The Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment in the Wider Caribbean Region is a comprehensive, umbrella agreement for the protection and development of the marine environment. This regional environmental convention provides the legal framework for cooperative regional and national actions in the Wider Caribbean Region (WCR).

InforMEA Tags: 
marine ecosystem, marine pollution, land-based marine pollution
Entry into force: 
10 Oct 1986
Latin America and the Caribbean
Source of information: Cartagena Convention website .
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