Việt Nam chairs meeting on UNCLOS’ role in sustainable sea, ocean preservation

22/07/2021 11:50 11

Việt Nam chairs meeting on UNCLOS’ role in sustainable sea, ocean preservation


NEW YORK — The Permanent Mission of Việt Nam to the United Nations (UN) chaired an online meeting of the Group of Friends on the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) on July 21.

The event's theme highlights the importance of the UNCLOS in the fulfillment of UN Sustainable Development Goal No.14 (SDG 14) on conservation and sustainable use of seas and oceans.

Founded on June 30, 2021 under the initiative of 12 countries, including Việt Nam, Germany and others, the group now comprises 107 UN member states, including five permanent members of the UN Security Council and others in Southeast Asia. — VNS

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