UN: agreement on a new treaty on BBNJ

States have agreed to recommend to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) elements to be considered in the development of a new treaty on marine biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ). A Preparatory Committee was tasked with advising the UNGA on the elements of a draft text of an international legally binding instrument under the UNCLOS. It recommended that the UNGA take a decision, as soon as possible, on the convening of an intergovernmental conference to consider the recommendations on the elements and elaborate the text of a treaty. The UNGA is to decide at its next session on the convening and starting date of an intergovernmental conference to elaborate on a treaty. More information is available here.

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2 responses to “UN: agreement on a new treaty on BBNJ

  1. Livro: sobrenome do responsável em caixa subida,
    nome do autor, título em negrito, edição, cidade, editora
    e também ano de publicação. http://cgi.members.interq.or.jp/silver/ginkuji/skin/001/apeboard.cgi?post=l05&amp&ar=145

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