GMEP

G20 Global Marine Environment Protection (GMEP) Initiative

On Sharing Best Practices to Protect the Marine Environment, to Prevent Accidents related to Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration and Development, as well as Marine Transportation, and to Deal with Their Consequences

About the GMEP Initiative

The Global Marine Environment Protection (GMEP) Initiative is a best practices sharing mechanism that was prompted by several high profile offshore drilling accidents. GMEP was conceived by the G20 Leaders at the Toronto Summit in 2010 to protect the marine environment.

Prompted by several high profile offshore drilling accidents, G20 Leaders took the initiative in 2010 to create the Global Marine Environment Protection (GMEP) Working Group comprised of G20 countries and …read more

History of the GMEP Initiative

At the Los Cabos Summit in 2012 the G20 leaders affirmed that they welcome the launch of the GMEP website.

Prompted by several high profile offshore drilling accidents, G20 Leaders took action at the Toronto Summit in 2010 to create the Global Marine Environment Protection (GMEP) Initiative to share best …read more

International Organisations

The following organisations produce work related to the GMEP Initiative’s objectives.

Disclaimer

The responsibility of any content of the national pages lies exclusively upon the respective WG member country Government and does not constitute or imply an expression of opinion by the …read more