Thursday, November 12, 2009

U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea

Nigeria Nigeria recently became a party to the Agreement Relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks.  Here's an update on the status of ratifications of the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea and its related agreements.

  • There are 159 parties to the 1982 U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea.  The most recent countries to join as parties were Switzerland (May 1, 2009) and the Dominican Republic (July 10, 2009).
  • There are 137 parties to the Agreement Relating to the Implementation of Part XI of UNCLOS.  The most recent countries to join as parties were Switzerland (May 1, 2009) and the Dominican Republic (July 10, 2009).
  • There are 77 countries to the Agreement Relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks.  The most recent countries to join as parties are Tuvalu (February 2, 2009), Indonesia (September 28, 2009), and Nigeria (November 2, 2009).

(mew)

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