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Dr Anastasia StratiDr Anastasia StratiDr Anastasia StratiDr Anastasia StratiDr Anastasia StratiDr Anastasia StratiDr Anastasia StratiDr Anastasia StratiDr Anastasia StratiDr Anastasia StratiDr Anastasia StratiDr Anastasia StratiDr Anastasia StratiDr Anastasia Strati
Expert Minister Counsellor,Expert Minister Counsellor,Expert Minister Counsellor,Expert Minister Counsellor,Expert Minister Counsellor,Expert Minister Counsellor,Expert Minister Counsellor,Expert Minister Counsellor,Expert Minister Counsellor,Expert Minister Counsellor,Expert Minister Counsellor,
Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations
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The 1982 United Nations United Nations United Nations United Nations United Nations United Nations United Nations United Nations United Nations Convention on the Law of SeaConvention on the Law of SeaConvention on the Law of SeaConvention on the Law of SeaConvention on the Law of SeaConvention on the Law of SeaConvention on the Law of SeaConvention on the Law of SeaConvention on the Law of SeaConvention on the Law of SeaConvention on the Law of SeaConvention on the Law of SeaConvention on the Law of SeaConvention on the Law of SeaConvention on the Law of SeaConvention on the Law of SeaConvention on the Law of SeaConvention on the Law of SeaConvention on the Law of SeaConvention on the Law of Sea (UNCLOS) (UNCLOS) (UNCLOS) (UNCLOS) has has has been been been been described by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third Udescribed by the President of Third UN Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Conference on the Law of Sea, Ambassador T.B. Koh, as a Ambassador T.B. Koh, as a Ambassador T.B. Koh, as a Ambassador T.B. Koh, as a Ambassador T.B. Koh, as a Ambassador T.B. Koh, as a Ambassador T.B. Koh, as a Ambassador T.B. Koh, as a Ambassador T.B. Koh, as a Ambassador T.B. Koh, as a Ambassador T.B. Koh, as a Ambassador T.B. Koh, as a Ambassador T.B. Koh, as a Ambassador T.B. Koh, as a Ambassador T.B. Koh, as a Ambassador T.B. Koh, as a Ambassador T.B. Koh, as a monumental achievementmonumental achievementmonumental achievementmonumental achievementmonumental achievementmonumental achievementmonumental achievementmonumental achievementmonumental achievementmonumental achievement of the international community, of the international community, of the international community, of the international community, of the international community, of the international community, of the international community, of the international community, of the international community, of the international community, of the international community, of the international community, of the international community, of the international community, of the international community, second to the Charter of second to the Charter of second to the Charter of second to the Charter of second to the Charter of second to the Charter of second to the Charter of second to the Charter of second to the Charter of second to the Charter of second to the Charter of second to the Charter of second to the Charter of the United Nations and the United Nations and the United Nations and the United Nations and the United Nations and the United Nations and the United Nations and the United Nations and the United Nations and the United Nations and the United Nations and the United Nations and the United Nations and the United Nations and the United Nations and the United Nations and a “Constitution for the Oceans” “Constitution for the Oceans” “Constitution for the Oceans” “Constitution for the Oceans” “Constitution for the Oceans” “Constitution for the Oceans” “Constitution for the Oceans” “Constitution for the Oceans” “Constitution for the Oceans” “Constitution for the Oceans” “Constitution for the Oceans” “Constitution for the Oceans” “Constitution for the Oceans” “Constitution for the Oceans” “Constitution for the Oceans” which which which wouldwould stand the test of timestand the test of timestand the test of timestand the test of timestand the test of timestand the test of timestand the test of timestand the test of timestand the test of timestand the test of time.
These words ese words ese words ese words ese words ese words could not be more could not be more could not be more could not be more could not be more could not be more could not be more could not be more could not be more could not be more could not be more true! true! true! The drafters of The drafters of The drafters of The drafters of The drafters of The drafters of The drafters of The drafters of The drafters of The drafters of The drafters of UNCLOS UNCLOS UNCLOS UNCLOS did not only succeed in did not only succeed in did not only succeed in did not only succeed in did not only succeed in did not only succeed in did not only succeed in did not only succeed in did not only succeed in did not only succeed in did not only succeed in adopting adopting adopting adopting adopting a comprehensive treaty a comprehensive treaty a comprehensive treaty a comprehensive treaty a comprehensive treaty a comprehensive treaty a comprehensive treaty a comprehensive treaty a comprehensive treaty a comprehensive treaty a comprehensive treaty dealdealdealing wiing wiing with almost every aspect of the oceansth almost every aspect of the oceansth almost every aspect of the oceansth almost every aspect of the oceansth almost every aspect of the oceansth almost every aspect of the oceansth almost every aspect of the oceansth almost every aspect of the oceansth almost every aspect of the oceansth almost every aspect of the oceansth almost every aspect of the oceansth almost every aspect of the oceansth almost every aspect of the oceansth almost every aspect of the oceansth almost every aspect of the oceansth almost every aspect of the oceansth almost every aspect of the oceansth almost every aspect of the oceansth almost every aspect of the oceansth almost every aspect of the oceansth almost every aspect of the oceans, but but but also also a treaty a treaty a treaty a treaty a treaty capable of capable of capable of capable of adaptingadaptingadapting to new realities and to new realities and to new realities and to new realities and to new realities and to new realities and to new realities and to new realities and to new realities and challengeschallengeschallengeschallengeschallenges.
By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas By establishing the legal framework within which all activities in oceans and seas must be carried out, must be carried out, must be carried out, must be carried out, must be carried out, must be carried out, must be carried out, must be carried out, must be carried out, must be carried out, must be carried out, must be carried out, must be carried out, must be carried out, must be carried out, must be carried out, the Conventionthe Conventionthe Conventionthe Conventionthe Conventionthe Conventionthe Conventionthe Convention promotes promotes promotes promotes promotes promotes stability of the law stability of the law stability of the law stability of the law stability of the law stability of the law stability of the law stability of the law as well as well as well as well as well as well as well as well maintmaintmaintenance of enance of enance of enance of enance of enance of inteinteinternational peace and securityrnational peace and securityrnational peace and securityrnational peace and securityrnational peace and securityrnational peace and securityrnational peace and securityrnational peace and securityrnational peace and securityrnational peace and securityrnational peace and securityrnational peace and security.
The The universal characteruniversal characteruniversal characteruniversal characteruniversal characteruniversal character of of UNCLOS UNCLOS UNCLOS is evidenced in its is evidenced in its is evidenced in its is evidenced in its is evidenced in its is evidenced in its is evidenced in its is evidenced in its is evidenced in its is evidenced in its is evidenced in its is evidenced in its universal universal universal universal universal language and purpose language and purpose language and purpose language and purpose language and purpose language and purpose language and purpose language and purpose language and purpose language and purpose language and purpose language and purpose language and purpose language and purpose language and purpose as well in its as well in its as well in its as well in its as well in its as well in its as well in its as well in its as well in its as well in its unprecedentedunprecedentedunprecedentedunprecedentedunprecedentedunprecedentedunprecedented, almost universalalmost universalalmost universalalmost universalalmost universalalmost universalalmost universalalmost universalalmost universal, participation, participation, participation, participation, participation, participation, participation, participation- to date to date to date to date to date to date 168 StatesStatesStatesStatesStates PartiesPartiesPartiesParties, including the European Union, , including the European Union, , including the European Union, , including the European Union, , including the European Union, , including the European Union, , including the European Union, , including the European Union, , including the European Union, , including the European Union, , including the European Union, , including the European Union, are bound by itare bound by itare bound by itare bound by itare bound by itare bound by itare bound by itare bound by itare bound by its provisions. In addition, s provisions. In addition, s provisions. In addition, s provisions. In addition, s provisions. In addition, s provisions. In addition, s provisions. In addition, s provisions. In addition, s provisions. In addition, s provisions. In addition, s provisions. In addition, s provisions. In addition, s provisions. In addition, s provisions. In addition, s provisions. In addition, s provisions. In addition, s provisions. In addition, international jurisprudenceinternational jurisprudenceinternational jurisprudenceinternational jurisprudenceinternational jurisprudenceinternational jurisprudenceinternational jurisprudenceinternational jurisprudenceinternational jurisprudenceinternational jurisprudenceinternational jurisprudenceinternational jurisprudenceinternational jurisprudenceinternational jurisprudence has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or has long accepted that its provisions either embody or reflecreflect customary international lawcustomary international lawcustomary international lawcustomary international lawcustomary international lawcustomary international lawcustomary international lawcustomary international lawcustomary international lawcustomary international lawcustomary international lawcustomary international lawcustomary international lawcustomary international law.
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UNCLOS UNCLOS UNCLOS deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in deals with each jurisdictional zone separately and in addition to the specaddition to the specaddition to the specaddition to the specaddition to the specaddition to the specaddition to the specaddition to the specaddition to the specific provisions there are ific provisions there are ific provisions there are ific provisions there are ific provisions there are ific provisions there are ific provisions there are ific provisions there are ific provisions there are ific provisions there are ific provisions there are ific provisions there are ific provisions there are ific provisions there are ific provisions there are residual regimesresidual regimesresidual regimesresidual regimesresidual regimesresidual regimesresidual regimes andand general general principlesprinciples.
It would be unrealistic to expect It would be unrealistic to expect It would be unrealistic to expect It would be unrealistic to expect It would be unrealistic to expect It would be unrealistic to expect It would be unrealistic to expect It would be unrealistic to expect It would be unrealistic to expect It would be unrealistic to expect It would be unrealistic to expect It would be unrealistic to expect It would be unrealistic to expect It would be unrealistic to expect It would be unrealistic to expect It would be unrealistic to expect It would be unrealistic to expect It would be unrealistic to expect It would be unrealistic to expect It would be unrealistic to expect It would be unrealistic to expect a framework a framework a framework a framework a framework a framework a framework conventionconventionconventionconventionconvention to to incorporate all the detailed incorporate all the detailed incorporate all the detailed incorporate all the detailed incorporate all the detailed incorporate all the detailed incorporate all the detailed incorporate all the detailed incorporate all the detailed incorporate all the detailed incorporate all the detailed incorporate all the detailed incorporate all the detailed incorporate all the detailed incorporate all the detailed incorporate all the detailed incorporate all the detailed incorporate all the detailed provisions provisions provisions provisions provisions provisions provisions that that that may be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activitymay be required for the regulation of a specific activity. 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It has to be recalled,recalled,recalled,recalled,recalled, however, that however, that however, that however, that however, that however, that however, that however, that with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, with respect to the protection of marine environment, UNCLOS UNCLOS UNCLOS incorporates by referenceincorporates by referenceincorporates by 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therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly implementation of this conventional framework; therefore, partnerships should mainly aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to aim at ensuring that States possess the necessary capacities and infrastructure to implement implement implement implement implement it. it.
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activitieshe integrated approach of ocean related activitieshe integrated approach of ocean related activitieshe integrated approach of ocean related activitieshe integrated approach of ocean related activitieshe integrated approach of ocean related activitieshe integrated approach of ocean related activitieshe integrated approach of ocean related activitieshe integrated approach of ocean related activitieshe integrated approach of ocean related activitieshe integrated approach of ocean related activities based on UNCLOS is an essential based on UNCLOS is an essential based on UNCLOS is an essential based on UNCLOS is an essential based on UNCLOS is an essential based on UNCLOS is an essential based on UNCLOS is an essential based on UNCLOS is an essential based on UNCLOS is an essential based on UNCLOS is an essential based on UNCLOS is an essential based on UNCLOS is an essential based on UNCLOS is an essential based on UNCLOS is an essential based on UNCLOS is an essential based on UNCLOS is an essential based on UNCLOS is an essential based on UNCLOS is an essential dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack dimension for promoting sustainable development, since fragmented actions lack coherence and lead to solutions that coherence and lead to solutions that coherence and lead to solutions that coherence and lead to solutions that coherence and lead to solutions that coherence and lead to solutions that coherence and lead to solutions that coherence and lead to solutions that coherence and lead to solutions that coherence and lead to solutions that coherence and lead to solutions that coherence and lead to solutions that coherence and lead to solutions that coherence and lead to solutions that coherence and lead to solutions that coherence and lead to solutions that coherence and lead to solutions that coherence and lead to solutions that coherence and lead to solutions that coherence and lead to solutions that coherence and lead to solutions that coherence and lead to solutions that may have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation ay have a limited impact on the conservation and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.and sustainable use of oceans their resources.
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On the On the On the On the On the On the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the international level, it is important that this integrated approach guide the regulatory work and capacityregulatory work and capacityregulatory work and capacityregulatory work and capacityregulatory work and capacityregulatory work and capacityregulatory work and capacityregulatory work and capacityregulatory work and capacityregulatory work and capacityregulatory work and capacityregulatory work and capacityregulatory work and capacityregulatory work and capacityregulatory work and capacityregulatory work and capacityregulatory work and capacity-building activities of international organizations in the building activities of international organizations in the building activities of international organizations in the building activities of international organizations in the building activities of international organizations in the building activities of 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organizations in the building activities of international organizations in the building activities of international organizations in the building activities of international organizations in the building activities of international organizations in the building activities of international organizations in the framework of their competences and that such organizations effectively respond to the framework of their competences and that such organizations effectively respond to the framework of their competences and that such organizations effectively respond to the framework of their competences and that such organizations effectively respond to the framework of their competences and that such organizations effectively respond to the framework of their competences and that such organizations effectively respond to the framework of their competences and that such organizations effectively respond to the framework of their competences and that such organizations effectively respond to the 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comprehensive legal the national level integrated approach requires that a comprehensive legal the national level integrated approach requires that a comprehensive legal the national level integrated approach requires that a comprehensive legal the national level integrated approach requires that a comprehensive legal the national level integrated approach requires that a comprehensive legal the national level integrated approach requires that a comprehensive legal the national level integrated approach requires that a comprehensive legal framework for ocean framework for ocean framework for ocean framework for ocean framework for ocean framework for ocean framework for ocean framework for ocean framework for ocean framework for ocean framework for ocean framework for ocean framework for ocean matters be put in placematters be put in placematters be put in placematters be put in placematters be put in placematters be put in placematters be put in placematters be put in placematters be 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environment through sustainable tourism, ensure saensure saensure saensure safe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rulefe and secure shipping services in accordance with the IMO rules and and and recommendationrecommendationrecommendationrecommendationrecommendationrecommendationrecommendations, as well , as well , as well , as well , as well , as well , as well address the address the address the address the address the address the address the address the address the adverse adverse adverse adverse adverse impactsimpactsimpactsimpactsimpacts of marine litter, in particular of marine litter, in particular of marine litter, in particular of marine litter, in particular of marine litter, in particular of marine litter, in particular of marine litter, in particular of marine litter, in particular of marine litter, in particular of marine litter, in particular of marine litter, in particular of marine litter, in particular of marine litter, in particular of marine litter, in particular of marine litter, in particular microplasticsmicroplasticsmicroplasticsmicroplasticsmicroplasticsmicroplasticsmicroplastics, which constitute on, which constitute on, which constitute on, which constitute on, which constitute on, which constitute on, which constitute on, which constitute on, which constitute on, which constitute one of the major threats to marine environmente of the major threats to marine environmente of the major threats to marine environmente of the major threats to marine environmente of the major threats to marine environmente of the major threats to marine environmente of the major threats to marine environmente of the major threats to marine environmente of the major threats to marine environmente of the major threats to marine environmente of the major threats to marine environmente of the major threats to marine environmente of the major threats to marine environmente of the major threats to marine environmente of the major threats to marine environmente of the major threats to marine environmente of the major threats to marine environment.
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