THIRD PREPARATORY MEETING OF CARICOM MEMBER STATES UNDER THE UNCLOS FOR THE CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE USE OF THE MARINE BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY IN AREAS BEYOND NATIONAL JURISDICTION

 VIDEOCONFERENCE, 17 MARCH 2017

ADMINISTRATIVE DOCUMENTATION

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SAVINGRAM 153/2017 DATED 8 MARCH 2017 - THIRD PREPARATORY COMMITTEE MEETING TO DEVELOP A NEW IMPLEMENTING AGREEMENT UNDER UNCLOS FOR THE CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE USE OF MARINE BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY BEYOND AREAS OF NATIONAL JURISDICTION – CARICOM PREPARATORY MEETING, VIDEO-CONFERENCE, 17 MARCH 2017

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ATTACHMENT I TO SAVINGRAM 153/2017 - CHAIR’S NON-PAPER ON ELEMENTS OF A DRAFT TEXT OF AN INTERNATIONAL LEGALLY-BINDING INSTRUMENT 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

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3. ATTACHMENT II TO SAVINGRAM 153/2017 - LIST OF CARICOM EXPERTS FOR THE NEGOTIATIONS OF A NEW INSTRUMENT UNDER UNCLOS ON AREAS BEYOND NATIONAL JURISDICTIONS WORD Version PDF Version
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DRAFT AGENDA DATED 16 MARCH 2017

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DOCUMENTATION

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OPENING

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA

PROCEDURAL MATTERS

   
4 REVIEW AND UPDATE ON THE CARICOM WORKSHOP ON BBNJ    
5 REVIEW OF CHAIR'S NON-PAPER AND PREPARATIONS FOR THIRD PREP COM    
6 UN OCEAN'S CONFERENCE    
7 ANY OTHER BUSINESS    
       

PRESENTATIONS FROM THE

CARICOM REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON THE CONSERVATION AND

SUSTAINABLE USE OF MARINE BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY OF AREAS

BEYOND NATIONAL JURISDICTION

 

BELIZE CITY, BELIZE

20-22 FEBRUARY 2017

1. OVERVIEW OF PREP COM, DECEMBER 5 SUBMISSIONS, KERRILYN MILLER, THE PEW CHARITABLE TRUSTS   PDF Version
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AN OVERVIEW OF THE BBNJ PROCESS, THE WORK OF THE PREPARATORY COMMITTEE AND THE NEXT STEPS 

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3. CARICOM REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON THE CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE USE OF MARINE BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY OF AREAS BEYOND NATIONAL JURISDICTION:

SESSION 2:   MARINE GENETIC RESOURCES

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4. AREA BASED MANAGEMENT TOOLS REGIONAL PERSPECTIVE - DR. DAVID FREESTONE   PDF Version
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CONSERVING BIODIVERSITY BEYOND NATIONAL BOUNDARIES: AREA BASED MANAGEMENT TOOLS (ABMTS) INCLUDING MARINE PROTECTED AREAS (MPAs)

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6. CARICOM BBNJ REGIONAL WORKSHOP, BELIZE CITY   PDF Version
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ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT IN AREAS BEYOND NATIONAL JURISDICTION

- PROFESSOR ROBIN WARNER

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8. CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT AND TRANSFER OF MARINE TECHNOLOGY NEEDS FOR ABNJ   PDF Version
9. CAPACITY BUILDING AND MARINE TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER FOR CARICOM STATES IN RELATION TO BBNJ   PDF Version
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CROSS-CUTTING AND OTHER ISSUES:  DR. DAVID S. BERRY

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11. CROSS CUTTING ISSUES: CARICOM REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON THE CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE USE OF MARINE BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY BEYOND AREAS OF NATIONAL JURISDICTION THROUGH A NEW IMPLEMENTING AGREEMENT UNDER UNCLOS   PDF Version
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MGR IN ABNJ:  SOME BACKGROUND AND OBSERVATIONS FOR ABS

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BACKGROUND DOCUMENTATION

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KEY COMPONENTS AND BEST PRACTICES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENTS AND STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS -

Duncan E. J. Currie LL.B. (Hons.) LL.M. August 24 2016

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PROTECTING EARTH’S LAST CONSERVATION FRONTIER: SCIENTIFIC, MANAGEMENT AND LEGAL PRIORITIES FOR MPAS BEYOND NATIONAL BOUNDARIES

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GOVERNANCE PRINCIPLES RELEVANT TO MARINE BIODIVERSITY IN AREAS BEYOND NATIONAL JURISDICTION SUBMISSION TO THE CHAIR

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4. MAKING WAVES:  THE SCIENCE AND POLITICS OF OCEAN PROTECTION   PDF Version
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TEN GOVERNANCE PRINCIPLES FOR AN INTERNATIONAL LEGALLY BINDING INSTRUMENT ON MARINE BIODIVERSITY IN AREAS BEYOND NATIONAL JURISDICTION

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THE SARGASSO SEA COMMISSION - AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO THE CONSERVATION OF AREAS BEYOND NATIONAL JURISDICTION-

- DR. DAVID FREESTONE
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HIGH SEAS ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENTS: THE IMPORTANCE OF EVALUATION IN AREAS BEYOND NATIONAL JURISDICTION

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HIGH STAKES ON THE HIGH SEAS: PROTECTING BIODIVERSITY IN WATERS BEYOND NATIONAL JURISDICTION

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MAPPING GOVERNANCE GAPS ON THE HIGH SEAS

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MARINE PROTECTED AREAS BEYOND NATIONAL JURISDICTION

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STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT (SEA) AND ITS APPLICATION TO MARINE AREAS BEYOND NATIONAL JURISDICTION (ABNJ) - PROFESSOR ROBIN WARNER

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INTERGOVERNMENTAL COMMITTEE ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND GENETIC RESOURCES, TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND FOLKLORE - TWENTY-NINTH SESSION, GENEVA, FEBRUARY 15 TO 19, 2016

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CARICOM REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON THE CONSERVATION AND

SUSTAINABLE USE OF MARINE BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY OF AREAS

BEYOND NATIONAL JURISDICTION

 

BELIZE CITY, BELIZE

20-22 FEBRUARY 2017

 

DOCUMENTATION

CARICOM WORKSHOP ON BIODIVERSITY BEYOND NATIONAL JURISDICTION : CONVENING DOCUMENTS 

 

SAVINGRAM 645/2016 DATED 21 DECEMBER 2016 - UPDATES ON CARICOM’S ENGAGEMENT IN THE FINAL ROUND OF MEETINGS ON AREAS BEYOND NATIONAL JURISDICTIONS AND CONVENING OF REGIONAL WORKSHOP

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ATTACHMENT I TO SAVINGRAM 645/2016 - DRAFT REPORT OF THE MEETING OF CARICOM MEMBER STATES, UWI EXPERTS AND THE CARICOM MISSIONS IN NEW YORK PREPARATORY TO THE NEXT ROUND OF MEETINGS ON AREAS BEYOND NATIONAL JURISDICTIONS

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ATTACHMENT II TO SAVINGRAM 645/2016 - BRIEF ON BIODIVERSITY BEYOND AREAS OF NATIONAL JURISDICTION FOR COFCOR - Updated

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SAVINGRAM 84/2017 DATED 8 FEBRUARY 2017 - UPDATE ON THE CARICOM REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON THE CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE USE OF MARINE BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY BEYOND AREAS OF NATIONAL JURISDICTION THROUGH A NEW IMPLEMENTING AGREEMENT UNDER UNCLOS

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ATTACHMENT TO SAVINGRAM 84/2017 DATED 8 FEBRUARY 2017 - DRAFT AGENDA/PROGRAMME

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CARICOM Regional Workshop on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: February 20-22, 2017 -  WORKSHOP INFORMATION

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CARICOM Regional Workshop on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: February 20-22, 2017 - Hosted by: Government of Belize - WORKSHOP AGENDA

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Focus Questions – Break out Groups

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UN BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS FOR PREP COM 1 AND PREP COM 2

 

PREPARATORY COMMITTEE ESTABLISHED BY GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION 69/292 "DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTERNATIONAL LEGALLY BINDING INSTRUMENT UNDER THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA... FIRST SESSION 28 MARCH TO 8 APRIL 2016, NEW YORK - PROVISIONAL AGENDA

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RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON 19 JUNE 2015

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PREPARATORY COMMITTEE ESTABLISHED BY GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION 69/292: DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTERNATIONAL LEGALLY BINDING INSTRUMENT 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 SECOND SESSION - NEW YORK, 26 AUGUST-9 SEPTEMBER 2016 PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME OF WORK

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REPORT ON THE SECOND SESSION OF THE PREPARATORY COMMITTEE ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTERNATIONAL LEGALLY-BINDING AGREEMENT ON THE CONVENTION AND SUSTAINABLE USE OF MARINE BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY BEYOND AREAS ... 26 AUGUST TO 9 SEPTEMBER 2016 - UN HEADQUARTERS

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APPLICATION FORM FOR MARINE BIODIVERSITY OF AREAS BEYOND NATIONAL JURISDICTION TRUST FUND

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PREPARATORY COMMITTEE ESTABLISHED BY GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION 69/292: DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTERNATIONAL LEGALLY BINDING INSTRUMENT 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 - CHAIR'S INDICATIVE SUGGESTIONS OF CLUSTERS OF ISSUES AND QUESTIONS TO ASSIST FURTHER DISCUSSIONS IN THE INFORMAL WORKING GROUPS AT  THE SECOND SESSION OF THE PREPARATORY COMMITTEE

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PREPARATORY COMMITTEE ESTABLISHED BY GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION 69/292: DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTERNATIONAL LEGALLY BINDING INSTRUMENT 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 - CHAIR'S OVERVIEW OF THE FIRST SESSION OF THE PREPARATORY COMMITTEE

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PREPARATORY COMMITTEE ESTABLISHED BY GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION 69/292: DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTERNATIONAL LEGALLY BINDING INSTRUMENT 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 - CHAIR'S OVERVIEW OF THE SECOND SESSION OF THE PREPARATORY COMMITTEE

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SUBMISSIONS RECEIVED FROM DELEGATIONS IN RESPONSE TO THE CHAIR'S INVITATION MADE AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE PREPARATORY COMMITTEE, AS REFLECTED IN PARAGRAPH 11 OF HIS OVERVIEW OF THE SECOND SESSION OF THE PREPARATORY COMMITTEE DUE BY 5 DECEMBER 2016

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Views on the elements of a draft text of an international legally binding instrument 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, submitted by delegations to the Chair of the Preparatory Committee established by General Assembly resolution 69/292

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LETTER FROM PERMANENT MISSION OF THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO TO  THE UNITED NATIONS DATED 3 JUNE 2016

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CARICOM STATEMENTS AND SUBMISSIONS

 

INTERVENTION BY MRS. JULIETTE RILEY, CHARGE D'AFFAIRES A.I, PERMANENT MISSION OF BARBADOS TO THE UNITED NATIONS ON BEHALF OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) ON AGENDA ITEM 7

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  INTERVENTION BY MRS. JULIETTE RILEY, CHARGE D'AFFAIRES A.I, PERMANENT MISSION OF BARBADOS TO THE UNITED NATIONS ON BEHALF OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) ON AGENDA ITEM 7   PDF Version
  INTERVENTION BY MRS. JULIETTE RILEY, CHARGE D'AFFAIRES A.I, PERMANENT MISSION OF BARBADOS TO THE UNITED NATIONS ON BEHALF OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) ON AGENDA ITEM 7   PDF Version
  INTERVENTION BY MRS. JULIETTE RILEY, CHARGE D'AFFAIRES A.I, PERMANENT MISSION OF BARBADOS TO THE UNITED NATIONS ON BEHALF OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) ON AGENDA ITEM 7   PDF Version
 

Intervention on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States at the First Session of the Preparatory Committee established by UN General Assembly Resolution 69/292 on Capacity-building and the Transfer of Marine Technology – New York, 31 March 2016

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Intervention on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States at the First Session of the Preparatory Committee established by UN General Assembly Resolution 69/292 on Environmental Impact Assessments – New York, 30 March 2016

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Intervention on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States at the First Session of the Preparatory Committee established by UN General Assembly Resolution 69/292 on Marine Genetic Resources including Questions on the Sharing of Benefits – New York, 29 March 2016

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Intervention on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States at the First Session of the Preparatory Committee established by UN General Assembly Resolution 69/292 on Area Based Management Tools including Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) – New York, 30 March 2016

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  Intervention on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States at the First Session of the Preparatory Committee established by UN General Assembly Resolution 69/292 – New York, 8 April 2016   PDF Version
  STATEMENT BY MRS. JULIETTE RILEY, CHARGE D'AFFAIRES A.I, PERMANENT MISSION OF BARBADOS TO THE UNITED NATIONS ON BEHALF OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM)   PDF Version
 

Submission on behalf of the Member States of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) for the Development of an international legally-binding instrument under the Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction 5 December 2016

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ADDITIONAL READING AND REFERENCES

 

CONVENTION ON ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT IN A TRANSBOUNDARY CONTEXT - UNITED NATIONS 1991

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GUIDELINES ON ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT IN A TRANSBOUNDARY CONTEXT IN THE CASPIAN SEA REGION

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  INDICATIVE LIST OF GLOBAL TREATIES PDF Version
  INDICATIVE LIST OF REGIONAL TREATIES PDF Version
 

THE CONCEPT OF OCEAN GOVERNANCE: EVOLUTION TOWARD THE 21ST CENTURY AND THE PRINCIPLE OF SUSTAINABLE OCEAN USE

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OCEAN GOVERNANCE IN POST-MODERN SOCIETY - A GEOGRAPHICAL PERSPECTIVE

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ZONAL AND INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT APPROACHES TO OCEAN GOVERNANCE: REFLECTIONS ON A DUAL APPROACH IN INTERNATIONAL LAW OF THE SEA

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MEETING OF CARICOM MEMBER STATES, UWI EXPERTS

AND THE CARICOM MISSIONS IN NEW YORK PREPARATORY TO THE NEXT ROUND OF MEETINGS ON AREAS BEYOND NATIONAL JURISDICTIONS - VIDEOCONFERENCE 11 AUGUST 2016

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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

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Savingram No. 373/2016 dated 4 August 2016 - Meeting of CARICOM Member States, UWI Experts and the CARICOM Missions in New York Preparatory to the Next Round of Meetings on Areas Beyond National Jurisdictions, Videoconference, 11 August 2016 - (Convening)                     

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Draft Agenda dated 9 August 2016              WORD Version PDF Version

DOCUMENTATION

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Preparatory Committee established by General Assembly Resolution 69/292 “Development of an international legally binding instrument 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”
First session. New York, 28 March-8 April 2016 ( Provisional Agenda)
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2. Sixty-Ninth Session Agenda Item 74 (a) - Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 19 June 2015 WORD Version PDF Version
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Intervention by Mrs. Juliette Riley, Charge D’Affaires A.I., Permanent Mission of Barbados to the United Nations on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Agenda Item 7 – Area Based Management Tools including marine Protected Areas - 30 March 2016

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4. Intervention by Mrs. Juliette Riley, Charge D’Affaires A.I., Permanent Mission of Barbados to the United Nations on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Agenda Item 7 – Capacity Building and the transfer of Marine Technology - 31 March 2016   PDF Version
5. Intervention by Mrs. Juliette Riley, Charge D’Affaires A.I., Permanent Mission of Barbados to the United Nations on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Agenda Item 7 - Marine Genetic Resources including questions on the sharing of benefits - 30 March 2016   PDF Version
6. Intervention by Mrs. Juliette Riley, Charge D’Affaires A.I., Permanent Mission of Barbados to the United Nations on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Agenda Item 7 - The Guiding Approaches and General Principles of an International Legally-Binding Instrument - 29 March 2016   PDF Version
7. Intervention by Mrs. Juliette Riley, Charge D’Affaires A.I., Permanent Mission of Barbados to the United Nations on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) - 28 March 2016   PDF Version
8. Intervention on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States at the First Session of the Preparatory Committee established by UN General Assembly Resolution 69/292 on Capacity-building and the Transfer of Marine Technology – New York, 31 March 2016   PDF Version
9. Intervention on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States at the First Session of the Preparatory Committee established by UN General Assembly Resolution 69/292 on Environmental Impact Assessments – New York, 30 March 2016   PDF Version
10. Intervention on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States at the First Session of the Preparatory Committee established by UN General Assembly Resolution 69/292 on Marine Genetic Resources including Questions on the Sharing of Benefits – New York, 29 March 2016   PDF Version
11. Intervention on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States at the First Session of the Preparatory Committee established by UN General Assembly Resolution 69/292 on Area Based Management Tools including Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) – New York, 30 March 2016   PDF Version
12. Intervention on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States at the First Session of the Preparatory Committee established by UN General Assembly Resolution 69/292 – New York, 8 April 2016   PDF Version
13. Permanent Mission of the Republic Of Trinidad And Tobago to the United Nations   PDF Version
14. Preparatory Committee established by General Assembly resolution 69/292: Development of an international legally binding instrument 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 - Chair’s overview of the first session of the Preparatory Committee
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15. Preparatory Committee established by General Assembly resolution 69/292: Development of an international legally binding instrument 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, Second session, New York, 26 August-9 September 2016 (Agenda)   PDF Version
16. Preparatory Committee established by General Assembly Resolution 69/292: Development of an international legally binding instrument 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, Second session, New York, 26 August-9 September 2016 (Provisional Programme of Work)   PDF Version
BACKGROUND DOCUMENTATION
1. Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas   PDF Version
       

 

 

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