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Latin America and the Caribbean

Latin America and the Caribbean

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Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region (Cartagena Convention) Cartagena Convention - Fri, 10 October 1986 The Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment in the Wider Caribbean Region (WCR) or Cartagena Convention is comprehensive, umbrella agreement for the protection and development of the marine environment.

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Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and Coastal Areas of the South-East Pacific (Lima convention) The South-East Pacific Action Plan was adopted in 1981 together with the Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and Coastal Zones of the South-East Pacific (Lima Convention) and its associated protocols. The Action Plan is implemented within the framework of inter-agency cooperation between the Permanent Commission for the South Pacific (CPPS), UN Environment and some two dozen agencies, programmes and Convention Secretariats.

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The Focal Point for all these at UN Environment is Ms. Kanako Hasegawa