Principles for Sustainable Ocean Governance

In 2017, at the first UN Ocean Conference, the Chinese delegation put forward the “Building the Blue Partnership” initiative, which called for joint action by states and multilateral organizations toward sustainable ocean governance. On 29th June, at this year’s conference, that same delegation announced the 16 Blue Partnership Principles.

The principles establish a new model of maritime cooperation that is inclusive, flexible and that enhances mutual trust among coastal states worldwide.

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