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 UNCLS stand for?
UNCLS stands for United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (usually seen as UNCLOS)
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
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- Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.
We have 1 other meaning of UNCLS in our Acronym Attic
- Unione Nazionale Compositori Librettisti Autori (Italian: National Union of Composers and Book Authors)
- United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries
- Understanding Nitrogen and Carbohydrate Metabolism for Legume Engineering
- United Network Command for Law and Enforcement (from the TV show)
- Unix Network for Computer Security in Law Enforcement
- Unusual Nut-Case Lays of Ea (J.R.R. Tolkein humor website)
- Union Nationale des Comités Locaux pour le Logement Autonome des Jeunes (French: National Union of Local Committees for Autonomous Youth Housing)
- United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea (Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea; UN)
- United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (policy treaty)
- United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission
- Union Nationale des Constructeurs de Maisons Individuelles (French: National Union of Manufacturers of Individual Houses)
- United Nations Committee on Missing Persons
- United Nations Country Management Team
- United Nations Council for Namibia
- United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs
- United Nations Conference on New and Renewable Sources of Energy
- United Nations Conference On Desertification
- United Nations Commission on Korea (est. 1948)
- Universal Computer Oriented Language
Samples in periodicals archive:
The full text of his message reads: "This year's World Oceans Day falls as the international community marks an important milestone: the thirtieth anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.
urgently needs to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).
INTRODUCTION On December 10, 1982, the final text of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea ("UNCLOS") was presented for signature in Montego Bay, Jamaica and was signed that day by over 115 countries.
[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).
accession to the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea has elicited, as it did when the Senate last considered the Convention in 2004, an amazing array of opposition arguments.