Other Environmental conventions

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Other Environmental international conventions

Other Environmental multirateral conventions

Convention for the Establishment of the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (18 April 1951)

International Plant Protection Convention (6 December 1951) and the Plant Protection Agreement for the South East Asia and Pacific Region (27 February 1956)

Great Lakes Basin Compact (1955)

The Antarctic Treaty (1 Dec 1959) and 1991 Protocol. The Antarctic Treaty System at SCAR.

Agreement Concerning Co-operation in the Quarantine of Plants and their Protection Against Pests an Diseases (14 December 1959)

Convention of the African Migratory Locust Organization (25 May 1962)

Agreement for the Establishment of a Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Eastern Region of its Distribution Area in South-West Asia (3 December 1963); Agreement for the Establishment of a Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Near East (2 July 1965)

African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (15 Sept 1968)

European Agreement on the Restriction of the Use of Certain Detergents in Washing and Cleaning Products (16 September 1968)

Agreement for Co-Operation in Dealing with Pollution of the North Sea by Oil (with Annex) (9 Jun 1969). The Agreement has been superseded by a new Agreement of 13 September 1983.

Convention Concerning Protection against Hazards of Poisoning Arising from Benzene (23 June 1971)

United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm, 1972): Declaration; Action Plan

Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter (London, December 29, 1972) and the 1996 Protocol (November 7, 1996)

International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (2 November 1973). International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships as amended by the Protocol of 1978 (17 February 1978 from UNEP).

International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) (1 November 1974)

Convention on the Protection of the Rhine Against Chemical Pollution (3 Dec. 1976).

Convention on the Prohibition of Military or any Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques (10 Dec 1976)

International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships as amended by the Protocol of 1978 (17 February 1978 from UNEP).

Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats (19 Sept 1979)

Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (20 May 1980)

World Charter for Nature (1982)

Agreement for Co-Operation in Dealing with Pollution of the North Sea by Oil and Other Harmful Substances (13 Sept 1983)

Convention Concerning Safety in the Use ofAsbestos (24 June 1986)

Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident (26 Sept 1986)

Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency (26 Sept 1986)

Convention for the Protection of the Natural Resources and Environment of the South Pacific Region (25 Nov. 1986).

Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal (22 Mar 1989). WWW version via Basel Convention Secretariat.

London Guidelines for the Exchange of Information on Chemicals in International Trade (25 May 1989)

Convention Concerning Safety in the Use of Chemicals at Work (25 June 1990)

Bamako Convention on the Ban of the Import into Africa and the Control of Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within Africa (30 Jan 1991)

Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (25 Feb 1991)

Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty (4 Oct 1991)

Convention on Protection of the Alps (Alpine Convention)(7 Nov 1991)

Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (17 Mar 1992)

Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents (17 Mar 1992)

The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development (14 Jun 1992)

United Nations Conference on Environment and Development: Agenda 21 and Other UNCED Agreements (14 Jun 1992)

Convention on Civil Liability for Damage Resulting from Activities Dangerous to the Environment (1993)

Prevention of Major Industrial Accidents Convention (22 June 1993)

North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation. (12 Sept 1993) Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC).

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa (17 Jun 1994); via UNDPwith ratification information.

1994 Draft Declaration of Principles on Human Rights and the Environment

Code of Ethics on the International Trade in Chemicals (United Nations Environment Programme 1994)

European Energy Conference. European Energy Charter .Annexes and Protocol(17 Dec 1994)

Basel Ban (Amendment to the Basel Convention) (22 September 1995)

International Convention on Libility and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea, 1996 (3 May 1996)

Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management (5 September 1997) from IAEA.

Draft Protocol to the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Persistent Organic Pollutants (24 June 1998)

Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (25 June 1998)

Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure For Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade (11 September 1998)

United Nations Recommendations for the Transport of Dangerous Goods. Model Regulations. (12th revised edition 2001)

Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (May 22, 2001)

International Code of Conduct on the Distribution and Use of Pesticides (Revised Version from Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, November 2002)

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1994 Draft Declaration of Principles on Human Rights and the Environment, Agreement Concerning Co-operation in the Quarantine of Plants and their Protection Against Pests an Diseases, Agreement for Co-Operation in Dealing with Pollution of the North Sea by Oil and Other Harmful Substances, Agreement for Co-Operation in Dealing with Pollution of the North Sea by Oil, Bamako Convention on the Ban of the Import into Africa, Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal, Code of Ethics on the International Trade in Chemicals, Convention Concerning Protection against Hazards of Poisoning Arising from Benzene, Convention Concerning Safety in the Use of Chemicals at Work, Convention for the Establishment of the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization, Convention of the African Migratory Locust Organization, Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency, Convention on Civil Liability for Damage Resulting from Activities Dangerous to the Environment, Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident, Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context, Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Persistent Organic Pollutants, Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats, Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter, Convention on the Prohibition of Military or any Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques, Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses, Convention on the Protection of the Rhine Against Chemical Pollution, Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents, European Agreement on the Restriction of the Use of Certain Detergents in Washing and Cleaning Products, European Energy Charter, Great Lakes Basin Compact, International Plant Protection Convention, London Guidelines for the Exchange of Information on Chemicals in International Trade, Plant Protection Agreement for the South East Asia and Pacific Region, Prevention of Major Industrial Accidents Convention, Protocol on Environmental Protection, Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure, The Antarctic Treaty, The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, Treaty Research, United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.

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