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Definition(s)

Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ) are those areas for which no nation has sole responsibility for management. They comprise the high seas; the seabed beyond the limits of the continental shelf; polar areas; and outer space. (Source: draft/University of Pisa)

In other languages

French
zone ne relevant pas de la juridiction nationale
Russian
район за пределами национальной юрисдикции
Spanish
zona situada fuera de los límites de la jurisdicción nacional
Chinese, Simplified
国家管辖范围以外的地区
Arabic
منطقة واقعة خارج حدود الولاية الوطنية

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with area beyond national jurisdiction

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with area beyond national jurisdiction. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Convention on Migratory Species
Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans of the Baltic and North Seas
ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution