Italy, in its Act of Ratification of the Agreement (L. 391 11/10/2001) has assigned the Presidency of the National Steering Committee of the Agreement to the Ministry of Environment and Protection of Land. This committee is composed of the following representatives:

This committee, appointed by the Decree 46/3/03 of the Ministry of Environment and Protection of Land has been provided with an own budgets, repeated each year, for operating the Committee itself.

National activities

The Italian Agreement ratification Law n.391 11th October 2001 had provided a budget, repeated each year, for implementing National activities related to management, research and implementation actions of the Agreement.

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Dr. Giuseppe Italiano
National Focal Point of the Pelagos Sanctuary Italian Part

Ministero dell'Ambiente, della Tutela del Territorio e del Mare
Direzione Generale per il Mare e le Coste
Via Cristoforo Colombo, 44
IT 00147 Rome (ITALY)

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