OSPAR, i.e. the Oslo-Paris Commission, is the consolidation of the Oslo- and Paris Commissions, that where working on dumping and land-based sources, respectively. The OSPAR North-East Atlantic Environmental Strategy, also known as the OSPAR Convention, is active in five areas:
- Protection and conservation of ecosystems and biodiversity
- Hazardous substances
- Radioactive substances
- Environmental goals and management mechanisms of offshore activities.
OSPAR INPUT is working within eutrophication (4) and hazardous substances (2).