Speakers Call for Greater Participation in Developing New Oceans Treaty on Sharing Marine Resources, as Intergovernmental Conference Concludes Fourth Session

18 Mar

As the Intergovernmental Conference, tasked with drafting a legally binding instrument on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity; concluded its fourth session today, delegates stressed the need to facilitate greater participation in the next session to allow all countries and communities to have a say in how marine resources existing outside of national jurisdiction should be shared.

Intergovernmental Conference on Sustainable Use of Marine Biodiversity to Hold Fourth Session at United Nations Headquarters, 7-16 March

7 Mar

The 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 will hold its fourth session from 7 to 18 March.