The Marine Mammal Commission Compendium of Selected Treaties, International Agreements, and Other Relevant Documents on Marine Resources, Wildlife, and the Environment: Marine pollution (continued)

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Protocol Concerning Cooperation in Combating Pollution Emergencies
Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats
Brussels 1964
Accord of Cooperation for the Protection of the Coasts and Waters of
International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness Response
International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund
Bamako Convention on the Ban of the Import into Africa and the Control
African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area
Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes
Convention on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution Bucharest 1992
Protocol on Protection of the Black Sea Marine Environment Against
Protocol on the Protection of the Black Sea Marine Environment Against
Santiago 1966
Convention for the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea
Tokyo 1970
Agreement Concerning the Continuation of Marine Geoscientific
Convention on the Intergovernmental Maritime Consultative Organization
Convention for a North Pacific Marine Science Organization PICES Ottawa
Memorandum of Understanding on the Avoidance of Overlaps and Conflicts
Relating to Deep SeaBed Areas New York 1991
Oslo 1975
The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade Geneva 1947 as Amended
Protocol of Provisional Application Geneva 1947
London 1977
South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty Raratonga 1985

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Page 3306 - States have, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations and the principles of international law, the sovereign right to exploit their own resources pursuant to their own environmental policies, and the responsibility to ensure that activities within their jurisdiction or control do not cause damage to the environment of other States or of areas beyond the limits of national jurisdiction.
Page 2746 - Chinese texts of which are equally authentic, shall be deposited in the archives of the Depositary Governments. Duly certified copies of this Treaty shall be transmitted by the Depositary Governments to the Governments of the signatory and acceding States.
Page 2733 - Organization. 2. Each Member of the United Nations undertakes to respect the exclusively international character of the responsibilities of the Secretary-General and the staff and not to seek to influence them in the discharge of their responsibilities.
Page 2522 - Activities in the Area'' means all activities of exploration for, and exploitation of, the resources of the Area; 4. "Pollution of the marine environment" means the introduction by man, directly or indirectly, of substances or energy into the marine environment (including estuaries) which results or is likely to result in such deleterious effects as harm to living resources and marine life, hazards to human health, hindrance to marine activities, including fishing and other legitimate uses of the...
Page 2733 - SecretaryGeneral and the staff shall not seek or receive instructions from any government or from any other authority external to the organization. They shall refrain from any action which might reflect on their position as international officials responsible only to the organization.
Page 2823 - Whereas differences have arisen respecting the Liberty claimed by the United States for the Inhabitants thereof, to take, dry, and cure Fish on certain Coasts, Bays, Harbours, and Creeks of His Britannic Majesty's Dominions in America...
Page 2725 - ... or any other nuclear explosion, at any place under its jurisdiction or control : (a) in the atmosphere; beyond its limits, including outer space; or under water, including territorial waters or high seas; or (b) in any other environment if such explosion causes radioactive debris to be present outside the territorial limits of the State under whose jurisdiction or control such explosion is conducted.
Page 2726 - Treaty undertakes furthermore to refrain from causing, encouraging, or in any way participating in, the carrying out of any nuclear weapon test explosion, or any other nuclear explosion, anywhere which would take place in any of the environments described, or have the effect referred to, in paragraph 1 of this Article.
Page 2726 - ... 2. This Treaty shall be subject to ratification by signatory States. Instruments of ratification and instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, which are hereby designated the Depositary Governments.
Page 2698 - ... necessary to secure compliance with laws or regulations which are not inconsistent with the provisions of this Agreement...

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