"Provides a mechanism to address the common concerns and challenges faced by the Arctic governments and the people of the Arctic."
The ASCOBANS Agreement was concluded to coordinate and implement conservation measures for small cetaceans of the Baltic and North Seas, as a regional agreement under the auspices of the Bonn Convention (CMS).
Bans or limits international trade in endangered or threatened species.
"Forum for the exchange of information and ideas on the sea and its living resources, and for the promotion and coordination of marine research".
"To provide for the proper conservation of whale stocks and thus make possible the orderly development of the whaling industry."
Convention regulating fisheries in the Northeast Atlantic.
Convention regulating fisheries in the Northwest Atlantic.
The 1992 OSPAR Convention is the current instrument guiding international cooperation on the protection of the marine environment of the North-East Atlantic.
Regional agreement under the Bonn Convention (CMS) and sister organisation to ASCOBANS