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Delegates meet to discuss better implementation of UN ocean treaty
by UN News Centre
21 June 2010
Delegates gathered at United Nations Headquarters in New York today to explore ways of improving the implementation of a global treaty aimed at protecting oceans and the resources they hold from a range of threats, including pollution, climate change, illegal fishing and crimes.