New developments and recent additions

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Calendar of meetings

      New First Global Integrated Marine Assessment
           (First World Ocean Assessment)


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

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

Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group to study issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity beyond areas of national jurisdiction (mandate completed)

THEMES

Marine biological diversity beyond areas of national jurisdiction

  Ocean noise: peer-reviewed scientific studies

Ecosystem approaches

Oceans and climate change

Piracy

THE DIVISION, ITS FUNCTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

H.S. Amerasinghe Fellowship

TRAIN-SEA-COAST

United Nations - The Nippon Foundation of Japan Fellowship Programme

United Nations - The Nippon Foundation of Japan Strategic Fellowship

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

 

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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