Showing 54 treaties and protocols
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Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal

Basel Convention

Topics: risk assessment, environmental impact assessment, labelling, chemical, waste management, pesticide, illegal trade, hazardous waste, waste

Global Tue, 05 May 1992

Barcelona Convention

Barcelona Convention

Topics: pollution

Mediterranean Sun, 12 February 1978

Bamako Convention on the Ban of the Import into AFRICA and the Control of Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes wIthin Africa

Bamako Convention

Topics: hazardous waste, waste

Africa Tue, 21 April 1998

ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution

ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution

Asia and the Pacific Sun, 09 November 2003

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

CITES

Topics: agrobiodiversity, conservation, endangered species, species, sustainable use, illegal trade

Global Tue, 01 July 1975

Protocol for the Prevention and Elimination of Pollution of the Mediterranean Sea by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft or Incineration at Sea

Dumping Protocol

Topics: ship-based marine pollution, marine biodiversity, coastal biodiversity, pollution, prevention

Mediterranean Sun, 12 February 1978

Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents

Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents

Europe Wed, 19 April 2000

Nagoya – Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

Nagoya – Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol

Global N/A

Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals

CMS

Topics: endangered species, migratory species, species

Global Tue, 01 November 1983

Protocol Concerning Cooperation in Preventing Pollution from Ships and, in Cases of Emergency, Combating Pollution of the Mediterranean Sea

Prevention and Emergency Protocol

Topics: disaster, pollution, ship-based marine pollution

Mediterranean Tue, 16 March 2004

The Lusaka Agreement on Co-operative Enforcement Operations Directed at Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora

Lusaka Agreement

Topics: endangered species, species, illegal trade

Africa Tue, 10 December 1996

Basel Protocol on Liability and Compensation

Basel Protocol

Global N/A

Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

Stockholm Convention

Topics: committee, chemical, clearing-house mechanism, prior informed consent, waste management, pesticide, health, hazardous waste, waste

Global Mon, 17 May 2004

Protocol for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against Pollution from Land-Based Sources and Activities

Land-Based Sources Protocol

Topics: land-based marine pollution, coastal wetland, marine biodiversity, coastal biodiversity, marine protected area, pollution

Sun, 27 February 1983

Minamata Convention on Mercury

Minamata Convention on Mercury

Topics: chemical, waste management

Global N/A

Protocol on Integrated Coastal Zone Management In The Mediterranean

Protocol on Integrated Coastal Zone Management In The Mediterranean

Europe Mon, 16 February 1976

Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer

Vienna Convention

Topics: ozone depleting potential, ozone layer depletion, sustainable use, sound environmental management, cleaner production

Global Thu, 22 September 1988

Protocol concerning Specially Protected Areas and Biological Diversity in the Mediterranean

Specially Protected Areas Protocol

Topics: marine biodiversity, coastal biodiversity, marine protected area, protected area

Mediterranean Sat, 11 December 1999

Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans of the Baltic and North Seas

ASCOBANS

Europe Tue, 29 March 1994

Paris Agreement

Paris Agreement

Topics: climate change

N/A

The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Montreal Protocol

Topics: ozone depleting potential, ozone layer depletion, sustainable use, sound environmental management, cleaner production

Sun, 01 January 1989

Protocol for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against Pollution Resulting from Exploration and Exploitation of the Continental Shelf and the Seabed and its Subsoil

Offshore Protocol

Topics: continental shelf, deep sea bed, bioprospecting, pollution

Thu, 24 March 2011

Agreement on the Conservation of Populations of European Bats

EUROBATS

Europe Sat, 15 January 1994

The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

Topics: agrobiodiversity, biosafety, biotechnology, clearing-house mechanism, genetically modified organism, living modified organism, prior informed consent, genetic resource, illegal trade

Global Thu, 11 September 2003

Protocol on the Prevention of Pollution of the Mediterranean Sea by Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal

Hazardous Wastes Protocol

Topics: illegal trade, hazardous waste, waste

Mediterranean Sat, 19 January 2008

Protocol to Abate Acidification, Eutrophication and Ground-level Ozone

Protocol to Abate Acidification, Eutrophication and Ground-level Ozone

Tue, 17 May 2005

Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity

Nagoya Protocol

Topics: access and benefit sharing, clearing-house mechanism, access to genetic resources, indigenous people, benefit sharing, sustainable use

Global Sun, 12 October 2014

Protocol on Water and Health to the 1992 Convention on theProtection and use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes

Protocol on Water and Health

Topics: health, water resources management, wetland, RAMSAR site

Sun, 06 October 1996

Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Persistent Organic Pollutants

Protocol on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

Wed, 22 October 2003

Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA)

AEWA

Topics: agrobiodiversity, migratory species

Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia, Canada Sun, 31 October 1999

The Convention for the Co-operation in the Protection and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the West and Central African Region

Abidjan Convention

Africa Sat, 04 August 1984

Protocol on Heavy Metals

Protocol on Heavy Metals

Mon, 29 December 2003

The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

Plant Treaty

Topics: access and benefit sharing, mutually agreed term, plant genetic resource, genetic resource for food and agriculture, genetic resource, food security

Global Tue, 29 June 2004

The Convention for the Protection of Natural Resources and Environment of the South Pacific Region

Noumea Convention

Topics: pollution

Asia and the Pacific Tue, 18 September 1990

Protocol on Further Reduction of Sulphur Emissions

Protocol on Further Reduction of Sulphur Emissions

Wed, 05 August 1998

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

UNFCCC

Topics: adaptation, climate change, emission, black carbon, climate change mitigation

Global Mon, 21 March 1994

Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region

Cartagena Convention

Global Fri, 10 October 1986

Protocol concerning the Control of Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds or their Transboundary Fluxes

Protocol concerning the Control of Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds or their Transboundary Fluxes

Mon, 29 September 1997

Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage

World Heritage Convention

Topics: cultural heritage, protected area, ecosystem management, sustainable tourism, sustainable use, fund

Global Fri, 15 August 2014

Regional Convention for the Conservation of the Red Sea and of the Gulf of Aden Environment

Jeddah Convention

Topics: coastal wetland, marine biodiversity, coastal biodiversity, marine protected area, pollution, ship-based marine pollution

Asia and the Pacific Mon, 19 August 1985

Protocol concerning the Control of Emissions of Nitrogen Oxides

Protocol concerning the Control of Emissions of Nitrogen Oxides

Topics: emission, greenhouse gas

Thu, 14 February 1991

Kyoto Protocol

Kyoto Protocol

Topics: adaptation, climate change, emissions trading, climate change mitigation, trade, illegal trade

Global Wed, 16 February 2005

Convention for the Protection, Management and development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Eastern African region

Nairobi Convention

Topics: illegal trade, hazardous waste, waste

Africa Wed, 29 May 1996

Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on the Reduction of Sulphur Emissions or their Transboundary Fluxes by at Least 30 per cent

Protocol on the Reduction of Sulphur Emissions

Wed, 02 September 1987

The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands

Ramsar Convention

Topics: water resources management, wetland, RAMSAR site

Global Wed, 31 December 1975

The Convention on Conservation of Nature in the South Pacific

Apia Convention

Asia and the Pacific Mon, 25 June 1990

The Protocol to the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution on the Financing of the Co-operative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-range Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe

EMEP Protocol

Thu, 28 January 1988

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa

UNCCD

Topics: desertification, erosion, sub-humid ecosystem, semi-arid ecosystem, land, land degradation

Global Thu, 26 December 1996

Convention for Cooperation in the Protection and Sustainable Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Northeast Pacific

Antigua Convention

Asia and the Pacific Thu, 26 August 2010

Carpathian Convention

Carpathian Convention

Europe Sat, 31 December 2005

The Convention on Biological Diversity

CBD

Topics: access and benefit sharing, access to genetic resources, agrobiodiversity, genetic resource

Global Wed, 29 December 1993

Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade

Rotterdam Convention

Topics: prior informed consent, chemical, waste management, pesticide, hazardous waste, waste

Global Mon, 23 February 2004

Kuwait Regional Convention for Co-operation on the Protection of the Marine Environment from Pollution

Kuwait Regional Convention

Topics: coastal wetland, marine biodiversity, coastal biodiversity, marine protected area, pollution, liability

Asia and the Pacific Sat, 30 June 1979

Convention on the Law of the Non-navigational Uses of International Watercourses

UN Watercourses Convention

Global Sun, 17 August 2014
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