Marine biodiversity in the high seas
IntroductionHave your say on New Zealand's participation in UN treaty negotiations about marine biodiversity. Submissions close 4 July 2018.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) want to hear your views on a new United Nations treaty about the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity – specifically in areas beyond countries’ national jurisdiction.
Submit your views on:
- marine genetic resources, including possible access and benefit sharing arrangements
- area-based management tools, including marine protected areas
- environmental impact assessments
- capacity-building and the transfer of marine technology to developing countries.
Email submiisions to BBNJ@mfat.govt.nz before 4 July 2018.