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Decisions represent a decision of the Parties, adopted at a Meeting of the Conference of the Parties, containing recommendations to Parties or instructions to a specific committee or the Secretariat. They are typically intended to remain in effect for a short period only, usually until a particular task has been completed. Decisions may, for example, request a report to be submitted to the Meeting of the Conference of the Parties following that at which they were adopted, and so would remain in effect from one Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the next. (Source: CMS)

Formal expression of the will of a governing body of an international organization or international agreement. Its legal status under international law is to be determined by the mandate given to the body adopting the decision. (Source:InforMEA)

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with decision

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with decision. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Kyoto Protocol
Rotterdam Convention
Bamako Convention
Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents


Compliance under biodiversity - related conventions - CBD


Conferences of the Parties (COP)