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Agreement Establishing the South Pacific Commission

Document type
Multilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
Feb 6, 1947
Source
IUCN (ID: TRE-144643)
Title (French)

Convention créant la Commission du Pacifique Sud

Title (Other)

Übereinkommen zur Gründung der Südpazifik-Kommission

Place of adoption
Canberra
Depository
Australia
Language
English, French
Entry into force
Jul 29, 1948
Subject
Fisheries, Forestry, Wild species & ecosystems, Environment gen.
Keyword
Data collection/reporting Law reform/harmonization/deregulation Fishery management and conservation Indigenous peoples Management/conservation International relations/cooperation Nutrition Research Institution Forest management/forest conservation
Basin
South Pacific
Abstract

Objectives: To establish the South Pacific Commission. Summary of provisions: Art. II defines the territorial scope of the Commission, which is to be a consultative and advisory body in matters affecting theeconomic and social development of non-self-governing territories administered by the participating Governments and the welfare and advancement of their peoples (art. IV). To this end, the Commission is, inter alia, to provide for and facilitate research in technical, scientific, economic and social fields, ensure the maximum co-operation and co-ordination of the activities of research bodies, make recommendations for the co-ordination of local projects, and provide technical assistance, advice and information for the Parties. The Commission is also to promote co-operation with, inter alia, non-governmental organisations of a public or quasi-public character having common interests in the area. Institutional mechanisms: The South Pacific Commission is established (art. I).

Full text
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Website
www.info.dfat.gov.au

Country/Territory/Participant

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Countries Entry into force Ratification * Simple signature Withdrawal
Australia -
Cook Islands (New Zealand) - -
Fiji - -
France -
Kiribati - -
Marshall Islands - -
Micronesia, Fed. States - -
Nauru - -
Netherlands
New Zealand -
Niue (New Zealand) - -
Palau - -
Papua New Guinea - -
Samoa - -
Solomon Islands - -
Tonga - -
Tuvalu - -
United Kingdom
United States of America -
Vanuatu - -

* [1] Ratification [2] Accession/approbation [3] Acceptance/approval [4] Succession [5] Consent to be bound [6] Definite signature

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