Background Release


NEW YORK, 22 January (Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea) — The Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf will hold its sixtieth session from 22 January to 8 March at United Nations Headquarters in New York. During the session, plenary meetings will be held from 29 January to 2 February and from 26 February to 1 March. The remainder of the session will be devoted to the technical examination of submissions by subcommissions in the Division premises, including geographic information systems laboratories and other technical facilities.


The Review Conference on the Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks will be resumed from 22 to 26 May at United Nations Headquarters in New York.