High Seas Treaty Briefing

Date: 14th March 2023

On the 4th March 2023, after almost two decades of discussion, including 5 years of negotiations, the world’s governments finalized a new United Nations Treaty for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ). This new Treaty addresses many of the governance gaps that have plagued the ocean, setting out clearer ways to conserve biodiversity in the high seas.

Watch the High Seas Treaty Briefing as panellists discuss some of the key questions and answers regarding this new High Seas Treaty.