Our Tasks

REMPEC’s key areas  when working to prevent environmental marine pollution from ships, developing preparation strategies and responses to accidental marine pollution, while also collaborating on active marine pollution cases, involve:

Strengthening national capacities for effective implementation of international rules

Strengthening the capacities of the coastal States in the region to better prevent marine pollution incidents, to ensure the upholding of international rules governing shipping, and the prevention of marine pollution. To abate, combat, and, to the fullest possible extent, eliminate pollution of the marine environment from shipping activities, including pleasure crafts.

Developing regional cooperation

Developing regional cooperation in the field to pro-actively prevent marine pollution from ships, whilst facilitating cooperation among Mediterranean coastal States to efficiently respond to pollution incidents.

Developing national capabilities to respond to pollution incidents

Assisting coastal States of the Mediterranean region who request to develop their own national capabilities to respond to pollution incidents, which result or may result in a discharge of oil or other hazardous and noxious substances. Facilitating this exchange of information, as well as providing technological cooperation and training.

Providing a framework for the exchange of information and coordinating action at these national, regional and global levels

Providing a framework for the exchange of information on operational, technical, scientific, legal and financial matters and instigating dialogue to conduct coordinated action at national, regional and global levels to swiftly implement Prevention and Emergency Protocols

Providing assistance in cases of emergency

Assisting coastal States of the region who request emergency assistance, either directly or via other regions.  Securing assistance from other Parties, who are close to their region or from outside their region

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