sustainable use, Fishing gear/fishing method

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000543)

Treaty

International Convention on Salvage

Treaty | Multilateral | London |

Keyword: Liability/compensation, Navigation, Transport/storage

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001028)