High Seas Alliance – Key Recommendation for IGC3 on the President’s Text

Date: 7th August 2019

The High Seas Alliance welcomes the release of the draft text of an agreement 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 (see Draft Text), and congratulates the President of the Intergovernmental Conference, Ambassador Rena Lee, on this achievement.

The High Seas Alliance has vigorously reviewed the Draft Text and has highlighted key issues and recommendations to ensure a robust treaty to conserve and sustainable use marine biological diversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction.

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