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Meetings of the Parties
1st Meeting of the Contracting Parties, 19 – 22 September 1989, Bonn (Germany): Review of the text of the Agreement in order to include in its power a mechanism for aerial surveillance to detect hydrocarbon leaks.

13th Meeting of the Contracting Parties, 19 – 21 September 2001, Rotterdam (Netherlands): Decision on the accession of Ireland. Decision on the modification of the areas of responsibility of the  states, in order to align with the EEZ.

18th Meeting of the Contracting Parties, 20 – 22 September 2006, Copenhagen (Denmark): Decision to organize a "SuperCEPCO", an extensive coordinated operation for the control of marine pollution.

22th Meeting of the Contracting Parties & Ministerial Meeting, 23 – 26 November 2010, Dublin (Ireland): Adoption of the Dublin Declaration, a political declaration confirming the  guiding objectives of the Bonn Agreement for over 40 years and containing ambitious political commitments for the continuation of successful transnational cooperation in the coming years. Also the Agreement Action Plan, which refers to the development of specific actions aimed at strengthening the response capacity in shipping marine pollution incidents or other activities, and further enhances regional cooperation for the prevention and preparedness.

23rd Meeting of the Contracting Parties, 12 – 13 October 2011, Utrecht (Netherlands): Application to the European Commission under the (European Program) "Civil Protection Financial Instrument" for the BE-AWARE Program (Area-wide Assessment of Risk Evaluations for the Bonn Agreement area). BE-AWARE is an initiative (2012-2014), which is funded by the European Union, which aims to quantify the marine pollution risk, to determine the size of oil leakage in the area covered by the Bonn Agreement and to the qualitative assessment of the risk of harmful substances.