Lisbon Agreement

Name of the regional agreement Aim of the document Related documents

The Cooperation Agreement signed in 1990 for the protection of the coasts and waters of the Northeast Atlantic against pollution (Lisbon Agreement)

Important to know:

this agreement is not ratified!

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An international framework for cooperation in responding to accidental marine pollution, aimed at promoting mutual assistance between France, Portugal, Spain and Morocco.

The International Centre for Pollution Response in the North East Atlantic (CILPAN) has been established in Lisbon as part of the Lisbon Agreement.

Aims to improve the level of preparedness and cooperation among its members, when dealing with an incident of pollution at sea, involving oil or other harmful substances.