2011 Results Notes - Regional Project for the Implementation of the Strategic Action Program (SAP) for the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden
1. Additional international conventions accessed and/or ratified by PERSGA member countries: Number of additional conventions to which Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden (PERSGA) member countries accessed and/or ratified range from 1 for Egypt, 2 for Yemen and Djibouti, 5 for Sudan, to 11 for Jordan and 7 for Saudi Arabia. This is 36 accessions (from 94 to 132), or a 34% increase across the region. 2. The number of inspections: In Jordan, 299 ships were inspected and 17 placed in detention in 2004, while in 1999, only 52 were inspected. Currently 37% of ships calling at Egyptian ports are inspected, and 15% of ships calling at Sudanese and Yemeni ports are inspected. 3. Additional protocols to the 1992 Jeddah Convention: PERSGA member countries have developed two additional protocols to the 1992 Jeddah Convention. These two protocols relate to (i) land based pollution control and (ii) marine protected areas and biological diversity.
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