Meeting of the Mediterranean Network of Law Enforcement Officials relating to MARPOL - 29 September-1 October (Toulon, France)

31.08.2015

The Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea (REMPEC) is convening a Meeting of the Mediterranean Network of Law Enforcement Officials relating to MARPOL within the framework of the Barcelona Convention (MENELAS) in Toulon, France, from 29 September 2015 to 1 October 2015, which is partly financed by voluntary contributions from the Government of France and the Government of Malta and possibly others.

The principal objectives of the Meeting will be to present regional and international developments relevant to MENELAS, discuss various issues related to illicit ship pollution discharges, from collecting, recording and documenting evidence, to carrying out coordinated aerial surveillance operations as well as reporting. The Meeting will also be an opportunity to launch the MENELAS information system, share information on present cases of interest and discuss cooperation with other international and regional organisations.

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Monday, August 31, 2015