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Approved For Release 2002/08/21 CIA-RDP82SO0697R000400050018-2 UNITED NATIONS Distr. LIMITED A/C OTT.6-2/c. j/'L. 33 1975 6 Ma y THIRD CONFERENCE ON THE LAW OF THE SEA Original EIIGLISTT THIRD COMMITTEE 1'xe ~arod 'ay the Ra,anorteur of the Committee I. INTRODUCTION 1. At its 2nd meet:i.n; on 7 December 1973, the Conference decided to establish the, Third Committee as one of its three main Committees. 2. The officers of the Committee during the third session of the Conference, held in Geneva from 17 March to 1G Nay, were as follows Vice-Chairmen, -Rapporteur~ Hr. Alexander Yankov -- t3ul aria IIr. Mariano Ospina Hernandez.- Colombia Hr Iisx I. Kehden -- Germany, Federal Republic of I15r. Charles Nanyang -- Sudan l.i. MARD !TE OF `1HE CUM1,NITTEE 3. The mandate of the Comr_~ttee consists of examining the subjects and issues allocated to it ')y the Jonference at i_tr 15th meeting on 21. June 1974 : I:; . 011G1!.ITIZAT1011 OF WORK 4. During the third cess on of the Conference in Geneva from 17 Narch to 10 Hay 1975, the Third Committee i,orhod through formal and informal meetings. It held .... formal ~i r meetings and .... informal meetings. 5. At its 18th meeting Bold on 19 Ifa-rch 1975 2/, the Committee accepted a proposal by the Chairman that the Committee should continue working under the established practice of holding in orr.ial discussions alternately on item 1.2 (preservation of the marine environment' 0,11C. item,: 13 (scientific research) and lq (development and transfer of technolor; . The Committee would have formal meetings, when necessary, to enable delegations `.;o ir_'6roduce formal proposals. Those proposals introduced by delegations during the current session and other formal documents presented to this Committee are listed in 1 of this Statement. Official Record,-, .f the Third United Nations Conference on the :i,aw of -che Son Vol . TIT A CUTTF. 62j'L. u .~c ~.1, . u ex I:I C,~ para. 11r) . 1 ' AAjoV~iFdR&di~e 2002/08/21 : CIA-RDP82SO0697R0004000500,18-2 GE. 75-6,251 Approved For Release 2002/08/21 : CIA-RDP82SO0697R000400050018-2 A/coNF-.62/C.3/L.33 page 2 6. As at the previous session in Caracas, the informal meetings of the Committee when discussing item 12 gore under the Chairmanship of Mr. Jose Luis Vallarta of Mexico, and when discussin. items 13 and 14 were under the Chairmanship of Mr. Cornel Metternich of Germany, Federal Republic of. IV. WORK OF TIIC THIRD COMMITTEE AT ITS INFORMAL MEYETINGS 7. The work undo rtaken at informal meets ngs during the current session is reflected in the following docurientsa (i) for :item 12, document A/COIIF.62/C.3/L.15/Add.1 which contains informally agreed common te::ts, and document A/COi1F.62/C.3/L.30; (ii) for items 13 and 14, document A/COIv'F.62/C.3/L.31. 8. All the document3 referred to in paragraph E: of Annex III of document A/CONF.62/L.8/Rev.l 3J' were before the current 'session of the Committee. In addition all documents emanating; from the Caracas session and relating to the Third Committee were also before the Committee. 9. The Third Committee made progress at this session of the Conference towards completion of the mandate assigned to it by the Conference. It therefore recommends that the opportunity should be ?provided for it to continue this work at a further session or sessions with a view to completing the drafting of articles dealing with the preservation of the marine environment,. scientific research and the development and transfer of technoloCy. Official Records of the Third United ITations Conference on the Law of the .-C~! Y ~~M Sea, Vol III ~A CO1TF. 2, L. 81 ev.1, Annex III, Para Approved For Release 2002/08/21 : CIA-RDP82SO0697R000400050018-2 Approved For Release 2002/08/21 CIA-RDP82SO0697R000 O C.3/L. 33 Annex I page 1 M111EXI List of documents presented to the Committee A/CONF.62/C.3/L.l2/Rev.1 Iraq: draft articles on transfer of technology [presented by Iraq on behalf of the Group of 77 of the Third Committee]. A/CONF.62/C.3/L.i3/i~ev.2 Iraq: draft articles on scientific research. [The delegate of Iraq as the Chairman of the Group of 77 of the Third Committee while presenting this document, would like to point out that it has been agreed upon by consensus by the Group of 77 of the Third Committee without committing the final position of members of the Group]. A/CONF.62/C.3/L.22 Description of some types c-" marine technology and possible methods for their transfer: report prepared by the Secretary-General. A/CONF.62/C.3/L.23 and Corr.l The global environmental monitoring system of United Nations Environment Programme (submitted by the United Nations Environment Programme at the request of the Third Committee) A/CONF.62/C.3/L.24 Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, German Democratic Republic, Germany, Federal Republic of, Greece, Netherlands, Poland and United Kingdom: draft articles on the prevention, reduction and control of marine pollution. A CONF.62 C.3 L.25 and Corr.l Union of Soviet Socialist Republics: additional draft articles on prevention of pollution of the marine environment. A/CONF.62/C.3/L.26 Bulgaria, Byelorussian SSR, Czechoslovakia, German Democratic Republic, Hungary, Mongolia, Poland Ukranian SSR and USSR: draft articles on marine scientific research. A/CONP.62/C.3/L.27 Greece: draft article on the prevention of pollution from dumping at sea. A./CONF.62/C.3/L.28 Netherlands: draft amendments to the draft articles on marine scientific research contained in document A/CONF.62/C.3/L.19 Lsubmitted by the delegation of the Netherlands in his capacity as Chairman of the Working Group on Marine Scientific Research of the Group of Land-locked and other. Geographically Disadvantaged States, at the request of the Group]. Approved For Release 2002/08/21 : CIA-RDP82SO0697R000400050018-2 Approved For Release 2002/08/21 CIA-RDP82SO0697R000400050018-2 A/COi~-F. 62/c.3/L. 33 Annex I page 2 A/COIF.62/C.3/L.29 A/C01u. 62/C. 3//L. 15/Add. 1 A/cONF.62/c.3/L.3o A/COATF. 62/C . 3/L. 31 Colombia, El Salvador, Mel:ico, 1Tig ria: Draft articles on marine scientific -research. Results of consideration of proposals and amendments relating to the preservation of the marine environment. Proposals or amendments informally introduced as Conference room papers but not agreed. upon by the Informal Sessions on Item 12 (Preservation of the liirine Environment) during the Third session of the Conference. A/COLT. 62/c. 3/L? 33 Texts on items 13 (scientific research) and 14 (development and transfer of technolor). Draft resolution presented by Chile. Approved For Release 2002/08/21 : CIA-RDP82SO0697R000400050018-2