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Regional Convention for the Conservation of the Marine Environment of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden Environment (Jeddah Convention)

Published August 20, 1985

The UN Environment Programme states this convention’s objective as “to ensure conservation of the environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden by the promotion, on a regional basis, of environmental protection and natural resources management in the marine and coastal areas of the region.” It was signed in February 1982 and entered into force on August 20, 1985.

 

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