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2013

Resolution A/RES/68/70 - Oceans and the law of the sea

English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted by 115 votes to 1 with 2 abstentions on 9 December 2013
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Resolution A/RES/68/71 - Sustainable fisheries, including through the 1995 Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, and related instruments

English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted without a vote on 9 December 2013
Arabic Chinese Russian
2012

Resolution A/RES/67/78 - Oceans and the law of the sea

English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted by 125 votes to 1 with 4 abstentions on 11 December 2012
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Resolution A/RES/67/79 - Sustainable fisheries, including through the 1995 Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, and related instruments

English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted without a vote on 11 December 2012
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Resolution A/RES/67/5 - Plenary meetings of the General Assembly on 10 and 11 December 2012 devoted to the consideration of the item entitled ôOceans and the law of the seaö and to the commemoration of the thirtieth anniversary of the opening for signature of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted without a vote on 14 November 2012
Arabic Chinese Russian
2011

A/RES/66/231 - Oceans and the law of the sea 

English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted by 134 votes to 1, with 6 abstentions on 24 December 2011
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A/RES/66/68 - Sustainable fisheries, including through the 1995 Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, and related instruments

English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted without a vote on 6 December 2011
Arabic Chinese Russian
2010 A/RES/65/37B - Oceans and the law of the sea English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted on 4 April 2011
Arabic Chinese Russian
A/RES/65/37A - Oceans and the law of the sea English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted by 123 votes to 1, with 2 abstentions on 7 December 2010
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A/RES/65/38 - Sustainable fisheries, including through the 1995 Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, and related instruments English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted without a vote on 7 December 2010
Arabic Chinese Russian
2009 A/RES/64/71 - Oceans and the law of the sea English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted by 120 votes to 1, with 3 abstentions on 4 December 2009
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A/RES/64/72 - Sustainable fisheries, including through the 1995 Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, and related instruments English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted without a vote on 4 December 2009
Arabic Chinese Russian
2008 A/RES/63/111 - Oceans and the law of the sea English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted by 155 votes to 1, with 4 abstentions on 5 December 2008
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A/RES/63/112 - Sustainable fisheries, including through the 1995 Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, and related instruments English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted without a vote on 5 December 2008
Arabic Chinese Russian
2007 A/RES/62/215 Oceans and the law of the sea English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted by 146 votes to 2, with 3 abstentions on 22 December 2007
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A/RES/62/177 - Sustainable fisheries, including through the 1995 Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, and related instruments English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted without a vote on 18 December 2007
Arabic Chinese Russian
2006 A/RES/61/222 - Oceans and the law of the sea English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted by 157 votes to 1, with 3 abstentions on 20 December 2006
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A/RES/61/105 - Sustainable fisheries, including through the 1995 Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, and related instruments English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted without a vote on 8 December 2006
Arabic Chinese Russian
2005 A/RES/60/30 - Oceans and the Law of the Sea English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted by 141 votes to 1, with 4 abstentions on 29 November 2005
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A/RES/60/31 - Sustainable fisheries, including through the 1995 Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, and related instruments English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted without a vote on 29 November 2005
Arabic Chinese Russian
2004 A/RES/59/24 - Oceans and the Law of the Sea English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted by 141 votes to 1, with 2 abstentions on 17 November 2004
Arabic Chinese Russian
A/RES/59/25 - Sustainable fisheries, including through the 1995 Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, and related instruments English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted without a vote on 17 November 2004
Arabic Chinese Russian
2003 A/RES/58/240 - Oceans and the Law of the Sea English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted by 156 votes to 1, with 2 abstentions on 23 December 2003
Arabic Chinese Russian
A/RES/58/14 - Sustainable fisheries, including through the 1995 Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, and related instruments English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted without a vote on 24 November 2003
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2002

A/RES/57/141 - Oceans and the Law of the Sea English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted by 132 votes to 1, with 2 abstentions on 12 December 2002
Arabic Chinese Russian
A/RES/57/142 - Large-scale pelagic drift-net fishing, unauthorized fishing in zones of national jurisdiction and on the high seas/illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, fisheries by-catch and discards, and other developments English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted without a vote on 12 December 2002
Arabic Chinese Russian
A/RES/57/143 - Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted without a vote on 12 December 2002
Arabic Chinese Russian
A/RES/57/33 - Plenary meetings of the General Assembly on 9 and 10 December 2002 devoted to the consideration of the item entitled "Oceans and the law of the sea" and to the commemoration of the twentieth anniversary of the opening for signature of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea English Franšais Espa˝ol Adopted on 19 November 2002
Arabic Chinese Russian
2001 A/RES/56/12 - Oceans and the Law of the Sea English Franšais Espa˝ol

Adopted by 121 votes to 1, with 4 abstentions on 28 November 2001

Arabic Chinese Russian
A/RES/56/13 - Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks English Franšais Espa˝ol

Adopted without a vote on 28 November 2001

Arabic Chinese Russian

2000

A/RES/55/7 - Oceans and the Law of the Sea

English

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Espa˝ol

Adopted by143 votes to 2, with 4 abstentions on 30 October 2000

Arabic Chinese Russian

A/RES/55/8 - Large-scale pelagic drift-net fishing, unauthorized fishing in zones of national jurisdiction and on the high seas, fisheries by-catch and discards, and other developments

English

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Espa˝ol

Adopted by 103 votes, with 44 abstentions on 30 October 2000

Arabic Chinese Russian

1999

A/RES/54/31 - Oceans and the Law of the Sea

English

Franšais

Espa˝ol

Adopted by 129 votes to 1, with 4 abstentions on 24 November 1999

Arabic Chinese Russian
A/RES/54/32 - Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks

English

Franšais

Espa˝ol

Adopted by consensus on 24 November 1999
Arabic Chinese Russian

A/RES/54/33 - Results of the review by the Commission on Sustainable Development of the sectoral theme of "Oceans and seas": international coordination and cooperation

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Espa˝ol

Adopted by consensus on 24 November 1999

Arabic Chinese Russian

1998

A/RES/53/32 - Oceans and Law of the Sea

English

Franšais

Espa˝ol

Adopted by 134 votes to 1, with 6 abstentions on 24 November 1998

Arabic Chinese Russian

A/RES/53/33 - Large-scale pelagic drift-net fishing; unauthorized fishing in zones of national jurisdiction and on the high seas, fisheries by-catch and discards, and other developments

English

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Espa˝ol

Adopted by consensus on 24 November 1998

Arabic Chinese Russian

1997-1998

A/RES/52/251 - Agreement on Cooperation and Relationship between the United Nations and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

English

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Espa˝ol

Adopted by consensus on 8 September 1998

Arabic Chinese Russian

A/RES/52/26 - Oceans and Law of the Sea

English

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Espa˝ol

Adopted  by 138 votes to 1, with 4 abstentions on 26 November 1997

Arabic Chinese Russian

A/RES/52/27 - Agreement concerning the Relationship between the United Nations and the International Seabed Authority

English

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Espa˝ol

Adopted by consensus on 26 November 1997

Arabic Chinese Russian

A/RES/52/28 - Agreement for the implementation of the provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks

English

Franšais

Espa˝ol

Adopted by consensus on 26 November 1997

Arabic Chinese Russian

A/RES/52/29 - Large-scale pelagic driftnet fishing and its impact on the living marine resources of the world's oceans and seas; unauthorized fishing in zones of national jurisdiction and its impact on the living marine resources of the world's oceans and seas; and fisheries by-catch and discards and their impact on the sustainable use of the world's living marine resources

English

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Espa˝ol

Adopted by consensus on 26 November 1997

Arabic Chinese Russian

1996

A/RES/51/34 - Law of the Sea

English

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Espa˝ol

Adopted  by 138 votes to 1, with 4 abstentions on 9 December 1996

Arabic Chinese Russian

A/RES/51/35 - Agreement for the implementation of the provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks

English

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Espa˝ol

Adopted  by consensus on 9 December 1996

Arabic Chinese Russian

A/RES/51/36 - Large-scale pelagic driftnet fishing and its impact on the living marine resources of the world's oceans and seas; unauthorized fishing in zones of national jurisdiction and its impact on the living marine resources of the world's oceans and seas; and fisheries by-catch and discards and their impact on the sustainable use of the world's living marine resources

English

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Espa˝ol

Adopted  by consensus on 9 December 1996

Arabic Chinese Russian

1995

A/RES/50/23 - Law of the Sea

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Espa˝ol

Adopted  by 132 votes to 1, with 3 abstentions on 5 December 1995

Arabic Chinese Russian

A/RES/50/24 - Agreement for the implementation of the provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks

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Espa˝ol

Adopted  by consensus on 5 December 1995

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Chinese

Russian

A/RES/50/25 - Large-scale pelagic driftnet fishing and its impact on the living marine resources of the world's oceans and seas; unauthorized fishing in zones of national jurisdiction and its impact on the living marine resources of the world's oceans and seas; and fisheries by-catch and discards and their impact on the sustainable use of the world's living marine resources

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Espa˝ol

Adopted  by consensus on 5 December 1995

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Russian

1994

A/RES/49/28 - Law of the Sea

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Espa˝ol

Adopted  by 130 votes to 1, with 7 abstentions on 6 December 1994

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A/RES/49/121 - United Nations Conference on Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks

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Espa˝ol

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A/RES/49/116 - Unauthorized fishing in zones of national jurisdiction and its impact on the living marine resources of the world's oceans and seas

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Espa˝ol

Adopted by consensus on 19 December 1994

Arabic Chinese Russian

A/RES/49/118 - Fisheries by-catch and discards and their impact on the sustainable use of the world's living marine resources

English

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Espa˝ol

Adopted by consensus on 19 December 1994

Arabic Chinese Russian

Decision: 49/436 - Large-scale pelagic drift-net fishing and its impact on the living marine resources of the world's oceans and seas (see document A/INF/49/7)

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Espa˝ol

Adopted by consensus on 19 December 1994

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A/RES/48/263 - Agreement relating to the implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982

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Espa˝ol

Adopted on 28 July 1994by 121 votes to none, with 7 abstentions

Arabic Chinese Russian
1993 A/RES/48/28 - Law of the Sea

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A/RES/48/194 - United Nations Conference on Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks

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Espa˝ol

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Decision: 48/445 - Large-scale pelagic drift-net fishing and its impact on the living marine resources of the world's oceans and seas (see document A/48/49)

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Espa˝ol

Adopted by consensus on 21 December 1993

Arabic Chinese Russian

1992

A/RES/47/192 - United Nations Conference on Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks

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Espa˝ol

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Decision: 47/443 - Large-scale pelagic drift-net fishing and its impact on the living marine resources of the world's oceans and seas (see document A/47/49)

English

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Espa˝ol

Adopted by consensus on 22 December 1992

Arabic Chinese Russian

1991

A/RES/46/215 - Large-scale pelagic drift-net fishing and its impact on the living marine resources of the world's oceans and seas

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Espa˝ol

Adopted by consensus on 20 December 1991

Arabic Chinese Russian

1982

Resolution 37/66. Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea

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Adopted on 3 December 1982

     

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