Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ) are those areas for which no nation has sole responsibility for management. They comprise the high seas; the seabed beyond the limits of the continental shelf; polar areas; and outer space. (Source: draft/University of Pisa)

Broader: Concepts
Narrower: outer space
Alternative labels:
extraterritorial area
global commons
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