List of Resolutions in force
as of the Sixth Meeting of the Parties (Nov. 2016)


 Information and Communication 
1.14Adopting a Logo for the Agreement and Conditions of its UsePDF download Accobams
4.21ACCOBAMS Logos: Conditions of UsePDF download Accobams
 Strengthen involvement of all ACCOBAMS Bodies 
1.2Establishment of the Permanent Secretariat for the Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic AreaPDF download Accobams
1.4 Establishing the Sub Regional Co-ordination Unit for the Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic AreaPDF download Accobams
1.5 Establishment of the Sub Regional Co-ordination Unit for the Black SeaPDF download Accobams
3.28 Support to the SecretariatPDF download Accobams
4.2 Approval of the Headquarter Agreement with the Host CountryPDF download Accobams
4.20 Strengthening the Status of ACCOBAMS PartnersPDF download Accobams
6.2Amendment to the Headquarters Agreement with the Host CountryPDF download Accobams
6.3ACCOBAMS StaffPDF download Accobams
6.4Amendments to the Rules of Procedures for the BureauPDF download Accobams
6.7Scientific CommitteePDF download Accobams
 Reinforce collaboration with other Organisations and key Stakeholders 
2.2Strengthening Links with UNEP and CMSPDF download Accobams
2.22Relation with IUCNPDF download Accobams
2.30Recognizing the Important Role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Cetacean ConservationPDF download Accobams
3.8Strengthening Collaboration with the General Fisheries Commission for the MediterraneanPDF download Accobams
4.8Contribution from ACCOBAMS to the implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework DirectivePDF download Accobams
5.8Rio + 20: perspectives for the ACCOBAMSPDF download Accobams
6.11A Strategical Alliance concerning Management and Conservation Measures for the Mediterranean Environment between the Secretariats of ACCOBAMS,
GFCM, UNEP/MAP through SPA/RAC, and IUCN-Med, in Collaboration with MedPAN
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6.12Implementation of the EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) and Relevant Ecosystem Approach Processes (EcAP)PDF download Accobams
 Ensure adequate funding, particularly for Conservation Activities 
1.7Establishment of a Supplementary Conservation Grants FundPDF download Accobams
3.6Procedure for Submission of ProjectsPDF download Accobams
5.5Procedure for the ACCOBAMS calls of proposals for projects to be funded under the Supplementary Conservation FundPDF download Accobams
6.6Financial matters for the triennium 2017-2019PDF download Accobams
 Implementation of and Compliance with ACCOBAMS 
1.8Establishment of a triennial national report format for the Agreement on the conservation of cetaceans of the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and contiguous Atlantic AreaPDF download Accobams
3.7ACCOBAMS online reporting systemPDF download Accobams
4.6Format for national implementation reports of the AgreementPDF download Accobams
4.18Guidelines on the granting of exceptions to Article II, paragraph 1, for the purpose of non-lethal in situ research in the Agreement areaPDF download Accobams
4.19Model measures for the conservation of cetaceansPDF download Accobams
4.24ACCOBAMS Strategy (period 2013-2023)PDF download Accobams
5.1ACCOBAMS long term strategy 2014-2025PDF download Accobams
5.4ACCOBAMS Follow-up ProcedurePDF download Accobams
6.5Work Programme 2017-2019PDF download Accobams
6.8Amendments to the Follow-up ProcedurePDF download Accobams
6.9Format for National Implementation ReportsPDF download Accobams
6.25List of Resolutions into forcePDF download Accobams
 ACCOBAMS Extension area 
A/4.1Amendments: Extension of the ACCOBAMS geographical scopePDF download Accobams
6.10Acceptance of the Amendments on the Extension of the ACCOBAMS Geographical ScopePDF download Accobams
  Cetacean Population Estimates and Distribution 
6.13Comprehensive Cetacean population estimates and distribution in the ACCOBAMS AreaPDF download Accobams
 Population Structure 
3.9Guidelines for the Establishment of a System of Tissue Banks within the ACCOBAMS Area and the Ethical CodePDF download Accobams
6.14Population Structure StudiesPDF download Accobams
 Monitoring Cetaceans’ status
3.19Assessment of IUCN Red List of Cetaceans in the Mediterranean and Black SeasPDF download Accobams
6.15Assessment of IUCN Conservation Status in the ACCOBAMS AreaPDF download Accobams
 Interaction with fisheries
2.12Guidelines for the Use of Acoustic Deterrent DevicesPDF download Accobams
2.13Pelagic GillnetsPDF download Accobams
2.21Assessment and Mitigation of the Adverse Impacts of Interactions between Cetaceans and Fishing Activities in the ACCOBAMS AreaPDF download Accobams
2.25Prey DepletionPDF download Accobams
A/3.1Amendment of the Annex 2 to the Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic Area Related to the Use of DriftnetsPDF download Accobams
4.9Fisheries Interactions with CetaceansPDF download Accobams
6.16Interactions between Fisheries and CetaceansPDF download Accobams
 Anthropogenic Noise
2.16Assessment and Impact Assessment of Man-Made NoisePDF download Accobams
3.10Guidelines to Address the Impact of Anthropogenic Noise on Marine Mammals in the ACCOBAMS AreaPDF download Accobams
4.17Guidelines to Address the impact of anthropogenic noise on cetaceans in the ACCOBAMS areaPDF download Accobams
5.15Addressing the Impact of Anthropogenic NoisePDF download Accobams
6.17Anthropogenic NoisePDF download Accobams
6.18Implementation of an ACCOBAMS Certification for Highly Qualified Marine Mammals ObserversPDF download Accobams
 Ship Strikes
5.11Ship Strikes on Cetaceans in the Mediterranean SeaPDF download Accobams
6.19Ship Strikes on Cetaceans in the Mediterranean SeaPDF download Accobams
 Cetacean Watching
3.23Commercial Whale-Watching: Towards a LabelPDF download Accobams
4.7Guidelines for Commercial Cetacean Watching Activities in the ACCOBAMS AreaPDF download Accobams
6.20Commercial Cetacean Watching Activities in the ACCOBAMS AreaPDF download Accobams
 Climate Change
4.14Climate ChangePDF download Accobams
 Species Conservation Plans
1.12Conservation of the Black Sea Tursiops truncatus : Bottlenose DolphinPDF download Accobams
3.11Conservation Plan for Black Sea CetaceansPDF download Accobams
4.13Conservation of the Mediterranean Short-Beaked Common DolphinPDF download Accobams
5.12Work Towards a Conservation Plan for Fin Whales in the Mediterranean SeaPDF download Accobams
5.13Conservation of Cuvier’s Beaked Whales in the MediterraneanPDF download Accobams
6.21Species Conservation and Management PlansPDF download Accobams
 Captivity related issues
3.13Dolphin Interaction ProgrammesPDF download Accobams
3.20Guidelines on the Release of Cetaceans into the WildPDF download Accobams
5.14Live Removals of Bottlenose Dolphins in the Black Sea (Tursiops truncatus)PDF download Accobams
 Public Awareness
2.23Education Strategy and ProgramsPDF download Accobams
 Functional Stranding Networks and Responses to Emergency Situations
1.10Cooperation between National Networks of Cetacean Strandings and the Creation of a DatabasePDF download Accobams
2.10Facilitation of Exchange of Tissue SamplesPDF download Accobams
3.25Cetacean Live StrandingPDF download Accobams
4.16Guidelines for a Coordinated Cetacean Stranding ResponsePDF download Accobams
6.22Cetacean Live StrandingsPDF download Accobams
 Capacity to Use Cetacean Photo Identification Methods
2.28On the Promotion of Photo-Identification ActivitiesPDF download Accobams
Capacity Building for Other Cetacean Conservation Issues
2.11Facilitation of Scientific Research Campaigns and ProgramsPDF download Accobams
6.23Capacity BuildingPDF download Accobams
 Protected Areas for Cetaceans
3.22Marine Protected Areas for CetaceansPDF download Accobams
4.15Marine Protected Areas of Importance for Cetacean ConservationPDF download Accobams
6.24New Areas of Conservation of Cetacean HabitatsPDF download Accobams