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1993: Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme (sprep)

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Provisions coded as containing the code: FINAD
  Provision  First Coders Codes  Second Coders Codes 
Art.3  Article 3  HOBS HOBF SBS FINAD  HOBS HOBF REVW SBS FINAD 
Art.3.1  1. The SPREP Meeting shall be open to the Membership of the Parties to this Agreement and, with the appropriate authorisation of the Party having responsibility for its international affairs, of each of the following:     
Art.3.1.1x  American Samoa     
Art.3.1.2x  French Polynesia     
Art.3.1.3x  Guam     
Art.3.1.4x  New Caledonia     
Art.3.1.5x  Northern Mariana Islands     
Art.3.1.6x  Palau     
Art.3.1.7x  Tokelau     
Art.3.1.8x  Wallis and Futuna.     
Art.3.2  2. The SPREP Meeting shall be held at such times as the SPREP Meeting may determine. A special SPREP Meeting may be held at any time as provided in the Rules of Procedure.     
Art.3.3  3. The SPREP Meeting shall be the plenary body and its functions shall be:     
Art.3.3.a  (a) to provide a forum for Members to consult on matters of common concern with regard to the protection and improvement of the environment of the South Pacific region and, in particular, to further the purposes of SPREP;     
Art.3.3.b  (b) to approve and review the Action Plan for SPREP and to determine the general policies of SPREP;     
Art.3.3.c  (c) to adopt the report of the Director on the operation of SPREP;     
Art.3.3.d  (d) to adopt the work programmes of SPREP and review progress in their implementation;     
Art.3.3.e  (e) to adopt the Budget estimates of SPREP;     
Art.3.3.f  (f) to make recommendations to Members;     
Art.3.3.g  (g) to appoint the Director;     
Art.3.3.h  (h) to give directions to the Director concerning the implementation of the Work Programme;     
Art.3.3.h.i  (i) to approve rules and conditions for the appointment of the staff of the Secretariat; and     
Art.3.3  (j) to carry out such other functions as are specified in this Agreement or are necessary for the effective functioning of SPREP.     
Art.3.4  4. The SPREP Meeting may establish such committees and sub-committees and other subsidiary bodies as it considers necessary.     
Art.3.5  5. In addition to the functions referred to in paragraph (3) of this Article, the SPREP Meeting shall, through such mechanisms as it considers appropriate, consult and co-operate with the Meetings of Parties to:  RELA   
Art.3.5.a  (a) the Convention on Conservation of Nature in the South Pacific adopted at Apia on 12 June 1976;  RELA  RELA 
Art.3.5.b  (b) the Convention for the Protection of the Natural Resources and Environment of the South Pacific Region adopted at Noumea on 24 November 1986 and related Protocols; and  RELA  RELA 
Art.3.5.c  (c) any other international or regional Agreement that may be concluded for the protection of the environment of the South Pacific region,     
Art.3.5.dx  with a view to ensuring the achievement of the purpose of SPREP and of this Agreement and facilitating the achievement of the purposes of those Conventions.     
Art.5  Article 5  FINAD HOBF  FINAD SBF HOBF 
Art.5.1  1. The Budget estimates for SPREP shall be prepared by the Director.     
Art.5.2  2. Adoption of the Budget of SPREP and determination of all other questions relating to the Budget shall be by consensus.     
Art.5.3  3. The SPREP Meeting shall adopt financial regulations for the administration of SPREP. Such regulations may authorise SPREP to accept contributions from private and public sources.     
Art.7  Article 7  SECF FINAD  SECF 
Art.7.1  1. The functions of the Secretariat shall be to implement the activities of SPREP, which shall include:     
Art.7.1.a  (a) to promote, undertake and co-ordinate the implementation of the SPREP Action Plan through the annual Programmes of Work, and review and report regularly on progress thereon to Members;  INFO  INFO 
Art.7.1.b  (b) to carry out research and studies as required to implement the SPREP Action Plan through the annual Programmes of Work;  SCIR  SCIR 
Art.7.1.c  (c) to advise and assist Members on the implementation of activities carried out under the SPREP Action Plan or consistent with its purpose;     
Art.7.1.d  (d) to provide a means of regular consultation among Members on the implementation of activities under the SPREP Action Plan and on other relevant issues;     
Art.7.1.e  (e) to co-ordinate and establish working arrangements with relevant national, regional and international organisations;     
Art.7.1.f  (f) to gather and disseminate relevant information for Members and other interested Governments and organisations;  INFO  INFO 
Art.7.1.g  (g) to promote the development and training of personnel of Members and to promote public awareness and education, including the publication of materials;  INFO  INFO 
Art.7.1.h  (h) to assist Members in the acquisition, interpretation and evaluation of scientific and technical data and information;  SCIR  SCIR 
Art.7.1.i  (i) to undertake such other activities and follow such procedures as the SPREP Meeting may decide; and     
Art.7.1.j  (j) to seek financial and technical resources for SPREP.  SCIR   
Art.7.2  2. In addition to the functions described in paragraph (1) of this Article, the Secretariat shall be responsible for the co-ordination and implementation of any functions that the SPREP Meeting may agree to undertake relating to:     
Art.7.2.a  (a) the Convention on Conservation of Nature in the South Pacific;  RELA  RELA 
Art.7.2.b  (b) the Convention for the Protection of the Natural Resources and Environment of the South Pacific Region, the Protocol for the Prevention of Pollution of the South Pacific Region by Dumping, and the Protocol concerning Co-operation in Combating Pollution Emergencies in the South Pacific Region; and  RELA  RELA 
Art.7.2.c  (c) any other international or regional Agreement that may be concluded for the protection of the environment of the South Pacific region.     
Please cite as:
Data from Ronald B. Mitchell. 2002-2018. International Environmental Agreements Database Project (Version 2014.3).
Available at: http://iea-archive.uoregon.edu/
Date accessed: 18 December 2018