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Regional Seas LogoThe Regional Seas Conventions and Action Plans - the world's only legal framework for protecting the oceans and seas at the regional level - celebrate their landmark 40th anniversary in 2014. As the world transitions to an inclusive green economy and looks towards the post-2015 development agenda, countries will continue to rely on the Regional Seas Programme "shared seas" approach to help restore the health, productivity and resilience of oceans and marine ecosystems, and to maintain their biodiversity.... More >>

The 22nd Intergovernmental Meeting of the Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia (COBSEA) 27-28 April 2015, Bangkok, Thailand


Press Release: Launch of the UNEP Regional Seas report of the 40th years anniversary: Setting a Course for Regional Seas
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Measuring success: Indicators for the regional seas conventions and action plans

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