MPA Management Authority

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Suggestion 1: Management through regional cooperation[edit | edit source]

States cooperate at the sub-regional, regional or international level as appropriate to manage designated MPAs.


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References: UNCLOS Art 197 on Co-operation on a global or regional basis


Suggestion 2: Management by designated regional advisory bodies or coordinating units[edit | edit source]

States cooperate at the sub-regional, regional or global level through regional advisory bodies or coordinating units established under this agreement to manage designated MPAs.


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References: UNCLOS Art 118 on Cooperation of States in the conservation/ management of living resources


Suggestion 3: Cooperation through body designated by the decision making body[edit | edit source]

The decision making body designates a responsible body for MPA management, building on and in consultation with existing organizations. Where there is no competent organization, States cooperate to establish such an organization, or enter into other appropriate arrangements.


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References: UNCLOS Art 118 on Cooperation of States in the conservation/ management of living resources.


Suggestion 4: Reporting to and recommendations from the decision making body on MPA in ABNJ management[edit | edit source]

The recognized MPA management authority shall regularly report to the decision making body, which may provide advice and recommendations on the management of the MPA based on advice of the Scientific Committee


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Also see[edit | edit source]

IV. Institutional Arrangements