Guide to Arctic Policy and Assessments

Title (max 80 characters)United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) 1994
Blurb (max 320 characters)UNCLOS establishes rules governing all uses of world's ocean, seas, and resources. UNCLOS governs all aspects of ocean space.

Article 234, on Ice-covered Areas, allows Arctic coastal states to adopt and enforce non-descriminatory laws and regulations for the prevention, reduction, and control of marine pollution from vessels operating in ice-covered waters.

Document type:Web page
Year Published:1994
Published by:United Nations


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