Barcelona Convention
Baseline, Historic bays

Coastal State
Compliance Committee of the Barcelona Convention
Conditions of a State's commitment
Conservation (obligation regarding)
Contiguous zone
Continental shelf
Conventional law / Customary law
Cooperation (obligation regarding)

Effectiveness of the law
European Union, Integrated Maritime Policy
Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)

Flag State

General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM)

High sea

Innocent passage
Internal waters
International canals
International straits, transit passsage


Maritime delimitation
Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP)
Mediterranean, a semi-enclosed sea
Mediterranean Commission on Sustainable Development (MCSD)
Mediterranean Pollution Assessment and Control Programme (MED POL)
Member State

National measures affecting the legal regime of the high sea in the western Mediterranean


Particularly Sensitive Sea Area (PSSA): Strait of Bonifacio
Party State / Other State
Port State

Sovereignty and sovereign rights
Specially Protected Area (SPA), Specially Protected Area of Mediterranean Importance (SPAMI)

Technical protocols of the Barcelona Convention
Territorial sea

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)