Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (CLCS)

Last updated: 18 September 2013

The Commission,  its PURPOSE AND FUNCTIONS

Members of the Commission

OFFICERS OF THE COMMISSION

Subsidiary BOdies

PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES OF THE MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION

Secretariat

 
The continental shelf BEYOND 200 NAUTICAL MILES Documents of the Commission

SUBMISSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE TO STATES Voluntary trust funds

The definition and criteria for the establishment of the outer limits of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles


Issues with respect to article 4 of Annex II to the Convention (ten-year time limit for submissions)


Maritime space: legislation and treaties (database)


Rules of Procedure of the Commission


Scientific and Technical Guidelines


Modus Operandi of the Commission


Statements by the Chairman on the progress in the work of the Commission and other documents


Press Releases

Submissions
and
Recommendations


Preliminary Information


General Information


Lists of websites for accessing data and information that may be relevant to the preparation of submissions


Practical suggestions concerning the final preparation and deposit of a submission to the CLCS with the Secretary-General of the United Nations

Actions taken at the 55th and 58th  sessions of the General Assembly in  2000 and 2003


Trust fund for the purpose of facilitating the preparation of submissions - Terms of reference, guidelines and rules


Trust fund for the purpose of defraying the cost of participation of the members of the Commission from developing States in the meetings of the Commission


TRAINING ISSUES

Directory of national sources of training, advice and expertise and technological services


Information on Training Manual (printed version)
Information on Training Manual (CD ROM)


Training opportunities

OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS

WORKLOAD OF THE COMMISSION

OTHER INFORMATION OF INTEREST

Relevant documents of the Meeting of States Parties to the Convention

Presentation to the Bureau of the Meeting of States Parties, September 2009

Workload of the Commission and the Informal Working Group

The open meeting, 1 May 2000

Secretary-General Reports and General Assembly resolutions

 

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Schedule of sessions of the Commission: Information on all forthcoming as well as previous sessions is contained in the statements by the Chairman.

Note: The meetings of the Commission, its subcommissions and subsidiary bodies shall be held in private, unless the Commission decides otherwise (Rule 23 - Public and private meetings - of the Rules of Procedure of the Commission).

 
 

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