High Seas Treaty

7 February, 2024

In June of 2023, after two decades of informal meetings that eventually turned into formal negotiations, the United Nations officially adopted a new treaty that will enable the global community to better protect the two-thirds of the ocean that lie beyond national jurisdiction: the High Seas.  The full, official name of this treaty is the […]

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7 September, 2023

Keep Sustainable Development Goal 14 as our lodestar, and the UN Decade of Ocean Science as our chart, and we will be staying the course towards a healthy and equitable ocean – By Ambassador Peter Thomson, UNSG’s Special Envoy for the Ocean In early June 2025, on the shores of the Mediterranean in the beautiful […]

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