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WSSD logoPlan of Implementation of the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD), Johannesburg, South Africa, 26 August - 4 September 2002

Extract from the section on: 
Protection and management of the natural resource base of economic and social development

"34. Enhance maritime safety and protection of the marine environment from
pollution by actions at all levels to:

(b) Accelerate the development of measures to address invasive alien species in ballast water. Urge the International Maritime Organization to finalize its draft International Convention on the Control and Management of Ships. Ballast Water
and Sediments. "


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