The Convention for the Protection of Natural Resources and Environment of the South Pacific Region (the Noumea Convention) and its Protocols obliges Parties to endeavour to take all appropriate measures to prevent, reduce and control pollution from any source and to ensure sound environmental management and development of natural resources, using the best practicable means at their disposal and in accordance with their capabilities.

Topics: 
pollution
Entry into force: 
18 Sep 1990
Region: 
Asia and the Pacific
Source of information: Noumea Convention website .
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