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Red Sea & Gulf of Aden - Governing Instruments
 

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Regional Convention for the Conservation of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Environment

Short title : Jeddah Convention
Year adopted: 1982
Year entered into force : 20 th August 1985
Contracting Parties: Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, Palestine (PLO), Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen.

Objective: is to ensure conservation and sustainable use of the of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden coastal and marine ecosystems

Depository state: Saudi Arabia

For full text of the Convention link to:
http://www.persga.org/inner.php?id=62

 

Action Plan for the Conservation of the Marine Environment and Coastal Areas of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden

Adopted: 1976
Revised: 1995
Participating Countries: Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Jordan, Palestine (PLO), Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen (UNEP 2001)

For full text of the Action Plan link to
http://www.persga.org/inner.php?id=62

A new Strategic Action Plan was launched in 1999.

 

Protocol Concerning Regional Co-Operation in Combating Pollution by Oil and Other Harmful Substances in Cases of Emergency

Year adopted: Jeddah, 14 February 1982
Year entered into force : 1985

 

Protocol Concerning the Conservation of Biological Diversity and the Establishment of Network of Protected Areas in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden

Year adopted: 2005
Year entered into force:

 

Protocol Concerning the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden

Year adopted: Jeddah, 2005
Year entered into force:

 

The Protocol Concerning Technical Cooperation to Facilitate Exchange and Transfer Experts, Technicians, Equipment and Materials in Cases of Emergency

Year adopted: Jeddah, 1st July, 2009
Year entered into force:

The Jeddah Convention and Regional Protocols (status by December 2010):

Agreement Date of
signature
Status
Jeddah Convention

1982 S; R
Protocol Concerning Regional Co-operation in
Combating Pollution by Oil and Other Harmful
Substances in Cases of Emergency

1982
Protocol Concerning the Conservation of Biological
Diversity and the Establishment of Network of
Protected Areas in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden

2005 S; R*
Protocol Concerning the Protection of the Marine
Environment from Land-Based Activities in the
Red Sea and Gulf of Aden

2005 S; R*
Protocol Concerning Technical Cooperation
to Facilitate Exchange and Transfer Experts,
Technicians, Equipment and Materials in Cases of Emergency
2009 S

S: signed by all member states; R: ratified by all member states; R*: ratified by some member states and ratification in process by other members states


 


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