17 Sep 2018
CIIMAR on the Portuguese delegation at the Intergovernmental Conference on Areas Outside of National Jurisdiction
The CIIMAR researcher Marta Chantal is part of the Portuguese delegation at the Intergovernmental Conference on Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, between 2018 and 2020 at the UN.
The main objective of the conference is to develop tools for the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea that allow the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction. The conference will meet four sessions running from September 2018 to mid 2020. The first session ended with the certainty that the working team is on track to achieve its mission and the next session will take place in March 2019 .