Convention on Conservation of Nature in the South Pacific (Apia Convention)


A UNEP Regional Seas Convention for the Pacific region. The main objective of the Convention is to commit the Parties to take action for the conservation, utilisation and development of the natural resources of the South Pacific region through careful planning and management for the benefit of present and future generations. It was signed in 1976 and entered into force in 1990, but its operation was suspended in 2006.

Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (2012) 1