actors and agreements in the region
The North Sea (and its approaches) has been designated
as a Special Area for the
purpose of Annex I (oil) to MARPOL
Global action and Global
of the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses
and International Lakes UN ECE. >
Regional Seas Programme. >
UNEP Global programme of action for the protection of
the marine environment from land-based activities (UNEP
Regional Office for Europe. >
National organization of response within the framework
of the EU Community Information System: Belgium
Cedre, Centre of documentation, research and experimentation
on accidental water pollution). Oil
da Autoridade, Marítima, Marinha.
conventions, agreements, action plans and actors
on the Protection of the Marine Environment of North-East
Atlantic OSPAR Commission. >
Bonn Agreement. >
North Sea Conferences and Declarations. >
Wadden Sea Joint Declaration and Action Plan
Wadden Sea Secretariat. >
Rhine Convention ICPR. >
Maritime Regions of Europe. >
MoU on Port State Control >
reports on the state of the marine and coastal environment
Status Report 2000.
Marine and Coastal Environment. Annual topic update
1999 (EEA Topic Center on Marine and Coastal Environment)
State of the environment reporting system (SERIS): Atlantic.
See also country
reports for Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Iceland,
Ireland, The Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden,
and the United Kingdom.
of Marine Debris and Oil
Status Report 1999.
Forum Skagen: Forum
UNEP GPA: North
East Atlantic (brief description of environmental
state, priority issues, etc.).
Environment Outlook 3 (GEO3). Coastal and marine
of Rhode Island: Large Marine Ecosystems (LME): The
region includes the East
Iceland Shelf, Faroe
Celtic SeaBay of Biscay, and the
Iberian Coastal system.
sector and NGOs actors and initiatives
Community Shipowners Association (ECSA). See
Annual Report on Safety and Environment.
CONCAWE. The oil
companies' European organisation for environment, health
Europia. The European government affairs organisation
of the oil refining and marketing industry in the EU
Sea Ports Organisation. >
Union for Coastal Conservation. >
Sea Commission. >
at Risk. >
Northeast Atlantic Programme.
International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF).
International Directory of Oil Spill Cleanup Contractors
and Response Organisations. >
International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation
Association (IPIECA). >