Southeast Pacific

International actors and agreements in the region

See Global action and Global actors.

UNEP Regional Seas Programme. ••>

UNEP Global programme of action for the protection of the marine environment from land-based activities (UNEP GPA). ••>

UNEP Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC). ••>

UN Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). ••>

Regional conventions, agreements, action plans and actors

Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and Coastal Area of the South-East Pacific (Lima Convention) • Permanent Commission of the South Pacific (CPPS). ••>

South-East Pacific Action Plan (Plan de Acción para la Protección del Medio Marino y Áreas Costeras del Pacífico Sudeste). ••>

Latin American Agreement on Port State Control (Viña del Mar Agreement). ••>

Regional reports on the state of the marine and coastal environment

UNEP GPA: Assessment of Land-based Sources and Activities Affecting the Marine, Coastal and Associated Freshwater Environment in the South-East Pacific.

UNEP GPA: South-East Pacific Region (brief description of environmental state, priority issues, etc.).

UNEP: Global Environment Outlook 3 (GEO3). Coastal and marine areas.

University of Rhode Island: Large Marine Ecosystems (LME): The region includes the Humboldt Current and part of the Pacific Central American Coastal System.

Private sector and NGOs actors and initiatives

Regional Association of Oil and Natural Gas Companies in Latin America and the Caribbean (ARPEL). ••>

Latin Petroleum Analytics (LAPA). ••>

Clean Caribbean Cooperative. ••>

Mundo Azul. ••>

Amazonia. Articles on oil exploration and exploitation in the region.

Rainforest Action Network (RAN).

Oilwatch. ••>

International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF). ••>

International Directory of Oil Spill Cleanup Contractors and Response Organisations. ••>

International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA). ••>

Oil from the tanker Jessica. Photo: © NOAA.