2947

Researcher: 
Mitchell
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Signature Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 
1982-12-10
Signature Year: 
1982
Signature Place: 
Montego Bay
Entry into force (EIF) Date: 
1994-11-16
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
United Nations Convention On The Law Of The Sea
Alternative Treaty Names: 
UNCLOS
Possible Sources (additional): 
ECOLEX-2649; SMTFE-2; Fletcher, CIESIN, Burhenne, Rummel-Bulska, Sand, UNEP96, Molitor, Hohmann; tre-1250.txt; reg-125.txt
Treaty Type
Multilateral / Bilateral / Other - New: 
Agreement Type Level 3: 
E (environment) Code (agreement is environmental or not): 
Environmental
Source for E (environmental) code: 
Preamble: The States Parties to this Convention, (...) Recognizing the desirability of establishing through this Convention, with due regard for the sovereignty of all States, a legal order for the seas and oceans which will facilitate international communication, and will promote the peaceful uses of the seas and oceans, the equitable and efficient utilization of their resources, the conservation of their living resources, and the study, protection and preservation of the marine environment, (...)
Text used for E (environmental) coding: 
Preamble: The States Parties to this Convention, (...) Recognizing the desirability of establishing through this Convention, with due regard for the sovereignty of all States, a legal order for the seas and oceans which will facilitate international communication, and will promote the peaceful uses of the seas and oceans, the equitable and efficient utilization of their resources, the conservation of their living resources, and the study, protection and preservation of the marine environment, (...)
Specific words used to code agreement as E (environmental): 
conservation/environment/marine/marine environment/ocean
Lineage
Lineage: 
Law of the Sea
Sequence: 
600.000
Secretariat and auspices
Org Auspices: 
United Nations
Legacy
Hidden fields
Version: 
2007.10
AmendProtToB: 
2947
AmendProtToC: 
2947
AmendProtToType: 
Agreement
Inclusion Auto-Generated: 
MEA - Multilateral Environmental Agreements
Subject: 
Nature/Ocean
Category: 
ENV
UNEP2005pg: 
295
Lang1: 
EN.txt
Deletable
Treaty Text (legacy)
Short Name: 
UNCLOS
Core Filename: 
1982-LawSea
Notes (incl. non-URL source for text): 
Replaced the Convention on the Territorial Sea and Contiguous Zone, Convention on Fishing and Conservation of the Living Resources of the High Seas, Convention on the High Seas
Date text posted to IEA: 
200403
Member Code: 
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Members: 
Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cote d'Ivoire, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Kinshasa), Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, European Union, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Republic of Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North), Republic of Korea (South), Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Federated States of Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesia, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zimbabwe,
OrigMEAgrees: 
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