High Seas Alliance: Suggestions for Consideration by the Preparatory Committee, March 2016

On June 19 2015, the UN General Assembly adopted resolution 69/292 in which it decided to develop an international legally binding instrument under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction. The resolution provides for a preparatory committee “to make substantive recommendations to the General Assembly on the elements of a draft text” of the instrument. The High Seas Alliance submits the following suggestions for consideration by the Preparatory Committee.

Download Submission for PrepCom1, here.

High Seas Environmental Impact Assessments – Pew Briefing

Marine Protected Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction – Pew Briefing

Interventions delivered:

March 28th:

March 29th:

March 30th:

March 31st:

April 1st:

April 4th:

April 5th:

April 6th: