Follow up to: The United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14:
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development



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The oceans are the very foundation of human life...

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OCEANS AND THE LAW OF THE SEA IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
 

United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process

Reports of the Secretary-General

General Assembly resolutions

Other General Assembly documents

Official Records of the General Assembly 

A Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socioeconomic Aspects

Intergovernmental Conference on an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (General Assembly resolution 72/249)

Preparatory Committee established by General Assembly resolution 69/292: Development of an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction

THEMES

Marine biological diversity beyond areas of national jurisdiction

  Ocean noise: peer-reviewed scientific studies

Ecosystem approaches

Oceans and climate change

Piracy

Workshop to discuss implementation of paragraphs 113, 117 and 119 to 124 of resolution 64/72 and paragraphs 121, 126, 129, 130 and 132 to 134 of resolution 66/68, addressing the impacts of bottom fishing on vulnerable marine ecosystems and the long-term sustainability of deep-sea fish stocks (New York, 1 to 2 August 2016)

THE DIVISION, ITS FUNCTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

H.S. Amerasinghe Fellowship

TRAIN-SEA-COAST

United Nations - The Nippon Foundation Fellowship Programme

United Nations - The Nippon Foundation Critical Needs Programme

United Nations The Nippon Foundation Thematic Programme

Technical Assistance

United Nations publications prepared by the Division

Study - Available assistance to and measures that may be taken by developing States

8 June - World Oceans Day

INTER-AGENCY COOPERATION AND COORDINATION

UN-Oceans

 

Maritime space: legislation and treaties (database)

UN ATLAS OF THE OCEANS

Links relevant to oceans and the law of the sea

Press Releases

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