|Ministerial Meeting of the OSPAR Commission, Sintra 22-23 July 1998; Programmes and Measures|
(1998). Ministerial Meeting of the OSPAR Commission, Sintra 22-23 July 1998; Programmes and Measures. OSPAR Commission: London. ISBN 0-946955-77-8. 99 pp.
The Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic (the “OSPAR Convention”) was opened for signature at the Ministerial Meeting of the former Oslo and Paris Commissions in Paris on 22 September 1992. The Convention entered into force on 25 March 1998. It has been ratified by Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom and approved by the European Union and Spain.