Regional Seas Conventions and Decommissioning
Alexandra Wawryk, Catherine Banet and Eduardo G Pereira, "Regional Seas Conventions and Decommissioning" in E Pereira, A Wawryk, H Trischmann, C Banet and K Hall (eds), The Regulation of Decommissioning, Abandonment and Reuse Initiatives in the Oil and Gas Industry: From Obligation to Opportunities(
Posted: 16 Feb 2021
Date Written: February 12, 2021
The previous chapter examined the key multilateral instruments of international law relevant to decommissioning, namely the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and the London Convention on Dumping. As foreshadowed in that chapter, States across the globe are also party to a number of regional seas conventions and programmes, which impose obligations on the parties to protect and preserve the marine environment, and to promote the sustainable management and use of the marine and coastal environment.
Keywords: Regional Seas
JEL Classification: K32
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