Links and references

Related conventions and action programmes
Basel Convention
UNCLOS (1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea)
Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities: 1995 (UNEP-GPA)
Other relevant organizations and initiatives

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
United Nations Education, Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
World Health Organization (WHO)
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

OSPAR Commission (Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic)
International Ocean Institute (IOI)
The Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection (GESAMP)

International Council for Exploration of the Sea (ICES)  
The ICES Advisory Committee on the Marine Environment provides advice and technical guidance on a variety of topics related to marine monitoring and assessment.
The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC)

The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC)

World Organisation of Dredging Associations (WODA)
Central Dredging Association (CEDA)

International Union for Conservation of Nature

Greenpeace International