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Definition(s)

The supreme body of a MEA that meets periodically, or as needed, to review progress in the implementation of the MEA, to adopt programmes of work. (Source: InforMEA and based on CBD)

Hierarchy

Alternative labels:
decision-making body

In other languages

French
organe directeur
Russian
руководящий орган
Spanish
órgano rector
Arabic
مجلس الإدارة

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with governing body

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with governing body. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Basel Convention
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
Stockholm Convention
Vienna Convention
Montreal Protocol
Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
World Heritage Convention
Kyoto Protocol
Ramsar Convention
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
Rotterdam Convention
Barcelona Convention
Prevention and Emergency Protocol
Governing Council
Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution
Abidjan Convention
Cartagena Convention
Jeddah Convention
United Nations Environment Assembly