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Entry into force

The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands

Ramsar Convention

Topics: Wetlands of International Importance, Water Management and Wise Use

31 Dec 1975

Convention relative à la coopération en matière de protection et de mise en valeur du milieu marin et des zones côtières de la région de l'Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre

Abidjan Convention

Африка 4 Aug 1984

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

Protocol on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

22 Oct 2003

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

UNCCD

Topics: Semi-Arid and Dry Sub-Humid Areas, Desertification, Sol et dégradation des terres, Erosion

26 Dec 1996

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

Noumea Convention

Topics: Pollution

18 Sep 1990

To the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Heavy Metals

Protocol on Heavy Metals

28 Dec 2003

The Convention on Biological Diversity

CBD

Topics: Biologic diversity, Access and Benefit Sharing, Access to genetic resources, Ressources génétiques

29 Dec 1993

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

Rotterdam Convention

Topics: Produits chimiques & gestion des déchets, Produits chimiques et pesticides, Wastes including Harzadous Wastes, Prior Informed Consent (PIC) and Advanced Informed Agreement (AIA)

23 Feb 2004

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

Cartagena Convention

Латинская Америка и Карибский бассейн 10 Oct 1986

Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Further Reduction of Sulphur Emissions

Protocol on Further Reduction of Sulphur Emissions

4 Aug 1998

Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal

Basel Convention

Topics: Produits chimiques & gestion des déchets, Produits chimiques et pesticides, Wastes including Harzadous Wastes, Étiquetage et manutention, Classification des risques, Transboundary Movement and International Trade

5 May 1992

Barcelona Convention

Barcelona Convention

Topics: Pollution

12 Feb 1978

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

Jeddah Convention

Topics: Marine Environment and Marine and Coastal Biodiversity, Marine Protected Areas, Marine and Coastal Wetlands, Pollution, Rejet en mer

Asia Occidental 19 Aug 1985

Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Concerning the Control of Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds or their Transboundary Fluxes

Protocol concerning the Control of Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds

28 Sep 1997

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

CITES

Topics: Biologic diversity, Conservation, Sustainable Use and Wise Management, Espèces menacées d'extinction, Transboundary Movement and International Trade, Species

1 Jul 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: Marine Environment and Marine and Coastal Biodiversity, Pollution, Rio Principle 14, Pollution from Ships, Dumping

11 Feb 1978

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

Nairobi Convention

Topics: Wastes including Harzadous Wastes, Transboundary Movement and International Trade

Африка 29 May 1996

Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Concerning the Control of Emissions of Nitrogen Oxides or their Transboundary Fluxes

Protocol concerning the Control of Emissions of Nitrogen Oxides

13 Feb 1991

Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals

CMS

Topics: Espèces menacées d'extinction, Migratory species, Species

1 Nov 1983

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

Prevention and Emergency Protocol

Topics: Emergencies and Incidents, Pollution, Pollution from Ships

Европа 16 Mar 2004

The Convention on Conservation of Nature in the South Pacific

Apia Convention

25 Jun 1990

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

1 Sep 1987

Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

Stockholm Convention

Topics: Produits chimiques & gestion des déchets, Produits chimiques et pesticides, Wastes including Harzadous Wastes, Prior Informed Consent (PIC) and Advanced Informed Agreement (AIA), Mécanisme d'échange d'informations sur les produits chimiques, Santé humaine, Comité d'étude des produits chimiques

17 May 2004

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

Land-Based Sources Protocol

Topics: Marine Environment and Marine and Coastal Biodiversity, Marine Protected Areas, Marine and Coastal Wetlands, Pollution, Land-Based Sources of Pollution

Европа 27 Feb 1983

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

Antigua Convention

Латинская Америка и Карибский бассейн 26 Aug 2010

PROTOCOL TO THE 1979 CONVENTION ON LONG-RANGE TRANSBOUNDARY AIR POLLUTION ON LONG-TERM FINANCING OF THE COOPERATIVE PROGRAMME FOR MONITORING AND EVALUATION OF THE LONG-RANGE TRANSMISSION OF AIR POLLUTANTS IN EUROPE (EMEP)

EMEP Protocol

27 Jan 1988

Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer

Vienna Convention

Topics: Ozone-depleting substance (ODS), Ozone Layer, Ozone Depleting Potential, Sustainable Consumption and Production

22 Sep 1988

Protocol concerning Specially Protected Areas and Biological Diversity in the Mediterranean

Specially Protected Areas Protocol

Topics: Marine Environment and Marine and Coastal Biodiversity, Protected Areas, Marine Protected Areas

Европа 11 Dec 1999

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

Kuwait Regional Convention

Topics: Principe de responsabilité (Principe 13 de rio), Marine Environment and Marine and Coastal Biodiversity, Marine Protected Areas, Marine and Coastal Wetlands, Pollution

Asia Occidental 30 Jun 1979

Carpathian Convention

Carpathian Convention

Europe 31 Dec 2005

The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Montreal Protocol

Topics: Ozone-depleting substance (ODS), Ozone Layer, Ozone Depleting Potential, Sustainable Consumption and Production

1 Jan 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: Pollution, Exploration and Exploitation of Continental Shelf and Seabed

Европа 13 Oct 1994

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: Wastes including Harzadous Wastes

Африка 21 Apr 1998

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

UN Watercourses Convention

17 Aug 2014

The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

Cartagena Protocol

Topics: Biologic diversity, Organisme vivant modifié (OVM), Organisme génétiquement modifié, Transboundary Movement and International Trade, Prior Informed Consent (PIC) and Advanced Informed Agreement (AIA), Biotechnologie, Ressources génétiques, Biosécurité, Centre d'échanges pour la prévention des risques biotechnologiques

11 Sep 2003

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

Hazardous Wastes Protocol

Topics: Wastes including Harzadous Wastes, Transboundary Movement and International Trade

Европа 30 Sep 1996

Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers to the Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters

PRTR Protocol

Topics: Доступ к информации, Information Exchange and Knowledge Management, Pollution

11 Jul 2010

ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution

ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution

Asia and the Pacific 9 Nov 2003

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: Sustainable Use and Wise Management, Access and Benefit Sharing, Populations autochtones, Communautés locales, Access to genetic resources, Partages des avantages, Accès et partage des avantages du Mécanisme d'échange d'informations.

12 Oct 2014

Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters

Aarhus Convention

Topics: Access to Information{{;}} Access to Justice and Public Participation (Rio Principle 10), Accès à l'information, Public Participation, Access to Justice

30 Oct 2001

Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents

Industrial Accidents Convention

Topics: Urgences et incidents

30 Oct 2001

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

Nagoya – Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol

Global N/A

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

AEWA

Topics: Biologic diversity, Migratory species

31 Oct 1999

UNECE Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution

LRTAP

Topics: Échange d'informations et gestion des connaissances, Pollution, Pollution atmosphérique et qualité de l'air

16 Mar 1983

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

Lusaka Agreement

Topics: Espèces menacées d'extinction, Transboundary Movement and International Trade, Species

Африка 10 Dec 1996

Basel Protocol on Liability and Compensation

Basel Protocol

Global N/A

The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

Plant Treaty

Topics: Access and Benefit Sharing, Ressources génétiques, Sécurité alimentaire, Mutually Agreed Terms, Plant Genetic Resources and Agricultural Biodiversity

29 Jun 2004

Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context

Espoo Convention

Topics: Étude des impacts sur l'environnement (principle 17 de la déclaration de Rio)

10 Sep 1997

Minamata Convention on Mercury

Minamata Convention on Mercury

Topics: Produits chimiques & gestion des déchets

19 Jan 2013

Protocol on Integrated Coastal Zone Management In The Mediterranean

Protocol on Integrated Coastal Zone Management In The Mediterranean

Europe 16 Feb 1976

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

UNFCCC

Topics: Changement climatique, Адаптация, Mitigation, Émissions de carbone

21 Mar 1994

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: Wetlands of International Importance, Water Management and Wise Use, Human Health

6 Oct 1996

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

ASCOBANS

29 Mar 1994

Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage

World Heritage Convention

Topics: Sustainable Use and Wise Management, Sustainable Tourism, Site Management, Patrimoine culturel et naturel, World Heritage Fund, Sites/Protected Areas, World Heritage Sites

15 Aug 2014

Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes

Water Convention

Topics: Water Management and Wise Use

6 Oct 1996

Agreement on the Conservation of Populations of European Bats

EUROBATS

15 Jan 1994

Kyoto Protocol

Kyoto Protocol

Topics: Changement climatique, Адаптация, Mitigation, Échange de droits d'émission, Trade and Environment

16 Feb 2005

Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment to the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context

The Kyiv (SEA) Protocol

Topics: Environmental Impact Assessment (Rio Principle 17), National Plans, Environmentally Sound Management

11 Jul 2010

Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution to Abate Acidification, Eutrophication and Ground-Level Ozone

Protocol to Abate Acidification, Eutrophication and Ground-level Ozone

16 May 2005