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International Environmental Agreements

United Nations Organizations

UN Division for Ocean Affairs and LOS (UNDOALOS)
International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS)
International Seabed Authority (ISA)
Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf
International Maritime Organization (IMO)
FAO Fisheries Department
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (UNESCO)

1998 - International Year of the Ocean - UNDOALOS
1998 - International Year of the Ocean - ICO
Global Programme of Action on LBMP
GEF/UNDP/IMO Programme on Marine Pollution (Manila)

United Nations Home Page

International Court of Justice
UNEP - Home Page (Nairobi)
UNEP Geneva Executive Centre
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development
United Nations Development Programme
Food and Agriculture Organization
The World Bank Group
The UNU Homepage
UNITAR - Homepage
Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) UNEP - State of the Global Environment UNEP's Global Environment Outlook-1 - 1997
United Nations - Sustainable Development Web Site
Global Agreements and Commitments on Sustainable Development
Earthwatch home page
United Nations - Earth Summit+5
Global Environment Facility - Home Page
Global Programme of Action on LBMP
Joint UNEP Chemicals/WHO GEENET web site
UNEP/Trade and the Environment

NGO's (NonGovernmental Organizations)

IUCN - The World Conservation Union
WWF Global Network -
World Resources Institute (WRI)
Greenpeace International
Linkages - A Multimedia Resource for Environment & Development Policy Makers
World Conservation Monitoring Centre - International Conventions and Programmes
CIEL - Center for International Environmental Law
FIELD - Foundation for International Environmental Law & Development
Friends of the Earth International
The Nature Conservancy
IGC: EcoNet
Green Pages - The Global Directory for Environmental Technology
Welcome to the Environmental Science Supersite
The Earth Times Daily Web Edition
International Rivers Network
Rainforest Action Network
Rainforest Information Centre
Basel Action Network
Secretariat of Tokyo MOU on Port State Control in Asia Pacific
International Maritime Bureau
International Coral Reef Initiative
The Coastal Management Web
Small Islands Information Network
Council on Ocean Law LOS Page
Independent World Commission on the Oceans (IWCO)
South China Sea Informal Working Group (UBC)
International Boundaries Research Unit (IBRU)
SEAWEB - Links and Resources
IUCN Marine and Coastal Programme
IUCN Marine and Coastal Programme - Related sites and links
IMO Library Directory of Sites of Interest on Internet
Greenpeace Campaign to Stop Ocean Dumping
Greenpeace Campaigns on Fisheries, Whales & Driftnet Fishing
ITOPF: International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation
AMSA - Australian Maritime Safety Authority - Marine Environment Protection
US State Dept Commentary on Law of the Sea Convention
US Govt Positions on the 1982 Convention
US NOAA - Damage Assessment and Restoration Program (from Oil Spills)
US NOAA Library - WINDandSEA


ASEAN Regional

ASEAN Secretariat
1967 ASEAN Declaration (Bangkok Declaration)
1976 Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia
1985 ASEAN Agreement on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
1995 Southeast Asia Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone Treaty

Other Asia-Pacific Countries

Pacific Region

ACEL - The Australian Centre for Environmental Law
ECO ASIA Home Page
GEF/UNDP/IMO Programme on Marine Pollution (Manila)
Secretariat of Tokyo MOU on Port State Control in Asia Pacific
ESCAP - Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
South China Sea Informal Working Group
Asian Development Bank Web Site
IGC: Environmental Law in Asia

Regional Instruments

1956 Plant Protection Agreement for the South East Asia and Pacific Region
1976 Convention on Conservation of Nature in the South Pacific
1979 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention
1985 South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty
1986 Convention for the Protection of the Natural Resources and Environment of the South Pacific Region (SPREP)
1986 Protocol concerning Co-operation in Combating Pollution Emergencies in the South Pacific Region [under SPREP]
1987 Agreement on Implementation of US-South Pacific Treaty on Fisheries
1989 Convention for the Prohibition of Fishing with Long Driftnets in the South Pacific
1992 Niue Treaty on Cooperation in Fisheries Surveillance in South Pacific
1993 Agreement establishing SPREP as an Intergovernmental Organisation

Researching International Law

Starting Points

ASIL Guide to Electronic Resources for International Law
ASIL Interest Group on Int'l Environmental Law
ASIL What's Online Index
Research Guide to IL on Internet - Univ of Bologna
Francis Auburn, Public International Law
Hieros Gamos, Guide to International Law

Indiana WWW Virtual Library
Texts of Conventions

Finding Texts of Conventions

Australian Treaties Library Home Page
Pace Virtual Environmental Law Library
Fletcher Multilaterals Project
United Nations Treaty Collection Web Site
Environmental Treaties and Resource Indicators (ENTRI)
Status of Conventions

Checking Status of Conventions

Environmental Treaties and Resource Indicators Service (ENTRI)
United Nations Treaty Collection Web Site

IMO's web site
This page was updated on May 02, 2006

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