Brunei, Malaysia, and Philippines claim some parts of the Spratly Archipelago in the South China Sea, based on the 200 nautical mile exclusive economic zone from the shores of countries, as provided by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.
What does CLOS stand for?
CLOS stands for Convention on the Law of the Sea (UN)
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We have 8 other meanings of CLOS in our Acronym Attic
- Certificate of Lawfulness of Proposed Use or Development (UK)
- Centralne Laboratorium Ochrony Radiologicznej (Polish: Central Laboratory on Radiological Protection; Warsaw, Poland)
- Club des Organismes de Recherche Associés (French: Research Associates Organizations Club; Brussels, Belgium)
- Coast Live Oak Riparian Forest
- Community Library Of Readfield, Inc (Readfield, ME)
- Associação Latino-Americana da Indústria de Cloro, Álcalis E Derivados (Portugese: South American Association of the Chlor-Alkali and Derivatives Industry)
- Clear Line Of Sight
- Cloak of Shadows (gaming)
- Command to Line of Sight
- Common LISP Object System
- Corel Linux Operating System
- Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities (Redondo Beach, California)
- Common Level One Security Device
- Coalition to Leverage and Optimize Sales Effectiveness
- Close Range Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
- Caribbean Linux and Open Source Foundation
- Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (University of Michigan)
- Carbon Layer Open Tubular
- Comité local sur l'organisation du travail
- Community Light Opera and Theatre Association (Ridgecrest, CA)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Lawmakers are pushing for the creation of the Center for West Philippine Sea to study the basis of the claims of the country over the waters and islands in the West Philippine Sea under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), international law, local laws and historical data.
00 JX4421 The present volume, a supplement to the 7-volume 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), contains documents associated with three new organizations: the International Seabed Authority, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, and the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf.
The 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea articulated determinate rules for establishing those limits and created an institution--the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf--to make recommendations concerning them.
Defined under the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, an EEZ lets coastal states extend their jurisdiction beyond their 12-mile territorial waters, up to a maximum of 200 miles.
The Chinese foreign ministry said that it manages the movement of ships inside its exclusive economic zone in accordance with the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea as well as its own regulations.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The United States Senate may vote very soon on one of the most far-reaching and dangerous treaties our government has ever considered for ratification: the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (also known as the Law of the Sea Treaty, or LOST).
Claims are made under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.