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  • Constitution of the Marshall Islands1, 1979

The Constitution of the Marshall Islands, 1979, does not provide for environmental protection. However, it recognizes in its Preamble the rights for coming generations.

Marshall Islands is a member of the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme which provides information regarding environmental policies and reports on environmental state in the Marshall Islands. General laws regarding environmental matters can also be found on the Office of Environmental Planning and Policy Coordination’s website, an organism created to protect the natural environment of the Islands, to support a sustainable balance between economy and environment and to ensure improved coordination of all international and regional environmental programmes and activities.

1. The Constitution of the Marshall Islands is available at http://www.rmiembassyus.org/constitution/constitution.pdf.