Consider the following statements about the Athens Declaration of 2016:

  1. The meet aims at protecting pollution from maritime transport
  2. The Athens meet is the first to adopt the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Climate Agreement

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Recently, the Athens meet was held by a group consisting of 21 Mediterranean countries. It aimed at Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region from maritime transport, marine exploration and land based activities; protecting biodiversity; managing coastal zones; and increasing the reluctance of Mediterranean Sea to the impacts of climate Change. The Athens meet is one of the first to follow the adoption of the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Climate Agreement.

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