International Government Organisations
Arctic Council"Provides a mechanism to address the common concerns and challenges faced by the Arctic governments and the people of the Arctic."
Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans of the Baltic and North Seas (ASCOBANS)The ASCOBANS Agreement was concluded to coordinate and implement conservation measures for small cetaceans of the Baltic and North Seas, as a regional agreement under the auspices of the Bonn Convention (CMS).
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)Bans or limits international trade in endangered or threatened species.
International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)"Forum for the exchange of information and ideas on the sea and its living resources, and for the promotion and coordination of marine research".
International Whaling Commission"To provide for the proper conservation of whale stocks and thus make possible the orderly development of the whaling industry."
International Whaling Commission - Scientific Committee
North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC)Convention regulating fisheries in the Northeast Atlantic.
Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO)Convention regulating fisheries in the Northwest Atlantic.