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Submarine Cables, Marine Environment and Sustainable Development
by International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) (Other relevant actor)
The International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) will continue to work towards the implementation of SDG 14 by promoting sustainable practices in the submarine cable community and by raising awareness among seabed users and policy makers on the significance of submarine cables in sustainable socio-economic development and on the importance and practical implications of the provisions of UNCLOS on submarine cables and on the protection and preservation of the marine environment.
Progress reports
Ongoing
Recommendations of submarine cable industry best practices that are consistent with UNCLOS and SDG 14
Ongoing
Publication of reports and peer-reviewed papers on the relationship between submarine cables and the marine environment
Ongoing
Organization of workshops and presentations on the relationship between submarine cables and the marine environment
Ongoing
Dissemination of information to decision makers and the public via the media, the ICPC website and presentations
Staff / Technical expertise
Joint efforts of ICPCs International Marine Environmental Advisor and ICPCs International Law Advisor within budget allocated by ICPCs Executive Committee
Basic information
Time-frame: 2017 - 2030
Partners
International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC)
Ocean Basins
  • Global
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Keith Schofield, ICPC General Manager , general.manager@iscpc.org, +44 7836 249376
Lymington, United Kingdom
Other SDGs
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