DECISION OF THE MEETING - Fifteenth Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean and its Protocols; Guidelines on the decision making process for granting access to a place of refuge for ships in need of assistance

UNEP/MAP (18/01/2008)

Decide to adopt the Guidelines on the Decision Making Process for Granting Access to a Place of Refuge for Ships in Need of Assistance which is decided to complement and supplement the “Aspects to be considered when receiving a request for entry in a safe haven” contained in section VI of the “Principles and Guidelines Concerning Cooperation and Mutual Assistance”, adopted by the COP7; Request the Mediterranean coastal States, when requested to grant access to a place of refuge, to take in due consideration those Guidelines.